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The Genealogist's Google Toolbox By Lisa Louise Cooke
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When it comes to your tracing your family tree online, you need the right tools to get the job done! In The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox, renowned genealogy podcaster Lisa Louise Cooke help... More > you stuff your genealogy toolbox with FREE state-of-the-art Internet tools that are built to search, translate, message, and span the globe. You’ll travel outside the genealogy community and straight to the folks who dominate the online world: Google. The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox includes: Google Search: Put an end to fruitless searches forever Google Alerts: Your personal genealogy research assistant Gmail: Never lose another email iGoogle: Create a genealogy research dashboard Google Books: The world’s history at your fingertips Google News Timeline: Get the scoop on your ancestors Google Translate: Open the world of foreign language documents and websites YouTube Videos: Your family history in action Google Earth: Rock your ancestor’s world!< 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
Grid-Down Communications, Volume 1 By Sparks
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Provides an overview of communications monitoring techniques and various radio communications systems for grid-down scenarios.
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
Waypoint Rulebook By Kiel Reid
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A rulebook designed for Waypoint LARP. In this book you will find all of the information required to play and enjoy the game.
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 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
Art of Celtic Knotwork Workbook By Cari Buziak
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Finally! The Aon Celtic Art online tutorials have been collected, revised, and expanded into a new compilation, available for the first time in print! The Aon web tutorials have long been considered... More > 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 coil bound format for ease of use for the serious student.< 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
The Banknote Book Vol. 1 color By Owen Linzmayer
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The Banknote Book is meant to be purchased as a four-volume set organized alphabetically: 1 Abyssinia to Czech Republic (49 countries). 2 Dahomey to Lithuania (54 countries). 3 Macau to Serbian... More > Krajina (57 countries). 4 Seychelles to Zimbabwe (40 countries). Combined, these volumes provide a comprehensive reference of the banknotes from the 200 countries included, but be advised that The Banknote Book is a work in progress and that not all countries in the world are currently cataloged. Anyone buying the print edition of The Banknote Book can request a free one-year subscription to the online edition (a $99 value), which entitles you to downloadable PDF copies of every chapter currently available as well as everything published—or revised—during the next 12 months. Forward your Lulu order confirmation email to owen@banknotenews.com to obtain your subscription.< Less
The Banknote Book Vol. 2 color By Owen Linzmayer
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The Banknote Book is meant to be purchased as a four-volume set organized alphabetically: 1 Abyssinia to Czech Republic (49 countries). 2 Dahomey to Lithuania (54 countries). 3 Macau to Serbian... More > Krajina (57 countries). 4 Seychelles to Zimbabwe (40 countries). Combined, these volumes provide a comprehensive reference of the banknotes from the 200 countries included, but be advised that The Banknote Book is a work in progress and that not all countries in the world are currently cataloged. Anyone buying the print edition of The Banknote Book can request a free one-year subscription to the online edition (a $99 value), which entitles you to downloadable PDF copies of every chapter currently available as well as everything published—or revised—during the next 12 months. Forward your Lulu order confirmation email to owen@banknotenews.com to obtain your subscription.< Less
The Wool Palette By April DeConick
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A complete step-by-step guide to Palette Dyeing. Instructions provided, introducing you to color and mixing dyes so that you are able to create your own signature palette of wool. All 67 colors are... More > related kinship wools since they are all created from three 'primary' color formulas which you are taught to develop and mix. The REVISED EDITION includes Starter Palette Recipes.< Less
Spiral Bound: Complete Guide to Building Kit Acoustic Guitars By Bill Cory
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Opens and Lays Flat: Full size (8 1/2 x 11), over 450 photos, 240 pages. This is the only book anywhere that compares and reviews kits from the major suppliers, and explains the general... More > process of building a guitar. These quality kits offered by C.F. Martin & Co., Stewart-MacDonald, Luthiers Mercantile Int'l, and others, are the best way to begin building. They build very nice guitars, too! The author has BUILT these kits. All the major kits are illustrated and objectively reviewed in this comprehensive, impartial book. You'll find a wealth of building information and tips to help you build your first or later kits, build special tools and jigs, etc. Even if you are not a woodworker, you can build a quality instrument that matches those from many respected guitar factories. (See, hear Wayne Henderson play one: http://www.nichebooks.com/WayneHenderson_on_CoryKit.mov .)< Less
