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Shadow/Illusion Knit - Alphabet Set 1 By Stacey Cline
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Shadow/Illusion knitting charts for block alphabet letters and numbers. Full set A to Z and numbers 0 to 9.
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
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
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
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
Twisted Taters: Straight Talk for the Sweet Potato Carver, Crafter & Hobbyist By Steve DuBridge
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Are you a carver looking for a fun new carving experience—with a twist? Whether you are new to sweet potato carving or an experienced artist looking to master new techniques, Twisted Taters is... More > your invitation to fun and satisfying crafting. Yam carving is fun and easy—and it just got better. Steve DuBridge takes this art form to a new level. Using detailed, step-by-step guidance, he takes you through four projects, providing tips, pointers, and insight along the way. He also includes an extensive gallery that can be used as a springboard for your next carving adventure! For years, carvers have had to accept the frustration of seeing their creations turn moldy and decay. With the Twisted Taters method, this is no longer the case. Your creation dries in just a few days, developing marvelous texture and twisted features that are strangely human. With the tips and techniques offered here, you can take this fun and easy hobby to a new level!< 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 Elecraft K3: Design, Configuration and Operation Second Edition: Electronic PDF By Fred Cady -- KE7X
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This edition of The Elecraft K3: Design, Configuration and Operation Second Edition has been formatted for electronic publication and reading. It contains all material found in the printed edition... More > without the printed version index and complete table of contents. No part of this book may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted by any means without the written permission of the author. Purchasers may make physical and backup copies for their own use but may not distribute it in any way. This edition adds details of the operation of the P3 Panadapter with the SVGA option. It describes some of the more interesting advanced features of the K3 and gives help with data mode operations and computer interfacing. It is much larger than the Operator's Manual so it can provide more detailed explanations, diagrams, and quizzes. It has extensive text explanations for those who learn by reading, diagrams and figures for the visual learners, and exercises for the hands-on learners.< Less
The Tatting Art in the Victorian Era. Wonderful Collection of Patterns By Edith Molina
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BEETON'S BOOK OF NEDDLEWORK. Part 1. TATTING This book contains the first part of BEETON'S BOOK OF NEDDLEWORK. Beeton's Book of Needlework was originally published in Great Britain in 1870 by Ward,... More > Lock and Tyler and is now republished as a way to preserve this wonderful art for the present and future generations. Contains clear and explicit directions for working the patterns. Every pattern and stitch described and engraved with the utmost accuracy and the exact quantity of material requisite for each pattern stated. purses, collars, inserts, borders, lace, rossettes, cravat ends, lady's veil, cap crown, circle for collar, cuffs, etc., linen, edgings, pine pattern, deep border, deep lace, diamond, medallion and trimming for lingeries, veils, stars, and more.< 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
Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel Ceiling in Cross-stitch By Joanna Lopianowski-Roberts
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A counted cross-stitch pattern of the entire Sistine Chapel Ceiling. Included in the book are 45 full color, individual patterns (one for every scene) and instructions on how they may be stitched... More > together, or individually. These patterns are not computer generated. They have been meticulously created one square at a time. This allowed me to to transform the curved Sistine Chapel Ceiling into a flat pattern. There are no special stitches in the pattern, not even backstitch (except the lettering on the signs). There are only 1/4, 3/4 and full cross-stitches. Also, all the different individual pieces have been designed to interlock with the scenes around them. Although you may find patterns of parts of the Sistine Chapel Ceiling elsewhere, as an aggregate you will not find a similar pattern anywhere. To see a sample of the chart, click on the preview associated with this book. A black & white chart may be seen in the preview associated with the B/W version.< 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
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
Raku Secrets: The Complete Guide to Amazing Raku Results By Gary R. Ferguson
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Beyond the basics of How to Raku, you will learn how to: -Raku in your electric kiln -Fire in reduction, when, and why. -The “No Lid” reduction method -Control the amount of Copper color... More > -Load your kiln for the best results -Convert an old electric kiln into a gas Raku kiln -Keep pieces from breaking -Make joints that survive a Raku firing -Use almost any clay for Raku -Fire with Smokeless Raku techniques -Keep your propane tank from freezing up -Read a recipe and “know” what the glaze will do -Make a glaze less runny -Prevent your glazes from being contaminated and ruining your pieces -Quickly tests dozens of glazes -Raku without glaze -Fire and reduce very large or very small pieces -Easily get rid of that black “stuff” -Use a blowtorch to fix “ugly” pieces -Refire a piece get better results -Tong removal techniqeues -Ideas for “functional” Raku -Make Raku water-tight for use as vases, water fountains, etc. -Basics of Naked and Horse Hair Raku -Started Glazes to Try … And MORE!!< 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
