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Laying Hardwood Floors

When Bad Things Happen to Good Quilters

Jump start your stalled projects. When Bad Things Happen to Good Quilters is a guide to help you resolve your quilting problems and bring your project back to life. In addition, this must-have book includes 4 new projects: Miter Touch Quilt – preprinted panel with several mitered borders Panel Panache – paneled quilt with fun and unusual designs Sweet Tweet Table Runner – quilted table runner ...

Fearless Fair Isle Knitting

Why "fearless"? In the past, knitters have considered Fair Isle knitting, or stranded knitting as it's also known, to be an advanced style that involves the frightening task of taking scissors to your hard-won work. As intimidating as this may seem, the cutting process, or steeking, is actually not something to worry about. In Fearless Fair Isle Knitting, best-selling knitwear designer Kathleen ...

Dovetail a Drawer

Granny Squares

Winner of the 2016 British Knitting Awards for Favorite Crochet Book Granny squares – building blocks for a wide variety of projects. Prepare to have fun and discover the colorful world of granny squares in the definitive book on the subject – Granny Squares by Susan Pinner. These small, crocheted squares can be made in a wide variety of patterns and color combinations that become the foundation ...

Code Check Commercial

Code Check Commercial is a field guide for code issues commonly encountered in the construction of retail stores, offices, warehouses, health services' locations, schools, service stations, hotels, restaurants, apartments, and condos. Using clear language and informative diagrams, Code Check Commercial is based on the 2009 International and Uniform Codes and the 2009 National Electrical Code. ...

Fine Woodworking Design Book Eight

Fine Woodworking Design Books provide the best work in wood from craftsmen around the world. Woodworkers the world over have been waiting for the latest edition of Tauntons Fine Woodworking Design Book since 1996. In response to overwhelming reader requests, Volume Eight is finally here and its been significantly fine-tuned to meet the demands of todays woodworkers. Unlike previous volumes, this ...

The Complete Visual Guide to Building a House

Today’s most comprehensive course in residential construction. The Complete Visual Guide to Building a House not only lives up to its name, but the detailed illustrations put this reference in a league of its own. It’s your single source for reliable instruction in building a house from foundation to finishing touches — and it’s a beautiful book as well. An essential reference for builders, ...

Threads Industry Insider Techniques, Vol. 1

This instructional sewing video was developed to answer requests from Threads readers for a behind-the-scenes look at how professionals construct fine clothing worthy of designer labels. Threads editors along with nationally recognized sewing maven Louise Cutting demonstrate the timeless techniques and attention to detail that define well-sewn clothing.  This information video reveals clever ...

Rowan's Greatest Knits

Internationally renowned Rowan is a knitwear company that has been making gorgeous yarn and stylish, yet classic patterns to go with it for thirty years. With Rowans Greatest Knits, the company celebrates decades of great knitwear designs from such beloved and noted designers as Kaffe Fassett, Jean Moss, Sasha Kagan, and Annabel Fox. Featured in-house talent includes Martin Storey, Kim ...

Insulate and Weatherize

The appliances we use…the lights we turn on…these two items alone in our homes can account for upward of 40% of total energy dollars spent. For those who want to save money (and who doesn’t?) by becoming more energy efficient—and for those who want to go a step further and embrace the latest strategies in renewable and alternative energy systems—Insulate and Weatherize is about to lead the ...

Zen Coloring - The Ultimate Collection Inspirations

Zen Coloring – The Ultimate Collection: Inspirations is the latest edition in the highly successful Coloring series. Containing 100 inspirational, beautiful and diverse images to color, this booklet will help calm and relax while enabling the artist within to shine. This edition contains the ultimate collection of artworks for you to complete using your own color scheme. Make your finished ...

One-Board Woodworking Projects

Scraps to some...treasures to those who can see the potential! One-Board Woodworking Projects is a clearly illustrated, practical guide to building fabulously functional household projects from a single plank of wood. Accomplished woodworker and author Andy Standing demonstrates 20 varied projects for the home, office, or garden--including stylish bookends, a personalized laptop tray, a ...

Mastering Woodworking Machines

Tiling Complete

Tiling Complete is a highly visual book focusing on real-world situations faced by homeowners and offers real-world advice, including how to deal with the inevitable issues that can arise during a project. In this second edition, the book has been updated with the latest information on new types of tile—including large-format tiles and wood-plank tiles includes details on project preparation ...