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Charles Faudree Home
“The single most important ingredient in a home is that it must have a soul.” —Charles Faudree In Home, best-selling author and designer Charles Faudree invites a few of his friends—designers, artists, family and clients—to introduce the different rooms of the house and add their unique insights on how to make the most of the space we live in. The homes featured here have plenty of Charles’s typical French Country soul—from large ...
Make Way For Ducklings
Penguin Putnam Inc
PG-0140564349 This classic tale of the famous Mallard ducks of Boston is available for the first time in a full-sized paperback edition. Awarded the Caldecott Medal in 1941, Make Way for Ducklings has been described as "one of the merriest picture books ever" (The New York Times). Ideal for reading aloud, this book deserves a place of honor on every child's bookshelf."Robert McCloskey's unusual and stunning pictures have long been a delight for ...
Material World: A Global Family Portrait
Charles C. Mann
Sierra Club Books
In an unprecedented effort, sixteen of the world’s foremost photographers traveled to thirty nations around the globe to live for a week with families that were statistically average for that nation. At the end of each visit, photographer and family collaborated on a remarkable portrait of the family members outside their home, surrounded by all of their possessionsa few jars and jugs for some, an explosion of electronic gadgetry for others. ...
Tacky the Penguin
HMH Books for Young Readers
Tacky's perfect friends find him annoying until his odd behavior saves the day.
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? (Brown Bear and Friends)
Bill Martin Jr
Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks
With more than two million copies sold, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? has opened up a world of learning to a generation of children. For this edition, created for the twenty-fifth anniversay in 1992, Bill Martin, Jr., restored his text to its original wording. And Eric Carle created all new pictures--based on the originals, but clearer, brighter, and truer to the colors they represent.
A Chair for My Mother 25th Anniversary Edition (Reading Rainbow Books)
Vera B. Williams
After a fire destroys their home and possessions, Rosa, her mother, and grandmother save and save until they can afford to buy one big, comfortable chair that all three of them can enjoy.After their home is destroyed by a fire, Rosa, her mother and grandmother save their coins to buy a really comfortable chair for all to enjoy. "A superbly conceived picture book expressing the joyful spirit of a loving family."--Horn Book.
Silly Sally (Big Book)
Dance a jig with a silly pig. Play leapfrog with a silly dog. And that's just the beginning of all the fun! Come along and join Silly Sally and her outrageous friends as they parade into town in a most unusual way. "Exploding with whimsy, humor, and zest. . . . Be prepared to read this one a thousand times!"-- Booklist (starred review)
Hybrid Woodworking: Blending Power & Hand Tools for Quick, Quality Furniture (Popular Woodworking)
Popular Woodworking Books, 2013
A faster route to handcrafted results! In the last few years, there's been a push to return to the roots of woodworking when every step was done with hand tools--from resawing lumber and planing it flat, to cutting joins and creating profiles. Working this way can produce beautiful results, but is it the best method for woodworking in the 21st century? In Hybrid Woodworking , author and Internet woodworking star Marc Spagnuolo offers a more ...
Understanding Wood Finishing: How to Select and Apply the Right Finish (American Woodworker)
Fox Chapel Publishing
For more than 18 years, Bob Flexner has been inspiring woodworkers with his writings and teachnings on wood finishing. Now, from this best-selling author comes the long-awaited and completely updated second edition of Understanding Wood Finishing - the most pracctical, comprehensive book on finishing ever published.
Furniture Makeovers: Simple Techniques for Transforming Furniture with Paint, Stains, Paper, Stencils, and ...
Chronicle Books LLC, 2013
Furniture Makeovers shows how to transform tired furniture into stunning showpieces. You'll never look at a hand-me-down dresser the same way again! The book offers 26 easy-to-follow techniques that can be applied to all different types of pieces, from bookshelves to desks: painting, applying gold leaf, wallpapering, distressing, dip dyeing, and more. In addition to the core techniques, author and Knack Studios founder Barb Blair shares 30 ...
Toddler Bargains: Secrets to Saving 20% to 50% on Toddler Furniture, Clothing, Shoes, Travel Gear, Toys, and ...
