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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 www.110creations.com.< 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 Circuits By Thomas Scarborough
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Slim Fifth Edition PDF. For those who can read circuit diagrams as they would read a newspaper, this trimmed down version of '6 or less' comes at a trimmed down price. Although the circuits are... More > small, and on the surface of it simple, this edition (unlike its namesakes) is not intended for beginners. It includes core circuits of the book, without the descriptions, and without the applications. 76 electronic circuits in 7 major categories.< Less
6 or less By Thomas Scarborough
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Never in the field of electronic design was so much owed by so many to so few components. Fat Fifth Edition PDF. “Many of the designs, though simple, are very cleverly thought out, creating... More > some fun results” (Somehow Simple Electronics). 180 electronic projects in 7 major categories, in large Crown Quarto format. This new edition mainly adds stock designs such as oscillators and filters – and a few more specials, as seen in the Contents preview.< Less
Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse By Lisa Louise Cooke
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Here's the dirty little secret about tablets and the iPad: they are not laptops. Once the genealogist accepts that truth they can untether themselves from the restraints of that mindset and embrace... More > what I call the "Tablet Mindset." And in Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse you will learn how to unleash your iPad's potential for family history on-the-go! These pages are packed with the tools you need to get the most out your tablet: • An in depth look at over 65 apps that are ideal for the genealogist • 32 Fabulous Tips and Tricks that will make you a power user • See it for yourself with recommended online videos Do you have a tablet other than an iPad? No problem! Comparable apps available in Google Play are included. And the Tips and Tricks section will give you clues as to features to look for on your brand of tablet.< Less
Stripped and Stacked By Jon Thompson
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While this book continues my commitment to publishing quality work for the stripper deck, it’s not all about the world’s most versatile and examinable gaffed deck. Granted, it shows how... More > to use partial stacks to create magic made all the stronger by emerging from a shuffled deck. It also shows how to merge stacks to create full routines, and even shows how to update effects from yesteryear using the deck’s unique qualities. On the other hand, the 22 professional effects also cover divining random words found by the spectator in a shuffled alphabet deck, how to enhance your reputation with a tarot deck, how to beat tightly controlled experiments by delivering feats of precognition, and even how to test the spectator’s own intuitive abilities. Click on the title to see the back cover quotes and to read the online preview.< 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
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
Canterbury Bracelet By Nancy Peterson
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Canterbury bracelet is a quick to make bracelet that works up in just a few hours. It is made using the ladder and net weave stitches. Detailed diagrams are included in the pattern as well as... More > written instructions.< Less
Unexpected Sources for Chasing Tools and Punches By Charles Lewton-Brain
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This paper details ways of quickly finding and making punches and chasing tools for repousse work. Jewelers, silversmiths and others can use these special tricks and sources for getting punches and... More > stamps. Odd Ebay categories and everyday hardware store tools can be used as chasing tools for jewelry making. Great Tips and ideas! This article is an enlarged version with new images of a free article at the Ganoksin Project. Go to http://brainpress.com/Ganoksin.html#Articles to see other similar free articles by Lewton-Brain. 9 pages.< Less
Gold Applications for Enameling By Charles Lewton-Brain
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This paper describes methods of creating surface designs using gold alloys on copper to provide patterned surfaces for use under transparent enamels. Includes gold fusion surface applications, fusion... More > overlay, incised overlay and inlay techniques as well as the use of resists for gold application, doublée (fusion laminates) and keum-boo. Together these form a system for surface design that offers a broad palette of marks and control sufficient to allow great surface detail and accurate translation from drawing to finished work as well as painterly approaches. A version of this paper was published in the magazine Glass on Metal in the spring of 1998. This is the original paper on the subject. 18 pages, B/W diagrams.< Less
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
Second Nature By Nicole Rossi
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Whether you’re scrambling for a gift for a favorite friend or looking for new ways to decorate, Second Nature gives you tons of ideas and projects for turning things you find outside (or in... More > your home) into something else.< Less
The Elecraft K3: Design, Configuration and Operation 2nd Edition By Fred Cady
