Home & Garden (105)

Landscaping

ISBN: 9781565236998

Author: John Kelsey    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

This comprehensive reference provides practical guidance for any homeowner who wants to create a more attractive yard. Written by landscaping experts, it provid...


This comprehensive reference provides practical guidance for any homeowner who wants to create a more attractive yard. Written by landscaping experts, it provides time-tested, easy-to-follow instructions for designing and shaping an effective landscape plan. Whether renovating an existing landscape or completely starting from scratch, readers will learn to make the best use of the space that they currently have, while thinking ahead about how they might improve their grounds in the future.\n\nFrom growing lawns and planting trees, to putting in stone walkways or water elements, readers will discover the right way to do it in straight-forward steps that anyone can follow to realize their dreams. City dwellers, suburbanites, and rural homesteaders alike will find a wealth of useful ideas for landscaping their properties, accompanied by clear step-by-step illustrations.\n\nThis all-you-need-to-know reference will prove indispensable for both amateur and professional landscapers. Readers will get useful tips on correcting drainage and preparing soil for planting, plus great information on planting and caring for newly planted growth. A section on hardscaping shows how to build patios, fences, walls and gates, with advice on working with pavers, brick, concrete and stone. A final section covers finishing touches, including planting and caring for newly planted flowers, bulbs, and trellises


Pages: 287


Dimensions: 229 x 190 mm


$39.99
Building Projects for Backyard Farmers and Home Gardeners

ISBN: 9781565235434

Author: Chris Gleason    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

This is a practical and engaging guide to transforming an ordinary backyard into a productive farm. Step-by-step instructions are provided for 10 projects inclu...


This is a practical and engaging guide to transforming an ordinary backyard into a productive farm. Step-by-step instructions are provided for 10 projects including green houses, beehives, rabbit hutches, raised beds, potting sheds, trellises, fences, and more. Each detailed plan is accompanied by the author's clear, instructive drawings. More than just a manual, the book also offers entertaining and enlightening interviews with both experts and average Joe" farmers. We learn what motivates them to become backyard farmers and maybe even a couple of funny stories along the way."


Pages: 144


Publication Date: 01-05-2012


$39.99
How to Make Bookshelves & Bookcases

ISBN: 9781565234581

Author: American Woodworker    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Pages: 160


Dimensions: 191 x 229 x 17 mm


Publication Date: 01-01-2011


$34.99
How to Make Kitchen Cabinets

ISBN: 9781565235069

Author: Randy Johnson    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

Shop-tested expert advice for amateur woodworkers on how to build their own kitchen cabinets, and on how to make and install kitchen upgrades, culled from 35 ar...


Shop-tested expert advice for amateur woodworkers on how to build their own kitchen cabinets, and on how to make and install kitchen upgrades, culled from 35 articles that appeared in American Woodworker magazine, originally published between 1999 and 2010. American Woodworker has made its mark as the go-to magazine for woodworkers building and installing built-in cabinetry for kitchens and similar spaces in the home. Readers will learn how to make cabinets from plywood, how to make many styles of cabinet door including popular cathedral doors, how to build and install drawers, which hardware to choose, how to make and edge laminate countertops, and how to install the completed results. Includes small projects such as simple kitchen upgrades, plus an appliance garage, a kitchens tool and a freestanding pantry.


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 229 x 190 mm


Publication Date: 01-02-2012


$49.99
Homeowner's Complete Guide to the Chainsaw

ISBN: 9781565233560

Author: Brian J. Ruth    Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

A Chainsaw Pro Shows You How to Safely and Confidently Handle Everything from Trimming Branches and Felling Trees to Splitting and Stacking Wood. Taking the fea...


A Chainsaw Pro Shows You How to Safely and Confidently Handle Everything from Trimming Branches and Felling Trees to Splitting and Stacking Wood. Taking the fear out of chainsaws by emphasising safe handling practices, this resource aims to put raw power in the hands of its readers. With step-by-step colour photographs throughout, 12 of the most common household chainsaw operations - such as cutting firewood, taking down small trees, trimming branches, grooming hedges, and making lumber - are tackled with expert advice and sure-handed guidance. With an additional section devoted to chainsaw types, potential buyers can also assess which size and type of chainsaw best meets their needs. Also included is an appendix that has useful technical information and identifies the parts of a chainsaw and how each functions.


Pages: 200


Dimensions: 216 x 280 x 13 mm


Publication Date: 01-04-2010


$49.99
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