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Cryptozoology Coloring Book By Jake LaGory
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Cryptozoology: The science of identifying and studying legendary animals. Coloring pages are 8.5 x 11" and single sided, reducing marker bleed and allowing for easy removal and display of your... More > favorite coloring handiwork. Each original illustration includes a written description of the creature's diet, attributes, and behavior. A handy map at the beginning of the book indicates where in the world each creature originated. About this book: Included in this book are 22 original drawings depicting a variety of cryptids (animals of legend) from around the world. The approach in interpreting these often-bizzare creatures is to provide evolutionary reasons for their existence while staying as true as possible to folklore and eyewitness descriptions. The result is a series of illustrations that connect scientific inquiry with human imagination about the natural world.< Less
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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
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
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Kart Chassis Setup and Analysis By Garry Fisher
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A simple, easy to understand guide to setting up your kart for racing.
Attacking 101: Volume #002 By Joel Johnson
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The goal of the books in this series (Attacking 101: Volume #nnn) is to provide detailed analysis of my own attack games played against lower rated players. The opponents are all rated in the range... More > of 1000 to 1800 - the type of players you would frequently encounter at your local chess club, local tournaments, online, and at home. They make the same errors you regularly witness in your games, but here you get to see a Chess Master dissect and exploit the moves, show why they are wrong, and show how to punish the opponent‘s poor play. In each game, the lower rated players have the White pieces. In addition, a couple chapters have games by high rated players against lower rated opponents with openings they specialize in. The Fishing Pole chapter has Life Master Brian Wall games within, while the chapter on the Budapest Gambit primarily illustrates games by my best student, the 2014-2015 Arizona State AIA Chess Champion and the 2014-2015 National Grade 12 Co-Champion, Nick DesMarais.< 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
MRH Acrylic painting guide By Joe Fugate
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Floquil and the related acrylic PollyScale paint lines were for many modelers the go-to paints for model railroading. Unfortunately, Testors discontinued these paints in 2013. The hobby has good... More > post-Floquil/PollyScale alternatives and this book maps those replacement paints back to familiar Floquil/PollyScale color equivalents. As an added bonus, this book includes several chapters loaded with tips and tricks to help you make an easy transition in a post-Floquil world to painting with state-of-the-art water-based acrylics.< Less
Watchtower Publications Valuations Guide By Stan Milosevic
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A price guide for books and material published by the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society. Since the release of the book “Jehovah’s Witnesses - Proclaimers of God’s Kingdom” by... More > the Society in 1993 collecting this material has exploded in interest. The Proclaimers book covers the history of Jehovah’s Witnesses and dedicates a lot of space to discussing older publications. This has aroused interest for these pieces and the collecting of Watchtower publications has become a hobby among many of Jehovah's Witnesses. This guide puts together the early attempts at cataloging all the available collectable material together to make a comprehensive, detailed, and definitive valuation guide. Written and compiled by Witness collectors. Some features of the guide: - Over 400 pages - Over 700 illustrations - Listing 1500 different items published during the last125 years. - Listings categorized in 17 sections and indexed by year - Each item has the current high market price - Unique rarity index< Less
Vegetable Dyes: A Book of Recipes and Information Useful to the Dyer By Ethel M. Mairet
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"Short, to the point, chock full of practical 'how to' information – and very affordable, to boot. Ethel M. Mairet's classic Vegetable Dyes: A Book of Recipes and Information Useful to the... More > Dyer is far and away my all time favorite single-source natural dyeing handbook, a real must-have 'Dyer's Bible.'" – Jessica Martin, Award-Winning Fiber Artist.< 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
Surfboard Shaping and Glassing By Steven Miller
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“Surfboard Shaping and Glassing” is the fast and easy way to master the art of designing and building modern, high-performance surfboards. This definitive guide provides detailed and... More > clear instructions along with scores of pictures, charts, and illustrations at every step of the building process. All that is needed to begin creating surfboards are a good attitude and some readily available tools and materials. Drawing on decades of design evolution based on the work of scores of master shapers, the book guides the shaper in choosing the correct shape and measurements needed to tailor the surfboard to a given wave type and surfer. The shaping process is then detailed. Time honored techniques usually handed down from master to apprentice are exposed in detail. It also details the steps needed to permanently seal a shaped surfboard using fiberglass and resin. After fins are added, the result is a complete, high-performance surfboard comparable in quality to even the most expensive brands.< Less
Kimini: How to design and build a mid-engine sports car - from scratch By Kurt Bilinski
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This book teaches you how to design and build your own sports car - from scratch! With this design guide, and your choice of FWD drivetrains, you will learn how to create your own dream car. This... More > guide describes the entire process of designing a sports car: setting goals, research, design, and construction, of a tube-frame, carbon fiber body, mid-engine powered car of your own design. (This is a design guide for creating your own unique mid-engine sports car; it does not contain plans.)< Less
Building A 4-Shaft PVC Loom By Dave Holly
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Building A 4-Shaft PVC Loom contains detailed plans to build a fully functional 4-shaft weaving loom using mainly PVC pipe. The loom can weave a full 24 inches wide. The cost of materials is but a... More > fraction of the price of a new, furniture-quality wooden loom. With the exception of a Reed and Heddles, all of the construction materials may be found at home supply stores like Lowe's, Sears Hardware, and Home Depot. Loom making is fun! Start your project today.< Less
The Art and Skill of Radio-Telegraphy By William Pierpont
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A manual for learning, using, mastering and enjoying the International Morse code as a means of communication. This fully revised fifth edition includes much additional content.
