Tired of the disposble lifestyle? It's expensive and wasteful. In Make It Last you will learn lessions that were second nature to Grandma and Grandpa. How to get long life out of the things you own. And how to find new uses for the things that truly wear out. This book is jam-packed with clearn, easy-to-follow advice for extending life of all of your possessions. From cars to carpets, venetian blinds to vegetables, lawns to linens, and hammers to hammocks. Earl Proulx is Yankee magazine's king of the make-it-last philosophy. He draws on 65 years of experience as a handyman as well as being a charming storyteller, too. You'll laugh out loud when you discover how he once bluffed his way through a safecracking job.
Yvonne C. reviewed Yankee Magazine's Make It Last: Over 1,000 Ingenious Ways to Extend the Life of Everything You Own on
Helpful Score: 2
This book contains tips on how to care for almost everything you own to make it last longer, or minor repairs so that you get maximum use from a myriad of items, appliances, jewelry, dishes, etc.
It's more of a reference book than just to read - but is written very simply & is very understandable.
A good resource for any & every household!