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    Living with Wood
    By Loft Publications
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Wood is one of the original construction materials, used by the earliest civilizations for its strength, availability, and beauty. But, as other materials were discovered, wood became less and less fashionable, to the point where many modern homes only use wood for the frame of the house and often not... [READ MORE]
    Mini Homes
    By Loft Publications
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    With the increasing difficulty of getting ‘off the grid’ in today’s fast-paced world, the home remains sacred. Choosing the lifestyle of a mini home allows occupants to downsize, save money, and live more sustainably—without sacrificing style. Mini Homes presents a wildly unique selection of mini homes... [READ MORE]
    Modern Country Homes
    By Loft Publications
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Innovative architects strive to reinvent the country house and develop a new rural architecture rather than simply remodeling or recreating traditional forms and techniques. The design process involves the transfer of an urban design consciousness out of the cities into rugged environments. The resulting... [READ MORE]
    Small Apartment Inspirations
    By Loft Publications
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Beautiful designs that will change the way you envision your own apartment. As the world continues to become a more crowded space, our living spaces continue to shrink and more of us are moving into smaller and smaller apartments. While this may have always been the norm in cities like New York, for... [READ MORE]
    Rustic Carpentry
    Woodworking with Natural Timber
    Edited by Paul N. Hasluck, Introduction by Ralph Kylloe
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    With an introduction by master craftsman Ralph Kylloe, this manual on rustic carpentry is a superb resource for woodworkers, furniture makers, and carpenters of all skill levels. Here are clear and concise instructions for creating beautiful pieces with unfinished timber, utilizing the unique texture... [READ MORE]
    Back to Basics
    A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills
    Edited by Abigail R. Gehring
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Anyone who wants to learn basic living skills—the kind employed by our forefathers—and adapt them for a better life in the twenty-first century need look no further than this eminently useful, full-color guide. Countless readers have turned to Back to Basics for inspiration and instruction, escaping... [READ MORE]
    Simpler Living
    A Back to Basics Guide to Cleaning, Furnishing, Storing, Decluttering, Streamlining, Organizing, and More
    By Jeff Davidson, Foreword by Mark Victor Hansen
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Life moves too quickly these days, as technology, work, and personal commitments make it almost impossible to relax and enjoy life. Finding yourself stressed over the clutter in your kitchen or the mass of paper in front of your computer? Relax. This book will help. Filled with tips on how to uncomplicate... [READ MORE]
    The Ultimate Guide to Homesteading
    An Encyclopedia of Independent Living
    By Nicole Faires
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Can you make your own bread (sans bread machine)? Grow a garden all winter? What can you use instead of toilet paper? What if the power went out for a month? What if the grocery store closed? Can you make a solar oven? Store food without electricity? Raise a water buffalo? Make fine linen from stinging... [READ MORE]
    Metalworking
    Tools, Materials, and Processes for the Handyman
    Edited by Paul N. Hasluck
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    With over 2,000 black-and-white illustrations and clear, practical instructions given by expert handyman and blacksmith Paul N. Hasluck, Metalworking offers everything you need to know to turn a chunk of metal into a useful and well-crafted product. From building a blast furnace and polishing metals... [READ MORE]
    The Back to Basics Handbook
    A Guide to Buying and Working Land, Raising Livestock, Enjoying Your Harvest, Household Skills and Crafts, and More
    Edited by Abigail R. Gehring
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Anyone who wants to learn basic living skills—the kind employed by our forefathers—and adapt them for a better life in the twenty-first century need look no further than this eminently useful, full-color guide. With hundreds of projects, step-by-step sequences, photographs, charts, and illustrations,... [READ MORE]
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