This vintage book is instructions for the making of a variety of decorative and functional 'things' for the home and garden. Complete with simple, step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations, this volume is highly recommended for DIY enthusiasts, and would make for a fantastic addition to any bookshelf. Contents include: "Joints in Woodwork and Their Uses", "Things For the House", "More Things for the House", "Cupboards", "Things for the Study", "Things for the Nursery", "Things for the Kitchen", "Things for the Garden", "More Things for the Garden", "Things for the Workshop", "Windmills", "How to Use a Bicycle for Generating Electricity", "Sand Yachts", and more. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction.