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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 ...

All New Building Decks

All pros on deck in the completely new edition of All New Building Decks. It’s the ideal time to start thinking about your deck – either the one you already have that you want to fix up, or the one that you’ve been dreaming of building. Either way, All New Building Decks – the hot-off-the-press new edition of the bestselling favorite – will walk you through the steps, materials, and do’s and ...

Framing Walls

Storage Projects for All Around the House

Selecting and Drying Wood

Framing Roofs

This essential reference for pros and passionate amateurs is back with a fresh design and updated content. Written by respected builders from all over America, this extensive revision collects all the latest roof framing articles from the pages of Fine Homebuilding magazine -- from cutting rafters and framing roof valleys to building dormers and working with roof trusses. The contributors offer ...

Couture Sewing: Tailoring Techniques

Learn the tailoring techniques and sewing secrets of such renowned designers as Chanel, Dior, and Balenciaga. Couture Sewing: Tailoring Techniques is a complete sewing workshop packaged in a DVD and book ensemble. Get an insider's view of the couture industry. Author and fashion expert Claire B. Shaeffer shares garment tailoring techniques, construction methods, and even short cuts used in the ...

Bowl Turning

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 ...

Kitchen Remodeling

All-new edition keeps you up-to-date! In the ever-evolving world of remodeling, it's important to keep on top of current issues - and that's easy with the newest edition of Kitchen Remodeling, from the editors of Fine Homebuilding. It focuses on the latest ideas and what it takes to renovate a kitchen of any size or shape, on any budget. For Pros by Pros - the resource for builders and serious ...

ScrapTherapy® Scraps Plus One!

'In my mind, it makes more sense to start with the scraps, cutting them up following a simple plan. Then you are ready to select and sew the scrap pieces into controlled scrappy projects.' - Joan Ford, Author 'Joan Ford once again sets out to help you tackle your never-ending stash of leftover fabric. Her approach in this book is to take your scraps and add one inspiration, whether that is one ...

Cake Keeper Cakes

Few things are as satisfying as a sweet snack that's mouthwateringly moist. So skip the cookie jar and head for the cake keeper. In Cake Keeper Cakes, Lauren Chattman, the author of Dessert Express, presents simple and delicious recipes that stand up to everyday eating. Made from only the most wholesome ingredients, Lauren's heavenly creations include Espresso-Hazelnut Bundt Cake, Banana and ...

Swedish Carving Techniques

For all those looking for this much sought-after handbook, the wait is over. Originally published in 1990 and out of print for almost 10 years, Swedish Carving Techniques by Wille Sundqvist has enjoyed cult status among carvers and craftsmen and is widely considered the bible of spoon carvers.  Now a brand-new issue - just like the 1990 version - can be yours directly from The Taunton Press, the ...

Router Joinery

Routers can be used to cut a wide variety of joints quickly and accurately. In this video, professional woodworker Gary Rogowski demonstrates router joinery techniques that can be mastered by any woodworker. You'll learn why correct setup and good stock preparation are essential to accurate work, and you'll see how to cut common frame and carcase joints using a hand-held or table-mounted router.

Framing Roofs

This essential reference for pros and passionate amateurs is back with a fresh design and updated content. Written by respected builders from all over America, this extensive revision collects all the latest roof framing articles from the pages of Fine Homebuilding magazine -- from cutting rafters and framing roof valleys to building dormers and working with roof trusses. The contributors offer ...