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14X14 Cabin Plans By LaMar Alexander
eBook (PDF): $2.00
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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
How to Electroform Jewelry By Sara Lombard
eBook (PDF): $19.99
(1 Ratings)
A step by step guide to creating your own copper electroformed jewelry. This ebook also includes a shopping list and direct links to where the items can be purchased - also has detailed photos to... More > help you along the way.< Less
Essential Cards By Tangram Channel
eBook (PDF): $5.00
Containing 36 enjoyable cards and 2 Tangram puzzles too, this DIY activity project has all that you need to have fun with Tangrams. Each card includes 7 Tangram patterns on one side and their... More > solutions on the reverse side. The complete set consists of 252 challenging patterns. The Tangram Essential Cards eBook is an ideal first step for getting children interested in making things, and in experimenting with color and form. So this eBook is also a brilliant resource for a teacher to use to teach kids some basic principles of crafts. Included in the PDF file: - 36 printable Tangram cards (6,7cm X 16,3cm) - Step-by-step instructions on how to make the cards In addition, this document also contains 2 printable Tangram puzzles to start playing right away with the cards. Tangram Essential Cards are an exciting way for pupils and teachers to enjoy the ancient Chinese art of Tangram.< Less
Jazz Piano Essentials By Rob van Bavel
eBook (PDF): $15.76
(1 Ratings)
Learn the basic skills to become a great jazzpiano player! Book is used at the conservatory, as well as for private use.
MRH Acrylic painting guide By Joe Fugate
Paperback: $16.00
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Floquil and the related acrylic PollyScale paint lines were for many modelers the go-to paints for model railroading. Unfortunately, Testors discontinued these paints in 2013. The hobby has good... More > post-Floquil/PollyScale alternatives and this book maps those replacement paints back to familiar Floquil/PollyScale color equivalents. As an added bonus, this book includes several chapters loaded with tips and tricks to help you make an easy transition in a post-Floquil world to painting with state-of-the-art water-based acrylics.< Less
POWERFUL WORDS By Luca Volpe Alex Le Fanu
Hardcover: $110.82
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"Powerful Words" is a fully structured and scripted mentalism show for corporate performances.The show is designed to fit in a small bag and only requires props that you already have or... More > that you can purchase from any stationery supplier. Corporate companies are willing to pay good money for a 'tailor made' performance and this show is structured around a motivational theme that can be easily adapted to each corporate client. The show duration is 30 minutes or more depending on your performance style. Plus you will find links to download all necessary graphics you need for the show. The only requirement is a double blank bicycle deck that can easily be obtained from all good magic shops worldwide. If you want to impress your corporate audience with a guaranteed standing ovation then this is what you are looking for!< Less
More Duo Designs By Deborah Roberti
Paperback: $21.95
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More fun bracelet and earring patterns created using the new two-hole beads. Each pattern is fully illustrated with detailed step-by-step instructions that can also be purchased individually... More > as: Batik Bracelet and Earrings Nexus Bracelet and Earrings Harmony Bands Inflection Bands Silky Squares Bracelet and Earrings Eddy Band Maya Bands< Less
Attacking 101: Volume #002 By Joel Johnson
Paperback: $20.00
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The goal of the books in this series (Attacking 101: Volume #nnn) is to provide detailed analysis of my own attack games played against lower rated players. The opponents are all rated in the range... More > of 1000 to 1800 - the type of players you would frequently encounter at your local chess club, local tournaments, online, and at home. They make the same errors you regularly witness in your games, but here you get to see a Chess Master dissect and exploit the moves, show why they are wrong, and show how to punish the opponent‘s poor play. In each game, the lower rated players have the White pieces. In addition, a couple chapters have games by high rated players against lower rated opponents with openings they specialize in. The Fishing Pole chapter has Life Master Brian Wall games within, while the chapter on the Budapest Gambit primarily illustrates games by my best student, the 2014-2015 Arizona State AIA Chess Champion and the 2014-2015 National Grade 12 Co-Champion, Nick DesMarais.< Less
Duo Designs: Bracelets By Deborah Roberti
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Duo Designs: Bracelets features nine bracelet patterns created using the new two-hole beads. Each pattern is fully illustrated with detailed step-by-step instructions that can also be purchased... More > individually as the Farfalle Bracelet, Darby Bracelet, Any Bead Bracelet, Caroline’s Cuff, Ruffle Bracelet, Athena Bracelet, Flutter Bracelet, Coin Bands and Crossroads Bracelet.< Less
