Fascinated with how things are built? From bowling balls to BMWs, every object has a story and an incredible process behind it. You'll be amazed at the engineering that goes into a golf ball, the danger involved with manufacturing aluminum foil and the strange origin of plate glass windows. In these 19 episodes from Seasons One and Two, we travel the world to explore the mysteries of how these and many other everyday and extraordinary items are conceived and manufactured. When it comes to the imagination and the drive to make new and astonishing products, there are no limits!
These are England's captivating Cottage and Country Gardens: old fashioned perennials, antique roses, aromatic herbs, and vines climbing old walls and rustic arbors. This entertaining and informative video explores eight such private gardens. An intimate tour that dispenses a wealth of down-to-earth advice and wisdom from the individual gardeners who own and cultivate these magical plots.Gardens Featured, in order: YEW TREE COTTAGE UPPER MILL COTTAGE CAMP COTTAGE SWAN COTTAGES LANE COTTAGE SNAPE COTTAGE EAST LAMBROOK MANOR ASH TREE COTTAGENarrated by John JossThis product is manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.
Divine Designs with Candice Olson: Kitchens and Baths
Manufacturer: Peace Arch Trinity
Brand: PEACE ARCH HOME ENTERTAINMENT
Divine Designs with Candice Olson: Kitchens and Baths Candice Olson is one of North America's leading professional interior designers. Join Candice and her crew as they tackle challenging design dilemmas, often showing first-hand the ups and downs of redesigning a space.Candice rolls up her sleeves to do everything from sketching an initial design to placing the last decorative object - and does it all with sharp wit and a sophisticated sense of style. Includes 4 Full-Length Episodes: Bridget & Doug's Kitchen Maeve & Phillip's Kitchen Kelly & Scott's Bathroom Jayne & Phil's Bathroom
Installing Kitchen Cabinets and Countertops: with Tom Law
Manufacturer: Taunton Press
If you're replacing your tired kitchen cabinets or are planning to install a new kitchen, this video workshop is a must. With the camera beside him the whole way, master carpenter Tom Law transforms a bare farmhouse addition into a modern country kitchen, complete with floor-to-ceiling pantries and a large island counter.
Handplane Basics - A Better Way to Use Bench Planes (DVD)
Manufacturer: Popular Woodworking Books
Learn a Better WayMore than 70 minutes of step-by-step instructionGet the planes you really needDetailed sharpening instructionTune each plane to performFlatten rough stockPlane perfect edgesWhile bench planes are the most fundamental handplanes in your shop, they are also the most vexing. After years of historical research and practical bench experience, Editor Christopher Schwarz has found a way to simplify the bench plane system so you can think for yourself when it comes to how to choose, set up and use these tools.After viewing this DVD you'll know how to select the right size plane for your work. You'll know how to sharpen and set it up so it does the job at hand. And you'll learn how to use the plane so you make perfectly flat and gleaming panels (with the minimum amount of effort).This DVD doesn't teach a new idiosyncratic way to work with bench planes. Instead Schwarz explains how all the systems work so you can immediately see their strengths and weaknesses and exploit them so you'll do better work.
Growing up with Grandma Putt as his guide and teacher in the plant world started Jerry Baker on a life-long journey spreading gardening wisdom. In this 88-minute program, Jerry takes you back to the basics of gardening learned from his Grandmas Putt. You get the inside scoop on dirt, secrets of sowing seeds, the benefits of composting, the truth about the tools of the trade, and a variety of tips and tricks for solving tons of your lawn and gardening problems. As Jerry always says, "You’ve got to plan before you plant!" And then, once those lil’ fellers and gals are up, Grandma Putt’s time-tested garden recipes will lead you to the greenest grass, tastiest veggies, and most fabulous flowers on the block! In addition, throughout the program, Jerry meets with a number of his fans who are just rarin’ to grow with their gardening questions. Each question triggers more tips, tricks, and tonics that you can use in your yard, garden, and just about anywhere plants grow!
A young couple’s bungalow is left high and dry by a contractor who grossly underestimated the quote for renovating their basement. With Christmas just around the corner and with all their money and hope drained, they asked Mike to take on the monumental task of giving their horror story a happy ending. Watch as Mike Holmes and his dedicated team of pros take on the biggest challenge of their lives and in just eight weeks, transform a dirty and dangerous basement into a dream home… just in time for the holidays!