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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
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
Colour Your Life By Jennidee Mills
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Not just another Colouring Book For Adults! Colour Your Life is a visual journal ready for you to add your thoughts to. The difference is ... you can colour the pages too. Each illustration has a... More > journalling prompt to inspire your thoughts to flow onto the page. You can use the prompts or write something else on your mind. The prompts cover topics such as life partner, children, life choices and goals and dreams.< 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%.
The Elecraft KXPA100, PX3 and 2M/4M Transverter PDF Version By Fred Cady - KE7X
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The Elecraft KX3-Line includes the amazing KX3 and its companions – the PX3 panadapter, the KXPA100 amplifier and auto antenna tuner, and the KX3-2M/4M VHF transverter. The KX3’s... More > state-of-the-art Software Defined Radio architecture provides an amazing array of capabilities and functionality, all in a palmtop box. Adding the KXPA100 amplifier, PX3 panadapter, and the KX3-2M/4M gives us a 100-watt, all-mode radio with coverage from 160 to 2 meters. This book covers the details needed to add these to your basic KX3 and to understand and operate the KXPA100 amplifier, the PX3 panadapter, and the KX-2M/4M VHF transverter. Owners of KE7X’s The Elecraft KX3 – Going to the Summit first edition will find this to be a valuable addition to their library.< 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
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
Collector's Guide to Winross Models By Jeffrey Simmons
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This is collector's guide to the 1/64th scale advertising models produced in Rochester, NY by the Winross Company. These small diecast models are collected around the world and there is even a... More > collectors club dedicated to their history.< 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
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
Art of Celtic Knotwork eWorkbook By Cari Buziak
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NOW ON SALE! Save $5… limited time only! Art of Celtic Knotwork eWorkbook (ebook format) - Finally! The Aon Celtic Art online tutorials have been collected, revised, and expanded into a new... More > compilation, available for the first time in print! The Aon web tutorials have long been considered 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 ebook format.< 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.
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
Building Martin-style Acoustic Guitar Kits By Bill Cory
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For a Preview and FREE Excerpts, see www.KitGuitarManuals.com ... Sorry, no preview available on Lulu. This is the manual Martin kit builders need! The C.F. Martin Guitar Company has made great... More > guitars for 175 years. ... They also sell acoustic guitar kits that any guitar enthusiast can build. Martin kits are different from others, and procedures on them must be done correctly. But Martin doesn't provide a good manual with the kit. Now, though, there is a dedicated manual. Guitar builder Bill Cory has built a number of Martin-style kits (out of 20+ acoustic kits), and his comprehensive manual totally describes and illustrates the entire process in clear photos and text. If you want a GREAT VALUE for your money, you can purchase a COMBINED PDF (350 pages) of this book AND the "Complete Guide to Building Kit Acoustic Guitar." It is printable, so you can just print the pages you need to. It is available ONLY as a PDF and ONLY at Bill Cory's website, KitGuitarManuals.com.< Less
The Principles of Magic By Wendal Wandell
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Remember when life itself was filled with MAGIC? Welcome back! The Principles of Magic gives you the unique opportunity to bring a touch of magic into other people’s lives. Designed as a... More > text to accompany Wendal Wandell’s Wonder Workshop for beginning apprentice magicians, The Principles of Magic is a work that also stands on its own. You will learn that all types of magic boil down to seven basic principles: the art of MATERIALIZATION, DEMATERIALIZATION, TRANSPOSITION/TRANSFORMATION, PENETRATION, RESTORATION, EXTRA SENSORY PERCEPTION, and LEVITATION/ANIMATION. Each principle is explored with complete instructions and photographs to learn fifteen different pieces of magic, as well as recommendations of magical properties to purchase, a glossary of magical terms, and resources to further your magical journey.< 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.
Cooking the Books: A Concise Guide to Bookbinding By Bea Nettles
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Essential notes for making books, simple slipcases, and basic boxes. Based on the teaching handouts of the author of the classic text, Breaking the Rules: A Photo Media Cookbook. Photographs and... More > drawings supplement the step-by-step instructions.< 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
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
Meditative Colouring For Adults By Delyth Angharad
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A collection of hand-drawn illustrations designed specifically for colouring. Suitable for pens, pencils or any other fine-tipped colouring media, colouring these doodles will help you unwind and... More > take some time out for yourself. Note - this book is formatted such that all images are printed on the right-hand page with nothing printed on the reverse side of that page - so if you want to pull out and frame your illustration after colouring it, you're not sacrificing the image on the back of the page. You also won't have to worry about colours bleeding through to the other side!< Less
Cashmerette Curvy Sketchbook By Jenny Rushmore
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This 8.5 x 11" sketchbook was designed especially for sewists and fashion designers, with 100 plus size croquis to help you design your next garment. There's space to make notes about... More > construction and alterations, and a spot to add a fabric swatch. You'll also find a measurements record, wardrobe planner, a pattern and fabric inventory, and a directory of online resources. Happy sewing! Unfortunately the cover image on Lulu.com can only appear low-res, but you can see high-quality photos of the cover and inside of the book at www.cashmerette.com/sketchbook< Less
Cashmerette Curvy Fashion Sketchbook By Jenny Rushmore
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This 6 x 9" sketchbook was designed for all curvy fashion lovers - whether you're a fashion blogger, sewist, fashion designer or a fashionista! It has 100 plus size figure outlines to help you... More > design your perfect wardrobe. Sketch on top of the outlines to create a professional drawing that will hep you dream up new garments or outfits, and record what you wore. You can also add notes on the season, occasion and when you wore it. Happy sketching! Unfortunately the cover image on Lulu.com can only appear low-res, but you can see high-quality photos of the cover and inside of the book at www.cashmerette.com/sketchbook< Less
The Elecraft KXPA100, PX3 and 2M/4M Transverter By Fred Cady - KE7X
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The Elecraft KX3-Line includes the amazing KX3 and its companions – the PX3 panadapter, the KXPA100 amplifier and auto antenna tuner, and the KX3-2M/4M VHF transverter. The KX3’s... More > state-of-the-art Software Defined Radio architecture provides an amazing array of capabilities and functionality, all in a palmtop box. Adding the KXPA100 amplifier, PX3 panadapter, and the KX3-2M/4M gives us a 100-watt, all-mode radio with coverage from 160 to 2 meters. This book covers the details needed to add these to your basic KX3 and to understand and operate the KXPA100 amplifier, the PX3 panadapter, and the KX-2M/4M VHF transverter. Owners of KE7X’s The Elecraft KX3 – Going to the Summit first edition will find this to be a valuable addition to their library.< Less
Embryos By Paul Prater
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Embryos is Paul Prater’s compilation of routines spanning eight years of stage shows. However, Embryos is much more than that. Paul also covers how to incorporate themes and concepts into a... More > coherent show. Paul also provides tips for finding space and how to market your show. He discusses not only successes, but failures and what to avoid. The routines focus on stage mentalism, but also have a dose of the bizarre with unusual presentations, dark tinged material, storytelling and even routines for sideshow performance. Many of the routines are suitable or adaptable for parlor or close up presentation as well. Noting is held back with full scripting, evolution, history and detailed explanations for each routine. Performance is a visual art, and with this in mind, there are private links to performance video of many of the routines, allowing you to see the pieces in action in front of live audiences.< 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