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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 ...

Working with Power Tools

"There's a lot to know." Were truer words ever said about the vast array and capability of today's power tools? Now renowned woodworker Paul Anthony and Fine Woodworking bring you the definitive guide to power tools — all you need to know to choose, use, outfit and keep tools working their best! If you're in the market you'll be happy to find that each tool's value and unique features are ...

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 ...

Laying Hardwood Floors

Code Check Building

Code Check Building: An Illustrated Guide to the Building Codes, 4th Edition, emphasizes the key safety principles underlying building codes throughout the United States. Using clear language to ensure compliance with codes at each stage of construction, this edition reflects the most up-to-date changes in the 2015 International Residential Code. Tables and illustrations help to clarify the ...

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 ...

Dovetail a Drawer

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 ...

Built-Ins Idea Book

Built-ins can make any house more functional, livable, personalized, and comfortable, and they cost much less to construct and install than a whole-room remodel. In this completely revised and updated edition of Built-Ins Idea Book, Heather J. Paper has collected inspirational and practical storage solutions for every room of the house. With the addition of a few well-placed built-ins, a ...

Projects for Your Shop

This book addresses a key dilemma of the beginning woodworker: how do you build good projects without the basic shop furnishings to get the job done? And, why struggle with makeshift workshop equipment when you can create your own? Now you have the guidance of an expert woodworker to help you build workshop basics that you will use for years to come.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...