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The Urban Homestead (Expanded & Revised Edition): Your Guide to Self-Sufficient Living in the Heart of the City

by Kelly Coyne & Erik Knutzen

The expanded, updated version of the best-selling classic, with a dozen new projects.

Complete Do-it-Yourself Manual Newly Updated

by Editors Of Family Handyman

The leading manual for home improvements is getting an update to address current codes, latest materials, tools and technology.

The bestselling, most comprehensive guide to home improvements has been revised...

Homesteading and Self Sufficiency Guide for Beginners: A Step By Step Guide to Growing Your Own Food for Self Sufficiency

by Daisy Woodhouse

For individuals that are trying to figure out how to live a more self sufficient lifestyle "Homesteading and Self Sufficiency Guide for Beginners" is the perfect book to read. It not only highlights what it...

Engraving Glass: A Beginner's Guide

by Boyd Graham

Step-by-step instructions for diamond burr engraving. Four complete projects plus expert advice on choosing glass, lighting and arranging finished pieces, much more. 117 illustrations. List of Supply Sources....

Make It Right Two-Book Bundle

by Mike Holmes

More than 1 million viewers in Canada watch Mike Holmes’s television show, Holmes on Homes, every week. Thousands more see him at his personal appearances and visit his website, looking for advice on renos-gone-wrong....

Vacation Homes and Log Cabins

by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture

Complete plans for 16 cabins, vacation homes, and other shelters.

Tools and Their Uses

by U.S. Bureau of Naval Personnel

Teaches correct operation of all the basic hand and power tools, fasteners, and measuring devices you are likely to need. 329 illustrations.

Old-Time Farm and Garden Devices and How to Make Them

by Rolfe Cobleigh

Handy tips for building everything from a cheese press, hog house, and bicycle-powered washing machine to advice on the proper way to split wood, sharpen scissors, and paper a room. 200 black-and-white illustrations....

Easy-to-Make Arts and Crafts Lamps and Shades

by John D. Adams

How to turn inexpensive materials into attractive, functional objects — from a dining room dome to an electric candle sconce.

Adobe Homes for All Climates: Simple, Affordable, and Earthquake-Resistant Natural Building Techniques

by Lisa Schroder & Vince Ogletree

The lay-up of adobe bricks is an easy, forgiving way to achieve a solid masonry-wall system. Contrary to stereotypes, adobe is perfectly adaptable for use in cold, wet climates as well as hot and dry ones, and...

From the Wood-Fired Oven: New and Traditional Techniques for Cooking and Baking with Fire

by Richard Miscovich & Daniel Wing

In the past twenty years, interest in wood-fired ovens has increased dramatically in the United States and abroad, but most books focus on how to bake bread or pizza in an oven. From the Wood-Fired Oven offers...

The Hip Girl's Guide to the Kitchen

by Kate Payne

The author of The Hip Girl's Guide to Homemaking shows you how to love your kitchen and learn to make creative, delicious food without breaking your budget.

You can become a confident cook—even if the drawer...

One Good Turn

by Witold Rybczynski

The Best Tool of the Millennium

The seeds of Rybczynski's elegant and illuminating new book were sown by The New York Times, whose editors asked him to write an essay identifying "the best tool of the millennium."...

Alaska Homesteader's Handbook: Independent Living on the Last Frontier

by Tricia Brown & Nancy Gates

This illustrated guide to homesteading in the Alaskan wilderness contains useful hands-on knowledge, instructions, and information essential to successfully living off the land and far away from any electric,...

Spike & Lucy

by Mac Lewman

Spike & Lucy is an adventure story that takes place in the central Oregon coast with Grandpa Mac's real twin step grandaughters. Cape Perpetua is a few miles south of where they live and one of the best hiking...

Achieve the Dream - Your Own Home

by Anita Marshall

Let me guess, you dream about owning your own home one day, but at the moment, it seems completely out of reach. If that sounds like you then let me first say that you are not alone. In fact, in this day and...

Lawn in Order

by Timothy Ameis

Are you looking to create your own Garden of Eden in your backyard that features thick, green grass? In Lawn in Order, author Timothy Ameis offers an easy-to-use lawn care booklet to help your landscaping look...

Unstoppable Success Life

by Rk Yadav

I am a technical qualified happiest person love to readings, visits & getting a lot experiences from nature and society. I believe only in GOD. I trust in nature and having positive approach always towards Goal/achievements....

Rummage, Remnants and Resale

by Mary Linden Ragains

A corner bookcase created from two damaged end tables? Window cornices made from foam insulation panels? A discarded medicine cabinet turned into a catch-all foyer cabinet? What will she think of next?



by Joyce Shearin

A do-it-yourself original concept of self-authorship for your family heritage journey to trace family tree and make your own heritage book.