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Make Your Own Treadle Lathe
By Steve Schmeck
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.
Alternative Stirling Engines For Free Energy Applications And How To Go About Building Them And Using Them To Generate Electricity
By Robert Murray-Smith
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.
Wild Colour A Handbook of Vegetable and Lichen Dye Recipes
By Robert Murray-Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,090. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Natural dyes are dyes or colorants derived from plants, invertebrates, or minerals. The majority of natural dyes are vegetable dyes from plant sources –roots, berries, bark, leaves, and wood — and other organic sources such as fungi and lichens. This book is all about rediscovering those lost colours and using them to help a create better world, simply because they do not contain harmful chemicals
iPermie! How to Permaculture Your Urban Lifestyle
By Bob Waldrop
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 401,250. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a good-life design guide for Millennials, Boomers, and Generation X. Contains strategies, tools, and techniques to help you navigate the cardinal threats of peak oil, climate instability, economic irrationality, and political criminality. iPermie is an almanac of useful information and permaculture self-study guide.
Soap - A Guide To Soap Making for Pleasure and Profit
By Robert Murray-Smith
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.
. Silkie Chickens. Silkie Chickens Care, Breeding,Eggs,Raising, Welfare And Keeping Them Happy,Bearded, Non Bearded, Bantoms,Buying ,As Pets,Black,White,Japanese,Chinese And Much More.
By Harry Goldcroft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,170. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Everything you need to know about Silkie Chickens , sometimes known as Silkies. Silkie Chickens. Silkie chickens care, breeding,eggs,raising, welfare and keeping them happy,bearded, non bearded, bantoms,buying ,as pets, From a brief history to common terms used by breeders and people in the know. Their unusual anatomy like colours and texture of thei
Decomposed Granite and Other Materials for Walkways and Patios
By Leslie Patten
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.
All Natural Living: 75 Non-Toxic Recipes For Home & Beauty
By Robin Konie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
Learn how to make your own dish detergent, laundry detergent, all purpose cleaner, makeup remover, foundation, shampoo, conditioners, lotions and much more with All Natural Living's non-toxic recipes. Previously released as "Toxic Free" this ebook has been sold to over 10,000 people. Join the families dedicated to making their home safer through the DIY movement. Simple and effective.
25 Essential Herbs You Need to Know
By John Davidson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,780. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » herbal medications
Just imagine a world without herbs. You would be flavoring your food with spices or even with natural minerals, because you did not know all about the value of the plant world to make a difference between a bland dish, and a delicious one.
The Joys of Quilting : Easy Quilting Techniques for the Avid Quilter
By Joanna Campbell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
“The Joys Of Quilting” is a text that is written by an author who has truly learned the joys of doing this hobby from her grandmother. It may be fast becoming a lost art in some circles but it is making its resurgence in some parts of the world.
How To Paint Your House
By The Ebook Handyman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,870. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book is a step by step guide to painting your house. Whether you are just starting out or you are a real estate investor or property manager looking to make your house painting more efficient, this book is for you. In addition to guides for interior and exterior painting and buying secrets, the appendices include a insiders tips for flips and rentals and a comprehensive troubleshooting guide.
Building an Easy Boiler
By George Hughes
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
Gardening for a Dry California Future
By Leslie Patten
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.
Designing Your Garden: How to Navigate a Design and Installation for Your Yard
By Leslie Patten
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
With this eBook, homeowners can now easily know how to choose the proper design elements for their home. Simple landscape design basics are described, as well as how to measure your property, work with and choose a designer or contractor, know where to place patios, keep your design in scale with your house. A design checklist and 26 full color photos are included
Giraffe Wearing Headset Cross Stitch Pattern
By Mother Bee Designs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 690. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by L H. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Giraffe Wearing Headset Cross Stitch Pattern Size on 14 count roughly 8" X 11" Includes Cross Stitch Tips
Four-House Unity Cowl
By Kimberly Schimmel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 570. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This knitted cowl design in seed stitch includes the main colors from the four houses at Hogwarts, from the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling. The pattern makes a cowl with one short seam, although one could also continue knitting in pattern for several extra feet and make a wide, rectangular scarf instead.
So Simple Crochet Hats: Baby Bunny Hat
By Poochie Baby
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This is a quick and easy crochet pattern for making an adorable baby bunny hat. The design is very simple can be modified in many different ways to create your own style. The hat can be made in sizes from Newborn - 6 months. The book also contains many photos to illustrate the steps, as well as some finished example shoes. Difficulty Level: Easy/Beginner
Afternoon Tea for Crafty Cooks
By Diane Ashmore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Baking
My latest crafty, cookery book contains all you need to make your own tea party, from crafting the invitations to making yummy cupcakes. Includes how to make handmade envelopes and invitations, sewing your own tea cosy and a selection of really easy tea party recipes. Enjoy as a birthday celebration, a get-together treat with friends, or as a themed children's party.
Crochet Puppy Dog Hat
By Poochie Baby
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
So Simple Crochet Hats: Puppy Dog Hat will show you how to crochet a simple baby hat with floppy puppy ears, eyes and nose in two different sizes. There are many photos to guide you through the pattern and illustrate the stitches and steps. The pattern is written in a style that is easy to understand. Skill level for this pattern is easy/beginner.
400 Ways to Save a Fortune
By Annie Jean Brewer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,120. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
0.5 star(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.