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Simple Gifts Magazine - Volume 1 - Winter By Nissa Gadbois
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Recipes for a special meal with friends, St. Lucia's Day celebrations, Handcraft projects for a winters evening, a visit to Concord, Massachusetts... and more.
A Matter of Good Housekeeping By Lydia Sherman
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An motivational book of essays about the art of homemaking.
Simple Solar Homesteading By LaMar Alexander H.E.S.
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SIMPLE SOLAR HOMESTEADING: Self-Help This book is for anyone thinking about or already living off-grid that wants to learn how to build simple solar projects to make life easier. ... More > Includes 15 plans with many pictures, drawings and material list. Learn to build: a solar cabin, solar composting toilet, solar water heater, solar food dehydrator, rainwater harvesting system, root/storm cellar, drill a water well and more... Also included: How and where to find cheap homestead property and a resource guide for homesteader supplies.< Less
Circuit Down By Larry Dimock
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This is a guide for solving problems in the electrical circuits of a home - shorts, loose connections, GFCIs tripping, etc. The book is thorough but not overly technical, and gives over 30 helpful... More > black and white diagrams and charts. Homeowners will come to understand their wiring system and what can happen to it. Many problems will become easy to fix with confidence.< Less
Ultimate Off Grid Guide By LaMar Alexander
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This book is for anyone that lives off-grid or would like to live an off-grid homesteader lifestyle. It is 355 pages and includes detailed step-by-step plans, full color pictures, and material list... More > for building an off-grid cabin and over 30 useful homestead projects. Also included are directions for installing a small solar and wind power system, rain water harvest system, composting toilet, outdoor wood furnace and more... This ebook is printable and works on Linux, Windows, and Mac!< Less
Growing Staghorns By Wayne Boyce
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This ebook takes you through the process of growing Staghorns (Platycerium Species) from spore to sporeling from three to six months. This method is not hit and miss like most instructions you can... More > find. There are reasons why Platycerium spore will not germinate and this booklet explains in a simple to follow way the reasons and and the rules you must follow. The process is not difficult and is a very rewarding hobby. even commercial growers may gain from this ebook.< Less
Ueki no Te Ire: The Japanese Art of Giant Bonsai By Eric Mader
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Ueki no Te Ire: The Japanese Art of Giant Bonsai is the first comprehensive guide to Japanese-style landscape pruning in the English language. It’s an ideal introduction to the subject for... More > bonsai and Japanese garden enthusiasts as well as landscape designers, and professional gardeners. The book includes a brief history of Asian topiary as well as step-by-step guidelines for pruning and training landscape trees in several formal Japanese styles. The book features extensive full color photos of trees taken at residential and monastery gardens throughout Japan. Extensive appendices include glossaries of Japanese and English arboriculture terms, as well as a detailed list of recommended public gardens in the U.S., Canada, and Japan. More information about this book and about the Japanese art of landscape tree pruning can be found at: http://www.giantbonsai.com< Less
Workers@Home: Making the Most of Your Time By Erin Thiele
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Erin Thiele has taken the time to write down in this small book the methods and principles that keep her life running smoothly. With five children still at home, home-schooling the youngest three,... More > and heading up a successful worldwide ministry as a single mom, Erin still has been able to squeeze in writing more than a dozen books and numerous magazine articles, tape twelve videos and books on tape and has been a motivational speaker around the world to hundreds of women just like you! We promise that this book will be your constant resource for getting your life to run smoothly: organizing and scheduling your time, meals, clutter, cleaning, laundry, and even sewing. Whether you need help managing the time God has given you, or an easier way to get things done, you will refer to this book again and again!< Less
Gulf Coast Gardening with Randy Lemmon By Randy Lemmon
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Randy Lemmon is the host of Houston's GardenLine radio program, on Newsradio 740 KTRH. Over 1.4 million Houstonians garden for a hobby or pastime, and GardenLine is where they listen for advice and... More > information on gardening and landscaping. Every Saturday and Sunday 6 a.m.-10 a.m., (on line at www.ktrh.com) GardenLine’s Randy Lemmon answers listeners' questions on everything from aphids to zoysias. He's Houston’s absolute expert on lawns and gardens, offering help to listeners both with and without "green thumbs." Randy's a Texas Aggie who truly KNOWS plants and flowers. He explains them with ease and candor, and is as competent a "plant" person as there is. He studies, and he practices. He embraces "new methods" as well as the "old" ways of dealing with problems. Gulf Coast Gardening with Randy Lemmon is the first in a series of self-published books by Randy Lemmon Consulting.< Less
Daihatsu Hijet OWNERS MANUAL 1999-2007 S210P Chassis By Trebor Snetram
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Owners manual for chassis number S210P produced from 1999 to 2007. Fuse, liquid capacity, towing, maintenance requirements and other useful information for S210P owners.
