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Scroll Saw Patterns Pack 1 By Bobby Stocks
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This new pattern ebook contains 20 original patterns that were specifically designed with the beginning to intermediate scroller in mind. However, even advanced scrollers are sure to find the variety... More > of patterns an enjoyable scrolling experience. These patterns can be easily sized to preference from the originals using any standard copier. Cutting scroll saw designs is a fantastic hobby that can be used for fun or profit.< Less
14X14 Cabin Plans By LaMar Alexander
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This is the 14x14 cabin plans from my book 'Off the Grid'. It includes detailed step-by-step construction plans, pictures, material list, and resource guide. Also included are the 3D sketchup files... More > for the 14x14 and a 12x16 cabin that are modifiable. For all the plans order 'Off the Grid'< Less
An Analog Synthesizer for the 21st Century By Thomas Henry
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A collection of schematics for a complete, accurate and versatile analog synthesizer. Designed by well-known synthesizer guru, Thomas Henry, this is a comprehensive set of plans guaranteed to delight... More > and challenge the advanced DIY enthusiast.< Less
Virtual Airplane: Preparations By Witold Jaworski
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This eBook teaches how to prepare and verify scale drawings of a historical aircraft. This guide may be interesting for both "3D" and traditional modelers. It is an excerpt from larger... More > publication, but also a complete book on its own. This third edition describes GIMP 2.8 and Inkscape 0.48. To learn more about “Virtual Airplane” and get free trials, visit *>> www.airplanes3d.net< Less
Erickson Glass - A Book for Collectors By Jeff Ulrich
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Based on a nice and informative collection of several salesman catalogs from the Erickson Glass Works of Bremen, Ohio. 102 pages of many shapes and sizes along with the numerical designation of most... More > of the pieces, sorted into sections grouped by number and type of piece for easy reference. Also included are several newspaper and magazine article reprints about Carl Erickson and the Ericson Glass Works. There is lots of information here that is very useful if you collect this increasingly rare, but underrated glass.< Less
Tri Loom Weaving By Barbara Herdman
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A guide to weaving on a triangular frame loom. Instructions for Continous Yarn weaving,Cut Thread weaving,Continuous Bias weaving,Twill,Leno Lace,Fringes,Edgings,Beading,Joining Tri's,a fill in... More > weave,and how to build a loom are included plus much more. Illustrated with 286 black and white how-to photos.< Less
Naked Mentalism By Jon Thompson
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After extensive testing by experienced performers, the wait is finally over. This book represents a new departure in the field of mentalism. The techniques it contains will enable you to perform... More > impromptu, without the usual tools, techniques and compromises. You could, if you wish, perform naked to prove there’s no subterfuge. Track a spectator's thought process as she makes choices, harness psychological forces, turn misses into hits, perform book tests for complete strangers (even over the phone), but above all, replace the intuition of the psychic with solid models of the world that give hit rates far higher than the real thing can ever hope to achieve. Click on the title for back cover quotes and preview... Price reduced to celebrate the launch of Naked Mentalism II< Less
Carl & Jerry: Their Complete Adventures, Volume 2 By John T. Frye
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From 1954 through 1964, Popular Electronics published 119 adventures of Carl and Jerry, two teen boys with a passion for electronics and a knack for getting into and out of trouble with haywire... More > lashups built in Jerry's basement. Better still, the boys explained how it all worked, and in doing so, launched countless young people into careers in science and technology. Now, for the first time ever, the full run of Carl and Jerry yarns by John T. Frye are available again, in five authorized anthologies that include the full text and all illustrations. This volume of 24 stories from 1957 and 1958 is the second of the five.< Less
Dory Plans By Fraser Wheaton
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Do-It-Yourself plans to build a 16' Grand Banks Dory. Includes amazing digital pictures and complete step-by-step detail. No previous experience required.
A Tablet Weaver's Pattern Book By John Mullarkey et al.
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A collection of threaded-in tablet weaving patterns and their many variations.
