Search Titles

Catalog: Category:
Format: Active Titles:
Search: Sort by:

Woodturning

Get the latest edition of this international bestseller, it’s better than ever. Because turning is a hot topic with both aspiring and seasoned woodworkers, Woodturning - a Foundation Course has enjoyed immense popularity. True to its name, it introduces the fundamentals and provides a solid understanding of turning techniques. This book offers newbies a realistic entry point into the craft and ...

Junk Beautiful: Furniture ReFreshed

In today's home decor, matched furniture is out and individuality is king. Whether these pieces are coming from a flea market, vintage fair, attic, or thrift shop, transforming them into one-of-a-kind home accents takes only a little DIY creativity and attitude. In Junk Beautiful: Furniture ReFreshed, author and "Queen of Junk" Sue Whitney provides inspiration for reimagining and refashioning ...

Home Remodeling

While new construction has slowed to a crawl and upgrading to a bigger house is no longer a sure thing, more and more homeowners are choosing to remodel. They're actively looking for information on how to make their current home a better place to live. This collection of 36 articles from the experts at Fine Homebuilding, the most respected residential construction magazine in the country, lays ...

Fine Woodworking 2015 Magazine Archive

40 years of how-to projects, tips, techniques, and tools to make you a better woodworker. The Fine Woodworking Magazine Archive is a tool no shop should be without. In one amazingly easy-to-search disc, you'll enjoy 40 years of content from our award-winning magazine. That's all 251 issues of Fine Woodworking, starting with Issue #1 and including all the issues from 2015. You'll get the classic ...

52 Boxes in 52 Weeks

What do you get when an accomplished woodworker and senior editor of Fine Woodworking magazine sets himself the challenge of designing and building one box a week for a solid year? You get 52 Boxes in 52 Weeks, a book dedicated to making relatively simple—yet gracefully elegant—boxes that woodworkers of all skill levels will be eager to build. Readers will begin by learning the fundamental ...

Tiling Floors

Ceramic tile is a versatile and popular material for all kinds of floors. By learning how professional tilesetter Michael Byrne handles the challenges of tiling a watertight bathroom floor and preparing a shower pan, you'll be able to tile any floor in your home, including kitchens, entryways and patios. After an overview of the basic procedures, Byrne gets right into the problem-solving ...

Mastering Tatting

A form of handmade lace, tatting is a traditional skill with origins dating back centuries and spanning continents. Each stitch is composed of two half-hitch knots. The single thread is looped and knotted with the aid of a small shuttle — a simple technique that produces amazingly intricate results. This book shows how a simple piece of tatting can be developed into something striking and ...

Building Small Cabinets

Useful storage that’s functional art. A thoughtfully designed cabinet can transcend its utilitarian role to add a beautiful, functional piece of art to your home. The handsome projects recommended in Building Small Cabinets use sustainable domestic hardwoods and natural materials with low impact on the environment. Eight wonderful small box designs. Building Small Cabinets will inspire novice ...

Basements Complete

Basements often get a bad rap. They can be dark, dank, and depressing, and are some of the most challenging spaces in a home to remodel. But the rewards of tackling a basement remodel are potentially enormous—transforming an otherwise ignored space into a bright, open, and usable asset, perfect for a spare bedroom for guests, a game room for the kids, or a den for the adults. In Basements ...

Outdoor Projects

The world is full of people who would love to start building things with wood but who are intimidated by their inexperience. Well, worry no more! If you can read a tape measure, drive a screw and a nail, and cut a straight line, you can handle any project in Stanley Outdoor Projects. 14 great projects covering everything from simple outdoor furniture to a small garden shed and a colorful ...

Zen Coloring - Floral Collection

In Zen Coloring - Advanced Art Therapy: Floral Collection, the intricate line drawings of flowers and leaves offer complexity to engage the adult brain, but also simplicity, in that there are no rules or even guidelines, you are completely free. Coloring isn’t just for children; it has been proved to be also beneficial for adults. Generating wellness and quietness, as well as stimulating the ...

Chip Carving

Chip carving is a wonderfully direct and simple way to decorate furniture, cabinets, boxes, plaques and utensils. Wayne Barton, a master of the Swiss style of chip carving, shows you step by step how you can beautify a number of objects using very few tools. You'll learn about: tools and the basic border cuts, decorative designs like gothic rosettes and lace borders, roman lettering, and ...

The Family Cabin

VOTED BEST INTERIOR DESIGN BOOK OF 2017 BY LIBRARY JOURNAL Since the beginning of the 20th century, cabin retreats have held a unique place in the lives and lore of many American families. In The Family Cabin, author and "cabinologist" Dale Mulfinger explores the role that cabins have had and continue to have in family bonding and as a repository for family history, nostalgia, and cherished ...

Convert Your Home to Solar Energy

his definitive homeowner's guide to solar energy has arrived at just the right time. With the cost of heating oil and electricity fluctuating wildly, consumers are clamoring for information on alternative energy. This source book covers all the relevant technologies, including solar space and water heating, as well as photovoltaic electricity. It's practical (with cost calculators, tips on ...

All New Fabric Savvy

Named a Best Reference Book of 2017 by Library Journal The best-selling fabric guide for sewers just got better. Fully updated to reflect new fabrics and notions as well as changes in sewing tools and techniques, All New Fabric Savvy is chock-full of essential information that all garment and home dec sewers need to work with 107 different types of fabric. Organized alphabetically, the 107 ...