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Contest University 2014 Dayton By ARRL American Radio Relay League
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Amateur Radio, Ham Radio, Amateur Radio Contesting, Amateur Radio Education
Grid Down Communications By Sparks , Sparks31
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Provides an overview of communications monitoring techniques and various radio communications systems for grid-down scenarios.
Slot Car Magazine February 2015 By Marc Abbott, Ric Woods
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The February issue features the new cars from Nonno Slot; your chance to win a track side figure; Scalextric rally guide improvements; Ford's assault on Le Mans.... plus much more.
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
Grid-Down Communications By Sparks31
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Provides an overview of communications monitoring techniques and various radio communications systems for grid-down scenarios.
Maleficium By Paul Prater
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This is Paul Prater's book of bizarre magic routines. It also includes poetry and photography. What have people said about the book? "Paul Praters "Maleficium" is not only a... More > beautifully produced book, it's an excellent collection of direct and entertaining routines of the bizarre genre. I really enjoyed reading it and highly recommend it." --Bob Cassidy "I am very impressed and am on my third reading now. Please consider purchasing Paul's books- not just for his effects but for his thinking and tips."--John Howard< Less
Origami Inspired Clutch Purse Sewing Patterns for Upcycling Feed Sacks By J. F. Johns, C. A. Johns
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Inspire your life with the vivid images of natural beauty found on woven polypropylene feed sacks. Upcycled feed sacks are an excellent fabric for Origami inspired products. The fabric is stiff... More > enough to create exceptionally crisp seams and pleats. Upcycling feed sacks into useful products will reduce the amount of non-biodegradable feed sacks in our landfills. We have created 12 easy Origami inspired clutch purse patterns to encourage everyone to recycle their feed sacks into beautiful and practical custom works of usable art. All you need to get started is some basic sewing skills and a few woven polypropylene feed sacks. Use your imagination to add custom touches and trims to the patterns. And remember to have fun!< 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
Hedi Kyle Festschrift 2009 (2nd printing) By Rutherford Witthus
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HEDI KYLE FESTSCHRIFT 2009 is a celebratory volume of articles by friends and colleagues of the book artist Hedi Kyle. Hedi is known as an innovator of numerous folded structures used by countless... More > book artists around the world. Included are historical articles about bookbinding and conservation, instructions on creating various structures, and memories of working with Hedi.< Less
Ohio Development & Postal History 1790-1816: The Exhibit and Legacy of Richard Parker By Richard Parker
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The award-winning postal history exhibit of classic Ohio material created by Richard H. Parker. Along with the letters themselves, the exhibit provides information about the letter's orgins, postal... More > rates, markings, postal routes, and other information about early Ohio post offices. Presented chronologically, the exhibit traces the growth and development of early Ohio through the spread of post offices and postal communications. The book includes a supplemental introduction placing "postal" history into a broader historical context, as well as a table listing details of Ohio post offices established prior to May 1, 1816, among other appendices.< 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
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
The 50 String Guitar By Bryan Roberts
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A NEW, UNIQUE, and EASY book for mastering the guitar fretboard. You will learn how to play any scale on the guitar by using a proven method that utilizes your natural pattern recognition systems.... More > NOT JUST ANOTHER SCALE BOOK! There are none like this. It is fun and best of all it works! Major scales, pentatonic, melodic and harmonic minor, symmetrical scales, and beyond, they are all here. No reading music or even working through tablature. The guitar neck may seem complicated. So many frets and endless possibilities. This book will simplify and organize the guitar neck in a way you've never thought possible. This book works for everyone. Even the advanced student will benefit from this unique approach! Guitar instructors will be changing the way they teach scales after they use The 50 String Guitar! Buy it today.< 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
Learn Watch Repair At Home With The Home Study Course Of The Wisconsin Institute of Horology By Mike Barnett
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NOW IN SOFT COVER! This over 400 page watch repair course was developed so that you can learn mechanical, vintage watch repair at home, at your own pace. The structured course is complete and... More > assumes the student has few or no mehanical skills and takes the student from no watch repair skills to being educated highly educaed in watchmaking. This text also makes a great reference guide. Developed and revised many times over a 30 year span, the course is as relavent as it was when first authored in the first half of the 20th century. It is a classic instructional book that many watchmakers have in their horological library.< Less
