Veteran professional organizer Julie Morgenstern explains the basic concepts, then provides tips gleaned from years of experience with offices, rooms, and storage spaces. The 256-page book is aimed at corporate executives, entrepreneurs, the self-employed, working parents, students, and city dwellers in small apartments, including chapters on two critical elements: managing time and taming technology.
Foundations of Better Woodworking, with Jeffrey Miller
Manufacturer: Popular Woodworking Books
Brand: Popular Woodworking
The Key to Flawless Woodworking?Its a Matter of Mind, Body and SensesIf youre like most woodworkers, you spend a lot of time tuning and adjusting your tools to get the absolute best performance. But if you really want to do flawless woodworking you also need to tune yourself. Thats right. Improving the way you use your toolswhether hand tools or power toolscan be critical to the quality of your woodworking. Order you copy of this dynamic 90+ minute DVD to discover: Which eye you use to lay out and line up a cut can affect whether your dovetails are perfect or too loose. How you can tell when a tool is correctly sharpened by the sound it makes. What burn marks on the wood, as well as the smell of the burn, can tell you important things about using table saws and other tools. How you apply pressure and control each tool not only effects the ease and efficiency of a cut but the safety of each woodworking operation too.In this video host Jeff Miller teaches you all thisand much more. Jeff shows how to correctly grip a handplane, chisel, saw and more for flawless cuts. He demonstrates the proper motions to maximize each tools abilities and efficiencies. Working with Popular Woodworkings David Thiel, Jeff shows how to evaluate and adjust how your body and tools mesh for the best performance in your shop.Whether youre an experienced woodworker or are just starting in the craft youll find the advice in this video will help you refine your skills and produce higher quality results.DVD Run Time: 91 minutes
Renew and refresh yourself with Zen Garden - WATERFALLS - Relaxation & Meditation DVD. A source of purification, renewal and invigoration, Zen Garden WATERFALLS brings a healing inner calm, tranquility and relaxation for the viewer. Continually flowing water cascading over rocks and pools inspire a calming, refreshing intimate moment. For the viewer. Exhale slowly, and let the relaxing sounds and images of the calming Zen Garden - WATERFALLS imagery gently wash over you, enrapture you, and transport you to a distant meditative world where the tranquil sound of water cascading endlessly over rocks is soothing and meditative. Purifying and refreshing just to watch, Zen Garden - WATERFALLS Relaxation & Meditation DVD features beautiful and verdant waterfalls from a selection of tranquil Zen Gardens, and transforms any personal environment into meditative, rejuvenating, peaceful surroundings. Captured in high definition, wide screen, Zen Garden - WATERFALLS Relaxation & Meditation DVD is authored to loop automatically, endlessly. Just simply load the DVD and enjoy. An ambient music soundscape, by Zenpurity, adds a sublime layer to the meditative experience. Or if you prefer- track 2 features natural waterfall sounds only. Traditional Japanese Zen Gardens used sand and carefully placed rocks as a visual interpretation of water(kare taki), until the coming of Spring, when nearby streams would overflow onto the grounds and pathways. Waterfalls are one of the most tranquil features in a Zen Garden, bringing a contrasting aquatic element to the ground, sky, and verdant surroundings. As the sounds and the scenery of flowing water mix, and cascade over rocks and stream, waterfalls bring the viewer an infinite contemplation to the eyes and ears. Exhale slowly and let the relaxing sounds and images of Zen Garden - WATERFALLS Relaxation & Meditation DVD gently wash over you, enrapture you, and transport you to pure serenity, where the tranquil motion of water flowing endlessly over rocks is soothing, healing and restorative...
It takes a special kind of personality to handle flipping six multimillion-dollar houses at one time, but Jeff Lewis, an obsessve-compulsive successful businessman, pulls it off and turns a six-figure profit on every property. Lewis may blow up every now and then and perhaps fire an employee or two, but he is aware of his "flipping out" tendencies and attempts to counteract them with therapy, spiritual healers, psychics and the like. There's never a dull moment for Lewis and his intriguing cast of characters -- a diverse and often disgruntled group of employees he counts as friends. Season one contains seven full episodes, plus never-before-seen bonus footage!
Everyone s favorite obsessive-compulsive house-flipper, Jeff Lewis, is back for a third season after an emotionally wrenching year. The economy has taken its toll on his business, but if anyone can figure out a way to flip things around and go from chaos to clarity, it's Lewis, one of Los Angeles' most colorful, creative renovators and real estate speculators. Surrounded by his newly single assistant, Jenni, as well as his flirtatious and feisty housekeeper, Zoila, Jeff hires some fresh new faces in the hopes of turning things around. Watch Lewis help Zoila date and reluctantly empower Jenni while managing the revolving door of colorful characters that staff his office in eleven episodes, plus never-before-seen bonus content of Jeff, Jenni, Zoila and more!
Manufacturer: Fred Levine Productions/Little Hardhats
Kids will be thrilled as friendly host, Rusty, takes them along for a close-up look at the giant John Deere tractors, combines, seeders, harvesters and many other huge machines used to grow and harvest some of kids favorite foods. Go behind the scenes with producer, Fred Levine's, signature, award-winning production style, and see all that's involved in producing milk, peanut butter, jelly, bread and potato chips, in this fast-paced and exciting trip to Farm Country!
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...