The Complete Guide To Collecting Composer Coins, 2nd Ed. By R. Kevin Paul
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If you are interested in music and are even slightly curious or interested in coins, this list includes some of the most beautiful and interesting coins ever minted. There are so many countries... More > represented, this list is a great introduction to world coins. This updated edition includes even more coins and photos. This Guidebook includes 420 Coins, 131 Composers, 69 Countries, and 120 Actual Coin Photos.< Less
Building an HO steam locomotive in brass and styrene By René Gourley
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In this book, René shows you the step-by-step process he used to build an HO steam locomotive from brass and styrene. As René journaled this steam loco construction project online, many... More > asked if he could make his writings and photographs available in published form. The result is this book, which tracks his methods and ideas, with step-by-step photos of the entire process.< Less
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The Elecraft K3 and P3, 3rd Edition By Fred Cady - KE7X
Paperback: $42.00
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This book covers the details you need to effectively operate the Elecraft K3 and P3. If you are thinking about buying a used Elecraft K3, this book will help you review the options that may be in... More > your proposed purchase. Many options are still available. Some are no longer available, usually due to components being no longer available, and some can be replaced by newer K3S modules. We briefly describe these and cover in more detail the popular KXV3B Transverter and Receive Antenna Interface and the KIO3B I/O Interface while comparing them with their K3 predecessors. If you all ready have a copy of “The Elecraft K3 – Design, Configuration, and Operation, 2nd Edition”, you might consider purchasing “Upgrading the K3 with K3s Components”. If you want all your information in one place, this is the book for you. You might also consider “The Elecraft KPA500 Amplifier and KAT500 Tuner” if you are going to add these to your basic K3 and P3 station.< Less
The Pourpoint of Charles de Blois By Tasha Kelly
Paperback: $35.00
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Patterns and instructions for recreating the Charles de Blois pourpoint, an extant garment from 14th-century France.
Early wood frame and masonry structure plans By Pat Harriman
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Here's forty more original structure plans with construction notes, designed to fit your layout! Drawn by Master Model Railroader and Architect Pat Harriman for model railroaders. This is volume 2... More > of Pat's structure plan series, this volume focuses more on larger, more massive wood frame and masonry structures that will fit in minimal space and enhance the realism of your model railroad. As with volume 1, Pat includes notes on how to modify the structures to get the period look you want. Conveniently spiral-bound so it lays flat for easy use of the structure plans.< Less
Medieval on the Go: The Girdle Book By Karen Hanmer
Paperback: $25.00
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Complete instructions to craft a girdle book, a medieval binding structure featuring a long extension of leather, which could be attached to a traveler’s belt. Includes numerous illustrations,... More > a tool list and an extensive bibliography. This is an advanced level structure for those who already have experience with traditional binding. The girdle book model will be constructed with a combination of ancient and modern techniques and materials. Features include a text block sewn on double raised supports, wooden boards shaped all around with special attention given to the inside spine edge to match the profile of the text block’s natural shoulder, spine linings extending beyond the text block and attached to the inside of the boards, text block laced onto boards and laces pegged in, sewn endbands also laced into the boards, covered in pliable leather, corner tongues, strap and pin closure, corner bosses, vellum foredge markers, leather extension terminates in a decorative knot.< Less
Early wood frame and stone structure plans By Pat Harriman
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Forty four original structure plans with construction notes, designed to fit your layout! Drawn by Master Model Railroader and Architect Pat Harriman for model railroaders, these wood frame and stone... More > structures will fit in minimal space and enhance the realism of your model railroad. Pat includes notes on how to modify the structures to get the period look you want. Pat's motto is, "If it looks right - it is right". These structures look right because they're designed specifically to fit the limited space of a model railroad layout. Conveniently spiral-bound so it lays flat for easy use of the structure plans.< Less
Illustrated Manual of American Watch Movements By E & J Swigart Company