Carl & Jerry: Their Complete Adventures, Volume 1 By John T. Frye
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From 1954 through 1964, Popular Electronics published 119 adventures of Carl and Jerry, two teen boys with a passion for electronics and a knack for getting into and out of trouble with haywire... More > lashups built in Jerry's basement. Better still, the boys explained how it all worked, and in doing so, launched countless young people into careers in science and technology. Now, for the first time ever, the full run of Carl and Jerry yarns by John T. Frye are available again, in five authorized anthologies that include the full text and all illustrations. This volume of 27 stories from 1954 through 1956 is the first of the five.< Less
Wonderful Stitches: 320 Decorative Stitches for Needlepoint By Diane Schultz
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This classic needlepoint reference is finally available again, and this time in a full color edition. Wonderful Stitches contains a lavishly illustrated collection of 320 decorative stitches ranging... More > from small, exquisite diaper patterns, such as ginghams and roses to more elaborate, multicolored, fancy stitch motif combinations. Also included is an original, simple method of stitching that can duplicate the triangles and squares used in hundreds of early American patchwork quilt designs. Another unusual section of stitches simulates lace, as well as some blackwork, a 17th century technique done on elaborately embellished costumes of the period. The final chapters not only continue the collection but reveal how borders are created as well as how to create an endless array of new original patterns. This is a must have for any stitcher's library. < Less
Naked Mentalism II By Jon Thompson
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This book takes the 27-page priming section from the previous volume and expands it into a full second book. At its core are the 66 priming categories along with notes about their individual... More > properties. The majority are in print here for the first time. There’s also a full description of why various priming techniques work, extensive advice on their use (including how to reveal a difficult spectator’s unspoken, discarded options – in the order she has them), a section of full effects, and an extensive appendix of extra data. Also described is the powerful and flexible Pragmagram technique, used to create revolutionary effects such as the Naked Book Test. When combined with priming, this allows you to deliver seemingly genuine precognitive insights into the spectator’s thoughts before she has them. Please read the online preview and back cover for a flavour of the content of this book and what people say about it.< Less
How to Make a Living Doing Something Crazy By kent everett
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Transcribed from a wonderful talk given by Everett at the 2007 Healdsburg Guitar Festival
The Ravell'd Sleeve | The Journal of The Couture Knitting Workshop By Catherine Lowe
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"Couture knitting translates the principles of haute couture into an approach to hand-knitting that effects a fundamental rethinking of the traditional technical and design vocabularies of the... More > hand-knitter ... The result is a different and unique approach to hand-knitting that is reflected in the designs themselves, in the techniques used to execute the designs, and in the way the characteristics of the knitted fabric come to play as critical a role in the conception of the garment as either the details of its design or the techniques used to execute this design." Thus, Catherine Lowe introduces her renowned concepts of couture knitting to her readers. Now available in this new format, "The Ravell'd Sleeve" revises and brings together in a single volume the four issues of Lowe's acclaimed journal in which she explores the practice and techniques of couture knitting.< Less
Building A 4-Shaft PVC Loom By Dave Holly
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Building A 4-Shaft PVC Loom contains detailed plans to build a fully functional 4-shaft weaving loom using mainly PVC pipe. The loom can weave a full 24 inches wide. The cost of materials is but a... More > fraction of the price of a new, furniture-quality wooden loom. With the exception of a Reed and Heddles, all of the construction materials may be found at home supply stores like Lowe's, Sears Hardware, and Home Depot. Loom making is fun! Start your project today.< Less
Building Your Hollow Wood Surfboard By Chad Stone
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Building Your Hollow Wood Surfboard. A guide to building a hollow cedar surfboard using 1/4" cedar planking covering a thin plywood frame. You also get one free set off blueprints featuring our... More > patented rail construction method, making the building process easier and allowing for a better finished product. Plans are available for instant download with proof of purchase (details inside) and free real time help from the author through email to help you through the build process, along with the Timeless Surf Forum's online community to share information and updates.< Less
