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How to Puzzle Cache (Spiral Bound Edition) By Cully Long
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FACED WITH A MAP FULL OF BLUE QUESTION MARKS AND NO IDEA WHERE TO START? Geocaching novices and pros alike are often daunted by puzzle and mystery caches. Ciphers, enigmatic photos, nonsensical text,... More > or just a blank page -- it often isn’t clear what the CO wants or expects you to do, and even less clear how any of it will lead you to a cache. THIS BOOK WILL HELP YOU ASK -- AND ANSWER -- ALL THE RIGHT QUESTIONS. 300 pages of lessons, tips, tricks and hints for dealing with even the trickiest puzzle caches, plus step-by-step techniques that start with examining the cache page and lead you through codes, ciphers, steganography, math, music, and dozens of other common puzzle cache types will have you on the trail in no time.< Less
110 Creations: A Sewist's Notebook By Beth Byrge
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Today’s sewist has many sources of inspiration. So how do you track all your projects? How do you remember that dress you thought of while shopping for fabric? Enter A Sewist’s Notebook.... More > Born from the author’s own need to track ideas from start to finish, this notebook will help you be organized. Make a sketch, then fill in the details of your supplies. Quickly circle your accent ideas and make notes on sizing. When you have completed your fabulous garment, remind yourself what to do next time to make it even better. With space for 110 of your creations, you also have a place to write your Wish List, Project List, and a pattern Catalogue. There is even a chart to note when you last changed your needle. The spacious 8.5x11 size and spiral binding make note-taking easy. Never again go to the fabric store with a messy shopping list! Quickly reference what you need and have more time for creating. Visit the author online at< 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
Patinas for Small Studios (Classic paper) By Charles Lewton-Brain
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Patinas for Small Studios by Charles Lewton-Brain This classic paper describes safer, easier patination methods for metals involving easily obtainable and even kitchen chemicals to produce blues,... More > greens, browns, blacks, grays and reddish tones on metals. Cupric nitrate patination, which gives a wide ranges of controllable green, blue, black and brown color options on a number of metals, is extensively discussed. Paint types which emulate patinas are mentioned. Application methods and options for pattern and surface control are described. 35 pages< Less
Weathering By Thomas Mann
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Tom Mann is easily one of the most talented weathering artist in Model Railroading. He has been sharing his work with the MRR'ing community for several years via Internet forums and magazine... More > articles. If you are interested in weathering, Tom Mann, has written a book that will help you get started and take you through the steps towards creating some very unique models. Using Tom's methods, you'll learn how to transform your shiny fleet of plastic cars into realistic looking representations of the trains you see in pictures and the real world. You'll discover talents you did not know you had, enhance your existing weathering skills with new ideas and best of'll have fun. Overview: - Basic Weathering Skills - Weathering with Salt - Washes - Using an Airbrush - How to Bring Out That Detail - Advanced Techniques< Less
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
The Liftplan Connection By Alice Schlein
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Create loom-ready dobby files with Photoshop® or Photoshop Elements®. Complete step-by-step instructions for building your own collection of weaves (pattern presets) and designing original... More > liftplans for use in conjunction with all current weave programs as loom drivers. For intermediate to advanced handweavers. B/W, many diagrams.< Less
Building Martin-style Acoustic Guitar Kits By Bill Cory
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For a Preview and FREE Excerpts, see ... 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,< 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
The Wool Palette By April DeConick
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A complete step-by-step guide to Palette Dyeing. Instructions provided, introducing you to color and mixing dyes so that you are able to create your own signature palette of wool. All 67 colors are... More > related kinship wools since they are all created from three 'primary' color formulas which you are taught to develop and mix. The REVISED EDITION includes Starter Palette Recipes.< Less
Wool Snapshots By April DeConick
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This is a step-by-step guide for rug hookers who wish to create miniature wool portraits from snapshots. Chapters include color essentials, organization of materials, photo preparation, design... More > transfer, crafting the piece, and a snapshot gallery of miniatures created by April DeConick.< Less
The Homebrewer's Logbook Paperback By Cedric Rochefort
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This is not an ordinary homebrewing book. It is not for people who wish to learn how to brew, but designed for people who already know. It has no recipes or long chapters on brewing processes and... More > methods. Instead, it contains charts for the homebrewer to fill out with grain bill, hop schedule, mash, boil, cooling, and fermentation information--all conveniently organized in an easy-to-read form factor. The front of the book contains useful references such as conversions, tables, formulas, and characteristic charts of grains, hops, and yeasts< Less
Cable Knit Notation By Alexander Massar
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Cable Knit Notation is a book about knitting broken down into three parts. 1. It starts with a description of knitting pattern notation systems, teaching different ways to read common knitting... More > patterns. 2. Then, the book has one hundred knitting patterns of varying size and difficulty. These patterns show how the pictorial notation taught in the first section is used, and function as a wonderful set of examples to practice in order to better your knitting skills. 3. Finally, the book ends with a handful of blank pages to practice writing your own patterns, and gives a step-by-step description of how to draw knitting patterns using a computer. All in all, Cable Knit Notation is a good book for knitters of all ages. It is a good guide for those learning the art, and it is an inspirational tool for those well versed in the practice. A great gift for anyone interested in the art of knitting.< Less
The Systematic Mixing Guide By Ermin Hamidovic
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The Systematic Mixing guide is the book to kick start your journey toward absolute mix professionalism within the pop, rock & metal genres. Practical and direct information, conveying... More > professional techniques, is guaranteed to give you the sort of mixing insight that would traditionally take years to develop as a studio intern. These are the same techniques that have taken the author from being an industry newcomer, to one of the most highly sought after independent mix engineers in the country & abroad.< Less
Communications For 3%ers and Survivalists By Sparks31
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Written by the creator of the Signal Corps Blog at Provides an overview of communications monitoring techniques for gathering information in disaster and other... More > scenarios. Discusses various radio communications systems available for use by survivalists and other preparedness hobbyists. Includes information about police scanners, recommended equipment, amateur radio, CB, and other license-free radio services.< Less
Signal-3 Issue #1 By Sparks31
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Signal-3 Magazine - Issue #1 - Published May, 2015. The technical journal of the 3%.
