Home Maintenance For Dummies

After decades of apartment living, and now having moved into a house, I was embarrassed every time our contractor or a neighbor or a colleague used words I had never heard, like water hammer. This book oriented me to my house and taught me how to take care of it, even though I won’t do most of the jobs myself. It turns out that even if you want to hire people to do handy jobs that I would mess il if I did them myself, you need to kno...

Build It! Volume 2: Make Supercool Models with Your LEGO® Classic Set

This series of visually rich instruction books for Lego® creations is perfect for children ages 5 and up. Inside you'll find a range of creative models to put together–from dinosaurs to desert scenes, from boats and bridges to bustling city scenes, and much more, created using the Lego® Classic set 10695, or bricks you already have at home. Each book in this interactive series contains 3-5 “dioramas” featuring a diverse range of mode...

The Complete Book of Ford Mustang: (Complete Book Series)

This is a very helpful book on mustangs. I am looking to buy an old mustang in the future and my dad and I came across this book when searching for books on mustangs. This is really easy to read and learn about each year model mustang from 1964 1/2 to today's mustangs. This helps a buyer in looking at getting an original mustang with its original parts and colors. This will help me also negotiate pricing on older mustangs because it ...

The Restoration Handbook

Restoring a fibreglass yacht is not something for the faint-hearted, even if you don’t intend to do all the work yourself (you still need to understand the processes to be gone through). But the satisfaction of the job well done, not to mention the possible cost savings on buying a new yacht, are immense. Nevertheless, it is not something that should be undertaken lightly and without careful consideration. That is where this book com...

To the Boy in Berlin

A great book for exploring inter cultural differences and similarities between Australia and Germany. It is written in an engaging style and the story got me and my students in! '...an exciting climax as the threads tie together, from one side of the globe to the other, of stories past and present. Highly recommended for 10 to 14 year-olds, and irresistible to teachers for class use with its themes of history, language differences an...

Camp Life in the Woods and the Tricks of Trapping

This is a great book. The info on traps, habits of animals to be trapped and more. Although I m not a trapper, I will try some of these techniques for the just in case scenario. But this book is a window into the camp life and trapper/outdoorsman life of 130 years ago. There is also some good info on shelter making, wilderness campaigns (we would call them excursions or trips) as well as good info on canoeing. If you like Kephart and...

The Little Book of Failure

Here is a compendium of also-rans and never-made-its. We're talking Betamax, the Sinclair C5, puffball skirts, sporks, the Millennium Dome… and countless other products that never quite cut it.

Jack Miller's Linking Rings Routine

I read this book in a little over a week, finishing last evening. It is classic N. T. Wright. He attempts to get into the psyche of the former zealous Pharisee to see what made him tick following his Damascus Road experience. Paul comes across as a loveable, but a sometimes prickly defender of God's Covenant People, now extended to include Gentile believers in Jesus. Paul, Wright contends, never left his Jewish roots, but he did unde...

Esprit Campagne

Après le succès de Lin et dentelles, Chantal Sabatier récidive avec des tissus fleuris et colorés 24 projets qui charment autant par leur raffinement que par la simplicité de leur réalisation. Un esprit « cottage anglais » pour créer une déco fraîche et joyeuse. Des idées pour toute la maison : accessoires de cuisine et de rangement, arts de la table, coussins douillets pour la chambre ou set de pique-nique pour les après-midis d'été...