Forest Gardening with Robert Hart (DVD)
Manufacturer: Green Books
Some 45 years ago, the late Robert Hart had a vision of planting a small food-producing forest that could fulfill the needs of a healthy diet and at the same time create a beautiful and ecologically sound environment. Having explored Hartâ€™s practical and philosophical ideas, this film goes on to look at two other projects inspired by the principles of forest gardening and perennial vegetable growing. On a windy plot in Cornwall, Ken Fern has set up Plants for a Future, where he grows 1,500 species of useful perennial plants (and maintains information on a further 5,500 in his database). And a few miles north of London, Mike and Julia Guerra have created a tiny garden as an inspiration to anyone wanting to â€œact locally.â€ Anyone looking for small, practical solutions to world problems will find this DVD both useful and inspiring.
Turning Basics for Furniture Makers with Steve Shanesy (DVD)
Manufacturer: Popular Woodworking Books
Learn to Turn Now!Parts for Furniture, Table Legs, Finials & MoreTool Selection & UseSharpeningCutting Coves, Beads & MoreWorkholding TechniquesTurning Tips & TricksTurning is unlike any other woodworking - because everything is happening at once! So watching turning - instead of just reading about it - is the most effective way to learn. With this video you'll quickly discover how to master basics and beyond, so you can incorporate turning into your workshop skills.
Beginner's SketchUp 2014
Manufacturer: Popular Woodworking Books Brand: American Woodworker
From Imagination, to computer, to wood...Since it was first introduced, the Sketchup program has helped thousands of woodworkers create, correct and perfect their furniture designs before the first piece of expensive wood is cut. Now Joe Zeh, an expert in Sketchup and Computer Aided Design (CAD) will show you the versatility and ease of the new 2014 edition.Sketchup for Woodworkers DVD will teach you how to:Set up the 2014 version and use the basic toolsDesign a piece from the ground up, including drawersWork with texturing, components and layersMaster dimensioning and more Whether you're a Sketchup novice or expert, this guide will help you master all the expanded features of the new 2014 edition in easy-to-follow individual video chapters.PC and Mac compatible. Nonvideo files require free Adobe Reader 8.0 or later.
How Do I: Plumbing and Kitchen
Manufacturer: How Do I Inc
Per its title, the instructional video release How Do I: Plumbing and Kitchen caters to those unschooled in plumbing, by teaching do-it-yourselfers the basics of kitchen pipe repair and appliance installation. The program provides rich, detailed narration accompanied by on-camera illustrations. Covered subtopics include: appliance hook up, appliance maintenance, drain maintenance, faucet repair and replacement, installation of hot water dispensers, range hood removal and replacement, installation of a laminate countertop, garbage disposal and maintenance, and installation of tile countertops with a surface mount sink. The program comes with detailed printable instructions and lists of necessary tools and materials. ~ Nathan Southern, Rovi
Build a Viking Tool Chest
Manufacturer: Popular Woodworking Magazine
You'll enjoy this Viking tool chest DVD if: You want to learn how to build a wooden chest for your tools You're fond of Vikingstyle woodwork In Build a Viking Tool Chest with Don Weber , you'll ultimately learn how to make a wooden chestone that's both useful and a piece of history. This Viking tool chest tutorial shows how to reproduce a 1,000yearold chest with traditional methods and tools that Viking builders would have used, providing you with an authentic building experience. Found in a Swedish bog, the original chest contained tools similar to those you'll use to make your own version. In Build a Viking Tool Chest you'll discover how to: Surface lumber as the Vikings did Handcut through mortiseandtenon joinery Make and use wooden pegs Handforge classic hardware And more About the instructor: Don Weber is a bodger (chairmaker) specializing in Windsor and Welshstyle stick chairs. He's also a teacher and blacksmith; his shop and home are in Paint Lick, Kentucky.
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