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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
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
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
Drawing People (ebook) By Joumana Medlej
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Everything you need to know to draw the human figure in all its liveliness and diversity, illustrated in full color. Chapters: Introduction: Cultivating Your Drawing Skills // Drawing the body... More > (comparative face and body anatomy for men and women, muscle diagrams, hands and feet, notes on balance and foreshortening) // Emotions and facial expressions (a study of a sample of 60 expressions with additional notes on posture, etc) // Flexibility (understand how and where the body bends) // Aging the face and body, detailed for men and women // Catalog of human features (eye/hair/skin color, nose/eyebrow/eye/breast shapes, body types) // Guide to human types (detailed anatomic and facial characteristics of over 50 ethnotypes, from Ainu to Zulu, with notes on mixed types – the only such guide in existence). FOR PAPERBACK SEE http://bit.ly/dwgppl< Less
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.
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
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
Naked Mentalism By Jon Thompson
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After extensive testing by experienced performers, the wait is finally over. This book represents a new departure in the field of mentalism. The techniques it contains will enable you to perform... More > impromptu, without the usual tools, techniques and compromises. You could, if you wish, perform naked to prove there’s no subterfuge. Track a spectator's thought process as she makes choices, harness psychological forces, turn misses into hits, perform book tests for complete strangers (even over the phone), but above all, replace the intuition of the psychic with solid models of the world that give hit rates far higher than the real thing can ever hope to achieve. Click on the title for back cover quotes and preview... Price reduced to celebrate the launch of Naked Mentalism II< Less
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
Keum-Boo: Hot Burnished Gold Foil By Charles Lewton-Brain
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This book teaches how to easily hot burnish gold foil permanently onto silver objects, and raw sheet for soldering and building patterned jewelry with. It is a very rapid, easy method of adding the... More > buttery richness of 24k gold to your silver and gold objects. This incredibly simple designing technique was re-introduced to the West from Korea in the 1980’s. It lets you make pictures and patterns using pure 24k gold foil placed onto other metals as well, including steel, platinum, palladium, 14K, 18K and other gold alloys, aluminum and even copper. Step-by-step photos show how to make your own gold foil, hot burnish onto silver, platinum. Also discussed are how to calibrate a hot plate and use liver of sulfur. The white electrum alloy for keum-boo is described.< 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
Missouri Fiddle Tunes - Vol. 1 & 2 Fast & Slow for Learning By Charlie Walden
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This is the companion book to the recordings Missouri Fiddle Tunes – Vol. 1 & 2 Fast & Slow for Learning. The book contains a transcription of all 64 tunes from the CDs. These... More > transcriptions are provided as an additional aid in learning the tunes from the recordings. TAB for mandolin is provided for each tune. Chords are indicated as a guide to the accompanist. I’ve included a few comments about each, from whom I learned it, alternate recorded and printed sources, etc. ORDER THE FAST & SLOW CDs FROM WWW.CDBABY.COM!< 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
MAKING COMICS; The MickMacks Meatbucket Way By Jarrod Elvin
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If you like comic books and are interested in starting out to make your own, but never quite knew how to go about it, then this book is for you! MAKING COMICS; The MickMacks Meatbucket way is a... More > compilation of the lesson handouts from MickMacks Meatbucket comic school, started by Jarrod Elvin in 2012. it takes you through each aspect of creating your own independent black and white comic books from scratch, from pre production to self publishing and everything in between!.< Less
My Favorite Small Woodworking Projects By Jim Townsend
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My Favorite Small Woodworking Projects is an idea book for the woodworker interested in making craft items for fun, sale or gifts. Some items are simple for the beginner while others require more... More > experience and skill.< 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
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
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
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
Origami Flowers and Other Models By Yehuda Peled
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Origami Flowers and Other Models contains 34 origami models: Twenty one of them are flowers, trees and stems. The models range from easy to fold models, suitable for beginners using simple origami... More > paper, to complex models for the more experiences folders, using heavier paper. Some of the complex models the author has created represent realistic examples of the flowers which grew wild in fields near his childhood home: irises, tulips, daffodils, and cyclamens. The book also provides instructions for stems which allow the flowers to stand independently on the table without additional non-origami parts. At the end of the book there are useful instructions for folding polygons and for dividing paper.< 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.
Origami Inspired Fun & Festive Hat 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. We have created 12 easy Origami inspired hat patterns to encourage everyone to recycle their feed sacks into fun pieces of wearable art. These patterns take advantage of Origami folding techniques and the folds can be secured with staples or minimal sewing. All of the patterns use a 15 inch square of feed sack fabric as the basic pattern piece. These are a great size for children and small adults. For larger adults, use a larger Origami square of feed sack fabric. Experiment with your feed sack fabric to find the most interesting image layout for the Origami inspired patterns. All you need to get started is a few woven polypropylene feed sacks. Use your imagination to add custom touches and trims to the patterns. And remember to have fun!< Less
Dire Straits and Mark Knopfler’s London By Julio Bricio
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Pages in B/W, cover in color. A walk through all the places that inspired the songs of Dire Straits and Mark Knopfler, that marked key moments in their history.A guide where to discover the places... More > and the history behind every one of them.< 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
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. Contained within this work is the knowledge of a coffee professional that is clear, concise, and easy to reference.... More > It will act as a trusted guide on your journey to enjoy and master the experiences specialty coffee provides.< Less