House & Home Books

The Naturally Clean Home, 3rd Edition: 150 Nontoxic Recipes for Cleaning and Disinfecting with Essential Oils Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781635863796
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - March 30th, 2021

In this updated edition of her best-selling book, The Naturally Clean Home, Karyn Siegel-Maier brings together the formulas for home cleaning solutions that readers have trusted for years with new information and ingredients updated to today’s green standards.


Barn Club: A Tale of Forgotten ELM Trees, Traditional Craft and Community Spirit Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781603589666
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - March 17th, 2021

In today's ego-techno-centred world, Robert Somerville's... 'Barn Club' approach is a way forward that utilizes local traditions, local materials and local hands to create a built environment that is more harmonious with the natural world and of course more beautiful.--Jack A. Sobon, architect, timber framer, and author of Hand Hewn


Audubon Birdhouse Book, Revised and Updated: Building, Placing, and Maintaining Great Homes for Great Birds Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780760368626
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Published: Cool Springs Press - June 15th, 2021

The Audubon Birdhouse Book is the most authoritative book available for creating safe, sturdy, and easy-to-build homes for many of North America’s favorite birds.


Laundry Love: Finding Joy in a Common Chore Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250235190
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Published: Flatiron Books - March 30th, 2021

Patric Richardson, aka the "Laundry Evangelist,” reveals his revolutionary methods for cleaning clothes—and making laundry loads more fun.


Shop Class for Everyone: Practical Life Skills in 83 Projects: Plumbing · Wood & Metalwork · Electrical · Mechanical · Domestic Repair Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781523512386
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - April 27th, 2021

Did you remember your goggles?

There used to be a time when pretty much every high school offered Shop class, where students learned to use a circular saw or rewire a busted lamp- all while discovering the satisfaction of being self-reliant and doing it yourself.


Home Ec for Everyone: Practical Life Skills in 118 Projects: Cooking · Sewing · Laundry & Clothing · Domestic Arts · Life Skills Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781523512379
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - April 27th, 2021

Did you remember your scissors?

Discover the tremendous pleasure of learning how to do it yourself how to cook, sew, clean, and more, the way it used to be taught in Home Ec class.


Martha Stewart's Very Good Things: Clever Tips & Genius Ideas for an Easier, More Enjoyable Life Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781328508263
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - January 5th, 2021

Hundreds of clever tips, solutions, and easy ways to elevate every day, from America’s most trusted lifestyle authority, in one must-have handbook
 
Inside these pages Martha shares all her best good things—the original life hacks for the home—to make your life easier, more fun, more delicious, and more efficient.


A Complete Guide to Straw Bale Building Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9781856233132
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Published: Permanent Publications - March 4th, 2021

A soup-to-nuts guide to straw bale construction, written by the founders of the Spanish Straw Bale Network


The Giant Book of Tiny Homes: Living Large in Small Spaces Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781951274535
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Published: Centennial Books - February 16th, 2021

If you are weary of a large house with high property taxes, big utility bills, tons of maintenance, and too much stuff, you’re definitely not alone!


Spalting 101: The Ultimate Guide to Coloring Wood with Fungi Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780764360893
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Published: Schiffer Publishing - January 28th, 2021

Stop pouring beer on your wood Take your spalting time from years to hours in this detailed DIY guide to spalting wood. No more beer, mayonnaise, leaves, and blind hope. Instead, this guide gives you the specific instructions you need for successfully inducing spalting in wood.


Woodwork Step by Step: Carpentry Techniques Made Easy Cover Image
By DK
$17.99
ISBN: 9780744027815
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Published: DK - February 9th, 2021

This is your beginner’s guide to mastering the art of woodworking!

From simple joinery techniques to fine woodworking, this reference guide will teach you how to use more than 100 tools and techniques to create beautiful pieces of wooden furniture.


Everyday Woodworking: A Beginner's Guide to Woodcraft With 12 Hand Tools Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781510760165
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Published: Skyhorse - June 15th, 2021

Get started with simple, useful, handcrafted woodworking projects for everyday people—with only 12 basic tools!

Lots of people want to try woodwork, but they get intimidated by dangerous power tools and difficult techniques.


Northshire Manchester Store

Northshire Manchester
4869 Main Street
Manchester Center, VT 05255
ph. 802.362.2200
ph. (toll free) 800.437.3700
Daily 10am-6pm
Directions to Manchester

Northshire Saratoga Store

Northshire Saratoga
424 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
ph. 518.682.4200
ph. (toll free) 855.339.5990
Daily 10am-6pm
Directions to Saratoga Springs