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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.


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...


Painting and Wallpapering Secrets from Brian Santos, The Wall Wizard

by Brian Santos

The best of The Wall Wizard

Painting is an inexpensive yet impactful way to redecorate a home. But in a down economy, most homeowners can't afford to hire a pro to do the dirty work. This book represents the...


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,...


Knack Home Repair & Maintenance

by Terry Meany

What you can fix, what you can't, and what to do until help arrives


The Joy of Minimalism

by Zoey Arielle Poulsen

It’s natural to love stuff! More than that, it’s natural to love YOUR stuff. That notebook from 8th grade, your Disney VHS’, mismatched socks. They all have sentimental value…and they all take up space....


Thrifty Gardening

by Marjorie Harris

Bestselling author and gardening columnist Marjorie Harris offers a timely and entertaining guide for gardeners at every stage of life. Whether you're moving into your first apartment or condo, upgrading to...


Green Homekeeping

by Alice Alvrez

Is your home a sustainable and eco-friendly environment?

Every decision you make during the day, both large and small, has an impact on the environment. Make your daily impact planet-positive.

Eco-friendly home:...


Wood Pallet Wonders

by Becky Lamb

  • Author?s previous DIY pallet book is a strong backlist seller, averages around 75 copies a week on Bookscan
  • Wood pallet projects continue to be a hot upcycling trend in DIY
  • Includes 25 all-new tutorials including...

  • Francis Brennan's Book of Household Management

    by Francis Brennan

    Sharing all he has learned from running the famously warm and welcoming five-star Park Hotel in Kenmare, Francis Brennan’s third book contains everything you need to know to create a happy home.

    While modern...


    Building Small: Sustainable Designs for Tiny Houses & Backyard Buildings

    by David Stiles & Jeanie Stiles

    Live large by building small!

    Do you daydream about downsizing your living space? Or perhaps you long for a more eco-friendly and sustainable way of life. The tiny house movement continues to gain popularity...