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A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

by Mary Wollstonecraft

Writing in an age when the call for the rights of man had brought revolution to America and France, Mary Wollstonecraft produced her own declaration of female independence in 1792. Passionate and forthright,...


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,...


The Going Green Handbook

by Alice Mary Alvrez

Easy, healthy, money-saving DIY ideas for a sustainable lifestyle

Inspired living for the environment: Make your footprint planet-positive. With the gentle guidance of eco-expert, Alice Mary Alvrez, you can...


Clean & Organize Your Home & Closet: Tidying Up, Cleaning, & Removing Clutter From Your Life & Mind

by Kerry Lee

Kerry Lee outlines her super effective method to clean and declutter your home and mind.

Do you feel as if, no matter how many times you try you are unable to clean and remove clutter from your home and personal...


Maria, or the Wrongs of Woman

by Mary Wollstonecraft

Wollstonecraft's philosophical and gothic novel revolves around the story of a woman imprisoned in an insane asylum by her husband. It focuses on the societal rather than the individual "wrongs of woman" and...


The Doable Off-Grid Homestead

by Shannon Stonger & Stewart Stonger

Start Your Own Off-Grid Homestead the Simple, Budget-Friendly Way

If you’ve ever thought about creating your own family homestead but weren’t sure how to get started or if it were even possible, Stewart and...


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...