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Art of Celtic Knotwork Workbook By Cari Buziak
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Finally! 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
Fun in the Dark: A Guide to Successful Night Photography By Beth Ruggiero-York
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Have you ever wanted to know how to use your camera at night to capture those exciting images you’ve seen? Beth Ruggiero-York, who teaches night photography, will show you just what needs to be... More > done. The concepts and techniques for capturing all types of night images are explained and illustrated. From landscapes with star trails or stars as points, and moonlit landscapes to creative light painting and more, you will learn how to plan and realize your creative vision for long exposures after dark. Beth then goes on to introduce post-processing for night images. When you come home after shooting, you will be confident knowing how to optimize and manipulate your photographs. Color correction, noise reduction, sharpening and other essential adjustments in Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw are discussed. Beth Ruggiero-York delivers insights that will help novices and advanced photographers alike in this guidebook that celebrates the beauty of taking pictures in the dark.< Less
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
White's Magic By Corey White
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Magic and Mentalism as performed by Corey White. Learn the secrets that have been amazing audiences for years.
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 New Gypsy Caravan By Timothy Lemke
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The New Gypsy Caravan book on how to build a travel trailer that is based on the design of a Gypsy Caravan. The book includes measured drawings, photographs and assembly instructions on how to... More > build a caravan mountable to a conventional utility trailer and is capable of being towed by a small car. The background and history of the Gypsy caravan are also included.< 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
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
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
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
Communications For 3%ers and Survivalists By Sparks31
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Written by the creator of the Signal Corps Blog at http://sparks31.wordpress.com/. 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%.
Entwined: A Coloring Book to Help You Unwind and Relax By Christine Fleming
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Entwined: A Coloring Book for Adults Fact: Coloring is not just for kids. Immersing yourself in a creative activity is good for your brain, and coloring gives you some much needed me-time to crawl... More > inside your head and spend some time up there. The artwork in this book was inspired by vintage lace and hand-painted Turkish tiles. I recommend coloring these pages with high quality colored pencils because that’s what feels best in my hand. But you certainly have the freedom to use whatever medium feels right to you: Prismacolors, Copic markers, brush tip markers, 6 inch crayons, pancake syrup... Whether you’re an adult or a kid, a woman or a man, an artist or an engineer—whoever you are, I hope this coloring book brings you some relaxation and a creative outlet in a sometimes stressful life.< Less
Gus & Duncan's Guide to Star Wars Micro Collection Toys By Duncan Jenkins, Gus Lopez
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At last, the definitive book on Kenner’s Star Wars Micro Collection! Gus and Duncan present the full range of the Star Wars Micro Collection toys, including the entire product line sold in the... More > US, Canada, and Australia in the early 1980’s, and prototypes from each stage of the design and development. This guide showcases many one-of-a-kind pieces from the Micro line, dozens of unreleased product concepts, and unusual Micro Collection items such as mail away premiums, point of sale signage, and Toy Fair displays.< Less
Mischievous Monsters By Simon Forster
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An Old School Fantasy RPG adventure for low level characters. Compatible with the ACKs rules, but easily converted to other OSR games. Several leagues offthe main road is a portal to the realm of... More > fairy; a ring ofstanding stones resting in a clearing surrounded by ancient trees. Once a year, from the full moon to the next full moon, this portal opens and allows the fairies to cross over, to wreck havoc and cause mischiefin the mortal realm.< Less
Allagash 2016 Calendar By Mike Confalone
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This MRH Media 2016 calendar features realistic photos of Mike Confalone's HO-scale model railroad, the Allagash Railway. The calendar also has dates of major model railroading events for 2016,... More > making this the ideal calendar for model railroaders. Set in the State of Maine, Mike Confalone’s picturesque Allagash Railway captures the look of a regional class one railroad well. Mike models early spring in New England – the so-called “mud season.” Even though the Allagash is freelanced, Mike’s keen eye for the realistic modeling of New England railroading in the late 70s and early 80s comes out in these twelve never-before-published scenes of his model railroad. ABOUT MIKE CONFALONE Mike’s proto-freelanced, under-construction Allagash Railway occupies a 58’ x 24’ space. For him, the challenge of bringing his own piece of New England railroading to life in HO scale is the driving force behind his passion.< Less
Western Pacific 8th Sub 2016 Calendar By Rob Spangler
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This MRH Media 2016 calendar features realistic photos of Rob Spangler's HO-scale model railroad, the Western Pacific 8th Subdivision. The calendar also has dates of major model railroading events... More > for 2016, making this the ideal calendar for model railroaders. Set in the Nevada-Utah area, Rob Spangler’s photogenic Western Pacific 8th Subdivision well portrays the stark beauty of the US western high desert region. Rob’s hand-painted backdrops blend superbly with his 3D scenery – so well in fact that it’s difficult to tell exactly where the real scenery ends and the backdrop starts. Rob’s ability to believably capture the final days of the Western Pacific in miniature comes out in these twelve never-before-published scenes of his model railroad. ABOUT ROB SPANGLER Rob has been a model railroader for over 40 years, since he received a train set at age six. He has been modeling the Western Pacific since 1989.< Less
SP Vintage passenger trains 2016 calendar By Victor Roseman
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This MRH Media 2016 calendar features the modeling and photographic work of Victor Roseman, done as part of his project on vintage SP passenger trains. The calendar also has dates of major model... More > railroading events for 2016, making this the ideal calendar for model railroaders. Victor did extensive historical research to produce the definitive guide to Southern Pacific passenger trains for a recent series in Model Railroad Hobbyist magazine. MRH has collected twelve of these superb model photographs into this calendar so we can all enjoy these great model scenes of the by-gone SP and their memorable passenger service of the last century. ABOUT VICTOR ROSEMAN Victor is known in the model train field for his magazine articles and several railroad related books over the past thirty five years. Victor built all the models and model scenes in this calendar, and he also took all the photos.< Less
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
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 coloring book created with a lot of love. Each page contains one of Mandy's unique hand drawn mandalas accompanied by an inspirational quote. Mandy's hope is that you will find... More > solace and comfort in coloring in the pages of this book. She believes the quotes coupled with the act of coloring will motivate and inspire you to be all that you were meant to be.< Less
Colors & Thoughts By Victoria Nikitina Chala
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Coloring books are a wonderful way to release stress. Relaxing with a coloring book is the new meditation. But what if I also want to doodle, draw or write instead of simply coloring? For that you... More > need something more than a coloring book. You need an imagination journal! The imagination journal can be a diary, a coloring book, a sketchbook, an idea haven or a travel companion. Colors & Thoughts is your first imagination journal and it will be your best friend when it comes to relaxation and getting in tune with the moment. This copy of the journal contains inspiring quotes, 17 original artwork images to color, lined pages for notes and reflections and blank pages for even more art. At the end you will find a small surprise. Have fun with it!< 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
The Elecraft KX3 - Electronic PDF By Fred Cady
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This edition has been formatted for electronic publication and reading. It contains all material found in the printed edition except an index and complete table of contents. No part of this book may... More > 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. There are many schematics and diagrams for those who learn best by reading. Hands-on learners can use exercises to learn many of the KX3’s features. Chapter 1 helps you to see if the roofing filter is needed. Chapter 2 helps 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.< Less
Model Equine Photo Showers Association 2015 Championship Book By Anne Field
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The Model Equine Photo Showers Association 2015 Championship Show results book.