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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 ...

Finish Carpentry

With the emergence of new tools and materials over the last few years, the role of a finish carpenter has evolved. Of course, the basic skills are still required. But more sophisticated tools demand new skills and techniques. Finish Carpentry covers it all -- from the basic fundamentals to the most recent innovations that are re-shaping the craft. Firmly rooted in the current realities of the ...

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 ...

Where We Lived

The past has left behind only scattered clues that, on their own, provide little insight into how the people of early America lived and the details of their daily lives. The photographs in this book, the deeply informed narrative that accompanies them, and the eyewitness accounts of daily life that the author weaves throughout, provide a fresh perspective on our early American ancestors and the ...

Outdoor Home Idea Book

Hardcover Publisher: TAUNTON PRESS @ Language: English ISBN-10: 156158861X ISBN-13: 978-1561588619 Product Dimensions: 11 x 9.5 x 1.2 inches Shipping Weight: 3.8 pounds

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.

Container Garden Idea Book

Containers are wonderful accents anywhere in the landscape. For those with small spaces or beginner skills, they offer an easy and affordable way to add stylish touches to their surroundings. Every gardener will find unique inspiration in Container Gardening Idea Book. Part of Taunton's best-selling Idea Book series, it's an amazing visual clip file with over 300 photos, plant recipes, and ...

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 ...

Kitchens That Work

Featuring over 200 color photos, illustrations, and charts, "Kitchens That Work" uses a lifestyle design model to guide the reader through the complex process of designing and creating a great kitchen--one that works for everyone living in the house. 200 color photos. 50 drawings.

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 ...

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 New Small House

Smaller is big, says architect and author Katie Hutchison, whose book The New Small House shows those looking to downsize how they can live smartly, economically and environmentally friendly in elegantly designed homes. With 275 gorgeous photographs and 30 detailed illustrations, The New Small House takes the reader on a tour of North America and spotlights small houses in rural, coastal, and ...

Pocket Hole Joinery

A quick and easy way to do more woodworking. Pocket hole joinery techniques simplify woodworking. For beginners and master craftsmen, the pocket hole joiner has become a favorite woodworking technique because it is easy to master and the tooling guarantees a strong joint every time.  Pocket Hole Joinery is a must-read for beginner woodworkers and DIYers. Learn to use pocket hole joinery with ...

Sewing Edges and Corners

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 ...