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Cooking from the Garden

Rising food prices, the slow food movement, and the green movement have revived interest in finding delicious food close to home. The backyard vegetable garden is making a comeback even in urban areas. Why grow grass (that you have to mow) when you can pick the best tasting tomatoes right outside your door? Taunton's "Kitchen Gardener" magazine was ahead of its time in trying to raise the bar on ...

Woodworking 101

This title is suitable for absolute beginners looking to become confident woodworkers. It combines the best material from Taunton's Getting Started in Woodworking Series. It includes detailed step-by-step photos, illustrations, shop schematics and exploded drawings. For beginners looking to become confident woodworkers relatively quickly, this self-teaching guide will do the trick. Woodworking ...

Mug Meals

Cooking for one can be fun and easy. Mug Meals offers 125 incredibly flavorful, no-hassle, single-serving recipes, made with just a few fresh ingredients. It's the easy answer to "What can I make, fast?" And a welceom solution for busy families, teens on the go, college students, singles, and seniors. Look at all the helpful features it offers: Simple and satisfying recipes-for-one make the ...

Fine Cooking Pies & Crisps

Hello, pie. You're a symbol of good ole' American tradition...and a tantalizing means of expression in today's culinary world. Now bakers everywhere can get a slice of fabulous with Fine Cooking Pies & Crisps and the 100 Sweet and Savory No-Fail Recipes! With classics and new twists on old-fashioned, "Grandma-made" favorites rising in popularity, this book of sweet and savory recipes is the ...

Graphic Guide to Frame Construction

If you’re in need of info on framing construction, look no further. This newly revised and updated edition of our classic visual handbook is loaded with up-to-date code information, the latest material advice, and detailed construction methods. Building on the success of earlier editions--which have sold hundreds of thousands of copies—accomplished architect and teacher Rob Thallon delivers on ...

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 ...

Wood Bending Made Simple

Wood bending is intriguing to the vast majority of woodworkers, but until now most have not had access to the information they need to add it to their repertoire. Wood Bending Made Simple, a highly visual book and DVD, changes that. It features step-by-step instruction on some of the most common techniques. Expert Lon Schleining explains and demonstrates both steam bending (where steam relaxes ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

School of Sewing

Sophisticated first-time sewing instruction. The School of Sewing: Learn it. Teach it. Sew together. book is not aimed at children with juvenile projects. Instead its technique-based method is for a mature student, who's excited to learn all about sewing, with simple instruction for attractive projects. A year's worth of attractive projects. What makes this book truly unique is that while it's ...

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 ...

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.

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.