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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 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. ...

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; ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Bandsaws

The bandsaw is a woodworking favorite and the workhorse of any wood shop. Craftsmen and women turn to this practical tool for a wide array of tasks -- cutting curves, ripping stock, making a variety of useful joints, using guides and templates, and transforming thick boards into veneer. Now woodworkers can learn to make the most of their bandsaw in this valuable addition to the acclaimed ...

Fine Cooking Thanksgiving Cookbook

The holidays are a time for family and friends. They can also be a time of stress, anxiety, and slaving over a hot stove. The editors of Fine Cooking magazine know all about the problems and pitfalls of preparing a full-course holiday meal...and they are here to help! This cooking survival guide previously in hardcover as How to Cook a Turkey, presents all the reader needs to know to make things ...

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.

Junk Beautiful: She Sheds

Move over, Man Caves. She Sheds are coming to a house near you. Across the country, ladies are carving out a special place for themselves, one free from stress and concern. And they're doing it in their own backyards by turning spaces usually reserved for old tools and greasy car parts into refined relaxation. The beauty of the She Shed is that it can take whatever form best suits your ...

Fine Gardening Pocket Gardens

From little spaces come big, tasty harvests. Love the idea of growing your own fruits, herbs, and vegetables but don't think you have the space? Think again. You can grow your own in the tiniest of spaces and Fine Gardening Pocket Gardens is about to show you how! This collection of the best of the best from the editors of Fine Gardening magazine teaches you the most popular design ideas and ...

Grow Fruit Naturally

Take your pick: apples, pears, peaches, blueberries? For health- and money-conscious consumers, homegrown edibles are the way to go. While vegetable gardening has been the hot trend, fruit growing is now taking a bite out of the market. This timely and comprehensive book, Grow Fruit Naturally, from gardening expert Lee Reich shows the way to successfully grow fruits that are delicious and ...

All New Kitchen Ideas that Work

Whether you're thinking about a simple kitchen upgrade or a full-blown kitchen remodel, All New Kitchen Ideas that Work will inspire you with more than 350 design ideas and essential DIY information. Ideas range from simple, budget-friendly upgrades to full-scale remodels and new construction projects, so homeowners can make smart choices about what they want and can afford in a kitchen ...