Naked Mentalism 3 By Jon Thompson
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After four years in secret development and covert testing, the third volume in this unique series is finally here. This time, we enter a darker world never before explored in a book on mentalism. As... More > well as presenting yet more Naked effects, this book weaponises some of the “bugs” in human thinking uncovered by decades of experimental psychology and shows how to use them. Whether your style is psychic, intuitive, or master manipulator of the mind, these techniques will create compelling performances by weaving new realities in the minds of your spectators. Techniques from implanting new ideas without hypnosis to having spectators reliably conjure information that isn’t there are all presented and explained in detail.< Less
Watch Repair 101 College Course Notes By Mike Barnett
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Notes on watch repair from a course offered in a community college
Wristwatches, Pocket Watches Ordnance Maintenance TM 9-1575 By Mike Barnett
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The famous World War II book on watch repair. Many many people have learned, at least initially, how to repair watches using this book. It is a real favorite among beginners. It also has the added... More > bonus of showing how to work on many of the military watches from Elgin, Waltham, etc. This book is now produced in 8.5 x 11 size for the first time. MUCH more readable. Additionally, the pages are now WHITE. They have been carefully digitially processed at high resolution so that the cleanup from the tan pages left the quality there while making the pages perfectly white.< Less
Gruen Watch Model Identification Guide Volumes 1 & 2(hardcover) By Mike Barnett
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A lifetime of color illustrated Gruen watches awaits you in this Hardcover Collector's Edition of the Gruen Identification Guide. This single book contains BOTH volume 1 and volume 2 of the... More > series. This hard cover book contains the complete contents of both volumes of the Gruen Watch Model Identification Guides. Nothing has been left out of either volumes. Volume 2 is presented at the beginning as it contains a combined index for both of these beautiful books. If you don't yet own either volume, this is a great opportunity to pick up both in a durable hardcover format for only $10 more than the combined price of the two soft cover volumes. Volume 1 contains over 380 Gruen watch illustrations with model names, date of production, original price, case material, etc. Pictures are life sized to make finding a match of your watch easier. Volume 2 adds over 640 watch illustrations, 60% more than volume 1, bringing the total to over 1,000 Gruen models in this single book that combines the two volumes.< Less
Grid-Down Communications, Volume 1 By Sparks
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Provides an overview of communications monitoring techniques and various radio communications systems for grid-down scenarios.
The Knit & Crochet Notebook By Mama's Notebooks
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The Knit and Crochet Notebook by Mama’s Notebooks will help you to organize your thoughts, customizations, and designs for knit and crochet projects. It features project pages for each project,... More > an easy-reference table of contents at the beginning to help you keep track of individual projects, a hook and needle tracker, a project wish list, a guide to easy measuring with charts to keep measurements for the people you make things for, and a standard yarn weight reference—all in one notebook! This spiral bound notebook is easy to flip through and has graph paper to help you with your designs. Be sure to visit our website www.mamasnotebooks.com for more information about our products.< Less
Every Day, I (Don't) Write the Book By Wendy Slotboom
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Writing a novel is hard. Sitting down in front of the computer is only the first step. Then the derailing thoughts begin. "I would rather make paper clip chains than write my... More > novel." "I would rather eat M&Ms than write my novel." "I would rather fold an origami penguin than write my novel." This book is about one writer's attempt to complete a novel and her battle to wrest something--if only a memoir of procrastination--from the whole ordeal.< Less
Batch Manufacturing for Ceramics By Seth Nagelberg
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This book is intended for exploring model making and mold making for ceramics. Beginners will find clear step by step instructions to make this process easy to understand. Advanced makers will find... More > methods and tips that will take their work to the next level. Seth Nagelberg demonstrates that there is never a one size fits all solution and shows more than one way to mix plaster, shape plaster models and make plaster molds. Learn how to use your molds for slip casting and press molding your designs. Take your process from one-offs to small batch manufacturing.< Less