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Vacuum Seeder DIY Construction Manual By David Stark
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A vacuum seeder is just a box with a metal plate on the top that has holes drilled in it that match the cells of the tray you’re planting. The vacuum hose plugs in one end of the box. When it... More > is turned on, and the seeds are poured in, they are sucked to the holes in the plate. Turn the vac on, pour the seeds into the seeder, pour the extra seeds out, flip the seeder over on to the flat and turn the vac off. In about 15 sec you have planted a tray. You get 2 CAD plans, 2 cut lists and a tool list; plus step by step instructions with photos, and pointer on using a vacuum seeder.< 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
Cattail Cabin Plans By LaMar Alexander
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Cattail Cabin: These are complete plans for building the 16x16 Cattail Cabin and includes plans for the porch and 10x16 addition. Also included are instructions for the basic solar power, water,... More > septic and heat systems. The book is full color with over 80 pictures and detailed diagrams with dimensions.< Less
Clean for Your Life! - Bathrooms By Leonard Lippy, Rob Swanson
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Leonard Lippy, Cleaning Specialist will teach you how to sanitize the bacterial breeding-ground that is your bathroom, and he'll keep you laughing while he does it! Don't flush any more money down... More > the toilet with all those cleaning products that poison your family, break your bank, and really don't do the job, while inexpensive, common household products can kill germ, mold and mildew without harming you or the environment! Save your family from infection, your pocketbook from the physician, and yourself from anxiety! So fun your kids will beg to do the cleaning... really!< 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
What's A Chill Hour? Help In Choosing Fruit Trees in The Desert Southwest By Catherine Crowley
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Selecting fruit trees for successful gardening in the desert or desert southwest, is about many things, but one of the first and foremost is understanding the concept of chill hours or necessary cold... More > dormancy to produce fruit. Low-chill hour tree selection is key to having wonderful fruit in your backyard garden. This short manual explains chill hours, and gives detailed charts for the Arizona desert area, explaining how two neighboring cities can have different cold experiences.< Less
Edible Landscaping In The Desert Southwest: Wheelbarrow To Plate By Catherine Crowley
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Manual For A Happy Home By Keith Swift, PhD.
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Brought to you by the International Association of Certified Building Inspectors (InterNACHI), "Manual for a Happy Home" is the perfect housewarming gift. It helps homeowners to save money... More > and protect the most important investment they are ever likely to make. Written by a General Contractor and building inspector with a doctoral degree, it includes over 150 pictures and makes maintenence easy to understand. However, the manual offers additional benefits for building inspectors. It can be used as a simple marketing tool and presented to clients as a thoughtful housewarming gift, but it can be put to other uses as well. It can be attached to reports and referred to directly to better inform and educate clients.< Less
Managing Leafcutter and Mason Bees By Eric Mader
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Prior to the honey bee’s introduction from Europe, America was home to approximately 4,000 native bee species, the majority of which nest underground or in wood cavities like hollow stems and... More > beetle borer holes. Several of these wild bees can and do play an important role as crop pollinators. This book provides the basic information necessary to manage populations of solitary cavity-nesting leafcutter and mason bees. Various members of these species are effective pollinators of all major bee-pollinated crops. These bees are extremely gentle, and rarely sting, making them a safe alternative to honey bees for small farms and near urban areas. In addition, these bees can be maintained at a lower cost than honey bees, and they are not susceptible to the same pathogen issues that have devastated honey bees. While this book was originally developed for Wisconsin audiences, the principles are readily applicable to leafcutter and mason beekeeping worldwide. < Less
Secret Hidden Bookcase Door Plans By Daniel Berg
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Secret hidden bookcase door plans. Everything you need to build your own secret bookcase door. Standard heavy duty hinges, simple wood working skills and a few basic tools. This bookcase door should... More > only cost a couple hundred dollars to build and will look and function like a custom built unit.< Less
SUB-PLAN By SUB-PLAN
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How far does planning control what we build? And what can we build without planning? SUB-PLAN investigates the moment when architecture appears to slip into insignificance – when it... More > doesn’t even need a planning application. Are the implications of minor development more significant than planners imagine?< Less
Espalier: Essentials of the Candelabra Pattern By katherine aby
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Espalier: complete directions to train, grow, then eat apples or pears from a candelabra patterned espalier. For beginning and advanced gardeners.
