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Working Reclaimed Wood: A Guide for Woodworkers, Makers & Designers

Yoav Liberman · Popular Woodworking Books
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

This book is a celebration of reclaimed wood and the beautiful range of possibilities that exists for its creative use. Through technique discussions, ideas for sourcing wood, coverage of safety concerns, detailed photographs and helpful case studies, this guide helps you plan and execute...
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How to Grow Mushrooms from Scratch: A Practical Guide to Cultivating Portobellos, Shiitakes, Truffles, and Other Edible Mushrooms

MAGDALENA WURTH · The Experiment
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

An ultra-accessible guide to growing tasty mushrooms at home, inside or outdoors - from spore to sprout A true beginner's guide, How to Grow Mushrooms from Scratch offers crystal-clear instructions on growing 19 species of edible mushroom, plus advice on their unique characteristics...
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Foundations & Concrete Work

Taunton Press · Taunton Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Foundation work is not the glamorous side of home building. It is hard, dirty work. But it's also the work upon which all other work rests, so a good foundation is critical to every home. No source of knowledge on foundations and concrete work is better respected or more widely followed...
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Junk Beautiful: She Sheds: Hundreds of Inspired Ideas for Your Backyard Retreat

Sue Whitney · Taunton Press
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Move over, Man Caves. She Sheds are coming to a house near you. Across the country, ladies are carving out a special place for themselves, one free from stress and concern. And they're doing it in their own backyards by turning spaces usually reserved for old tools and greasy car parts...
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The Natural Home: Simple, Pure Cleaning Solutions and Recipes for a Healthy House

ISABELLE FABRE SYLVIE LOUET · Black Dog & Leventhal
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

A charming, comprehensive, and easy-to-use guide to cleaning your home naturally and organically, resulting in a toxin-free environment for you and your family. With THE NATURAL HOME, you'll discover how to clean everything in your house the healthy way with just a few inexpensive, easy-to-find...
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The Self-Sufficient Life and How to Live It: The Complete Back-to-Basics Guide

John Seymour · DK
Pages: 408
Format: Hardcover

Embrace off-grid green living with a new edition of the bestselling classic guide to a more sustainable way of life from the father of self-sufficiency.For over 40 years, John Seymour has inspired thousands to make more responsible, enriching, and eco-friendly choices with his advice on living...
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Small Homes: The Right Size

Lloyd Kahn · Shelter Publications
Pages: 220
Format: Paperback

From the publishers of a popular series of building books comes Small Homes, which is highly relevant for these times -- getting smaller, rather than larger. Some 75 builders share their knowledge of building and design, with artistic, practical, and/or economical homes in the United States,...
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Camper Rehab: A Guide to Buying, Repairing, and Upgrading Your Travel Trailer

Chris Peterson · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Old campers have an appeal that reaches back in time and can send your imagination soaring. Let's face it: they are cool. Who hasn't seen one parked on a boulevard with a "for sale" sign and pictured it bouncing along behind the family car, ready for adventure and fun?...
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Rock Gardening: Reimagining a Classic Style

Joseph Tychonievich · Timber Press
Pages: 295
Format: Print book

Rediscover a classic garden technique! Rock gardening - the art of growing alpines and other miniature plants in the company of rocks in order to recreate the look of a rugged mountaintop - has been surging in popularity. Time and space constraints, chronic drought in the American West,...
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Cordwood Building: A Comprehensive Guide to the State of the Art

Rob Roy · New Society
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Cordwood masonry walls are low-cost, easy to build, aesthetically pleasing, and score high environmental points for making use of low-impact materials.This fully revised second edition of the most widely read and used book on cordwood construction presents the latest innovations and on-the-ground...
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Best Perennials for Sun and Shade

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

A quick-reference guide to planting perennials for gardeners with little experience and time Choosing perennials for a garden can be a daunting task, considering that there are thousands of choices. Yarrow? Columbine? Aster? To make the selection easier, this guide profiles the easiest-to-grow...
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Kitchen Upgrades

Taunton Press · Taunton Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Kitchen Upgrades is a compilation of the very best expert design and product advice, using real-world remodels to help professionals and passionate amateurs remodel a kitchen of any shape and size, on any budget. The pros take you through every step of the remodeling process, with over...
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Welding Complete: Techniques, Project Plans & Instructions

Michael A.Reeser · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Welding is a fun and surprisingly affordable activity, with complete welding kits available at home-improvement stores for a few hundred dollars. This book shows you everything you need to know to become a competent and safe welder of a wide variety of metal projects. Featured projects...
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Glass Gardens: Easy Terrariums, Aeriums, and Aquariums for Your Home or Office

Melanie Florence · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 136
Format: Hardcover

Not everyone can be Martha Stewart, and luckily you don't need to be to create beautiful terrariums to display in your space or to give as a gift. With simple instructions and a relaxed and pleasant tone, Glass Gardens speaks to the beginner terrarium-maker as a best friend would over...
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The Guide to Humane Critter Control: Natural, Nontoxic Pest Solutions to Protect Your Yard and Garden

Theresa Rooney · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

It takes a lot of work and a fair amount of money to grow a garden, and a top fear of every gardener is having their investment wiped out by deer, rabbits, and insect invaders. This book is filled with clever ways to be proactive and stop pests from feasting on your bounty.The Guide to Humane...
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