The Useful Book: 194 Life Skills They Used To Teach In Home Ec and Shop


A modern and energetically designed encyclopedia of DIY with everything you need to know to roll up your sleeves and cook it, build it, sew it, clean it, or repair it yourself. In other words, everything you would have learned from your shop and home ec teachers, if you'd had them.

The Useful Book features 138 practical projects and how-tos, with step-by-step instructions and illustrations, relevant charts, sidebars, lists, and handy toolboxes. There’s a kitchen crash course, including the must-haves for a well-stocked pantry; how to boil an egg (and peel it frustration-free); how to grill, steam, sauté, and roast vegetables. There’s Sewing 101, plus how to fold a fitted
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ISBN:

9780761171737

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

416

Dimensions:

21cm x 15cm

RRP:

$45.00

Category:

Home and Interiors , Food

Publisher:

Workman Publishing

Published:

01 April 2016

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

David Bowers

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Sharon Bowers