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Alternative Stirling Engines For Free Energy Applications And How To Go About Building Them And Using Them To Generate Electricity
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,650. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
This book describes the basics of the Stirling engine, as well as some of the most promising alternative models, how to go about building them and how they can be used to generate power for home use.
Scrapyard Windpower Realities
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,120. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
Hugh Piggott's wind turbine building book of 1992, previously out of print, is now available in ebook form with a preface from the author in 2014.
Walden Too: Building and Living in Your Little House in the Woods
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
The book is about the philosopher Henry David Thoreau's life and work while living in the house he built at Walden Pond, and how the reader can enjoy building and living in his own little house in the woods.
Soap - A Guide To Soap Making for Pleasure and Profit
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,300. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Making soap at home can be a fun and rewarding experience and seldom takes more than an hour and a half out of your time. However, many of you may have been put off trying out this hobby after reading about all the dangers and cautions that go into soap making. This book is all about showing you how simple, safe and easy it actually is and how you might go about making a business out of it.
Jo's Scrapping Sketches: Layout Ideas for Scrapbooking Success Vol. 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Includes 80 images to help dispel any hint of crafter's block! This book is full of sketches which will have both the beginning or experienced scrapbooker creating beautiful, balanced layouts with ease.
Demystifying Lace Knitting: the basics
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,660. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you been looking at all the lovely lace knitting patterns out there, but reluctantly passed them by as you're certain it's all too hard for you? If you can cast on, knit, purl, and bind off, you're ready for this course! Join us as we demystify the art of lace knitting: make holes in your knitting on purpose and learn how to properly finish your project so it shows your work beautifully!
Essential Oil Recipe for Honey Bees: Lemongrass and Spearmint Oil Feeding Stimulant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Over the past ten to twelve years, beekeepers have benefitted from adding a feeding stimulant to their syrups, namely one made out of lemongrass essential oil and spearmint essential oil. Since neither of these oils mix with water, an emulsifier must be added. You can make your own feeding stimulant with my recipe and save money, making a mix that 1/3 the cost of commercial varieties.
Dog Bless You
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Series: Golden Retriever Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,910. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Steve Levitan has a new job developing a conference center for Eastern College. But on his first visit to Friar Lake, his golden retriever Rochester makes a disturbing discovery, a human hand rising from the dirt at the lake’s shore. Whose hand is it? Why was the body buried there? The answers will put Steve and the ever-faithful Rochester on a collision course with a desperate killer.
Make Your Own Treadle Lathe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by ManyTracks. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Woodworking
"Make Your Own Treadle Lathe" is a practical, step by step guide to building a foot-powered lathe for light duty wood turning. You can build your own treadle lathe by following the well illustrated steps presented in this compact book. The book covers: - Materials & components, - Frame and headstock, - Belt and tensioner, - Tailstock, - Tool rest, - Flywheel, - Using the lathe.
Whom Dog Hath Joined
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,800. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Reformed computer hacker Steve Levitan still gets a thrill from snooping into places online where he shouldn’t be. When his golden retriever Rochester discovers a human bone at the Friends Meeting during the Harvest Days festival, these two unlikely sleuths are plunged into another investigation.
Scrap Metal Bible: Complete Guide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Home-based businesses
Learn how to start making money by scrapping metal. Scrapping metal is environmentally friendly, and it is also a highly lucrative business opportunity. This guide will cover everything from where to find scrap metal, how to identify different types of metals, and a guide to which metals are worth the most. Also, learn how to breakdown household items for scrap metal.
Decomposed Granite and Other Materials for Walkways and Patios
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Decks and patios
Decomposed Granite (DG) for the homeowner, explained for do-it-yourselfers as well as those hiring a contractor. Make sure your DG sets up hard and not mushy, edging considerations, drainage, colors, and alternatives to the hardeners. A special section on other materials and when to use them, such as concrete, pavers, mortared flagstone and flagstone set on sand or DG. 26 color photos.
Gardening for a Dry California Future
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Plant a beautiful low water landscape with these tips from a veteran designer. California will be facing more and more water shortages in the future. Patten gives you step-by-step instructions on new low water lawns, veggie and fruit trees, low water edible landscapes, how to successfully grow natives, how to care for your Oak trees, meadow planting and more.
Solar - One Family's Reality
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
After finding out it would cost over $100,000 to bring in electricity to our rural property, we decided we better become enthusiastic about the prospect of solar and wind. The following story tells of the discoveries and conclusions we have come to after building our home and living green with solar and wind for the last five years.
Talk Cheap: Your Guide to Free and Cheap Phone Service
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Are you tired of overpaying for phone service? I personally used the methods detailed in this book to completely eliminate both my land line AND my cell phone bills. Buy this book and learn how you too can save a fortune on your phone bill using legitimate, established options to your traditional land line and cell phone service.
400 Ways to Save a Fortune
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,120. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Minus the fluff, this nitty-gritty guide immediately gets down to the business of saving money with over 400 unique tips designed to help anyone.
The Working Chicken
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Get ready for your new flock in thirty minutes or less with this short, sweet, and self-sufficient guide to keeping chickens! Learn everything you need to know to get started on your poultry adventure on a rural or urban homestead. Then enjoy a bonus picture book to inspire the next generation of chicken lovers.
Building an Easy Boiler
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
A very easy to follow guide to build a model steam boiler to drive many varieties of small scale steam engines
Growing Strawberries
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
(5.00 from 1 review)
Do you love strawberries? Are you thinking of putting in a strawberry bed? If so, this article is for you. From preparing your ground the season before planting to an abundant harvest of strawberries, this article gives step-by-step instructions for a successful strawberry patch. Enjoy the strawberry recipes shared and learn about the amazing health benefits strawberries offer.
The Secrets of Fantastic Houseplants
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,850. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
You can learn to care for your houseplants even if you weren't born with a green thumb. All you need to have beautiful indoor plants is to know a few secrets and to give your plants a little love and attention. Turn your brown thumb green and take pleasure and pride in your houseplants.