The Jewelry Workshop Safety Report By Charles Lewton-Brain
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Essential for jewelers, professionals, schools, small studios, factories, students. This book reviews issues of studio safety and discusses strategies for recognizing risks in the jewelry workshop,... More > and for reducing hazards by using substitution of materials or processes. The premise is that any reduction in risk improves safety conditions for the goldsmith and artist. Plenty of examples and safety anecdotes with extensive citations and references. A workshop tour gives you a new approach to learning about safety issues and procedures, with safety and health concerns listed by the jewelry procedures and tools used, and a good index. A required text by New York's Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), The New Approach School (Virginia) and the Paris Texas Jewelry Training Program. 222 pages ISBN 0-9698510-4-9< 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
Patinas for Small Studios (Classic paper) By Charles Lewton-Brain
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Patinas for Small Studios by Charles Lewton-Brain This classic paper describes safer, easier patination methods for metals involving easily obtainable and even kitchen chemicals to produce blues,... More > greens, browns, blacks, grays and reddish tones on metals. Cupric nitrate patination, which gives a wide ranges of controllable green, blue, black and brown color options on a number of metals, is extensively discussed. Paint types which emulate patinas are mentioned. Application methods and options for pattern and surface control are described. 35 pages< Less
How to Make a Living Doing Something Crazy By kent everett
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Transcribed from a wonderful talk given by Everett at the 2007 Healdsburg Guitar Festival
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
Midlana 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 now extremely common, with more choices, widespread availability, and a larger aftermarket than most traditional drivetrains. And, 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.< 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 Banknote Book Vol. 4 color By Owen Linzmayer
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The Banknote Book is meant to be purchased as a four-volume set organized alphabetically: 1 Abyssinia to Czech Republic (49 countries). 2 Dahomey to Lithuania (54 countries). 3 Macau to Serbian... More > Krajina (57 countries). 4 Seychelles to Zimbabwe (40 countries). Combined, these volumes provide a comprehensive reference of the banknotes from the 200 countries included, but be advised that The Banknote Book is a work in progress and that not all countries in the world are currently cataloged. Anyone buying the print edition of The Banknote Book can request a free one-year subscription to the online edition (a $99 value), which entitles you to downloadable PDF copies of every chapter currently available as well as everything published—or revised—during the next 12 months. Forward your Lulu order confirmation email to owen@banknotenews.com to obtain your subscription.< Less
The Banknote Book Vol. 3 color By Owen Linzmayer
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The Banknote Book is meant to be purchased as a four-volume set organized alphabetically: 1 Abyssinia to Czech Republic (49 countries). 2 Dahomey to Lithuania (54 countries). 3 Macau to Serbian... More > Krajina (57 countries). 4 Seychelles to Zimbabwe (40 countries). Combined, these volumes provide a comprehensive reference of the banknotes from the 200 countries included, but be advised that The Banknote Book is a work in progress and that not all countries in the world are currently cataloged. Anyone buying the print edition of The Banknote Book can request a free one-year subscription to the online edition (a $99 value), which entitles you to downloadable PDF copies of every chapter currently available as well as everything published—or revised—during the next 12 months. Forward your Lulu order confirmation email to owen@banknotenews.com to obtain your subscription.< 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
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
Tactical Wargamer's Journal Issue 3 (eBook) By Michael Dorosh
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Issue 3 is intended as a guide for gamers to understanding the role of the British and Commonwealth forces in Northwest Europe during 1944-45. The issue features a high-level campaign overview... More > illustrated with full colour maps, a complete breakdown of all divisions and independent brigades of the 21st Army Group, a study of the Canadian infantry battalion organization, an analysis of how British soldiers are portrayed in wargames, a listing of all AFVS used by 21st Army Group with types, variants, and roles explained. Also an article on nationalities in the ASLSK with a scenario set during Operation CHARNWOOD. The issue should appeal to fans of Combat Mission, ASL, Flames of War, or any tactical game system who struggles in differentiating between the multiple types of British tanks and AFVs, wants to put the smaller skirmishes into the larger context of the battles and campaigns that shaped the war in Europe, or who wants to know more about the divisions and brigades that made up the 21st Army Group< Less