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This second edition of The Elecraft K3: Design, Configuration, and Operation adds details of the operation of the P3 Panadapter with the SVGA option. Like the first edition, it has more radio... More > operational details than the K3 Owner's Manual. It describes some of the more interesting and important 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. There is an introductory guided tour of the K3's receiver and transmit circuit diagrams. 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
110 Creations for Kids: 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? Based on the popular original,... More > 110 Creations for Kids is for all those parents and grandparents who love sewing for children, but could use a little more organization. Child-sized figure drawings are provided for both boys and girls. 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. Multiple measurement charts are provided for tracking those ever-changing child sizes. 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.< 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 KX3 - Portable By Fred Cady - KE7X
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This 6” x 9” Portable Version-sized book is exactly the same as the 8.5”x11” version. It’s smaller form factor allows it to be more easily taken on portable... More > expeditions. This book follows the general approach taken by the KX3’s big sibling’s book: The Elecraft K3: Design, Configuration, and Operation. There are many schematics and diagrams for those who learn best by reading. Hands-on learners will enjoy working through exercises designed to illustrate the KX3’s many features. Chapter 1 describes the KX3 receiver to see if the roofing filter is needed. Chapter 2 helps you configure your KX3. Separate chapters are dedicated to operating CW, SSB, DATA, AM, and FM. Chapter 8 contains a variety of hints on how to use filtering and noise reduction techniques. It includes an in-depth explanation of AGC and an "Oops, why is it doing that?" section. This book DOES NOT cover the KXPA100 amplifier, the KXAT100 tuner, or the KX3-2M two-meter transverter. Another volume is planned for these.< Less
110 Creations: A Sewist's Notebook By Beth Byrge
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NEW! Now in a smaller 6 inch by 9 inch format! 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... More > shopping for fabric? Enter A Sewist’s Notebook. 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 spiral binding makes 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 www.110creations.com.< Less
The Art and Skill of Radio-Telegraphy By William Pierpont
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A manual for learning, using, mastering and enjoying the International Morse code as a means of communication. This fully revised fifth edition includes much additional content.
Timeless Magic By Tim Ellis
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Tim Ellis is a Melbourne magician who has spent his entire life mastering the art of illusion. ‘Timeless Magic’ is the ultimate collection of magic created by Tim Ellis over the last 35... More > years. CLOSE UP MAGIC – Credit Card Fax, Thumbtip Tips, Coins Across, The Bare Coin Vanish, Cash to Credit Card, Tricky Trick, Broken & Restored Rubber Band CARD TRICKS – Hi Tek Deck, The Cards From Snowy River, Jazz Cards, Deckstress, 7D, Perplexity, Big Deal, The Tim Card Poker Deal PARLOUR MAGIC – Ultimate Blades, Shakespeare’s Monte, Divide & Conquer STAGE MAGIC – The Kruger Kard Trick, Bill to Anything, Candle Tips, Soda Resurrection, Seven Keys to Baldpate, Wife Swapping MENTALISM – Spiral Bound, Cellular Thinking, Card Code BIZARRE MAGICK – Deathslates ESSAYS – Creativity, Tips & Ideas, Floorshows, Strolling Magic, Can You Keep A Secret?, Riders, Reality Avenue, It’s About That Attitude, How To Win A Magic Competition AMUSEMENTS – The Top Ten Clowns, What If Magicians Were Like...?< 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 all...you'll have fun. Overview: - Basic Weathering Skills - Weathering with Salt - Washes - Using an Airbrush - How to Bring Out That Detail - Advanced Techniques< Less
The Pocketbook By Curtis Kam
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Previously only obtainable through a lifetime of experience, the information in The Pocketbook is nothing less than the hard-won secrets and insights that distinguish a duffer from a finished... More > performer. Perfectly portable, The Pocketbook is designed to be both travel log and guidebook on your journey through the most challenging terrain in the world of magic, sleight-of-hand with coins. No tricks explained, only magic.< Less
ALL 6 SOFT BODY PATTERNS for Reborns - 32 sizes/configurations - Excellence in Reborn Artistry™ By Jeannine M. Holper
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ALL 6: SOFT BODY PATTERNS to Reborn Vinyl and Silicon Vinyl Dolls Full Color Pictures - 32 sizes / Patterns / Configurations / Style Combinations Stable Soft Body Patterns – Fits Most... More > Berenguer Dolls 1: Non-Jointed Soft Body Full Limbs – 10 sizes 2: Jointed Soft Body Full Limbs – 9 sizes 3: Oval Soft body ¼ Partial Limbs-4 popular sizes Oval Soft Body Patterns – Fits Many Silicon-Vinyl Dolls 4: Artist Dolls like Baby Emily & Alex – 4 sizes 5: Artist Dolls like Sheila Michael – 4 sizes 6: Jointed Oval Soft body Pattern Full Limbs- 4 popular sizes combinations< Less
Dory Plans - Engine By Fraser Wheaton
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Do-It-Yourself plans to build a 16' Grand Banks Dory for use with a transom mounted engine. Includes digital picture technology and step-by-step detail. No previous experience required!
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