Refresh Remix Restyle DVD Home Dec with Chris Olsen (Leisure Arts #4507)
Manufacturer: TriCoast Studios; Leisure Arts
Brand: LEISURE ARTS
Design and decorating expert Chris Olsen demonstrates how to be creative and visionary in refreshing your home decor by giving new life to old stuff. With advice for savvy exploring and bargaining at flea markets, Chris inspires you to recognize potential greatness in not-so-great-looking treasures. Before-and-after photos show how ugly, worn-out items can become striking home accessories with simply a fresh finish of paint, tile, fabric, or other materials. Step-by-step visual and written instructions for 23+ projects in 8 makeover collections: Inspired Design, Hip Entertaining, Checkmate Table, Botanical Media Center, Romantic Nook, Welcome Home, Faux Bamboo Bench, and Offbeat Office.
The art of modern design is featured in this spectacular episode. Viewers learn how architect Steven Ehrlich transformed a 1950s suburban home into a study of the modern art form, and visit a luxurious New York penthouse that brings modernism to a whole new level. Plus, the "House Beautiful of the Week" tour takes us through the home of world-renowned architect Michael Graves.When sold by Amazon.com, this product will be manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.
Looking for an inexpensive way to quickly beautify your home and garden? Potted plants are a beautiful addition to any home. You can create a friendly and cozy atmosphere with a nice array of potted flowers and plants. Join Lori Young as she demonstrates how to transplant and maintain your favorite plants in easy to follow steps.Lori Young graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a B.A. in Environmental Studies and Biology. Her senior thesis outlined composting practices at the university. She has over 3 years experience working in the "plantscape" industry on residential, business, and commercial accounts. Her interests include business, modern design, real estate, and sustainable living. She enjoys gardening indoors and out and currently resides in Venice, California.When sold by Amazon.com, this product will be manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.
We take you to a unique shop in the Catskill Mountains of New York, where truly fabulous furniture is made from unlikely materials by Steve Heller, and to the backwoods of Kentucky for the first part of a series on Windsor chair-making by David Wright. Safety and efficiency are two really important concerns for every woodworker, and there is no one better qualified than Kelly Mehler to explain how to avoid kickback accidents on the tablesaw, or Dennis Collins to demonstrate a brand new approach to frame-and-panel construction. Whatever your woodworking bent, you need sharp tools. Almost no area of woodworking is so mysterious as sharpening, so let Harrelson Stanley share some of the secrets of waterstone use.Also:Meet well-known writer and woodworker Mario Rodriguez and be inspired by a variety of contemporary works.Visit with Warren May and view his uniquely American, Kentucky Furniture style.Paul Henderson demonstrates how to make slotted dovetails.
Olomana Gardens Permaculture and Aquaponics takes viewers on an in depth tour of this certified organic demonstration farm. In this 60 minute film we learn about permaculture as practiced at Olomana Gardens in Waimanalo. Permaculture is basically about reducing waste: using everything and not throwing anything away. The main aim is to create living and sustainable systems. It is an ecologist's dream of actively conserving world life and resources. The film focuses on the synergy between animals and plants. A big feature is the aquaponics section. Aquaponics comes from aquaculture coupled with hydroponics. This type of growing sytem combines fish raising and production of organic vegetables. It has the potential of supplying vast numbers of people with a sustainable and ecologically healthy supply of protein and vegetables at a minimal investment with quick results.When sold by Amazon.com, this product will be manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.
The Woodwright's Shop (Season 1): The Historic Launch of Roy Underhill's Handtool & Woodworking Projects
Manufacturer: Popular Woodworking Magazine
Charismatic and innovative, woodworker Roy Underhill has been educating and entertaining people with his unrivaled knowledge of traditional hand tools and woodworking techniques for more than 30 years. Now you can enjoy all the classic episodes from the first season of his hit PBS show any time you want. This 2-DVD set gives you six hours with Roy, in these episodes:Maul & Glutâ€”Watch Roy make two traditional tools by first felling a tree then shaping a maul and glut using period iron woodworking tools.Shaving Horseâ€”Learn how to make a shaving horseâ€”one of the most important hand-tool shop fixtures for working with drawknives and spokeshaves.Hay rakeâ€”Spend time with Roy as he shows you how to build one of his favorite projects: a hickory hay rake that is both strong and lightweight.Lathesâ€”Join Roy on a tour of the history and development of human powered machines, including one of his favorites: the lathe.Rocking Chairâ€”Learn how to build a classic armless rocking chair using traditional tools and techniques. Then create a woven white oak seat for the rocker. Plus, watch as Roy's guest Bryant Holsenbeck demonstrates how to weave a traditional basket.Log Cabinâ€”Watch as Roy demonstrates the steps and hand-hewn joinery used in building traditional log cabins.Timber Frame Constructionâ€”Watch and learn as Roy addresses the details of timber framing, including post-and-beam and mortise-and-tenon construction techniques.Dough Bowl & Pitchforksâ€”Watch as Roy makes a pitchfork and a dough bowl, each from a single piece of wood.Blacksmithingâ€”Spend some time at the forge with Roy to learn basic blacksmithing techniques and discover how to create a spike dog (a tool used in timber framing).Panel Frame & Dovetailâ€”Follow along as Roy discusses frame-and-panel construction for doors, and the basic steps for cutting a dovetailed joint.Colonial Williamsburgâ€”Travel with Roy to Colonial Williamsburg to take a look at 18th-century craftsmanship including...