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Building Fireplace Mantels

The attractive and distinctive fireplace mantels in Building Fireplace Mantels will inspire homeowners to undertake one of the most popular renovation projects in the home. Step-by-step instructions, cutlists and excellent process photography and illustrations will make this book appeal to woodworkers with varying degrees of expertise.

Capes

Featuring over 20 case studies of updated Cape Cod homes and Capes built from scratch, this book is generously illustrated with inspiring original color photos and before-and-after floor plans. 395 photos, 280 in color.

Tiling

Installing your own tiling may seem daunting for do-it-yourselfers, but with Stanley Tiling: A Homeowner’s Guide you will be able to finish the job like a professional. All entry-level DIYers can master the techniques with this comprehensive visual guide that offers authoritative and reliable information to empower homeowners to tackle any tiling project with confidence. And with tiling among ...

Cabinology

Wouldn't life be a whole lot better if somewhere out in the wild woody yonder sat a snug little cabin with your name on the mailbox? You know it would. If you have a cabin dream, this book is your ticket to making it real. With Cabinology as your map and architect and cabinologist Dale Mulfinger as your guide, you'll know the best way to approach every decision, from choosing a site for a new ...

Framing Floors, Walls & Ceilings

All new...completely updated best-seller: Framing Floors, Walls & Ceilings. With a fresh new design and the latest, up-to-the-minute content, this edition more than lives up to its billing as part of the For Pros By Pros series. Loaded with essential field-tested information from working pros it’s the go-to resource for pros and serious non-pros, covering all this and more: Construction ...

Kaffe Quilts Again

Kaffe Fassett presents 20 all-new quilts. Now you can quilt your own heirloom with this richly illustrated how-to guide. Featuring an array of new fabrics and expanded colors, it provides complete instructions for creating 20 museum-quality quilts that will become family treasures. The latest fabrics and patterns. Photographed in Bulgaria, against a backdrop of splendid painted houses and ...

The Art of Turned Bowls

This beautiful volume from Richard Raffan is dedicated to the art of creating aesthetic forms in your turned bowls. More about design than about technique, The Art of Turned Bowls displays a wide range of bowls — by a host of experienced turners—with analysis that will help you create more artful bowls with a sense of balance and proportion. As you flip through the pages, you'll discover how the ...

Water Garden Idea Book

Water gardening is making a big splash in today's landscapes. Called the fastest-growing part of the landscape industry today, the installation of water features in the landscape is a multi-billion dollar market. It's easy to see why. Splashing fountains make hot days seem a bit cooler. Basins of water reflect the blue sky, puffy clouds, and colorful fall leaves. Naturalistic ponds and ...

Building Kitchen Cabinets Made Simple

Cabinets come in many styles and finishes, but the one thing they have in common is how much they can influence the overall appearance of a kitchen. A run of new cabinets can completely transform a space -- and add significantly to the value of a home. It's no wonder they can cost so much. But now they don't have to. Kitchen Cabinets Made Simple demystifies kitchen cabinet construction and makes ...

Roofing, Flashing, and Waterproofing

The Complete Guide to Home Inspection

Thorough enough for professionals...accessible enough for homeowners! Written in plain language suitable even for first-time home buyers, The Complete Guide to Home Inspection is a must-have reference. An all-in-one resource with 250 descriptive photographs and 20 helpful illustrations, it is invaluable for home buyers, home sellers, professional home inspectors, and every homeowner who wants to ...

Working with Handplanes

Of all the hand tools used in the modern shop, planes exert a special fascination. Though quite simple, planes are enormously versatile and practical when skillfully used. The articles in this book, collected from Fine Woodworking, illustrate a host of topics, including basic plane operation, how to choose the right plane for the job, and specialty planes. Step-by-step instructions show how to ...

Woodland Knits

Enchanting. Whimsical. Adorable! The adjectives will be flying and so will your knitting needles when you see the 20 delightful quick-knits in Woodland Knits. The brainchild of designer and singer/songwriter Stephanie Dosen, these critter creations include a Deer Hat, Butterfly Mitts, and Fawn Poncho – patterns that have already reached iconic status within the world of quirky contemporary ...

Taunton's House Check

Bubbling paint. Water dripping from light fixtures. Mysterious smells. Groaning pipes and gurgling tubs. Doors that open themselves. Faucets that spew steam. Your house is trying to tell you something. But to understand what its trying to say and what you should do about it, first you have to learn its language. And thats what House Check is all about. Its a concise guide to the sights, ...

Tremendous Toy Trucks

Simple, functional-and just plain fun. That describes the 12 projects in this collection of classic wooden toys in Tremendous Toy Trucks. The projects featured here include dump trucks, a tow truck, a flatbed, a semi, a cement truck, logging trucks-and more beautiful heirlooms. There's a project for every woodworker -- and hours of imaginative play for the lucky kids who will get the trucks once ...