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
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
Printed: 135 pages, 7.44" x 9.68", perfect binding, white interior paper (55# weight), black and white interior ink, white exterior paper (90# weight), full-color exterior ink
20... More > Make-Your-Own-Jewelry Projects, you can easily do with a pair of jeweler pliers, AND 51 pages of authentic hand-written letters from Mexican village women to loved ones in the United States.< Less
A Corvair for Dummies book! If you are under 40, odds are you have never heard or seen a Corvair! Learn how to repair the most common restoration issues for the Chevrolet Corvair, 1965-69. Step by... More > step procedures on critical issues. Learn the history about America's only rear engine, air cooled engine car.< Less
This book teaches you how to design and build your own sports car - from scratch! With this design guide, and your choice of FWD drivetrains, you will learn how to create your own dream car.
This... More > guide describes the entire process of designing a sports car: setting goals, research, design, and construction, of a tube-frame, carbon fiber body, mid-engine powered car of your own design.
(This is a design guide for creating your own unique mid-engine sports car; it does not contain plans.)< Less
The most detailed description on the use of the staking tool ever made.
The book begins with a 14 page essay on the history of the staking tool and the Kendrick & Davis company. It is followed... More > by a detailed description of the use of the staking tool; including a series of diagrams with explanatory text. The book concludes with a current (circa 1986) catalogue of K & D tools.
The edition is the 1987, final edition
The Watchmakers' Staking Tool by George G. Lucchina & Archie B. Perkins< Less
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.
- Basic Weathering Skills
- Weathering with Salt
- Using an Airbrush
- How to Bring Out That Detail
- Advanced Techniques< Less
"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
This is the first and only book of its kind. Have you ever wondered what the judges look for and how they see your car? What makes a consistent winner? You don't have to spend thousands of dollars or... More > be a professional car builder. This is an inside look into the judging process including many cost saving or free tips and techniques that will garner you points.
Whether you've never taken your car to a show or have been showing for years, this book will give you insight into presenting your car in the best light. Your car is being judged all the time whether it's parked at the curb or under the harsh lights and critical eyes of a professional judge. Compete at a scored event, show at a local cruise-in, get ready to send your car to auction, or if only for your own enjoyment, you'll have the satisfaction of making your car being the best it can be.< Less
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
Globular Clusters - All globular clusters above -50° declination. This list includes all Messier, NGC and Palomars and Terzans. There are a few “impossible” globulars, such as the... More > two 2MASS globulars, FSR 1735, in this list as well. 90+ globulars.
Most are observable with an 8” scope. (128 pages)< Less
Planetary Nebulae and Supernovae Remnants - Planetary nebulae, supernovae remnants and protoplanetaries that are observable above about -50° declination. About 350+ objects are included. Many... More > stellar planetaries are left out. (322 pages)< Less
Observing the Herschel 400 - Part I Objects - The first group of 400 Herschel object generated by the Ancient City Astronomy Club in 1980. This is an excellent next list for observer's who completed... More > the Messier list. A 6" telescope is sufficient to see all objects on this list. (400+ pages)< Less
The Aon Celtic Art online tutorials have been collected, revised, and expanded into a new compilation, available for the first time in print!
The Aon web tutorials have long been considered... More > the best, most in-depth instruction of Celtic art. My tutorials have taught literally thousands of people how to create Celtic art... many of my students have gone on to teach workshops themselves even. If you’ve worked through the web tutorials before, in this copy you’ll find all newly created artwork and illustrations, new examples, and newly edited instructional text.
Work through all the tutorials at your own pace, covering such topics as knotwork, spirals, animals, painting materials, crosses... and more.
Completely new to this edition is a series of knotwork exercises for students to work through for additional practice and theory. This edition is provided in coil bound format for ease of use for the serious student.< Less
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
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
This book is for anyone thinking about or already living off-grid that wants to learn how to install a solar electric power system and how to maintain the system for optimal performance. Included are... More > step-by-step installation instructions, description of equipment and sources, guides for determining the size of a system needed and detailed illustrations of each component of a system. Also included are simple ways to optimize your solar electric system for best operation, detailed maintenance and repairs for each component and recommended system equipment with links. Plus- how to incorporate wind power into your off-grid system. This ebook is printable and works on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems!< Less
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
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