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.
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
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.
Patric Richardson, aka the "Laundry Evangelist,” reveals his revolutionary methods for cleaning clothes—and making laundry loads more fun.
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.
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.
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 soup-to-nuts guide to straw bale construction, written by the founders of the Spanish Straw Bale Network
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!
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.
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.
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.