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Working with Concrete

Whether you're pouring a concrete walkway or staking out the excavation for a basement foundation, doing the job right demands a thorough knowledge of concrete construction techniques. In Working with Concrete, veteran builder Rick Arnold explains everything from mix characteristics and formwork options to waterproofing details and repair procedures. You'll benefit from Arnold's years as a ...

Cooking New American

Cooking New American offers today's cooks everything they need to know to cook fresh, contemporary, and great-tasting food for family and friends. With Fine Cooking's most popular recipes by many of America's greatest chefs that include Bruce Aidells, Gale Gand, Caprial Pence, Alice Waters, and Joanne Weir, the book features fresh, delicious ingredients simply prepared, with all the tips and ...

Taunton's Complete Guide to Growing Vegetables and Herbs

From planning and planting to harvesting,Taunton's Complete Guide to Growing Vegetables and Herbs is the most comprehensive and authoritative guide to growing your own vegetables and herbs. That’s good news for gardeners everywhere, as the “eat local” movement continues to gain momentum across the country. What to grow? Where to plant it? How to get the most from your garden? It’s all in ...

Kaffe Fassett's Quilt Romance

Discover 20 glorious new quilts that will take you on a journey back in time when you flip through Kaffe Fassett's Quilt Romance. All the romance of a time gone by is captured in exquisite pastels, set against the dramatic Italianate architecture of a tiny Welsh village -- enchanting patterns that will warm up your home and make wonderful gifts. Based on Fassett's signature line of Rowan ...

Animal Hats

A cuddly kitty cat…a sweet panda with distinct black and white spots…a cute little rabbit with floppy ears. No, you’re not visiting a petting zoo—these are some of the adorable animal hats you can learn to knit with Animal Hats! Featuring patterns for 15 knit hats in a host of critters—including a chicken, frog, penguin, pig, monkey, and more—this pint-sized book packs a punch in the easy-to-do, ...

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 ...

Small Woodworking Shops

Zen Coloring - The Ultimate Collection

Join the grown-up coloring book craze. It’s a hot, new trend among adults. It’s relaxing, easy, and dare we say, therapeutic. And this simple activity is sure to bring out the creativity in you. Coloring! Zen Coloring: The Ultimate Collection is the latest edition in the highly successful Zen Coloring series, with books like Winter Wonderland and Animals, just to name a few. Filled with 100 ...

Kitchen and Bath Idea Book

Filled with more than 500 inspiring photos, the Kitchen & Bath Idea Bookis the ultimate source of design ideas for creating the kitchen and bathroom of your dreams. Today’s leading designers and architects offer inspiration for everything from cabinets and countertops to faucets and fixtures, lighting and flooring, and storage and built-ins. The kitchen is the true heart of the home, and ...

Furniture

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.