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
The Complete DIY Solar Panel Guide By Troy Reid
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A fully illustrated guide on how to make your own solar panels for under $1 per watt. With online videos to help beginners with soldering and making their own solar panels. Designed for both... More > beginners and experts. With an introduction to solar panels, lead acid batteries, solar charge controllers and power inverters. Including a power requirements calculator to help you select the right equipment for your needs. Everything is covered from shopping for parts to putting it all together in your own home.< Less
The Secret Lives of Mosses: A Comprehensive Guide for Gardens By Stephanie Stuber
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This book offers a complete and comprehensive understanding of how mosses function biologically and ecologically and how that translates to the effective establishment and management of a successful... More > and appealing garden. Here you will learn basic science, culture methods and identification techniques of mosses. Readers in the public garden field will learn related curation practices and modes of public interpretation. Above all, this book will enlighten people to the captivating and charming world of mosses.< Less
Saving My Way By Marika Lee Connole
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This is a 4 in 1 book. Included are the following four books. Ms. Wise & Otherwise Presents: Save, SAVE, SAVE!!!  This book is chock full of ways to save money, including a... More > comprehensive price point list for household items you frequently buy. Also included are tips and tricks gleaned from over two decades worth of experience. Ms. Cellaneous’ Specific Store Specifics  This book tells you about specific stores nationally, locally and online and how to shop them. Ms. Wise & Otherwise Present: Slightly Irregular Couponing  Learn all about the smartest ways to coupon without going coupon crazy. It is possible to get many benefits from couponing without having it dominate your life. Chef Maki’s Time and Money Saving Meals and Snacks at Home and On the Go  Learn all about planning ahead, all about saving while eating out and taking meals with you on the go.< Less
Land for Life - A Handbook on Caring for Natural Lands By David Steckel, Holly Harper
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Land for Life, the second edition of our publication formerly titled Stewardship Handbook for Natural Lands in Southeastern Pennsylvania, is a comprehensive resource drawn from Natural Lands Trust's... More > decades of experience in managing natural resources in southeastern Pennsylvania. Chapters cover major stewardship issues, preparing a stewardship plan, managing deer impacts, controlling invasive plants, restoring forests, establishing native meadows and grasslands, and much more.< Less
How to Paint Your House: A Guide To Interior Painting By Patrick S. Tremblay
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Follow just five checkpoints to learn the proper methods of painting the interior of the home. This simple process can elevate property value, improve the living environment, and boost the... More > homeowner’s overall appeal of the home. Planning requires minimal effort, but the endeavor produces lasting results. This book makes planning and painting very easy to achieve and the finished product is always inspiring!< Less
Upstage Your Neighbors: A Guide for Preparing Your Home to Sell By Patrick S. Tremblay
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This guide covers 10 home staging tips, which may yield a timely and profitable sale. Brokers want to sell a property fast in order to fetch a high profit for the homeowner. This doesn’t happen... More > by chance. Preparing the home professionally, and upstaging local comparables will drive buyers into purchasing your home as a turn-key investment.< 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
This is My Life Planner - Basic By Melissa Ringstaff
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The beauty of this weekly planner is that it is undated so that you can start using it at any time during the year! This planner has 120 pages. Font Cover Contact Page 10 Virtues of the Proverbs... More > 31 Woman 7 Golden Rules of Housekeeping Family Mission Statement What does home mean to me? Worksheet Special Days to Remember This Year’s ONE WORD Household Projects Master List How do I spend my time? Worksheet My Daily Schedule 52 Weeks of “This is My Life” Planning Pages 52 Weekly Menu Planning Pages Back Cover< Less
2015 This is My Life Planner By Melissa Ringstaff
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This is My Life 2015 Planner is the ULTIMATE planner for busy moms. This planner has 172 pages to help you stay organized. For more information visit:... More > http://avirtuouswoman.org/printable-this-is-my-life-planners/ 12 {Two Page Spread} Monthly Calendars 52 Weekly Planning Pages 52 Weekly Menu Pages New Year’s Resolution Worksheet Valentine’s Day Planner Resurrection Celebration Planner Resurrection Cookies Recipe Summer Bucket List 4th of July Planner Fall Bucket List October Fun Thanksgiving Menu Planner Christmas Menu Planner Christmas Shopping List Page Christmas Ideas Worksheet Winter Bucket List New Year’s Day Planner 2 Notes Pages 10 Journal Pages "This is My Life" Planner is beautifully designed with cheerful colors and awesome fonts. You'll love everything about this planner. CLICK ON "PREVIEW" to your left to see the first 25 pages.< Less
Certified Plant Professional Study Manual By Dr. Barbara Fair
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Study Manual for the North Carolina Certified Plant Professional Exam
Cattail Cabin Plans By LaMar Alexander
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Cattail Cabin: These are complete plans for building the 16x16 Cattail Cabin and includes plans for the porch and 10x16 addition. Also included are instructions for the basic solar power, water,... More > septic and heat systems. The book is full color with over 80 pictures and detailed diagrams with dimensions.< Less