“Being able to put things back together is a skill that is fading from many, but is still utterly invaluable. “The Art of Fixing Things” is a guide to general handyman status, a compilation of general knowledge that anyone can pick up to better gain a better grasp on how to keep their engine going, patching up clothes, getting lamps working again, potentially saving hundreds from hiring a handyman. “The Art of Fixing Things” is an invaluable general guide for those who realize the benefits of knowing a little bit of everything in life.”
Midwest Book Review
“If you got some handy dandy new tools for Christmas, we’ve got just the guy who can teach you how to use them. Lawrence Pierce knows how to take those tools and fix things.”
Geri Parlin LaCrosseTribune.com ( LaCrosse, Wisconsin )
January 1, 2012
“The finished book is a reader-friendly guide with… tips ranging from the basics to appliance and automotive repair to how to avoid drips down the side of your paint can… instructions are clear and are often supplemented with well marked photo descriptions. …the perfect reference manual to have at home.”
Gulf Islands Driftwood
October 12, 2011
“A Terrific Book
We found a pretty good book containing over 150 tips and tricks entitled “The Art Of Fixing Things.” The paperback publication’s cover boasts of tips on home repair, car maintenance, appliance repair as well as a tool guide. It’s all true. …photographs simplify the understanding of each tip… when we finished reading it we wanted more tips.”
On the House ( California home improvement show)
October 23, 2011
“…contains more than 150 useful ideas you can use to fix things, save money, possibly impress your spouse, and document to your inquisitive youngsters why you do certain things certain ways.
The book even mentions two of my favorite tools — heat and the vice grip….The farm handyman will wonder if the book contains a section on fixing things with baling wire. It does, in tip 136.”
FarmProgress.com Publishers of 18 farm magazines in the U.S.
“The Art of Fixing Things is so easy to understand that even I’d feel confident about fixing something with it to refer to. The book’s a keeper for our household and I’m sure it’ll be dog-eared in no time.”
Paula Wild Comox Valley Record
November 29, 2011
“A useful and entertaining guide to saving money, it’s packed full of advice your dad or granddad would appreciate, and there are lots of dirty, well-used tools in the photos.”
The Chronicle Congleton U.K.
December 15, 2011