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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.


Woodworking for Everyone

by Peter Alkema

13 step-by-step woodwork projects for useful items for your home, from stylish furniture to fun play things for children. 3D illustrations, colour photographs and instructions for woodworkers of all levels of...


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...


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,...


Firewood: An Expert Introduction to Equipment, Trees, Harvesting and Understanding This Valuable Resource

by Troy Jd McClain

Have you ever contemplated venturing out into the world with the intent of harvesting a tree or two for firewood? Do you know what to do and how to do it? Are you familiar with trees, the differences between...


Decluttering Book: The Quick Guide to Getting Your Home Organized Almost Instantly

by Andrea Inc. Luis

Let's face reality, not very many people enjoy cleaning up their house when it looks like there's too much work that's needed for them to clean it. It's even harder to start when you know that you would have...


Home Maintenance and Repair

by Clement O

This book looks into the care and maintenance of some home appliances and at the same time gives a cost-effective way to execute some DO IT YOURSELF project and repairs to put your house in order. You get Information...


Hydroponic Garden Secrets

by Daniel Richard

As supermarket produce prices and instances of food recalls rise, interest in at-home gardening systems has also increased. Hydroponic growing systems don't require soil and take up minimal room compared to...


Your Cabin in the Woods

by Conrad E. Meinecke & Victor Aures

For dreamers of escaping to a cozy cabin in the great outdoors, Your Cabin in the Woods is a classic work that not only makes this a reality, but also imparts a deeper appreciation of nature and homebuilding....


Abode

by Serena Mitnik-Miller & Mason St. Peter

From the founders of General Store, Abode is a collection of Serena Mitnik-Miller and Mason St. Peter's effortlessly cool, quintessentially California interiors, and a look at how to re-create that style...


The New Bohemians Handbook

by Justina Blakeney

The New Bohemian Handbook guides readers in beautifully simple techniques for adding good vibes and style to living spaces. Packed with hundreds of ideas for bringing positive energy to your home, the book features...


The New Bohemians

by Justina Blakeney

New York Times Bestseller

In The New Bohemians, LA-based designer Justina Blakeney defines the New Bohemians as creative individuals who are boutique owners and bloggers, entrepreneurs and ex-pats, artists and...