Edible Landscaping In The Desert Southwest: Wheelbarrow To Plate By Catherine Crowley
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Simple Solar Homesteading By LaMar Alexander H.E.S.
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SIMPLE SOLAR HOMESTEADING: Self-Help This book is for anyone thinking about or already living off-grid that wants to learn how to build simple solar projects to make life easier. ... More > Includes 15 plans with many pictures, drawings and material list. Learn to build: a solar cabin, solar composting toilet, solar water heater, solar food dehydrator, rainwater harvesting system, root/storm cellar, drill a water well and more... Also included: How and where to find cheap homestead property and a resource guide for homesteader supplies.< Less
Celebration of Flowers By Tina Karle
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Constituting a collaboration of many types of full color flowers that come together into one book, Celebration of Flowers takes you through four seperate variety of flowers, including history and/or... More > interesting tidbits on each flower. So pull up a chair grab a cup of tea or coffee and enjoy taking a walk through this colorful display of flowers!< Less
1001 GardenLine Questions By Randy Lemmon
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1001 GardenLine Questions is a collection of questions and Randy's answers from hundreds of his radio show listeners. It covers how to grow and kill things in the garden, especially for those along... More > the Gulf Coast and in the Houston-area specifically. This is a great follow-up and a perfect companion book to Randy's first Lulu-made book Gulf Coast Gardening with Randy Lemmon.< Less
Off the Grid By LaMar Alexander
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This book is for anyone thinking about or already living off-grid. It includes detailed step-by-step plans for a solar cabin and over 30 other projects. This is an encyclopedia for homesteading and... More > off-grid living written by a homesteader and includes cabin plans, solar and wind system installation, solar composting toilet, how to make a living from your homestead, where to find cheap land and much more... This book was designed as an Ebook with links and videos that will not work in the printed version. If you want full color pics, links and videos to work please order the Ebook download or CD version available on Lulu.< Less
Everybody's Building Code By Bruce Barker
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Everybody's Building Code helps everybody build safe and efficient homes and helps everybody avoid costly construction defects. Everybody's Building Code is for homeowners, contractors, real estate... More > agents, home inspectors and anybody else who wants to understand the International Residential Code without wading through the dry and often confusing language of the code itself. Everybody’s Building Code restates code requirements into direct, command oriented statements and provides many examples, illustrations, and photographs that demonstrate how to apply the code requirements. In cases where the code requirements may not reflect current best practices, the book discusses some opinions on the subject and directs the reader to other sources for more information. The book contains an extensive key word index and a detailed Table of Contents that helps readers find the code provisions they need.< Less
Wildlife Damage Inspection Handbook, 3rd edition By Stephen Vantassel
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The Wildlife Damage Inspection Handbook 3rd ed. is designed to help wildlife management professionals, pest management professionals, home inspectors, and property managers identify damage caused by... More > vertebrate animals to structures, to landscapes, and to livestock. The text has been revised thoroughly and expanded to provide more detailed information on more topics. The new layout and full-color printing are accented by more than 400 photographs and illustrations supporting the text. The book is divided into two parts. ٠ Part 1 explains the theory and practice of inspection and provides strategies to identify animals by feces, bones, and eye-shine. ٠ Part 2 contains modules reviewing the damage left by the most common problem wildlife in the United States. Each species module summarizes the animal’s biology, scat, diseases, and damage to property and livestock.< Less
The Diary Of An Intrepid Home Inspector By Rudy Platzer
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Real-life stories help buyers and sellers navigate the shark-infested waters of real estate transactions. Get the best deal when buying or selling by understanding how the real estate game is... More > played. Get tips on selecting real estate agents, home inspectors and builders. Avoid mistakes and learn important things often missed when choosing a house. Learn about many unseen problems that can lurk unsuspected in any home. Get savvy about repair contractor scams and how to avoid them. Actual court room experiences offer insight into builders of “bad houses”. Beginning home inspectors will get valuable information on all aspects of the profession. Practicing inspectors may pick up a few new “tricks of the trade.” Real estate professionals can get a better understanding of the home inspection industry from the inspector’s perspective. Others will enjoy walking in the shoes of a real life person, in real life situations related in a most interesting and often humorous way.< Less
CFI Seed Saving Guide By Eden Kinkaid
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A user-friendly introduction to saving seeds. Provides background information on seed saving and step-by-step instructions for saving the seeds of most common vegetables.