Learn Watch Repair At Home With The Home Study Course Of The Wisconsin Institute of Horology By Mike Barnett
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NOW IN SOFT COVER! This over 400 page watch repair course was developed so that you can learn mechanical, vintage watch repair at home, at your own pace. The structured course is complete and... More > assumes the student has few or no mehanical skills and takes the student from no watch repair skills to being educated highly educaed in watchmaking. This text also makes a great reference guide. Developed and revised many times over a 30 year span, the course is as relavent as it was when first authored in the first half of the 20th century. It is a classic instructional book that many watchmakers have in their horological library.< Less
Twisted Taters:Straight Talk For The Sweet Potato Carver, Crafter & Hobbyist By Steve DuBridge
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A re you a carver looking for a fun new carving experience—with a twist? Whether you are new to sweet potato carving or an experienced artist looking to master new techniques, Twisted Taters is... More > your invitation to fun and satisfying crafting. Yam carving is fun and easy—and it just got better. Steve DuBridge takes this art form to a new level. Using detailed, step-by-step guidance, he takes you through four projects, providing tips, pointers, and insight along the way. He also includes an extensive gallery that can be used as a springboard for your next carving adventure! For years, carvers have had to accept the frustration of seeing their creations turn moldy and decay. With the Twisted Taters method, this is no longer the case. Your creation dries in just a few days, developing marvelous texture and twisted features that are strangely human. With the tips and techniques offered here, you can take this fun and easy hobby to a new level!< 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.
Dollar Bill Origami Horse By Ken Hmoob
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A beautiful origami horse folded from a single dollar bill. Unlike many books with confusing diagrams, this book will show you step by step with clear and easy to understand real pictures. Get your... More > copy today and fold like a master.< Less
Microwave Update 2014 By ARRL American Radio Relay League
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Amateur Radio operating using microwave frequencies, microwave update
Buying Back Dad's Cards By Dr. Chris Partin
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In the 1970's and 1980's many middle aged men searched their childhood homes for baseball cards they collected as kids that had suddenly became valuable. Most, like my Dad, were disappointed to find... More > that they had been thrown away years before. Our story took an unexpected turn when this event spurred Dad on to "buy back" the paper heroes of his youth. He took me along for that journey and the memories we made will last forever.< Less
A Love Story of Impossible Bottles By Kathy Brown
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A Love Story of Impossible Bottles (Second Edition) is author Kathy Brown’s gift to her husband, Chris A. Brown, who tragically died in a skydiving accident on July 7, 2012, at the age of... More > fifty-two. A special and unique person with many interests and talents, Chris was the master of the art of impossible bottles and the original owner and founder of the website insidethebottle.com. This book is based upon a beautiful concept: Impossible Bottles, all of which hold some special memory. According to the author, the bottles described in this book symbolize a person’s heart. We don’t easily let everything come in, but when someone or something is special and dear to us, it stays in our hearts like the memories captured in those bottles.< Less
The Discographer - August 2014 By 78rpm Collectors' Community
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Highlights in this Edition: Page 4 - Letters to the Editor Page 5 - How to Grade 78rpm Records for Sale on eBay Page 7 - Collecting 78rpm Records Page 11 - How to Package 78rpms Page 13 - Carroll... More > Gibbons & his Boyfriends Page 31 - Reginald Foresythe – An Uncommon Talent Page 51 - Reginald Foresythe Discography Page 60 - Columbia Record Sleeves Page 63 - Beniamino Gigli - H.M.V., DB Releases< Less
The Discographer - October 2014 By 78rpm Collectors' Community
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Highlights in this Edition: Page 2 - Letters to the Editor Page 5 - Record Collections Page 10 - The oldest-known EMI recording desk Page 13 - A Whisper That Roars Page 16 - Columbia catalogue... More > Covers Page 20 - Stories I Can't Tell - Book Review Page 23 - Record Review - Looking Back Page 25 - Birth and Evolution of a Trademark Page 39 - Girvan Dundas Biography Page 51 - Alex Mendham and his Orchestra Page 55 - Pros and Cons of the Digital Revolution Page 57 - Do Not Sell At Any Price - Book Review< Less
Collector's Guide to Winross Models By Jeffrey Simmons
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This is collector's guide to the 1/64th scale advertising models produced in Rochester, NY by the Winross Company. These small diecast models are collected around the world and there is even a... More > collectors club dedicated to their history.< Less