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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 ...

Installing Floors

There is a wide variety of flooring options available -- wood, tile and stone, laminate, resilient vinyl, bamboo, and cork -- and Installing Floors shows homeowners how to lay them all like a pro. In this new title from the successful Build Like A Pro series, contractor and experienced author Joseph Truini covers the subject in great detail; he walks readers through the process of installation ...

Subversive Seamster

The downtown divas of "Sew Subversive" are back with another helping of straightlaced sewing advice for stylish results every time. The authors provide a roadmap to finding items in thrift stores and the ins and outs of refashioning.

Graphic Guide to Interior Details

When Rob Thallon's Graphic Guide to Frame Construction was first published, it quickly became the indispensable guide to framing a house. Now Thallon offers Graphic Guide to Interior Details, the essential second volume that picks up where the first one leaves off; it helps you take the finished frame into a completed structure. Inside, you will find relevant information about virtually every ...

Blue Ribbon Canning

An all-American tradition. Since the early 1800s America's state fairs have celebrated community. Now, 200 years later, food contests and recipe judging are more popular than ever and a blue ribbon from a state fair competition still signals that the winner is truly outstanding. Blue Ribbon Canning captures the best of the best with nearly 139 home-canning recipes that have won top prizes in ...

How to Cheat at Cleaning

Change the way you think about cleaning, and the amount of time you devote to this arduous task! In How to Cheat at Cleaning, down-and-dirty author Jeff Bredenberg shows how you can get away with just cleaning what you have to so you still have time to enjoy life. You'll learn more than 200 tips that help you reduce clutter, keep a presentable house, prioritize chores, and find the shortcuts ...

Affordable Remodel

If your home needs remodeling, but your budget doesn't jive with your plans it can be pretty frustrating. Enter: Affordable Remodel. Its mission is to simplify the remodeling process from start to finish, help you make the right decisions, and steer you clear of the pitfalls that can cost you time and money. Fernando Pagés Ruiz, the author of Building an Affordable House, shares his secrets in ...

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 ...

Fine Cooking In Season

Today’s home cooks want to embrace the bounty of every season and cook with unusual ingredients — or use their tried-and-true options in creative ways. Featuring 100 ingredients and 300 recipes arranged by season, Fine Cooking in Season, treats readers to the thrill of discovering new flavors as well as learning different methods of preparing common fresh produce. Each ingredient is ...

In the Craftsman Style

This comprehensive collection brings together the best of Fine Woodworking's articles on the Arts & Crafts style, one of the most enduring movements in American furniture design, with 150 color photos. It includes background on history and style, as well as a wide variety of appealing projects.

Roofing with Asphalt Shingles

More than 80% of the homes in North America are roofed with asphalt shingles. Whether you're shingling your own house or tackling roofs every day, Roofing with Asphalt Shingles will help you improve the production, appearance, and quality of your finished product from eaves to ridge. Installing an asphalt roof isn't the most difficult task you'll face, but improper installation can lead to ...

Building Doors & Drawers

Beach Homes

Beach houses are the ideal getaway homes, offering the peace and relaxation of living near water, the fun of hanging out on the beach, and the change of environment from city life. Selected from the pages of "Fine Homebuilding," this book provides inspiration for anyone dreaming of such a home.

Rustic Furniture Basics

Here's an opportunity to create something truly unique by using woodworking techniques that are as "green" as it gets. By collecting branches and logs, recycled lumber, or scavenged wood from old buildings, you can build rustic furniture with a distinctive look -- and a primitive, earthy charm. But before you get started, you'll need the guidance of a seasoned furniture maker. And it's all here ...

500 Cottages

Few things do more to set a homes character than its scale. And in the cottage, people have for hundreds of years found a home that is inviting, without being ostentatious, modest without a feeling of confinement. Doug Keisters photography brings to life 500 Cottages, organized by style, including English, storybook, bungalettes, Victorian, and Spanish-influenced casitas.