Old-Fashioned Labor-Saving Devices: Homemade Contrivances and How to Make Them [EPUB]

Old-Fashioned Labor-Saving Devices: Homemade Contrivances and How to Make Them [EPUB]
Old-Fashioned Labor-Saving Devices: Homemade Contrivances and How to Make Them by Skyhorse Publishing
2015 | EPUB | 142.94MB

The practical, intriguing American devices contained in this handbook come from an era long before milking machines, pesticide sprayers, and industrial hay balers. Designed to speed and simply everything from making your own butter to protecting drain outlets to organizing and storing tools, the easy-to-make mechanisms you’ll find here can be just as useful for today’s farmer as they were for frontier homesteaders.

Discover how to transform odds and ends—scraps of lumber from old building projects, leftover sections of barbed wire, the box spring sitting in the attic—into handy household implements. With the illustrated instructions here, you can make a movable nest for hens, a ribless boat, a contraption to extricate a mired animal, a farm cart with movable racks for larger roads, a wire fence tightener, a fruit picker, a grindstone set and frame, and much more. This book is perfect for the rancher, farmer, craftsman—anyone with a love of the rural life.

Southern Coastal Living: Stylish Lowcountry Homes by J Banks Design [EPUB]

Southern Coastal Living: Stylish Lowcountry Homes by J Banks Design [EPUB]
Southern Coastal Living: Stylish Lowcountry Homes by J Banks Design by Joni Vanderslice
2016 | EPUB | 54.79MB

The first book on the award-winning J Banks Design Group reveals the luxurious but relaxed home and lifestyle on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Attention to detail. Luxury without pretense. Lifestyle Design. Casual elegance. These are the standards that J Banks Design has set for their residential resort homes on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, and in surrounding coastal towns.

Southern hospitality and grace are the essence of the genteel, laid-back way of life that epitomizes southern style. A variety of decorating styles includes the classic southern blue-and-white theme; a home designed in wild color to stimulate family fun; an equestrian property, and rooms in soft hues that invite relaxation.

Bunny Williams On Garden Style [EPUB]

Bunny Williams On Garden Style [EPUB]
Bunny Williams On Garden Style by Bunny Williams
2016 | EPUB | 61.14MB

First published in 1998, On Garden Style established Bunny Williams as a reputable expert on gardens. In Bunny Williams on Garden Style, Williams visits impeccably designed gardens around the world, shedding light on the key components that make a garden so appealing and idyllic. For Williams, gardens offer an escape, and she imparts vital information on how to envision your garden and design a space that translates into a lush sanctuary reflecting your taste and style. Once you’ve imagined your garden, Williams offers advice for bringing it to fruition—the garden structure,” furnishing the space, and establishing an aesthetic. The book also includes plant lists, a reading list, and more. Filled with new photography of spectacular gardens, this latest volume is both a wonderful inspiration and a practical guide to gardening from one of the world’s most renowned design experts.

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