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Household Crafts and Tips: The Foxfire Americana Library (12)

by Inc. Foxfire Fund

A collection of how-tos celebrating the domestic arts of Appalachia, “Household Crafts and Tips” includes traditional advice on soapmaking and quilting, as well as in-depth instructions for making baskets,...


A Chicken in Every Yard: The Urban Farm Store's Guide to Chicken Keeping

by Robert Litt & Hannah Litt

Got a little space and a hankering for fresh eggs?

Robert and Hannah Litt have dispensed advice to hundreds of urban and suburban chicken-keepers from behind their perch at Portland’s Urban Farm Store, and...


Easy-to-Build Adirondack Furniture: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-216

by Mary Twitchell

Building Adirondack furniture is a time-honored craft. Sturdy and rustic, this furniture can be a beautiful addition to any indoor decor, although it's most often used to set the scene outdoors. There, the furniture...


Axes & Chainsaws: Use and Maintenance / A Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin  A-13

by Rockwell Stephens

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles...


Master Basic Plumbing And Central Heating: A quick guide to plumbing and heating jobs, including basic emergency repairs

by Roy Treloar

This guide to the basics of plumbing and central heating is designed for complete amateurs, and written by one of the most experienced plumbing tutors in the country.

Whether you are attempting projects such...


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...


Home Style by City: Ideas and Inspiration from Paris, London, New York, Los Angeles, and Copenhagen

by Ida Magntorn

Explore the world's most stylish and eclectic residences in this inspired armchair décor guide. Home Style by City captures the essense of five design-forward cities, featuring gorgeously decorated homes from...


Life Hacks: The King of Random¿s Tips and Tricks to Make Everyday Tasks Fun and Easy

by Grant Thompson & Instructables. com

For the past few years, Grant Thompson has spent his weekends starting fires, building cannons, and experimenting with dry ice and liquid nitrogen. He’s made pumpkins explode, defied gravity, and discovered...


Restoring Hardwood Floors: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-136

by Mary Twitchell

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles...


Sharpening Hand Tools: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-66

by Max Alth

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles...


Building a Solar-Heated Pit Greenhouse: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-37

by Greg Stone

A solar-heated pit greenhouse combines the energy-conserving features of the traditional pit greenhouse with newer techniques and materials used in standard heated greenhouses. The result is a simple, inexpensive...


The Backyard Homestead: Produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre!

by Carleen Madigan

On just a quarter-acre of land, you can produce fresh, organic food for a family of four — year-round!


Making Country-Style Curtains: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-98

by BarbaraFarkas Casey

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles...


Simple Home Repairs: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-28

by StoreyPublishingLLC

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles...


Keeping Basements Dry: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin  A-26

by Larry Diamond

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles...


Easy Composters You Can Build: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-139

by Nick Noyes

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles...


Wallpapering Step-by-Step: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-113

by MarianLee Klenk

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles...


The Ultimate Guide to Old-Fashioned Country Skills

by Abigail R. Gehring

Whether you’re a suburbanite looking to live more simply or a die-hard homesteader interested in taking your garden to the next level, this guide is packed with step-by-step instructions, useful tips, vintage...


Home Tree Home: Principles of Treehouse Construction and Other Tall Tales

by Peter Nelson & Gerry Hadden

Remember the view from atop a tree? You could survey the landscape like a monarch, escape your parents' watchful eye, and let your imagination run wild. Well, just because you've grown up, it doesn't mean you...