How Do I: Electrical and Lighting
Provides help and instructions on how to deal with electrical and lighting issues (for both home repair and replacement when needed!) --- Includes 11 Projects in total!
Wall Treatments: Home Improvements
Manufacturer: Do It Yourself, Inc.
Another front in the battle of the sexes - aging. Who faces it better, men or women? The Life (Part 2) conclave takes on the issue. Dr. Robert Kane points out that aging is tough for everyone. Not only are there physiological changes, there are things to reckon with, like age discrimination and societal pressures to look young. It's the worst of all worlds - people lose their strength, their looks, and their social position. But there are some distinct gender differences. For one thing, women typically live longer than men. In the U.S., the average life expectancy is about 79 years for women and about 72 years for men. With advances in medicine and technology, life expectancies are sure to increase for both women and men. But most women will outlive their spouses and many will spend their final years in a state of dependency. On the other hand, there's retirement. Of course, the labor force has changed significantly in the past forty years. Women work - and retire - just like men. The difference is that men very much define themselves by their work. When a man's job ends, he can lose a sense of self. Women are much better at establishing social networks so that when they retire, they have relationships to sustain them. As Dr. Kane says, "They quickly assimilate." These issues, as well as age discrimination, to wrinkle or not to wrinkle, and amorous fantasies are discussed by the Life (Part 2) council of elders.
The Secrets of Home Decorating Using the Art & Beauty of Feng Shui
Manufacturer: Getting Up To Speed Brand: Unknown
"The Secrets of Home Decorating Using the Art and Beauty of Feng Shui" is your guide to learning a fresh new approach to home decorating. If you want to give your home or office a complete new look, let us easily show you how to do this. This DVD is your personal design consultant. It will clearly teach you Feng Shui decorating techniques faster than any other book, manual, or video on the market. You will easily learn how to beautify your surroundings, coordinate and arrange design pieces, recognize unbalanced settings, matte and frame artwork, and organize entire rooms. If you want to learn to solve everyday design problems, this is the personal design tool for you.
A Winchester Desk: Joinery Inside & Out
Manufacturer: Popular Woodworking Books Brand: Popular Woodworking
Secrets from the Past Revealed Learn the how and why of secret compartments Understand the joinery used to build classic furniture and see what's improved and what hasn'tFrom case construction to applied mouldingsIn this unique video, expert furniture craftsmen Jeff Headley and Steve Hamilton walk you through the construction of a classic 18th Century drop-front desk. Rather than a how-to building experience, Headley and Hamilton dissect the piece in reverse, discussing the why's and how's of the joinery used for the case, gallery and drawers for the entire piece. As an extra bonus, they point out a dozen hidden compartments in the piece. A mix of history, furniture anatomy and period construction, you'll find this video entertaining, as well as instructional.
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