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The Invaders: How Humans and Their Dogs Drove Neanderthals to Extinction

Pat Shipman · Harvard University Press
Pages: 266
Format: Print book

With their large brains, sturdy physique, sophisticated tools, and hunting skills, Neanderthals are the closest known relatives to humans. Approximately 200,000 years ago, as modern humans began to radiate out from their evolutionary birthplace in Africa, Neanderthals were already thriving...
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Big Book of Scroll Saw Woodworking: More Than 60 Projects and Techniques for Fretwork, Intarsia & Other Scroll Saw Crafts (The Best of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Cra)

Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts · Fox Chapel Publishing; 1 edition
Pages: 189
Format: Paperback

Collecting the most popular projects and useful scrolling techniques, this all-in-one reference is an essential bookend for all scroll saw libraries. While appropriate for all skill levels, new scrollers will benefit from a comprehensive section devoted to basic skills. This section includes...
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Makery: Sewing: Over 300 Projects for the Home, to Wear And to Give

Kate Smith · Mitchell Beazley; Ill edition
Format: Print book

An inspirational collection of one-of-a-kind sewing projects from The Makery.Makery Sewing is the latest craft book from Kate Smith, owner of the thriving Makery sewing café workshops. Now shes been busy with her needle and sewing machine to bring you a collection of 30 sewing projects...
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Wood Heat: A Practical Guide to Heating Your Home with Wood

Andrew Jones · Firefly Books
Format: Paperback

Using the latest technologies to stay warm safely, cleanly and efficiently. Wood Heat is a comprehensive and practical homeowners guide to using wood as a reliable source of heat with the latest wood stoves and traditional fireplaces. The book explores the efficiency of wood compared...
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Country Living Rustic Homes: Barns, Cabins, Cottages & Farmhouses

Country Living · Hearst
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

Reclaim, repurpose, refurbish, or restore your way to the country-style home of your dreams! Rustic touches borrowed from barns, cabins, cottages, and farmhouses make even modern homes feel warm and snug. Country Living offers an abundance of inspiring ideas and gorgeous photographs to help...
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Clay Lab for Kids: 52 Projects to Make, Model, and Mold With Air-Dry, Polymer, and Homemade Clay

Cassie Stephens · Quarry Books
Pages: 144
Format: Flexibound

Clay Lab for Kids, a new addition to Quarry's Lab series, focuses on kid-friendly clays--air-dry, homemade, and polymer--that are safe and easy to use at home or in the classroom; no kiln required.Nashville art teacher Cassie Stephens makes clay a focus of her classes with amazing results....
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Brilliant Beacons: A History of the American Lighthouse

Eric Jay Dolin · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

In a work rich in maritime lore and brimming with original historical detail, Eric Jay Dolin, the best-selling author of Leviathan, presents an epic history of American lighthouses, telling the story of America through the prism of its beloved coastal sentinels.Set against the backdrop...
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Pinch Pottery: Functional, Modern Handbuilding

Susan Halls · Lark Crafts
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

The technique is simple; the results are gorgeous! Susan Halls has created an array of refined, sophisticated and incredibly modern-looking projects that are perfect for beginners, yet enticing for more seasoned ceramicists. The pieces range from a mug, vase, and jug to a bowl, teapot,...
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Complete Crochet Course: The Ultimate Reference Guide

SHANNON MULLETT-BOWLSBY · Lark Crafts
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From renowned crochet designer Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby comes the ultimate reference manual for the absolute beginner. Filled with step-by-step photography throughout for an easy-to-follow and fully visual experience, this unparalleled guide teaches you how to crochet from the very first...
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Dress-to-Impress Knitted Boot Cuffs & Leg Warmers: 25 Fun to Wear Designs

PAM POWERS · Stackpole Books
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Boot cuffs are just the thing to add a little spice to your style! Peeking just over your boot tops, they can be lacy, sporty, thick and warm, or delicate and feminine. Best of all, they are easy-to-knit tubes with minor shaping--no tricky foot as with a sock--so they knit up fast. They...
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300 Tips for Painting and Decorating: Tips, Techniques and Trade Secrets

Alison Jenkins · Firefly Books
Format: Paperback

Everything needed for trouble-free makeover projects and creative home maintenance. In this practical manual, a professional decorator shares hundreds of her personal tips, techniques and trade secrets that will guide homeowners in attractive decorating and regular maintenance tasks,...
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Bedroom Style, Perfectly Pieced: 5 Styles, 10 Patterns, 50 Quilts

April Rosenthal · Lucky Spool Media

Go undercover with Bedroom Style, Perfectly Pieced. Redesign your medroom just as youve dreamed it could be when you discover a master deisngers tricks of the trade, including how to Embellish pre-purchased linens for an expensive designer look Personalize pillowcases with names or initials...
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Modern Retro: From Rustic to Urban, Classic to Colourful

Caroline Clifton-Mogg · Jacqui Small
Pages: 223
Format: Print book

In that yawning gap between the antique and the new, there is something else. Some call it vintage, some retro, but whatever the name the concept is the same - the objects and furniture that are not quite old and not quite new, but are always original and unique. Modern Retro looks at this...
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Scott Specialized Catalogue of United States Stamps & Covers 2018: Confederate States, Canal Zone, Danish West Indies, Guam, Hawaii, United Nations

Donna Houseman · Scott Pub Inc Co
Pages: 1300
Format: Paperback

This is the 150th Anniversary of Scott Catalogues. The Scott Catalogue of postage stamps, published by Scott Publishing Co, is updated annually and lists all the stamps of the entire world which its editors recognize as issued for postal purposes. It is published in eight large volumes...
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Plumbing

Steve Cory · The Taunton Press
Pages: 249
Format: Print book

Stanley's Plumbing: A Homeowner's Guide is a comprehensive, visual handbook packed with step-by-step photographs and authoritative, reliable information. Eventually, every homeowner needs to repair, replace, or upgrade a plumbing fixture. Save heaps of money by learning how to do it yourself....
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