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Illustrated Manual of American Watch Movements This is THE reference book that has been the standard for decades. This version has been cleaned up and has digitally processed white pages removing the... More > age the most of the books in circulation. Enjoy adding this brand new classic reference book to your horological library.< Less
City Repair's Placemaking Guidebook 2nd Edition By City Repair
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City Repair is a small grassroots non-profit that supports and inspires communities and individuals to creatively transform the places where they live. This guidebook provides a detailed overview of... More > creative community placemaking and how to start making your community a better place. Every neighborhood – indeed, every street – is different in terms of history, environment, project possibilities and constraints. This Guidebook begins where most American communities find themselves: socially isolated, yet relatively stable. If you are fortunate enough to live in a neighborhood where people are already engaged in community building, then start wherever it makes sense. Keep in mind, however, that even the most socially active neighborhoods include people who feel disempowered and might benefit from the initial steps of the placemaking process. This guide is not a “recipe” for placemaking. These ideas are here for your reference and are meant to be a springboard for your imagination!< Less
Building Martin-style Acoustic Guitar Kits By Bill Cory
Paperback: $34.95
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For a Preview and FREE Excerpts, see www.KitGuitarManuals.com ... Sorry, no preview available on Lulu. This is the manual Martin kit builders need! The C.F. Martin Guitar Company has made great... More > guitars for 175 years. ... They also sell acoustic guitar kits that any guitar enthusiast can build. Martin kits are different from others, and procedures on them must be done correctly. But Martin doesn't provide a good manual with the kit. Now, though, there is a dedicated manual. Guitar builder Bill Cory has built a number of Martin-style kits (out of 20+ acoustic kits), and his comprehensive manual totally describes and illustrates the entire process in clear photos and text. If you want a GREAT VALUE for your money, you can purchase a COMBINED PDF (350 pages) of this book AND the "Complete Guide to Building Kit Acoustic Guitar." It is printable, so you can just print the pages you need to. It is available ONLY as a PDF and ONLY at Bill Cory's website, KitGuitarManuals.com.< Less
Aspects of Omani Postal History By Alastair Gunn, Calvin Allen
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This book is a complete (we think) database of all the postal markings of Muscat and Oman since the start of the postal service in the mid 1860s until a little after the year 2000. It builds on - and... More > revises - the work of Donaldson in the early 1970s. There is no other detailed print reference available for Oman and as such it is a core document for all collectors interested in this area. It is profusely illustrated and has detailed auction results. You need this book to provide a framework for your own collection. It's an important addition to Gulf philately. An early version of this book was awarded Bronze at the British Chester National Stamp Show 2003 and this version earned a Silver Bronze at the 8th New Zealand Philatelic Literature Exhibition in 2003.< Less
Surfboard Shaping and Glassing By Steven Miller
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“Surfboard Shaping and Glassing” is the fast and easy way to master the art of designing and building modern, high-performance surfboards. This definitive guide provides detailed and... More > clear instructions along with scores of pictures, charts, and illustrations at every step of the building process. All that is needed to begin creating surfboards are a good attitude and some readily available tools and materials. Drawing on decades of design evolution based on the work of scores of master shapers, the book guides the shaper in choosing the correct shape and measurements needed to tailor the surfboard to a given wave type and surfer. The shaping process is then detailed. Time honored techniques usually handed down from master to apprentice are exposed in detail. It also details the steps needed to permanently seal a shaped surfboard using fiberglass and resin. After fins are added, the result is a complete, high-performance surfboard comparable in quality to even the most expensive brands.< 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
The Electronic Drum Cookbook By Thomas Henry
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An easy to read guide that presents circuits designed for a "mix and match" approach to building versatile, high-quality electronic percussion. Created by well known DIY guru, Thomas Henry,... More > each section of The Electronic Drum Cookbook presents a new building block that can be combined in a variety of ways to build a custom musical instrument that makes, mixes, and modifies your own sounds.< 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