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 Classic English Double Barrel: An illustrated guide to recreating your own classic By Gary Hankins
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A step by step how to book describing and illustrating the technique and methods to create a fully functional, high quality early 19th century reproduction double barrel sporting gun. Hundreds of... More > illustrations and real time construction photos provide intricate detail throughout every phase of construction as the author scratch builds a double barrel flintlock sporting gun. Included are drawings to make tools specific to the craft and for fabricating gun parts. Printed in full color, this version is coil bound to lay flat on a work bench or table top. Visit doubleflint.com for the eBook version.< Less
The Book of Maps: Crochet Patterns for Adventurers By Kristina Jones
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A crochet book of corner to corner patterns that combine to create an exquisite map.
Psychedelic 60s Coloring Calendar By Richard Reece
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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the “Summer of Love”, I’ve put together this little 12-month desk calendar that captures some of the spirit of what could be called the... More > “Happy 60s”. It’s full of important 60s cultural dates (Apollo Moon Landing, July 20, 1969), unusual honorary days (National Cat Day is October 29th) and groovy art compositions for you to color in. Each month you will find a new line art composition that depicts some aspect of art, music, style, or “good trips” associated with the Age of Aquarius that awaits your creative coloring endeavors. Simply put, Psychedelic 60s Coloring Calendar is a hippy-calendar-you-color-in-yourself! And isn’t it COSMIC that 2017 and 1967 are the SAME calendars? FAR OUT!< Less
A History of Postal Service in Hanover, New Hampshire Since 1761 By Terence Hines
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This book presents a history of postal service in the author's home town of Hanover, NH. It shows how national trends in mail service were reflected in the processes, procedures, and postal markings... More > used by the post offices in Hanover, as well as how the national and local political climates affected the post office. The book should be of interest to to collectors of local postal history as well as those interested in the history of Hanover. The book is well illustrated, mostly in color.< Less
Essential Cards By Tangram Channel
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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
The Elecraft KX-Line PDF Version By Fred Cady - KE7X
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This edition has been formatted for electronic publication and reading. It contains all material found in the printed edition except an index and complete table of contents. No part of this book may... More > be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted by any means without the written permission of the author. Purchasers may make physical and backup copies for their own use but may not distribute it in any way. This book includes the operational details of the amazing KX3 transceiver, the KXPA100 100 watt amplifier and tuner, the PX3 panadapter and the KX3-2M/4M VHF transverter module. These additions provide us with an all-mode, 100 watt transceiver for 160 through six meters, plus an all-mode two- or four-meter (for non-US amateurs) radio. There are schematics and diagrams for those who are visual learners, plus there are greatly expanded text explanations for those who learn best by reading. Hands-on learners will enjoy working through exercises designed to illustrate the KX3’s many features< Less
The Elecraft KX2 PDF Version By Fred Cady - KE7X
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This KX2 edition has been formatted for electronic publication and reading. It contains all material found in the printed edition except an index and complete table of contents. No part of this book... More > may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted by any means without the written permission of the author. Purchasers may make physical and backup copies for their own use but may not distribute it in any way. This book includes the operational details of the amazing KX2 transceiver and briefly shows how to use the KXPA100 100 watt amplifier and tuner. For more information on adding an amplifier to your KX2, see “The Elecraft KX2 Companion’s Guide”. As in all KE7X books there are schematics and diagrams for those who are visual learners, plus there are greatly expanded text explanations for those who learn best by reading. Hands-on learners will enjoy working through exercises designed to illustrate the KX2’s many features.< Less
Slot Car Magazine – November 2016 By Marc Abbott, Ric Woods
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We have taken time away from the day’s weighty political issues such as “Do the French actually play French Cricket?” to bring you lots of interesting stuff about slot cars, plus a... More > little bit about music too. Further to my dosage-upping tirade last time about using popular liveries just to make money, I would like collectors of all things Jägermeister to note we have a total of two articles that no orange-loving fans (I mean the cars, not the fruit) should be without. With any luck we’ll sell enough copies to afford Christmas presents this year. Plus... What about that "chappy" on the front cover? A record review? What gives? It's OK, we're in Total Control! Finally, have a good festive season. Some ‘Peace on Earth’ and a touch of ‘Goodwill To All Men’ would be nice, eh?< Less