Rohan Anderson left his desk job in the city for the richer pleasures of living a simpler life on the land. Over the years he has developed his own principle of practical living. Practiculture is a lifestyle choice. It's about direct involvement in the day to day elements of living, and at the heart o... read more
A complete visual guide with more than 800 images, The Tool Bookpays homage to generations of craftsmanship, ingenuity and know-how. Clear photography and illustrations present more than 200 hand tools from every angle, showing you... read more
"Within a day of receiving this book, I had consumed it... Absorbing, moving, and compulsively readable."--Lydia Davis
In this affectionate, heart-warming chronicle, Rosamund Young distills a lifetime of organic farming wisdom, describing the surpris... read more
Delight your children and grandchildren by making these fabulous vintage toys. Author Chris Reid takes you through the making process, giving clear advice and helpful tips to show how to make toys from the Victorian and Edwardian eras. There are 15 projects to choose from... read more
Boy Scouts co-founder and avid outdoorsman "Uncle Dan" Beard provides a clear, enthusiastic introduction to the joys of camping, trapping, and wilderness survival. Originally published nearly a century ago, this engagingly written and charmi... read more
Whether you need a quick fix or a large renovation project, DIY- KNOW-HOW WITH SHOW-HOW will teach you how to tackle any DIY task with confidence. This revised and updated step-by-step guide covers every project, small or large, from fitting a shower cubicle to appl... read more
|Author:||Sara Thomson Jerry; Bredesen Belanger|
|Series:||Storey’s Guide to Raising|
Anita Vandyke wants to show you that by living a zero waste life, you actually gain more--more time, more money, and more life. Her simple, practical guide shows you how by changing your daily habits you can eliminate plastic from your life in 30 days. A Zero Waste Life i... read more
Built-ins make a house more functional, liveable, personal and comfortable. A smaller kitchen with well-placed built-ins can be more efficient and inviting than a great big kitchen. A bathroom may become instantly more useful and less cramped with the addition of just one ... read more
Brings together the latest scientific knowledge on more than 860 species inhabiting Australia's temperate southern waters, from the Recherche Archipelago at the western end of the Great Australian Bight to Wilson's Promontory in the east, many found nowhere else.
|Author:||John J. Mettler Jr.; John J. Mettler|
This guide takes the mystery out of butchering, covering everything you need to know to produce your own expert cuts of beef, venison, pork, lamb, poultry, and small game. John J. Mettler Jr. provides easy-to-follow instructions that walk you through eve... read more
How to make your own stockman's coat and fisherman's sou-wester, as well as a plaited hat for the hot weather. How to repair saddles, and how to make an attractive plaited bridle. There are even directions for making your own cow bells, as well as many bush tips for doing all sorts of jobs around the place from fencing to bush furniture.