Building in the 'Bu: Navigating the Malibu Zoning Code By Lester Tobias
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“Building in the ’Bu: Navigating the Malibu Zoning Code” addresses the process of building a home in Malibu, from what code(s) are applicable for a given project, to how to deal... More > with older homes that no longer meet current codes, to the actual submittal and plan review process. Flow charts and decision trees are included to help a reader decide where in the planning and permitting process their dream home lies. Finally, as Tobias writes: “After laying out all the pitfalls, trials and tribulations of the process, I give the reader a reason to not be daunted, and to go boldly where plenty of homeowners have gone before.”< Less
Your Guide to Buying Your First Home in Maryland By John R. Thomas
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Your Guide to Buying Your First Home in Maryland. Learn the secrets from A to Z on purchasing your first home in Maryland from Industry Expert, John R. Thomas
Growing Staghorns from spore By Wayne Boyce
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This is the first edition of a small booklet on how to grow staghorn ferns from spore, good results are achieved with some species progressing to the sporeling stage in three months, there is... More > information in this booklet that is not available anywhere on the internet to my knowledge. So if this interesting hobby is fo you then this booklet will get you there.< Less
Outside My Window: A Look at the Oakwood Village Nature Preserve By Robert Greenler
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Outside My Window is a description of things found in an urban nature preserve, but it is much more. A recurring point of view in this collection of essays is the author’s search for the story... More > behind the immediate visual impression—an attempt to see with the mind as well as the eye. For example: The shape of the grandfather oak shows that when European settlers arrived they found the landscape of an oak savanna; The spacing of old silver maples in a ring tells of the presence of a ghost tree, once inhabiting the place in the center; The presence of small holes on a maple tree reveals the presence of an unseen bird that has arrived this spring, following the lead of others of his kind in past years; and The size of the glacial kettle in the nature preserve reveals the presence, 12,000 years ago, of a buried chunk of ice the size of the adjacent apartment house that now overlooks the preserve.< Less
Introduction to Residential Draw Inspections By Trinity Performance Improvement
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Draw inspections play a major role in construction lending, but not everyone possess the skills necessary to perform a draw inspection. Trinity created this manual to allow readers to develop or... More > maintain the skill set necessary to understand and complete draw inspections. This book explains a variety of topics such as: - How to identify the six basic stages of construction and the components involved with each stage. - How to estimate the percentage of stage completion based on evidence given. - The characteristics and basics of a draw inspection. - How to complete a draw inspection report. Readers will explore the material through detailed information and over 160 photographs to accompany various aspects discussed, so he or she will have an easier time understanding the subject matter presented in the manual. This book will work as your go-to-guide for the motivated individual looking to expand your knowledge of this unique construction lending topic.< Less
Patmore Coop Bro Vol (1) By Chris Laytham
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Patmore Co-operative is a resident lead organsiation which has been managing the estate since 31st October 1994. Patmore Co-operative has been managing the Patmore estate since 31st October 1994.... More > There are 854 flats on the estate. Although the estate crosses the boundary between the London Boroughs of Wandsworth and Lambeth, the freeholder (owner) is Wandsworth.< Less