Alan and Gill Bridgewater have gained an international reputation as promoters of the self-sufficient lifestyle. They produce gardening, woodworking, and DIY books on a range of subjects, including furniture-making, hand tool techniques, stone and brickwork, decks and decking, wood-carving and woodturning. They have written more than 50 highly successful books to date, including The Self-Sufficiency Specialist and The Wildlife Garden Specialist. Alan and Gill frequently contribute articles and designs to national magazines. Stephen Moss is a naturalist, author, and TV producer. His TV credits include Springwatch, Birds Britannia, and Britain's Big Wildlife Revival, and his books include Wild Hares and Hummingbirds, A Bird in the Bush, and Tweet of the Day. He has traveled to all seven continents to film and write about wildlife. Stephen is one of GB's top nature writers with a monthly column in the Guardian. He also writes for the Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph, and magazines including Birdwatch, and BBC Wildlife. Paul Meisel has had 10 years' experience as an industrial arts instructor. He now owns Meisel Hardware Specialties, a project plan and woodworking supply company that focuses on distributing plans for woodworking projects that are accessible for carving students and beginners as well as experts.