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Balanced Beekeeping I: Building a Top Bar Hive By Philip Chandler
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Top bar beekeeping really is 'beekeeping for everyone' – including people with mobility problems, bad backs, or a general reluctance to lift boxes: there is no heavy lifting once your hive is... More > in place, as honey is harvested by the comb rather than by the box. Top bar hives are good for bees, good for the beekeeper and good for the environment. In this book, I will show you how easy it can be to build your own hive from scratch, using new or reclaimed timber and a few simple tools. If you can make a decent job of putting up a shelf, you can build yourself a fully functioning hive that bees will be proud to call home. By the author of The Barefoot Beekeeper.< Less
Slot Car Magazine – September 2016 By Marc Abbott, Ric Woods
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Our man in Portugal returns to reveal the delights of Paris-Dakar style slot car racing. Part 2 of A Brush With Success, An Ho oldie takes to the track for the first time, Graham Pritchard builds a... More > Morris Traveller...< Less
Essential Cards By Tangram Channel
eBook (PDF): $5.00
Containing 36 enjoyable cards and 2 Tangram puzzles too, this DIY activity project has all that you need to have fun with Tangrams. Each card includes 7 Tangram patterns on one side and their... More > solutions on the reverse side. The complete set consists of 252 challenging patterns. The Tangram Essential Cards eBook is an ideal first step for getting children interested in making things, and in experimenting with color and form. So this eBook is also a brilliant resource for a teacher to use to teach kids some basic principles of crafts. Included in the PDF file: - 36 printable Tangram cards (6,7cm X 16,3cm) - Step-by-step instructions on how to make the cards In addition, this document also contains 2 printable Tangram puzzles to start playing right away with the cards. Tangram Essential Cards are an exciting way for pupils and teachers to enjoy the ancient Chinese art of Tangram.< Less
Piano Stories - Vol.1 By Steven Bear
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Beautiful piano solos for the intermediate to advanced piano player. Every piece tells a little story. Composed by Steven Bear. Sheet music book. 123 p.
Batch Manufacturing for Ceramics By Seth Nagelberg
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This book is intended for exploring model making and mold making for ceramics. Beginners will find clear step by step instructions to make this process easy to understand. Advanced makers will find... More > methods and tips that will take their work to the next level. Seth Nagelberg demonstrates that there is never a one size fits all solution and shows more than one way to mix plaster, shape plaster models and make plaster molds. Learn how to use your molds for slip casting and press molding your designs. Take your process from one-offs to small batch manufacturing.< Less
Tunnel of Love - Dire Straits By Gaetano Scalfidi
eBook (PDF): $3.46
Trascrizione per pianoforte come la suono su youtube // Piano transcription as I play it on youtube
Creating Hybrid Image Illusions In GIMP By Jon Thompson
eBook (PDF): $7.74
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Hybrid images are NOT a simple transparency effect. They are, in fact, a quite new form of optical illusion discovered at MIT in the 1990s, and which exploit the way the brain processes information.... More > Seeing the different words in the images requires only distance from the picture and, when carefully prepared, they always work. They require no special glasses, no hypnosis, and no other artificial aids. This ebook shows how to create your own hybrid text images using a free graphics software package called GIMP (the GNU Image Manipulation Program). It is a multi-step process into which you can slot your own messages. To help you, this short ebook also provides tips on creating the images, on selecting fonts, on using colour and much more.< 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
Contemporary Paper Bindings By Karen Hanmer
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Skill-building guide to bookbinding techniques, tools, and materials plus glossary and extensive bibliography. Chapters on tools, supplies, ergonomics, signature preparation, endsheets, sewing,... More > spine-lining, and working with case-weight papers precede complete instructions for ten paper binding structures. “Contemporary Paper Bindings is a terrific book for beginners as well as seasoned binders. Prominent binder and teacher Karen Hanmer wrote it both to instruct independent bookbinding students and to help artists and librarians teach bookbinding. The text generously shares her expertise. Its clear instructions are enhanced by numerous b&w photographs and line drawings, plus abundant examples of sewing techniques, exposed spines and paper cases as well as excellent lists of supplies, tools and best practices. CPB is a must for photographers, printmakers, painters — hell, anyone — interested in creating their own books.” Miriam Schaer, book artist and educator, author of The Presence of their Absence< Less
The Soap Making Handbook Vol 1 By Tina Moenck
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This book is also an ebook available at my website www.naturalsudsnmore.com. This book is comprised of many years of experimenting and researching to save you time and money in the learning process.... More > I designed this to be a resource guide for experts as well as a guide for beginners. I go over how to make your own recipes in detail, along with step by step picture tutorials in cold process soap, hot process soap, and liquid soap. You can also join my Facebook group called "Soap Making and Business Coaching". Please check out the preview to see the table of contents to see everything that's covered in the book.< Less
Doodle Paws By Tyler Warrick
