Home & house maintenance

    Washing up is Good for you

    By Department Store For The Mind

    Hardback £10.25

    Washing the dishes really can be good for you, if you do it mindfully.

    Making Things Right

    By Ole Thorstensen

    Hardback £12.65

    A celebration of good craftsmanship by a Norwegian master carpenter - the anatomy of a job well done.

    ULTIMATE WOODWORK BIBLE

    By Ben Plewes

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    This is a practical guide to green woodwork and the coppice crafts, giving information on the tools and techniques for making traditional items, with emphasis on the conservation of the native woodland.

    Make Yourself At Home

    By Moorea Seal

    Hardback £14.45

    From the author of hit journals The 52 Lists Projected 52 Lists for Happiness, here is a home style book to help you express the creativity and style you already have! Make Yourself at Home is all about beautifying your life inside and out.

    Vinegar

    By Maria Costantino

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    This old-fashioned cupboard staple is regaining its rightful place as a cheap, versatile and environmentally friendly solution to many household tasks. Contains sections on how to use vinegar in the laundry, DIY, gardening, health and beauty, pet care and of course in the kitchen. Provides many hints, tips, advice and...

    Lemons

    By Jon Sutherland

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Packed full of tips and suggestions for how to put the humble lemon to good use, this chunky, attractively illustrated, essential guide shows you how to clean around the home, polish, deodorize, deter pests, protect pets, take care of your skin, improve your health and cook tasty dishes.

    50 Things to Do with a Penknife

    By Matt Collins

    Hardback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    A beautifully presented, practical gift guide to the age-old art of whittling. There are 50 projects featured in the book, ranging from quick makes to more elaborate projects, and even a chapter on creating things from cork. The 8 main themes are: Quick Things - including a doorstop, a bookmark...

    Encyclopaedia of Curtains

    By Rebecca Day

    Hardback Save £13.52 = £26.43

    This is a completely new and revised edition of the highly regarded 'Encyclopedia of Curtains', brought up to date with the latest curtain-making techniques.

    Snitte: The Danish Art of Whittling

    By Frank Egholm

    Hardback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    A fascinating practical introduction to the Danish art of whittling, with inspiration and instructions for making adorable decorative wooden birds. Snitte, Denmark's art of wood whittling, is a rite of passage for most Scandinavians, and the passion for it lasts a lifetime. Wood whittling's practical, outdoorsy nature has been married...

    Bicarbonate of Soda

    By Jon Sutherland

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    Bicarbonate of soda is far more than a baking ingredient - this straightforward, handy guide offers tips for all manner of household tasks using bicarbonate of soda, including cleaning, laundry, animal care, and health and beauty. With fun and simple text and attractive illustration.

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