Windsor Peak Press
The terrible twos? Make that the terrible two-thousands. On average, it takes $2,000 per year to raise a toddler, which makes bargain hunting with an eye for quality a necessity. In this follow-up to their best-selling Baby Bargains, Denise and Alan Fields point parents of toddlers to the best deals. Topics include decor on a shoestring; ten ways to avoid wasting money on clothes; reviews and ratings of booster seats; reviews of name-brand potty ...
Manufacturing Processes for Design Professionals
Thames & Hudson
An encyclopaedic guide to production techniques and materials for product and industrial designers, engineers, and architects. Today's product designers are presented with a myriad of choices when creating their work and preparing it for manufacture. They have to be knowledgeable about a vast repertoire of processes, ranging from what used to be known as traditional "crafts" to the latest technology, to enable their designs to be manufactured ...
Furniture: World Styles from Classical to Contemporary
DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
From primitive pieces to elegant modernity, this is the definitive guide to 3,000 years of furniture design. It is a glorious encyclopedia from expert Judith Miller, a regular guest on the BBC's "Antiques Roadshow", showcasing more than 3,000 years of design. From primitive pieces to elegant modernity, this definitive guide illustrates every style and form. Packed with tips on how to recognise the key elements of each period and featuring ...
Audubon Songbirds & Other Backyard Birds Calendar 2014
National Audubon Society
Plump jays, cheerful chickadees, resplendent hummingbirds, and robins—charming heralds of spring. Offering a sighting a day for America’s 51 million birders, Audubon Songbirds is the beloved and bestselling calendar from the organization that is synonymous with birds. On each month’s spread is a large photograph at the top of the page and dozens of smaller ones in the grid below, all in full color. Your favorite backyard friends—up close ...
Freehand Drawing and Discovery: Urban Sketching and Concept Drawing for Designers
Features access to video tutorials! Designed to help architects, planners, and landscape architects use freehand sketching to quickly and creatively generate design concepts, Freehand Drawing and Discovery uses an array of cross-disciplinary examples to help readers develop their drawing skills. Taking a "both/and" approach, this book provides step-by-step guidance on drawing tools and techniques and offers practical suggestions on how to ...
The Art of Segmented Wood Turning: A Step-By-Step Guide
Woodturners learn how to cut and combine pieces of wood to produce multicolored geometric designs in turned bowls and vases in this highly illustrated book. Techniques are provided to achieve the accuracy required in segmented work, and professional tips reveal how to create preliminary blueprints. Step-by-step instructions and hundreds of color photographs explain how to accomplish the often-complicated tasks involved with sphere turning, ...
Science Is Simple: Over 250 Activities for Preschoolers
What do seeds need to grow? What can the wind do? What is dirt? Like learning to count or read, understanding the fascinating world of science is an essential skill. This innovative book encourages three-to-six-year olds to predict outcomes, ask questions, and investigate answers. Watch preschoolers develop essential observational and analytical skills as they eagerly jump into the hands-on, interactive process that is science. Science Is ...
The Dog Chapel: Welcome All Creeds, All Breeds. No Dogmas Allowed
Harry N. Abrams
I wanted to build a chapel, a place that celebrated the spiritual bond we have with our dogs, a place that would be open to all dogs and to people of any faith or belief system.-Stephen Huneck With The Dog Chapel, Stephen Huneck, author and artist of Abrams' beloved children's books about Sally, the black Lab, presents a warm and heartfelt offering to adult dog lovers everywhere. In joyful celebration of the bond between humans and their canine ...
Spruce: A Step-by-Step Guide to Upholstery and Design
Storey Publishing, LLC, 2013
This is the only book you’ll need to learn the craft and art of upholstery from start to finish. With clear instructions illustrated by more than 900 step-by-step photographs, the five projects included here are designed to teach all of the techniques and skills you need to reupholster any piece of furniture to suit your own taste and style.
The Complete Book of Woodcarving: Everything You Need to Know to Master the Craft
Fox Chapel Publishing
From making the first cut to applying the finish, this comprehensive reference details every aspect of woodcarving. All the essentials are covered for beginning woodworkers, such as how to choose appropriate woods; how to set up a wood shop; how to select, use, and sharpen tools; and how to perform fundamental techniques, such as the push cut, pull cut, stop cut, and slicing cut. General carving styles, from classical to whimsical to rustic, are ...
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