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Mastering Your Table Saw

Code Check

Now you can gain access to the most up-to-date changes in the 2015 International Residential Code with the newly revised eighth edition of Code Check: An Illustrated Guide to Building a Safe House. For builders, remodelers, home inspectors, and building inspectors, this essential reference delivers accurate information on current residential building codes for foundations, framing, plumbing, and ...

More Not So Big Solutions for Your Home

Readers simply cannot get enough of Sarah Susanka. Homeowners are certain to embrace this new collection of articles by the best-selling author and visionary residential architect who sparked a movement toward “better, not bigger” homes. Practical solutions abound in this creative reference – everything from how to use color and unify an interior with trim to finding space for an “away room” and ...

New Rooms for Old Houses

A cramped kitchen. A bedroom that lacks elbow room. A living room that's no fun living in. It's the age-old dilemma of owning an old house...you want to add space by making an addition but don't want to damage your home's integrity. Now The Taunton Press and the National Trust for Historic Preservation have joined forces to bring you outstanding design solutions. Renowned architect Frank Shirley ...

Mastering Your Bandsaw

500 Bungalows

Discover the enduring charm and artistry of the bungalow by touring hundreds of examples, from prairie- and Spanish-style, to Craftsman and beyond. Douglas Keister, renowned architectural photographer takes you on a visual tour of Americas favorite house style. He has beautifully photographed bungalows from across the country, and presents them here in crisp detail. Whether youre looking to ...

Finishes & Finishing Techniques

This volume will enable you to get pro-quality finishes every time. Each type of finish and technique is presented in a clear and accessible way. You'll get complete coverage of smoothing and preparing surfaces, changing the color of wood with dyes, pigments, and stains, polishing finishes to a high gloss, spray finishing, and repairing damaged finishes. Some of the finishes are just about ...

The Workshop

Everyday Roses

'This book proves that growing roses is for EVERYONE!'-Pat Shanley, Vice President/President Elect American Rose Society  'Finally a rose book that has joy, pleasure, and gardening wisdom at its core.'- Steve Hutton, President/CEO Star Roses and Plants/Conard-Pyle  'Anyone who reads this book and follows Paul's philosophy cannot help but have a garden of healthy roses.'- Peter Beales, Author and ...

Designing and Building Chairs

Learn to build comfortable, long-lasting chairs. Chairs are ubiquitous, found in every home, office and building. Almost all are commercially made since many woodworkers shy away from making chairs, or even stools. Granted, there are not too many square parts to most chairs, and compound angles are somewhat intimidating. But the articles in this book, reprinted from "Fine Woodworking" magazine, ...

New Bathroom Idea Book

Jamie Gold named on of 2017's "The 50 Top Innovators" by Kitchen & Bath Design News The bathroom continues to be one area of the house that homeowners are willing to spend money on. This all-new edition of Bathroom Idea Book—a virtual designer's notebook of ideas, inspiration, and information—will be a homeowner's first step in turning a dream bath into a real one, whether it's new construction ...

Code Check Electrical

Spiral bound, with durable laminated pages, the 8th edition of Code Check Electrical is the perfect on-the-job resource for electricians, builders, remodelers, and building inspectors dealing with electrical work. Completely updated to the 2017 National Electrical Code and the 2015 International Residential Code, this reliable resource can help builders and re-modelers avoid the most common ...

Working Alone

If your'e working alone, this book will be your second set of hands. You won't have to wait for a helper or pass up a job that seems too difficult to do alone. And if youre a homeowner working on your own house, you will be amazed at what you can accomplish. Written by a builder with 30 years' experience, Working Alone is packed with more than 50 innovative tips and techniques. You'll learn how ...

Kaffe Fassett's Heritage Quilts

The latest, most exquisite quilt collection from the world-renowned textile designer. He’s an international sensation – Kaffe Fassett – who has been commissioned by British royalty, top American fashion designers, and the Royal Shakespeare Company for his skillful eye, masterful technique, and dedication to impeccable detail. It’s no wonder that anything with his name tied to it flies off the ...

Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in America

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of his highly successful series of patchwork and quilting books, Kaffe Fassett has returned to his American roots. Using the collection of American vintage quilts in Britain's American Museum in Bath as his inspiration, Kaffe has chosen 18 different quilts as the basis for his 20 new designs in this book. Designs feature both his latest fabrics and his ...