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Country Wisdom and Know-How: A Practical Guide to Living Off the Land
Country Wisdom and Know-How: A Practical Guide to Living Off the Land
by Storey Books
Publisher Comments
Fascinating projects, trusted advice and nearly 1,000 b&w illustrations and photographs crowd every page of this unprecedented collection of information on nearly 200 individual topics of country and self-sustained living.... (read more)

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The Ultimate Guide to Old-Fashioned Country Skills
The Ultimate Guide to Old-Fashioned Country Skills
by Abigail R. (edt) Gehring
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Whether youre a suburbanite looking to live more simply or a die-hard homesteader interested in taking your garden to the next level, this guide is packed with step-by-step instructions, useful tips, vintage photographs and illustrations, and time... (read more)

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Prop Builder's Molding and Casting Handbook (89 Edition)
Prop Builder's Molding and Casting Handbook (89 Edition)
by Thurston James
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The Prop Builder's Molding & Casting Handbook This is the first book to contain, in one comprehensive volume, every molding and casting procedure of use to the theater props builder (no matter what his or her level or proficiency). The author... (read more)

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Living Beautiful Life
Living Beautiful Life
by Alexandra Stoddard
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With the publication of Living A Beautiful Life, Alexandra Stoddard originated the idea of creating an atmosphere of beauty and tranquility with simple touches that turn the ordinary into the extraordinary. As a world-famous interior decorator, she has... (read more)

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The Good Life Lab: Radical Experiments in Hands-On Living
The Good Life Lab: Radical Experiments in Hands-On Living
by Wendy Tremayne
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This is the inspirational story of how one couple ditched their careers and high-pressure life in New York City to move to rural New Mexico, where they made, built, invented, foraged, and grew all they needed to live self-sufficiently, discovering a new... (read more)

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The Straw Bale House (Real Goods Independent Living Book)
The Straw Bale House (Real Goods Independent Living Book)
by Athena Swentzell Steen
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Imagine building a house with superior seismic stability, fire resistance, and thermal insulation, using an annually renewable resource, for half the cost of a comparable conventional home. Welcome to the straw bale house! Whether you build an entire... (read more)

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Make Your Place: Affordable, Sustainable Nesting Skills
Make Your Place: Affordable, Sustainable Nesting Skills
by Raleigh Briggs
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Proof that good things come in small packages, Make Your Place packs a wealth of DIY know-how into a pocket-sized paperback. Hand-written and illustrated by Raleigh Briggs, this compendium of tutorials for non-toxic cleaning, natural body care, and... (read more)

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The Human-Powered Home: Choosing Muscles Over Motors
The Human-Powered Home: Choosing Muscles Over Motors
by Tamara Dean
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The Human-Powered Home is a level-headed book which focuses on informing and entertaining. There is no utopian hyperbole, just useful facts and anecdotes that provide the foundation necessary to take appropriate action. Dean has produced an accessible... (read more)

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New Fix-It-Yourself Manual: How to Repair, Clean and Maintain Anything and Everything in andaround Your Home
New Fix-It-Yourself Manual: How to Repair, Clean and Maintain Anything and Everything in andaround Your Home
by Readers Digest
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The indispensable reference guide for every homeowner, guaranteed to help you maintain and improve your home while saving time and money. Covering everything from replacing faulty faucets and showerheads to curing the quirks of an air conditioner, this... (read more)

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What's a Homeowner to Do?
What's a Homeowner to Do?
by Stephen Fanuka
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Ships in November 2011. Watch the DIY series Million Dollar Contractor with Stephen Fanuka.  In What’s a Homeowner to Do?, Stephen Fanuka and Edward Lewine explain the basics of home repair and maintenance. From assembling a tool kit... (read more)

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The Self-Sufficient Home: Going Green and Saving Money
The Self-Sufficient Home: Going Green and Saving Money
by Christopher Nyerges
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How to cut heating and cooling costs, utilize solar energy, construct nonflush toilets and solar showers, collect rainwater, and apply permaculture techniques Hundreds of photographs and diagrams illustrate ways to use natural resources and embrace self... (read more)

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Back to the Cabin: More Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway
Back to the Cabin: More Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway
by Dale Mulfinger
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Dale Mulfinger is widely acknowledged as the foremost expert on cabins in North America. His first book, The Cabin: Inspiration for the Classic American Getaway, has sold over 165,000 copies and has consistently been the leading book in the category... (read more)

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Rustic Retreats: A Build-It-Yourself Guide
Rustic Retreats: A Build-It-Yourself Guide
by David R Stiles
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Campers, anglers, hunters, and nature lovers – the woodland hideaway you’ve dreamed of is in these pages! Whether you long for an elegant water gazebo, a luxurious sauna hut, or a traditional tipi, you’ll find illustrated, step-by... (read more)

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The Zero-Waste Lifestyle: Live Well by Throwing Away Less
The Zero-Waste Lifestyle: Live Well by Throwing Away Less
by Amy Korst
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A practical guide to generating less waste, featuring meaningful and achievable strategies from the blogger behind The Green Garbage Project, a yearlong experiment in living garbage-free. You don't have to be a tree hugger to benefit from zero-waste... (read more)

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Handy Dad: 25 Awesome Projects for Dads and Kids
Handy Dad: 25 Awesome Projects for Dads and Kids
by Todd Davis
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Skate ramps, zip lines, go-carts, and more In this super-fun book, Todd Davisextreme sports athlete and host of HGTV's Over Your Headpresents 25 awesome projects for dads to build with their kids. Busy dads can choose projects that range from simple to... (read more)

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The Homesteading Handbook: A Back to Basics Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens, Generating Your Own Energy, Crafting, Herb (Back to Basics Guides)
The Homesteading Handbook: A Back to Basics Guide to Growing Your Own Food, Canning, Keeping Chickens, Generating Your Own Energy, Crafting, Herb (Back to Basics Guides)
by Abigail R. (edt) Gehring
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With the rapid depletion of our planets natural resources, we would all like to live a more self-sufficient lifestyle. But in the midst of an economic crisis, its just as important to save money as it is to go green. As Gehring shows in this thorough but... (read more)

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The Homeowner's Diary
The Homeowner's Diary
by Doris Poloway
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A complete diary for your home. Great source for keeping and organizing all your information in one place. Space for your notes and photo's. Keep track of your renovations, taxes, and even outdoor plants. A helpful aid for selling or buying. Makes a... (read more)

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Solar Power for Your Home (Green Guru Guides)
Solar Power for Your Home (Green Guru Guides)
by David S. Findley
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Easy, inexpensive, do-it-yourself solar energy projects Featuring step-by-step instructions and useful photos and illustrations, this hands-on guide is filled with solar energy solutions you can put to use right away. Solar Power for Your Home shows you... (read more)

Your price: $27.00
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How and Why: A Do-It-Yourself Guide
How and Why: A Do-It-Yourself Guide
by Matte Resist
Publisher Comments
In the follow-up book to the award-winning Making Stuff & Doing Things, Matte Resist (Resist Zine) compiles practical information around bicycles, gardening, home-repair, seed-saving, and many other sustainable crafts that will suit you well after... (read more)

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Audel Millwrights & Mechanics Guide 5TH Edition
Audel Millwrights & Mechanics Guide 5TH Edition
by Thomas Bieber Davis
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The hardcover, fully updated edition of the only multi-craft trade guide Respected by generations of skilled workers, Audel Millwright's and Mechanic's Guide is the only trade manual to cover maintenance and troubleshooting for all the mechanical trades... (read more)

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