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Cabinets, Vanities, and Countertops

Add significant value to your home, with more bang for your buck, by renovating and remodeling your kitchen or bathroom space. Cabinets, Vanities, and Countertops is the must-have source of builder-tested techniques to help you remodel with confidence. Learn professional methods and tips to build and install high-quality, durable, and cost-efficient cabinets, vanities, and countertops with a ...

The Why & How of Woodworking

The Why and How of Woodworking reflects the growing appreciation for the handmade, a movement toward simplifying and uncluttering. There is a growing understanding of the need to fill our lives with meaningful and useful objects. How can woodworkers answer that call? Instagram sensation Mike Pekovich explains how to make work that is worth the time and effort it takes to make it, work that makes ...

Power Sewing Step-by-Step

Sewing is both a practical and a passionate pursuit, and Sandra Betzina's enthusiasm for sewing has won her a loyal following. Now Betzina has taken her energy, talent, and expertise and put them into one vibrant volume: Power Sewing Step-by-Step. This book is fully illustrated with more than 500 photos of step-by-step processes and beautiful finished garments. Join Sandra in her sewing room ...

Wood Bending Made Simple

Wood bending is intriguing to the vast majority of woodworkers, but until now most have not had access to the information they need to add it to their repertoire. Wood Bending Made Simple, a highly visual book and DVD, changes that. It features step-by-step instruction on some of the most common techniques. Expert Lon Schleining explains and demonstrates both steam bending (where steam relaxes ...

Easy Guide to Sewing Tops and T-Shirts, Skirts, and Pants

Expert step-by-step information, including tips and trade secrets, for how to layout, cut, and construct tops and t-shirts, skirts, and pants. Sewers of all skill levels have relied on Tauntons acclaimed Easy Guides for step-by-step guidance on how to craft a wardrobe full of simple yet stunning garments. Now Taunton has combined three of our most popular fiber arts classics Easy Guide to Sewing ...

The Router Book

Tiling

Relatively affordable as DIY projects go, tiling is also one of the most popular among homeowners. New tile can cover a multitude of sins and transform a space from tiny entry to spacious kitchen - in a matter of hours, if it's done properly. This book presents all of the information needed to take on a tiling project from start to finish, including planning and layout, installation, and upkeep ...

Kitchen Upgrades

Kitchen Upgrades is a compilation of the very best expert design and product advice, using real-world remodels to help professionals and passionate amateurs remodel a kitchen of any shape and size, on any budget. The pros take you through every step of the remodeling process, with over 300 photographs and illustrations—from identifying the best layout; choosing the best fixtures and materials; ...

Build Stuff with Wood

Build Stuff with Wood is a true beginner's guide to woodworking, aimed at anyone who is interested in the craft but has little to no tools and no real idea where to start. The idea behind the book is to begin with a few portable power tools (cordless drill, jigsaw, etc.), build a bunch of cool projects with that basic kit, and then add skills and tools as you go. For example, adding a small ...

The Unplugged Woodshop

Unplugged – no power tools needed! For the growing number of woodworkers who are opting out of power tools and returning to hand tools, The Unplugged Woodshop is a refreshing concept and a welcome change. Written by custom furniture maker and hand tool expert Tom Fidgen, this new book promises to be as successful as his first book, Made by Hand. Handcrafted projects with a distinctly retro look. ...

Wood Identification & Use

More than 200 timber species from around the world are described in detail in this lavishly illustrated, compact edition of Terry Porter's best-selling book. In this indispensable guide to one of the world's most valuable natural resources there are handsome color photographs of each species, and reliable data on working properties, seasoning requirements, typical uses and safety considerations. ...

Deck Ideas that Work

With proper planning and design, a deck can add a new dimension of living space to a home. Not only is it an enjoyable outdoor retreat and expanded entertainment area for family and friends, but it's also a great return on a home investment. For homeowners building new decks or upgrading existing ones, or for builders and remodeling contractors looking for new ideas for their clients, this most ...

Trim Made Simple

Watch. Learn. Build. That's the motto behind Taunton's Made Simple Series. Each DVD-book companion set shows the average homeowner how to get the job done right the first time. In Trim Made Simple, professional finish carpenter, Gary Katz shows on the DVD and in the work-site friendly companion book how to install all types of trim-- door and window casing, baseboard, chair rail, and crown ...

Workstations and Tool Storage

Woodworkers are always looking for ways to make their workshops function better for them. Dedicated workstations make woodworking more efficient. For space-challenged woodworkers, modular systems allow the benefits of a well-equipped shop in a minimum of space. This book shows how to apply the workstation approach to the shop and how to store and protect your valuable tools.

Siding, Roofing, and Trim

Details, details, details …they’re what make the exterior of your home stand out from the crowd. This new edition of Siding, Roofing, and Trim—the latest installment in the FOR PROS BY PROS series from the editors of Fine Homebuilding—provides you with all the expert advice and instruction you need to choose, install, and detail these three main parts of your home’s exterior. Among the many ...