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A Tablet Weaver's Pattern Book By John Mullarkey et al.
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A collection of threaded-in tablet weaving patterns and their many variations.
Guitar HomeStudy By Four Seasons Music Publishing
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Guitar HomeStudy is the perfect home-study course for the beginning guitar. It covers everything from: Anatomy of the guitar, reading TAB & Music, Chords, Scales, Music Theory, Sightreading,... More > Ear-training and much more. The book is also based on Trinity Rockschools preliminary and grade 1 syllabus. Therefore, the course is taught according to international standards. There are over 180 exercises, 6 full songs, 212 audio tracks/examples and 3 mock exam papers to help you practice. For anyone who doesn't have the time/budget to attend guitar lessons, this book is for you whether you intend to take an examination or not. By providing structured and systematic approach to learning, Guitar HomeStudy is an essential buy for any beginning guitar player. For more information visit www.guitarhomestudy.com< 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
Realistic Hair for Reborn Dolls & Kits: Hand Rooting Techniques Excellence in Reborn Artistry™ Series By Jeannine M. Holper
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Create Beautiful Heirloom Reborn Babies with Realistic Hair Now includes over 150 Full Color Pictures A very popular Case Study, #6 in the Excellence in Reborn Artistry™ Series to reborn... More > dolls and kits. This book takes you through the steps involved to create a Reborn with Realistic Hand Rooted Hair. It features hair rooting techniques used on several reborn dolls so you can see both Mohair and Human Hair Hand Rooting Techniques. Includes the Basic Hand-Rooting, Mini-Rooting, Micro-Rooting and the Ultra-Micro technique on Hair, Eyebrows and Lashes. These easy techniques can be used on Vinyl and Silicon-Vinyl dolls. Includes Supplies List, Step by Step Instructions, and even a short section on wig application, as well as more Tips & Techniques. Combine this book with the companion "Movie on CD" for a complete package; located at www.lulu.com/content/1700563< 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
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
Coffee Taster's Compendium: An Insider's Guide to Tasting, Evaluating, and Enjoying Coffee By Andrew Russo
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The Coffee Taster’s Compendium is your guide for tasting and enjoying coffee. Science, tasting notes, and origin overviews for both professionals and enthusiasts will help you experience coffee... More > like never before. Expand your horizon into a new world of tastes, flavors, and aromas.< Less
The Tibetan Gaden tangka By Rene van den Hooff
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The Tibetan Gaden tangka is a coin that was issued from about 1840 to 1930. Its design shows many symbolic features and many types and variants exist. This book gives an overview of the Tibetan... More > tangkas. It focuses on the die relations between specimens of Rhodes Type F variants vii to xii and Type G. Relations between over 1000 different die combinations are shown giving information about the production of the tangkas. Images of each unique obverse and reverse die are included.< 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
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, steganopgraphy, math, music, and dozens of other common puzzle cache types will have you on the trail in no time.< 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
Triangle Loom Weaving Twills 'N More Volume 1 By Patricia A. Herman
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This book will explore weaving the continuous strand method on a Triangle, Square or Rectangle Loom using eleven different twill patterns, with pictures of each pattern illustrated by a drawdown and... More > a photogragh. Clear and concise instructions will be covered to help in the planning and execution of the project. Tips and solutions will help to troubleshoot any design issues. These instructions will expand your design capabilities for your tri-loom projects. You will learn how to create truly unique and fun woven items.< Less
French Genealogy From Afar By Anne Morddel
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How to research your French ancestors using the Internet, explained by the author of the French Genealogy Blog.
Biblio Tech By Karen Hanmer
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Biblio Tech outlines key features of twelve book binding structures and provides numerous references for further study. The descriptions of each binding are enhanced with numerous illustrations.... More > Bindings include tacketed, Ethiopian, medieval, leather fine binding, boarded, split board, simplified, German case, nonadhesive paper case, crossed structure, sewn boards and scaleboard.< Less
Wristwatches, Pocket Watches Ordnance Maintenance TM 9-1575 By Mike Barnett
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The famous World War II book on watch repair. Many many people have learned, at least initially, how to repair watches using this book. It is a real favorite among beginners. It also has the added... More > bonus of showing how to work on many of the military watches from Elgin, Waltham, etc. This book is now produced in 8.5 x 11 size for the first time. MUCH more readable. Additionally, the pages are now WHITE. They have been carefully digitially processed at high resolution so that the cleanup from the tan pages left the quality there while making the pages perfectly white.< Less
Condensed Code of Operating Rules, Edition of 1951 By Stephen Karas, Robert Hanmer
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The Condensed Code of Operating Rules provides a concise set of rules to operate model railroads. This rulebook is a necessity for anyone operating a North American model railroad in the... More > 1940’s, 1950's or 1960's era. The Condensed Code are in use by hundreds of model railroaders across North America and the world. Based on prototype railroad’s widely-adopted Consolidated Code of Operating Rules, the Condensed Code has eliminated rules that are rarely, if ever, applicable to a model railroad. This new "Edition of 1951" backdates the previous editions of the Condensed Code by adding rules covering Form 31 train orders as well as many other minor enhancements. The Condensed Code of Operating Rules covers topics such as signals (whistle, hand, fixed signals and markers), superiority of trains, train orders, and ABS and CTC signaling. Not covered are track warrant and Direct Traffic Control systems of operation. Included in the same book are train dispatcher rules.< Less
An Analog Synthesizer for the 21st Century By Thomas Henry
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A collection of schematics for a complete, accurate and versatile analog synthesizer. Designed by well-known synthesizer guru, Thomas Henry, this is a comprehensive set of plans guaranteed to delight... More > and challenge the advanced DIY enthusiast.< Less
The Pourpoint of Charles de Blois By Tasha Kelly
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A pattern and instructions for recreating the Charles de Blois pourpoint, an extant garment from 14th-century France.
Building Guitar Number 500 By kent everett
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A fun little photo journal about building a unique guitar.
Twills 'N More, Volume 2 By Patricia A. Herman
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This book contains seven twill weaving instructions to be used with the triangle, square, diamond and rectangle loom using the continuous loop method of weaving. Also included are patterns for seven... More > woven projects from scarves to hats, shrugs to crop tops and slippers to mittens. There is something for everyone in this book!< Less
How to Write and Publish Your Book By Aaron McMahon
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Writing and publishing a book is easier than you think! Writing a book seems like a huge, impossible task. Where do you even start? Does a book writing project seem too overwhelming? Aaron McMahon... More > teaches you powerful and simple methods to break down and organize your ideas, then shows you how to create a successful writing plan. He takes you a step further by teaching you how to get your book published, printed, marketed and sold. Once you realize how easy it is to write and publish your book, the door to your book-writing destiny will forever be open!< 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 Yeoman's Guide to Basic Leather Armor By Brian Pfeifer, Baron Sylvanus Perrin
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The first volume of the Yeoman's Guides booklet series, Basic Leather Armor will help you start crafting armor right away. It covers all of the essential skill you need to make and customize leather... More > armor for medieval combat. You'll use some of the techniques, like assembling straps and buckles, when you prepare steel or plastic armor for field use. If that isn't enough for you, we've also included a pattern and instructions for making a leather dog-collar gorget. As you work through this project, you'll practice most of the skills taught in the preceding pages. From buying leather, to tracing patterns, to stitching seams, to adding decoration, The Yeoman's Guide to Basic Leather Armor is perfect for novice fighters, and those who care for them.< 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
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