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This coloring book was created for anyone who loves to color, loves dogs and who honors our amazing veterans. Inspired by Painted Paws for Veterans - a Colorado canine rescue that assists veterans... More > and their families in the adoption of canine companions - each hand-drawn illustration features a theme of paws and other virtues held by the Painted Paws family. Enjoy your time coloring these beautiful pages while supporting a very worthy cause! All proceeds from Doodle Paws go to Painted Paws for Veterans.< Less
POWERFUL WORDS By Luca Volpe Alex Le Fanu
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"Powerful Words" is a fully structured and scripted mentalism show for corporate performances.The show is designed to fit in a small bag and only requires props that you already have or... More > that you can purchase from any stationery supplier. Corporate companies are willing to pay good money for a 'tailor made' performance and this show is structured around a motivational theme that can be easily adapted to each corporate client. The show duration is 30 minutes or more depending on your performance style. Plus you will find links to download all necessary graphics you need for the show. The only requirement is a double blank bicycle deck that can easily be obtained from all good magic shops worldwide. If you want to impress your corporate audience with a guaranteed standing ovation then this is what you are looking for!< Less
Midlana - Second Edition (Coilbound) By Kurt Bilinski
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Midlana takes the logical next step in the evolution of the traditional Lotus replica, by incorporating a front-wheel drive (FWD) drivetrain and mounting it mid-engine, while retaining the original's... More > retro styling. A mid-engine configuration provides better acceleration, better braking, and better cornering than its front-engine equivalent. FWD drivetrains are extremely common, with more choices, better availability, and a larger aftermarket than front-engine rear-drive engines. Many builders are already familiar with FWD drivetrains; Midlana opens the door to using drivetrains that they already have and understand. Midlana contains full plans, including: wheel and tire choices, drivetrain selection, options, seats, shocks and springs, construction techniques, chassis and suspension fabrication, cowl and dash layout, electrical, fuel, and coolant system construction, shifter fabrication, windscreen mounting, parts and sources, final assembly, and registration. NOTE: This is the spiral-bound edition.< Less
The Elecraft K3 and P3, 3rd Edition By Fred Cady - KE7X
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This book covers the details you need to effectively operate the Elecraft K3 and P3. If you are thinking about buying a used Elecraft K3, this book will help you review the options that may be in... More > your proposed purchase. Many options are still available. Some are no longer available, usually due to components being no longer available, and some can be replaced by newer K3S modules. We briefly describe these and cover in more detail the popular KXV3B Transverter and Receive Antenna Interface and the KIO3B I/O Interface while comparing them with their K3 predecessors. If you all ready have a copy of “The Elecraft K3 – Design, Configuration, and Operation, 2nd Edition”, you might consider purchasing “Upgrading the K3 with K3s Components”. If you want all your information in one place, this is the book for you. You might also consider “The Elecraft KPA500 Amplifier and KAT500 Tuner” if you are going to add these to your basic K3 and P3 station.< Less
The Pourpoint of Charles de Blois By Tasha Kelly
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Patterns and instructions for recreating the Charles de Blois pourpoint, an extant garment from 14th-century France.
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
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
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
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
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
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
RITUALUM "THE SACRED FIRE" By Luca Volpe
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Luca Volpe is a well known Italian mentalist and psychic entertainer. After the success of his book "Emotional Mentalism" he has decided to release a new booklet which contains one of the... More > strongest experiences you can perform. "Ritualum - The Sacred Fire" is a mixture of mentalism and cerimonial magic which will emotionally touch your spectators. Imagine predicting the outcome of their dreams one week in advance, and also giving your spectators a magic ritual to perform for an entire week, which will empower them and create a strong impact in their lives. Ritualum is a single routine/act that will keep you remembered forever. If you are a mentalist, psychic entertainer or bizarre magician, this is something you can't miss. This work is brilliant I just love it another masterpiece by Luca one of my favorite thinkers. Neal Scryer< Less
Occasional Acid Etching For The Stained Glass Painter By Victoria Millard
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This book is intended to show the professional stained glass painter the simplest method of acid etching flashed glass. While in my experience, the simplest method is generally the safest, you should... More > read this entire book before actually proceeding on to your small etching project. I feel that acid etching, more appropriately called aciding in the stained glass trade, is as much a process of stained glass painting as any other, and therefore, necessary for the stained glass painter to learn. Now it's true, no book can communicate this technique as well as a good teacher. If you are on your own, however, as so many people are, this book will be useful. I hope you find this book valuable in your exploration of this beautiful process of stained glass and helpful in your endeavor to learn these simple aciding techniques based on my own practical experience.< Less
David Price Silver Wire Tutorial By David Price
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A tutorial by Master Gun Builder, David Price, on how to do silver inlays on muzzleloaders.
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