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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 ...

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 ...

Working with Tablesaws

The tablesaw is the cornerstone of most shops, able to cut precise dados and rip full sheets of plywood with ease. Still, many woodworkers aren't using this tool to its full extent. This collection of articles from Fine Woodworking magazine remedies that. Written by experts, these 26 articles cover every aspect of the subject and is an ideal reference for woodworkers of all skill levels. Section ...

Sewing Edges and Corners

Fine Woodworking on Bending Wood

Whether making a delicate violin, a pair of skis or a graceful armchair, you'll need to bend wood. This text presents the basic methods and trade secrets from the experts.

Sam Maloof

Sam Maloof is one of the fathers of contemporary woodworking. Now in this DVD profile of a master craftsman, you can see Maloof at work and home, and see how his furniture embodies his ideas on craft, design, and technique. This visually rich documentary spans a week with Maloof while he builds and discusses his designs, including his much imitated signature rocker. It's an opportunity to savor ...

Wood Finishing Basics

In this DVD, finishing expert Michael Dresdner shows you what you need to know to become a proficient wood finisher, starting with classic surface-prep problems and their solutions -- how to recognize and remove dents, how to recognize and fill gouges, how to pre-raise wood grain to get the best results under waterborne finishes, and, most important, how to sand wood. You'll learn how to apply a ...

Tips for Container Gardening

Truth be told, you can grow almost anything in a pot and you can place those pots anywhere —on a deck, patio or rooftop. That's why so many people love container gardening. It's versatile enough for suburban homeowners with acres of land as well as apartment-dwellers with no patch of ground to call their own. In fact, growing edibles in containers is a perfect way for homeowners and gardeners ...

Care and Repair of Shop Machines

Woodshop tools are a major investment -- and keeping them in good running order is essential. In Care and Repair of Shop Machines, veteran woodworker John White shows you how to assemble, tune, maintain and repair the machines that you count on. Throughout the book, Whites approach is practical, straight-forward, and effective. White includes chapters on tune-up, the jointer, the table saw, the ...

Built-Ins & Storage

Empowering homeowners to tackle any storage project with confidence, Stanley Built-Ins and Storage, A Homeowner’s Guide by David Schiff is a comprehensive visual manual with authoritative, reliable information. With an eye toward making optimal use of the space in their houses, homeowners look toward getting organized to save on frustration and time. The answer to their dilemma is contained ...

Raised-Bed Gardening

Whatever the size of your garden or outdoor space, raised beds can work for you. With Simon Akeroyd’s Raised-Bed Gardening: How to Grow More in Less Space, home gardeners will find the perfect bed to suit their needs and objectives. Greater yields and less watering are the keys to using and maintaining raised garden beds. The heart of the book comprises step-by-step instructions for building and ...

The Big Book of a Miniature House

This tiny old house takes you back to a bygone era. The Big Book of a Miniature House is a superb guide to crafting an exquisite miniature French country home from the ground up. With a fixed front and open back, this little gem of a home takes you back in time to enjoy old-fashioned elegance and vintage grandeur. Everything and the kitchen sink. There are also instructions to make French-style ...

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 ...