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
Mandy's Mandalas A Coloring Book for Humanity. Created with Love to Soothe and Inspire. By Mandy Tardif
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Mandy's Mandalas is a fabulous coloring book created with a lot of love for you to enjoy. Each page contains one of Mandy's unique hand drawn mandalas accompanied by a inspirational quote. Mandy... More > hopes you will find solace and comfort in the pages of this book. She believes the quotes coupled with the act of coloring will motivate you to be all that you were meant to be.< Less
Cashmerette Curvy Sketchbook By Jenny Rushmore
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The Cashmerette Curvy Sewing Sketchbook (8.5 x 11") has 100 plus size croquis to help you design your next garment. There's space to make notes about construction and alterations, and a spot to... More > add a fabric swatch. You'll also find a measurements record, wardrobe planner, a pattern and fabric inventory, and a directory of online resources. Happy sewing! Unfortunately the cover image on can only appear low-res, but you can see high-quality photos of the cover and inside of the book at< Less
BarbwireDigi's Guide to Creating A Digital Genealogy Scrapbook - 3rd Edition By Barb Groth
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This step-by-step guide is designed to help those who have researched their family history create an interesting and artistic format by which they will be able to share their findings with others.... More > Now with easier to use ScrapRoom Software - You'll love the ease with which you can Preserve Your Family History artisically! Even if you've never attempted a digital scrapbook album before, this guide will help you create an intriguing collage of photos, stories, documents and yes, even video interviews! Your creation will be a priceless, work of art that will be treasured and reviewed for generations to come. Get started today .. You have so much to share!< Less
Wood and Wings By Bruce Barber
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Authored by Bruce Barber ( formerly) Bruce Barber Bird Feeders Cranesville, Pa. Setting up wild bird wood shop and creating wild bird backyard habitat. Advice on building wild bird feeders and... More > nesting houses based on thirty plus years of experience. Barber supplied wild bird shops, catalogs (Plow & Hearth, Duncraft, Purple Martin Conservation Society, Cornell University Ornithology Lab, John Deere Catalog, Wild Birds Unlimited nation wild bird chain, Wild Bird Company Stores, Wild Bird Center Stores. As well as shipping to the UK, and Japan on a few occasions. Products designs, wood shop tools and safety as well as how to market wild bird hand crafted products. Develop wild bird friendly habitat on large and small sized properties and how to attract wild birds to your handiwork. Covers all aspects of starting a custom wild bird product business for profit. Displays several bird feeder and nesting house styles including wood selection, hardware and finishing oils.< Less
Cashmerette Curvy Fashion Sketchbook By Jenny Rushmore
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The Cashmerette Curvy Fashion Sketchbook (6 x 9") has 100 plus size figure outlines to help you design your perfect wardrobe. Sketch on top of the outlines to create a professional drawing that... More > will hep you dream up new garments or outfits, and record what you wore. You can also add notes on the season, occasion and when you wore it. Happy sketching! Unfortunately the cover image on can only appear low-res, but you can see high-quality photos of the cover and inside of the book at< 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
Drawing People (ebook) By Joumana Medlej
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Everything you need to know to draw the human figure in all its liveliness and diversity, illustrated in full color. Chapters: Introduction: Cultivating Your Drawing Skills // Drawing the body... More > (comparative face and body anatomy for men and women, muscle diagrams, hands and feet, notes on balance and foreshortening) // Emotions and facial expressions (a study of a sample of 60 expressions with additional notes on posture, etc) // Flexibility (understand how and where the body bends) // Aging the face and body, detailed for men and women // Catalog of human features (eye/hair/skin color, nose/eyebrow/eye/breast shapes, body types) // Guide to human types (detailed anatomic and facial characteristics of over 50 ethnotypes, from Ainu to Zulu, with notes on mixed types – the only such guide in existence). FOR PAPERBACK SEE< Less
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton By Gaetano Scalfidi
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Trascrizione per pianoforte come la suono su youtube // Piano transcription as I play it on youtube