Read OnlineMaking Bentwood Trellises, Arbors, Gates & FencesFull Book

Home   /   Read OnlineMaking Bentwood Trellises, Arbors, Gates & FencesFull Book
Read OnlineMaking Bentwood Trellises, Arbors, Gates & FencesFull Book

Making Bentwood Trellises, Arbors, Gates & Fences
by Jim Long

Turn discarded branches from your routine pruning into sturdy and beautiful bentwood projects for your lawn and garden. With Jim Long’s easy step-by-step instructions for creating durable fences and picturesque trellises from salvaged tree limbs, you’ll be inspired to build your own unique landscape features. Add life to your creation with one of many suggested climbing plants and watch as your structure becomes a vibrant, blooming sculpture. You’ll soon be enjoying a lazy afternoon resting in the dappled shade of your homemade bentwood arbor. 

Making Holiday Wreaths
by Juliette Rogers

Whether you want to create a beautiful wreath from scratch or quickly adorn a pre-made wreath base, you’ll find all the instruction you need in Making Holiday Wreaths. Learn how to make a boxwood wreath entwined with holly and ivy to grace the front door. Craft balsam wreaths to fill your home with the sweet scent of the forest. Hang gaily decorated wreaths from doors, windows, and mirror frames, or display them on mantels and tabletops. And don’t limit your holiday cheer to the house – wrap an evergreen garland around the post of your mailbox, craft a wreath to encircle your birdbath, or clip a row of whimsical wreaths along your clothesline. You can even put out a wreath filled with delectable tidbits to delight your backyard birds!

Storey’s Basic Country Skills
by John Storey, Martha Storey

Whether you live on a small suburban lot or have a many acres in the country, this inspiring collection will empower you to increase your self-sufficiently and embrace a more independent lifestyle. A variety of authors share their specialized knowledge and provide practical instructions for basic country skills like preserving vegetables, developing water systems, keeping farm animals, and renovating barns. From sharpening an axe to baking your own bread, you’ll be amazed at the many ways learning traditional skills can enrich your life. 

The Candlemaker’s Companion
by Betty Oppenheimer

Enjoy some homemade glow. From wax to wick to wrapping, The Candlemaker’s Companion is a definitive guide to modern candle making. Learn how to create rolled, poured, molded, and dipped candles; play with your favorite scents and colors; and use specialty techniques to design glowing luminaria, candle holders, and other gorgeous accessories. With illustrated directions, complete source lists, and plenty of practical advice, Betty Oppenheimer invites even the beginner candlemaker to get in on the action. Fill your house with the warm light and enticing fragrances that only candles can bring.


Dwelling Portably 2000-2008
by Bert Davis, Holly Davis

Full of information about living without a permanent residence, this collection contains helpful and informative tips for biking, tents, showering, and cooking. These zines from 2000 to 2008 show how to live the lifestyle far outside of cities and bereft of technology.

Dwelling Portably
by Bert Davis

Full of information about living without a permanent residence, this complete collection contains helpful and informative tips for living far outside of cities and bereft of technology. All of the tips and advice have been edited down to what remains relevant in a technologically changing world, and it is crammed full of informative tips for biking, tents, showering, cooking, and living. Whether camping on the edges, living simply, or getting by on the road and loving it, this book is for modern nomads choosing alternative lifestyles to working 9–5 in the same place.

Dwelling Portably, 20002008
by Bert Davis, Holly Davis

Full of information about living without a permanent residence, this collection contains helpful and informative tips for biking, tents, showering, and cooking. These zines from 2000 to 2008 show how to live the lifestyle far outside of cities and bereft of technology.

Making Bits and Pieces Mosaics
by Marlene Hurley Marshall

Bits and pieces, pique assiette, memoryware — there are many names for this unique folk art technique that has flourished for centuries around the world. Mosaic art, revered for its intricacy and beauty, can now be made by anyone with the simple methods found in Making Bits & Pieces Mosaics.

Marshall’s easy-to-follow techniques make it fun for readers to transform everyday items into one-of-a-kind works of art by attaching broken dishes, ceramics, jewelry, and glass to a wide range of surfaces. With clear, step-by-step directions and inspiring photographs, crafters can create fabulous projects of their own, including flower pots and vases, lamps, fireplace mantels, bird baths and bird houses, plant stands, garden tables, walkways, and more!


Talking Book Topics
by


Making Herbal Dream Pillows
by Jim Long

Discover how you can use herbs to promote positive and healthy dreams. In this inspiring guide, Jim Long shows you how to craft a variety of herbal mixtures that can be tucked into your pillowcase to encourage dreaming experiences that reduce stress, boost creativity, inspire romance, and more. You’ll gain an understanding of how specific herbs can affect your dreaming mindset and learn how to customize a dream pillow that is suited to your individual needs.