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(Reader's Digest Series are now out of print!! But are still available from Amazon (see below links)





Much of the content on this website was recycled from paper sources (i.e., books -- remember those!) such as The Time-Life Home Repair and Improvement book series, Reader's Digest series, Sunset series, The Family Handyman series, Ortho home and gardens series, and many more.

Unfortunately, most of these series are out of print! You may still find copies at your local library; and sometimes on Ebay, Etsy or Craig's List.

Some examples of what to look for, in the Reader's Digest series, is presented below...



  1. above: Four books in the RD series.



  2. above: Car Care manual (1981)



  3. above: The classic Complete Do-It-Yourself Manual (1973)



  4. above: The New Complete Do-It-Yourself Manual (1991)



  5. above: The New Complete Do-It-Yourself Manual (rear; 1991)



  6. above: The New Complete Do-It-Yourself Manual (spine; 1991)



  7. above: The New Complete Do-It-Yourself Manual (2005)



  8. above: The Complete UPDATED Do-It-Yourself Manual (2014; note: RD now affiliated with Family Handyman)



  9. above: RD's original Fix-It-Yourself Manual (1977)



  10. above: RD's New Fix-It-Yourself Manual (1996)



  11. above: RD's New Fix-It-Yourself Manual (back cover: 1996)



  12. above: RD's Complete Sewing Guide (1979)



  13. above: RD's Complete Sewing Guide (2nd edition; 1984)



  14. above: RD's Back to Basics (1st edition; 1981)



  15. above: RD's Back to Basics (2nd edition; 1996)



  16. above: RD's Crafts & Hobbies (1979)



  17. above: RD's Crafts & Hobbies (back cover; 1979)



  18. above: RD's Home Improvement Manual (1982)

ALSO SEE these pages at Goodreads.com:

Ortho Books

Sunset Magazines and Books

Time-Life-home-repair-and-improvement

Time-Life-fix-it-yourself


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