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Whittling Handbook
Whittling Handbook

Peter Benson · GMC Publications
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

The Whittling Handbook is the perfect introduction to the simple, yet immensely pleasurable, craft of creating attractive objects with nothing more than a knife and a piece of timber. Whittling is an art form that can be as simple or as complex as you like. This delightful book guides the reader...
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Garden Time
Garden Time

W S Merwin · Copper Canyon Press
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

"There are few great poets alive at any one time, and W.S. Merwin is one of them. Read him." - The Guardian"Merwin has attained a transcendent and transformative elevation of beaming perception, exquisite balance, and clarifying beauty." - BOOKLIST , starred review...
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Brickwork for Beginners
Brickwork for Beginners

Stewart Fraser · Ward Lock Ltd
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

Shows how to use brickwork, in a variety of ways, to enhance the garden. Projects are provided, from the simplest gradually progressing to more adventurous ideas and each project includes a checklist of what is needed to do the job properly. No previous building knowledge is assumed.
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Gardening for the Beginners
Gardening for the Beginners

Geoff Hamilton · BBC Pubns
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

If you have never owned a garden before, or have just decided to take up this rewarding pastime. this book is for you.
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Backyard Design: Making the Most of the Space Around Your House
Backyard Design: Making the Most of the Space Around Your House

Jean Spiro Breskend · Bulfinch Pr
Pages: 223
Format: Hardcover

This book takes a contemporary look at the American yard, explaining the whys, wheres and how-tos of successful yard design with hundreds of ideas and projects. The first part of the book contains colour photographs and essays on approximately 20 yards of all types: city, suburban and country....
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Mind Your Manors: Tried-and-True British Household Cleaning Tips
Mind Your Manors: Tried-and-True British Household Cleaning Tips

Lucy Lethbridge · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

The author of Servants tells us what made British households, of all sizes, shine.British estates were known to be the epitome of cleanliness with their white-glove perfection. Through her meticulous research on servants, Lucy Lethbridge gleaned much knowledge about how these homes were...
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Rain Forest in Your Kitchen: The Hidden Connection Between Extinction And Your Supermarket
Rain Forest in Your Kitchen: The Hidden Connection Between Extinction And Your Supermarket

Martin Teitel · Island Press
Pages: 126
Format: Paperback

The biodiversity crisis -- the extinction of thousands of species of plants and animals -- is not just a faraway problem for scientists to solve. Instead, the crisis is as close as our backyards, our gardens, and our refrigerator shelves. This engaging, practical guide inspires average...
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Lumitecture: Illuminating Interiors for Designers and Architects
Lumitecture: Illuminating Interiors for Designers and Architects

Anna Yudina · Thames & Hudson
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A global survey of the most exciting lighting designs for interior spaces, featuring the latest interactive technologies, energy-efficient systems, and otherworldly experiences The role of light in architecture extends well beyond practical requirements. Light can create an environment,...
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Dream House: On Building a House
Dream House: On Building a House

Joe Coomer · Faber & Faber
Pages: 195
Format: Hardcover

Book by Coomer, Joe
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Mostly Shaker from the New Yankee Workshop
Mostly Shaker from the New Yankee Workshop

Norm Abram · Little Brown & Co
Pages: 214
Format: Hardcover

Complete step-by-step directions--accompanied by photographs and line drawings--highlight a collection of ten Shaker-inspired designs for woodworkers of various skill levels.
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Sticks and Stones: The Designs of Lew French
Sticks and Stones: The Designs of Lew French

Lew French · Gibbs Smith
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Lew French is a master stonemason who finds and gathers hundreds of individual stones to create a single fireplace or an outdoor stone wall that looks like it had been there for hundreds of years. Rather than use a chisel, his stones have to fit together naturally; he remembers and fits...
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Kitchens: Decorating, Cooking and Entertaining
Kitchens: Decorating, Cooking and Entertaining

Barbara Randolph · Crescent
Pages: 112

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The Joy of Less
The Joy of Less

Francine Jay · Chronicle Books
Pages: 286
Format: Print book

Francine Jay pioneered the simple living movement with her self-published bestseller, The Joy of Less. In this fully redesigned and repackaged edition - featuring never-before-seen content - Jay brings her philosophy to more readers who are eager to declutter. Rather than the "crash...
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The House by the Lake: One House, Five Families, and a Hundred Years of German History
The House by the Lake: One House, Five Families, and a Hundred Years of German History

Thomas Harding · Picador USA
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

A Finalist for the Costa Book AwardLonglisted for the Orwell PrizeNamed a Best Book of the Year byThe Times (London) * New Statesman (London) * Daily Express (London) * Commonweal magazine In the summer of 1993, Thomas Harding traveled to Germany with his grandmother to visit a small...
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Ask Sew News: 150 Sewing Answers
Ask Sew News: 150 Sewing Answers

Cindy Kacynski · Pjs Pubns
Pages: 141

24-HOUR SHIPPING! UNREAD. UNMARKED. NO TEARS OR FOLDS. E-MAIL NOTIFICATION. CLEAN. TIGHT. FREE TRACKING. IN STOCK. SECURELY PACKAGED.
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