Waltham Watch and Clock Material Catalog 1940 Edition By Waltham Watch Company
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Waltham fans, this is a GREAT book for you! Back in print, a historical 1940 edition of the Waltham Watch and Clock Material Catalog. The catalog has been digitally process and cleaned up so that... More > it is easier to read. 82 pages in total, all crammed full of illustrations, part lists, factory part numbers, etc. Some movements can only be found in this catalog, not the later versions. Many sizes and models/grades are represented... 8-day Chronometers, 18 size, 16 size, Colonials, all the way down to the 4 ligne 400 model. Also has much information on dials, dial numbers, Waltham Premier named watches and their appropriate dials. The content is fascinating and there's plenty to absorb and reference. Certainly a great addition to any horological library.< Less
Illustrated Manual of American Watch Movements By E & J Swigart Company
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Illustrated Manual of American Watch Movements This is THE reference book that has been the standard for decades. This version has been cleaned up and has digitally processed white pages removing the... More > age the most of the books in circulation. Enjoy adding this brand new classic reference book to your horological library.< Less
Hoe-Downs, Hornpipes & Hokum By Charlie Walden
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This is the companion tune book for the recording of the same title by Charlie Walden and Patt Plunkett, a.k.a. Patt & Possum. 30 tunes in standard notation, plus mandolin tab and chords for... More > accompaniment. Included are Dundee’s Hornpipe, Joseph Won a Coated Fiddle, Walk Along John, Old Fort Smith, Little Burnt Potato, Forked Deer, Belles of America, Step Up Susie, Duncan’s Hornpipe, Angus Campbell, Victory Breakdown, Norma Lou’s Waltz, Lady of the Lake, Oyster Girl, Grey Eagle, Paddy on the Railroad, Chicken Reel, Old Hen Cackle, Woodchopper’s Reel, St. Anne’s Reel, Shamus O’Brien Waltz, Polk County Breakdown, Martha Campbell, Turkey in the Pea Patch, Quadrille in “G”, Old Ladies Picking Chickens, Casey’s Hornpipe, Jim Clark’s Hornpipe, Cincinnati Hornpipe plus a special section revealing the secrets of Listen to the Mockingbird.< Less
Traditional Fiddle Music of Missouri By Charlie Walden
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Companion tune book to the award-winning recording "Traditional Fiddle Music of Missouri". Includes transcriptions of all 20 tunes from the recording in standard notation, plus mandolin... More > TAB and suggested chords for accompaniment. Order the CD at www.cdbaby.com.< Less
Sharpening Tools Tutorial By David Price
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A tutorial on sharpening carving tools by David Price, Sr.
Wonderful Stitches: 320 Decorative Stitches for Needlepoint By Diane Schultz
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This classic needlepoint reference is finally available again, and this time in a full color edition. Wonderful Stitches contains a lavishly illustrated collection of 320 decorative stitches ranging... More > from small, exquisite diaper patterns, such as ginghams and roses to more elaborate, multicolored, fancy stitch motif combinations. Also included is an original, simple method of stitching that can duplicate the triangles and squares used in hundreds of early American patchwork quilt designs. Another unusual section of stitches simulates lace, as well as some blackwork, a 17th century technique done on elaborately embellished costumes of the period. The final chapters not only continue the collection but reveal how borders are created as well as how to create an endless array of new original patterns. This is a must have for any stitcher's library. < Less
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.
Hinges and Hinge-Based Catches By Charles Lewton-Brain
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This book analyzes hinges and hinge-like mechanisms in a manner never done before in a single volume. It has become a classic for jewelry making. Along with history, generics, classes of hinges,... More > guiding principles, sections include: design, tube making, hinge pins (force-fit, riveted, upset, tapered, cotter type, tubing, square, threaded, stud), hinge types (basic, thick-walled, locket, bracelet, box, block, cold-rolled, tab, cast and milled), lubrication, catch systems, hidden, alternative, cast hinges and solving design problems. Good index and table of contents. Covers more information about hinges than any book in English. 112 pages, over 200 line drawings..< Less
Cheap Thrills in the Tool Shop By Charles Lewton-Brain
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This Classic book is a loose, eclectic collection of short cuts, bench tricks and alternative equipment options for goldsmiths. Cheap tool making, conversions and unexpected sources for tools are all... More > described. Sections include shop machines, tools, setting tools, soldering and more. Will save you hundreds of dollars in the jewelry studio. Lots of line drawings, lists and reviews of sources round out the book. A good table of contents and index make finding information easy. This was the first bench tricks book published in English in 40 years and led the interest in Bench Tricks in the jewelry/metals field. 80 pages. 82 line drawings. $34.95< Less