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The Joy of Less

Francine Jay · Chronicle Books
Pages: 286
Format: Hardcover

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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Woodworking with the Router

Bill Hylton · Readers Digest
Pages: 344
Format: Paperback

This book is a process-oriented benchtop reference that provides the latest, most practical information on how to use the router, America's most popular, most versatile woodworking power tool.
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Install Your Own Solar Panels: Designing and Installing a Photovoltaic System to Power Your Home

Joe Burdick · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

Labor and related costs account for more than half of the price of the average home solar installation. But homeowners can save thousands of dollars with this user-friendly manual, which follows the same process professional contractors use. Through detailed directions and step-by-step...
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Complete Beading for Beginners

Karen Rempel · Harbour
Pages: 158
Format: Paperback

Everybody's beading! It's easy, it's fun, it doesn't cost much, and in one evening you can make something gorgeous to wear or give, just by learning a few simple techniques.Complete Beading for Beginners shows you how to make your own pins, rings, necklaces, dream catchers,...
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Great Book of Woodworking Tips

Randy Johnson · Fox Chapel Publishing
Pages: 335
Format: Paperback

World's biggest collection of reader-written, shop-tested, photo-illustrated woodworking tips and techniques. One, two or three to a page. 730 total, more available in recent issues.
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Lone Star Living: Texas Homes and Ranches

Tyler Beard · Bulfinch
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The definitive book on Taxas interior design and architecture--from log cabins to urban lofts to sprawling Hill Country ranches--by the expert on Taxas style.
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Build Stuff with Wood: Make Awesome Projects with Basic Tools

Asa Christiana · Taunton Press
Pages: 202
Format: Paperback

Build Stuff with Wood is a true beginner's guide to woodworking, aimed at anyone who is interested in the craft but has little to no tools and no real idea where to start. The idea behind the book is to begin with a few portable power tools (cordless drill, jigsaw, etc.) , build a bunch...

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Homesteading: A Backyard Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens, Generating Your Own Energy, Crafting, Herbal Medicine, and More

Abigail R. Gehring · Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Print book

Who doesn’t want to shrink their carbon footprint, save money, and eat homegrown food whenever possible? Even readers who are very much on the grid will embrace this large, fully-illustrated guide on the basics of living the good, clean life. It’s written with country lovers...
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Essential Joinery: The Five Most Important Joints Every Woodworker Should Know

Marc Spagnuolo · Spring House Press
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

With the knowledge of only a handful of essential joints, a woodworker can build anything he can imagine ...

Whether it's a kitchen cabinet or an 18th century highboy, the foundation for all types of woodworking can be boiled down to a handful of essential joinery skills. Once...

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Woodworking with Hand Tools: Tools, Techniques & Projects

Eden Phillpotts · Taunton Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

For woodworkers, hand tools put the emphasis on the process of woodworking rather than the result. Yet hand tools also are essential to the highest level of craftsmanship, bringing a refinement to work that machines alone cannot produce. Whether using hand tools alone as a source of pleasure,...

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The Complete Book of the Greenhouse

Ian G Walls (Ian Gascoigne) · Ward Lock Ltd
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

The acknowledged classic on the subject. Covers everything about greenhouse gardening, from construction of the building to cultivation of hundreds of plants, including pest and disease control. Learn successful greenhouse management, from siting, heating and ventilation through to the merits...
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Cozy Minimalist Home: More Style, Less Stuff

Myquillyn Smith · Zondervan
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

More Style, Less Stuff

Cozy Minimalism isn't about going without or achieving a particular new, modern style. Nope. It's simply a mindset that helps you get whatever style YOU LOVE with the fewest possible items.

You want a warm, cozy, inviting home, without using more resources,...

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Outer Order, Inner Calm: Declutter and Organize to Make More Room for Happiness

Gretchen Rubin · Harmony
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

With clarity and humor, bestselling author of The Four Tendencies and The Happiness Project Gretchen Rubin illuminates one of her key realizations about happiness: For most of us, outer order contributes to inner calm. And for most of us, a rigid, one-size-fits-all solution...
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Off Grid and Mobile Solar Power For Everyone: Your Smart Solar Guide

Dimi Avram MSE · Digital Publishing Ltd
Pages: 228
Format: Paperback

Attention: This book will help you get fast and easy your efficient and cost-effective off-grid or mobile solar power system.It will show you how to design and quickly install the solar power system you always dream of.Imagine there is a solar power book written by real engineers for those...
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How to Build, Maintain, and Use a Compost System: Secrets and Techniques You Need to Know to Grow the Best Vegetables

Kelly M Smith · Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc., 2015.
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Some of the best fertilizer on the planet can be made with your very own garbage. Starting with something as simple as coffee grounds a top composting product and including all of your old banana peels, bread crusts, and leftover meals, you can start creating a garden with your food waste...
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