Year-Round Vegetable Production with Eliot Coleman (DVD)
Manufacturer: Chelsea Green Publishing
This filmed workshop on year-round vegetable production offers farmers and gardeners the rare chance to sit in with Eliot Coleman, one of the pioneers of the organic farming movement and author of The New Organic Grower, Four-Season Harvest, and The Winter Harvest Handbook.During his careers as commercial market gardener, director of agricultural research projects, developer of tools for organic growers, and teacher and lecturer on organic gardening, Coleman has studied, practiced, and perfected his craft, and while you can bring Coleman's books with you into your garden, there's nothing like getting the advice straight from the man himself. Included in the DVD: The history of season-extension farming in Europe Information on moveable greenhouses and using fabric covers Growing tips in terms of nutrition and marketability Rodent control Curing and packing using sustainable materials How to work with restaurants and chefs (and create a demand) Information on tools, soil health, and vegetable varieties that survive well in the cold Additional photos, diagrams, and climate maps And more...Experience a workshop with bestselling author and expert in season extension, based on a filmed daylong workshop and extensive interview. Complete with a slide show, images from Coleman's own farm over the years, his travels to Europe, and detailed plans for his model of season extension, this film is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to sit down with a master.
is the lyrical story of six souls who have withdrawn from life and the small but precious events that trigger their re-engagement with the world. The film deals with how sometimes we pull back from life due to unhappy experiences. Often it is not a dramatic event that draws us back but tiny human interactions that enable us to reach out again. In the story, six people are stuck in life and cannot get moving. Four sisters living in seclusion at a defunct B&B in the Texas Hill Country find their world changed when a drifter and a little girl come into their lives. Each one of the six find new ways to look at life and make choices that move them through their impasses.The film is 57 minutes long. It is followed by a 6 minute behind the scenes featurette.Comments from the world premiere on November 20, 2011."It was my first visit to outdoor movies, and I had no idea what to expect. I certainly didnâ€™t expect the throngs of people who filled the place. The story line with the gradual, growing, and transforming theme gave us positive feelings to bring home with us. Every single player was beautifully cast, and fulfilled their characters. The scenery was very warm and touching, as well." (Written by Gary Lavigne)"I loved Impasse! (Have to admit I was nervous about hearing it was an hour long cause I rarely can sit with a film that long. Just very picky). So I was pleasantly surprised on lots of levels! It very much held my interest all along the way. No rustling around in chai...
Manufacturer: Popular Woodworking Magazine
Brand: Popular Woodworking
In Greene & Greene Joinery Details, you will learn how to create five details, using jigs and simple techniques, that can be incorporated into a variety of furniture designs, providing a stunning finished project.
From customizing tools to cutting layered veneer, bring the secrets of world-class furniture decoration into your shopPaul SchÃ¼rch works with thousands of tiny veneer pieces to create masterful works of marquetry. Learn how he brings everything together in a finished table top.Warren May demonstrates the techniques he uses performing the classic bell-and-flower inlay, including his use of customized chisels for beautiful, repeatable shapes.Bill Hull shows you how to use a press veneer in small, home shop-sized book press, and also shares his method for perfectly fitting inlay lines.Patrick Edwards reveals the mysteries of French marquetry, including proper use of the chevalet, a marquetry saw like no other.Gerard Ryan takes you step-by-step through creating the simple tapered inlay shapes he uses to decorate his furniture.