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ScrapTherapy® Cut the Scraps!

All quilters know one thing for sure: a fabric stash is a living thing. It grows imperceptibly at first, but soon takes over your sewing room, and, if you're not careful, your life. Joan Ford is a quilt designer who recognized a need to clear the clutter among her fellow quilters and came up with a fun and effective way to deal with it. Enter ScrapTherapy™, Ford's feel-good method for organizing ...

The Table Saw Book

Kaffe Fassett's Quilts in the Sun

Twenty fabulous masterworks comprised of colors, patterns, and textures that capture the essence of brilliant sunlight are yours to enjoy -- in stunning photographs and in future creations. Master colorist and quilter Kaffe Fassett escorts you through a showing of each gorgeous new piece accompanied by photos of the quilts taken on the sun-drenched shores of Portugal, the inspiration for the ...

Wiring a House 4th edition

Current with codes through 2017: For Pros By Pros: Builder Tested / Code-Approved Updated classic. Wiring a House: 5th Edition, is a must-have reference on home wiring – essential for homeowners, electricians, and apprentices. You'll find all the information is updated to the latest electrical code and contains significant revisions that impact residential work, including: Expanded AFCI and ...

Code Check

Now you can gain access to the most up-to-date changes in the 2009 International Residential Code with the newly revised sixth edition of Code Check: An Illustrated Guide to Building a Safe House. For builders, remodelers, home inspectors, and building inspectors, this essential reference delivers accurate information on current residential building codes for foundations, framing, plumbing, and ...

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Building Decks

This essential reference for pros and passionate amateurs is back with a fresh design and new content. Written by respected builders from all over America, this completely revised and expanded edition collects 11 new deckbuilding articles from the pages of Fine Homebuilding magazine, covering every aspect of deck design and construction, from the pros and cons of the newest decking materials to ...

Smart Business for Contractors

You are a contractor. You know your trade, and you're good at it. But what about the unique financial and legal concerns of running a construction business? Do you have the right tools for dealing with money and the law? Attorney Jim Kramon provides all the information you need to turn your hard work into greater financial security.

Concrete Countertops

Concrete Countertops re-invents the countertop with a single material: concrete. Although this method of building kitchen and bathroom countertops is currently very popular, not one book on the subject exists - until now. Enter Fu-Tung Cheng, master of design and construction. Here at last is a complete, start-to-finish book on creating concrete countertops. Cheng takes you step-by-step through ...

Home Outside

Would you like to make your outdoor living spaces a beautiful, functional extension of your home? Home Outside will give you all the big picture design concepts you need to create an outdoor paradise -- and all the step-by-step details to bring your vision to life. Acclaimed landscape designer and award-winning author Julie Moir Messervy takes you through seven key concepts that can help you ...

Code Check

Now you can gain access to the most up-to-date changes in the 2009 International Residential Code with the newly revised sixth edition of Code Check: An Illustrated Guide to Building a Safe House. For those building a home—a safe home—knowing the latest codes is essential. Code Check, an invaluable resource now in its seventh edition, gives builders, remodelers, and inspectors everything they ...

New Bathroom Ideas that Work

A bathroom redo is one of the most popular remodeling projects. If homeowners aren’t thinking about an update, they’re considering a full-scale remodel. No matter what they’re planning, they’ll find plenty of inspiration in this up-to-date bathroom design sourcebook packed with innovative solutions and practical advice. This revised edition features over 350 ideas covering a range of bathroom ...

Gluten-Free Breakfast, Brunch & Beyond

Breakfast is the favorite meal of the day for millions of Americans, but those with a gluten intolerance are out of luck, since many breakfast foods and baked items have been banned from their diet. They must find gluten-free alternatives or go without. For the rising number of Americans who are choosing to follow a gluten-free diet as a healthy lifestyle and for parents experimenting with ...

Foundations & Concrete Work

Building a good foundation is critical to any home. Is it glamorous work? No, but it’s vital as it provides a solid structure upon which all other work rests. Written by seasoned builders from across the country, this revised edition of Foundations & Concrete Work features 15 new articles from Fine Homebuilding magazine, the most respected residential construction magazine in the country. With ...