If you love your tools, want to understand them, look after them, own the very best, and use them effectively, then this is the book for you. A complete visual guide featuring more than 800 images, and a foreword from Nick Offerman, The Tool Book pays homage to generations of craftsmanship, ingenuity, and know-how.
It looks at tools from every angle, so you can understand the structure and make-up of your trusted tool, and includes illustrations of tools in action. Gallery pages display
The natural beauty and texture of sticks, wood, stones and pebbles celebrated in inspirational and practical designs. With contemporary and original projects by leading artists, this is the first craft book to explore the beautiful potential of Nature's timeless materials.
How to fit shelves and architraves, replace skirting and baseboards, fix cladding, hang doors, replace drawers and install security locks; useful techniques include how to prepare and finish wood, and there is a guide to the tools you will need, all with 230 how-to photographs in one handy volume.
Illustrated with more than 175 photos, 12 elegant but uncomplicated projects include a Chickadee House with a concave roof, a Victorian Bluebird, and a Purple Martin House. The designs come with diagrams as well as everything you need to know about construction, from dimensions to tools.
This title is about one family's experience of building in the Cape and is not an attempt to cover an A to Z of building. We hope it will help you in your quest and will inspire you to hop on the renovating train.
Filled with practical tips, useful information, and informative checklists, this step-by-step guide to building a satisfying, beautiful home covers real estate issues, design, financing, and construction issues. Original.