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    Nantucket Cottages and Gardens
    Charming Spaces on the Faraway Isle
    By Leslie Linsley, By (photographer) Terry Pommett
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A beautiful, colorful guide to bringing the style of Nantucket Island to your home.There is something essentially charming about a simple cottage surrounded by a fence covered with roses. More than 1,200 of these houses can be found on Nantucket Island. Nowhere in this country are there more charming... [READ MORE]
    Log Cabins
    How to Build and Furnish Them
    By William S. Wicks
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Ever wanted a cabin or little cottage in the woods but don’t know where to start? With Log Cabins, author William S. Wicks offers clear, practical instructions on how to build your own log cabin—and furnish it, too—while harmonizing the structure’s interior and exterior with the surrounding environment.... [READ MORE]
    The Joy of Hobby Farming
    Grow Food, Raise Animals, and Enjoy a Sustainable Life
    By Michael Levatino, By Audrey Levatino
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    When the farm is a lifestyle, not just a way to earn a living, that’s hobby farming. Most of us want to live a sustainable life in which we protect the land and keep it safe from development and overproduction. But we can take this a step further by learning how to grow and savor what we can produce... [READ MORE]
    Practical Duct Tape Projects
    By Instructables.com, Edited by Noah Weinstein
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Duct tape has gotten a reputation as the quick-fix tape for every situation. However, did you know that you can use duct tape to create practical items for everyday use? Did you also know that duct tape now comes in a variety of colors, so your creations can be fun and stylish? Originating from Instructables,... [READ MORE]
    Household Hints, Tips, and Tricks
    Clever Ways to Organize, Clean, Repair, and Maintain a Happy Home
    Edited by Instructables.com Instructables.com
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Bungalows, Camps, and Mountain Houses
    80 Classic American Designs
    By William Phillips Comstock, By Clarence Eaton Schermerhorn, Introduction by Tony P. Wrenn
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    With its overhanging eaves, exposed rafters, fieldstone verandas, open floor plans, and fine woodwork, the bungalow has become a quintessential model of American architecture. A hybrid import from abroad over a century ago, its suitability for country living quickly led to its adoption throughout the... [READ MORE]
    Treehouse Book
    By Candida Collins
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Tree houses have come of age. The image of a few planks nailed into the branches of a tree has changed into a new generation of specially designed and built structures, suitable as a playhouse, a study, or even a guestroom. Totally inhabitable and filled with designer furniture, plumbing, and electronic... [READ MORE]
    Country Skills
    A Practical Guide to Self-Sufficiency
    By Alison Candlin
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Country Skills is the complete, practical guide to living off the land. Author Alison Candlin offers easy-to-follow advice about planning, establishing, and maintaining a small-acre farm, an allotment, or a backyard garden. She also includes essential tips on selecting, housing, and looking after chickens,... [READ MORE]
    The Ultimate Guide to Natural Farming and Sustainable Living
    Permaculture for Beginners
    By Nicole Faires
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A beautiful, comprehensive guide to going green and living sustainably.Permaculture is an important but often misunderstood method of growing food and building homes in a manner that works with nature, rather than against it, to create beautiful, healthy, and useful gardens. Blending ecology, organic... [READ MORE]
    Handy Farm Devices and How to Make Them
    By Rolfe Cobleigh
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Dating from the Golden Age of American Farming, this volume is both a tribute to days gone by and a resource for present day homeowners, farmers, and ranchers striving toward greater self-sufficiency. Here you will find hundreds of clever ways to transform those odds and ends that might seem like junk... [READ MORE]
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