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Get Your Crochet On! Hip Hats & Cool Caps

The 20 patterns for funky, streetwise crocheted hats featured in this book are bold, brash, and in-your-face--and certain to attract young new knitters and crocheters. A "Getting Started" section provides all the information one needs to know to make these hip hats and cool caps.

Color Me Inspired

Color Me Inspired is full of 23 inspirational designs to color. A combination of very simple and more detailed designs allow colorists to be creative and add their own details. All designs contain an inspirational message to make coloring creative and uplifting. Printed single-sided on perforated paper means colorists can remove the page for hanging or sharing.

Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Tablesaws

From the most basic techniques to the most advanced procedures, here's the ultimate owner's manual for anyone who uses a tablesaw. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced user, you'll find all the valuable tips and step-by-step advice you need to master ripping, crosscutting, joint making, and shaping. All made so much easier to learn -- and put into action -- by over 600 useful photos and ...

The Complete Book of Polymer Clay

If crafts are big, then clay is colossal. From pins and pendants to bracelets, buttons, and embellishments, crafters of all ages are embracing the creativity that polymer clay inspires. The Complete Book of Polymer Clay is an encyclopedic book by renowned expert Lisa Pavelka includes the latest techniques, handy tips, and trade secrets. Pavelka presents a sweeping overview of materials, how-to ...

Fine Machine Sewing Revised Edition

This beautiful reference book makes advanced finishing styles accessible to all levels of sewers. Hundreds of color photos and illustrations demonstrate tools, techniques, and tips, as well as completed garments. Fine Machine Sewing provides confidence and inspiration to home sewers looking to expand their repertoire.

Hardwood Floors


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.

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.

Turning Projects

Turning Bowls with Richard Raffan

The worlds pre-eminent woodturning teacher provides everything you need to know to turn bowls. Richard Raffan draws upon his 30 plus years of experience to lead you through the key elements -- from planning to completion. With the help of detailed text and step-by-step photos, Raffan covers wood and tool selection, design advice, surface embellishment and finishing techniques. For the more ...

Cabinets & Countertops


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 ...

The Very Efficient Carpenter

Here's your chance to become a more efficient carpenter. Larry Haun has been a production framer for more than 35 years and a teacher of apprentices for more than 20. In this book, Haun shows you, step by step, all the techniques he uses to frame a basic house, from laying down the sills to cutting the rafters. You'll learn about: cutting and installing posts and girders joisting and sheathing ...

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 ...

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 ...