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Follow the Yarn: The Knitting Wit & Wisdom of Ann Sokolowski By Reba Linker
Paperback: $19.95
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Sometimes you don’t know what your story is until you start to tell it. When my teacher, Ann, passed away suddenly nine months into my beginner knitting class, followed by my dad and then my... More > mom, the book I was planning to write — a lighthearted collection of Ann’s knitting tips and techniques — turned into something much deeper. As I followed the yarn where it led me, I discovered the ways in which my life was intertwined with Ann’s, and, in the process, I began to uncover my own true story. “Tattoo this on your eyelids! This book is really really good....It’s got everything going for it; funny stories, heart warming anecdotes, awesome information about how to take care of your knits, and a mass of other little facts and details that range form interesting to ‘ohmergawd how did I not know this???’,” writes Theo DeAndrea “This book is without a doubt one of the most wonderful reads….Thanks to Reba, not only did Ann teach her class at the Y, but now us as well,” says “MySistersKnitter.”< Less
SolderSmoke - Global Adventures in Wireless Electronics (U.S. version) By Bill Meara
Paperback: $19.99
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(3 Ratings)
SolderSmoke is the story of a secret, round-the-world, after-hours life in electronics. Bill Meara started out as a normal kid, but around the age of 12 he got interested in radio... To make matters... More > worse, when he got older he became a diplomat. In all of the places he has lived, his hobby caused him to seek out like-minded radio fiends, to stay up late into the night working on strange projects, and to build embarrassingly large antennas above innocent foreign neighborhoods. SolderSmoke takes you into the world of an expatriate geek. It is a technical memoir filled with funny stories and with serious descriptions of Bill's struggles to truly understand the theory behind the equipment that he built.(THIS VERSION SHIPS FROM A U.S. PRINTER)< Less
The Barefoot Beekeeper By P. J. Chandler
Paperback: $24.96
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(6 Ratings)
THIRD EDITION (2009) A revolutionary book about sustainable, chemical-free, 'natural' beekeeping, with no heavy lifting. The author strips away all complications, showing how you can make... More > everything you need yourself, even using recycled materials and simple tools: you do not need to buy any additional equipment at all! "After reading The Barefoot Beekeeper I knew immediately I had found what I had been thinking about and searching for for years. It inspired me to immediately build several Top Bar hives and change my manner of keeping bees. ...read as much as you can about bees and beekeeping but do buy this one and follow it's suggested path." N, Spain "...the best book out there as far as I'm concerned for those interested in pursuing sustainable beekeeping." MH, USA "...a very helpful primer and a VERY inspiring discussion of sustainable beekeeping." CS "...as an argument for sustainable beekeeping, the writing is unparalleled." G, UK< Less
Beginner Watchmaking: How to Build Your Very First Watch By Tim Swike
eBook (PDF): $14.95
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This B&W book will introduce you to the fascinating world of watch making. It is designed for the average person with zero knowledge of watch mechanics, building, or repair. This book will teach... More > you some of the basics on how a watch works. It will also show you where to buy the right watch parts, how to assemble them, and how to regulate the time. Don't buy another $1000 watch when you can build a similar one for $100. This book also comes with a full color PDF file ebook with updates for your computer or smart phone.< Less