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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.
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.
Wild Colour A Handbook of Vegetable and Lichen Dye Recipes
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Price: $4.99 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
How to Knit Slippers Just Like Granny Made
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
One of my favourite things to knit...slippers just like Grandma used to make. This pattern includes instructions to make slippers that will fit adults from a woman's size 7-12 and a man's 6-13.
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.
The Truth About Simple Unhooked Living
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,540. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Find out how to manage a home comfortably and safely without electricity and running water. Why would anyone want to live that way on purpose? The reasons span from radical conservation to being self-reliant when the system falls apart. If you just want to weather water shortages and power outages gracefully, why not learn from those who live without pipes and wires full time?
A Mom's Point Of View: Beginning Adulthood
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Reference
(5.00 from 1 review)
Moving away from home for the first time is a big step with a lot of new responsibilities. During this transition in your life, many questions will arise about signing a lease, health insurance, personal finance, getting your credit report, to laundry.
Jade Pearls and Alien Eyeballs
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,710. Language: British English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Jade Pearls and Alien Eyeballs is a guide book to the world of unusual edible plants, whether they are old or new, rarely grown or from somewhere far flung. It looks at the history of plant hunters moving these plants around the world, and tells the stories of modern day enthusiasts, showcasing some of the unusual plants you may encounter as you begin your own journey into this intriguing world.
Build a Beach Hut for Your Garden
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,760. Language: British English. Published: December 13, 2014 by Graham Higson. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / carpentry
This little book includes a plan for building a beach hut for your garden, similar to those found on seaside promenades: approx. 12 feet long and eight feet wide, with pitched roof and covered veranda. The design uses strong methods of construction and can be tailored to suit your own sizes. With cutting and materials lists, suggested tools and over 100 illustrations.
Drosera of Japan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015 by WriteHit. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
The genus Drosera is a group of carnivorous herbs with more than 200 described species. At least six of them are natively found in Japan.
The Way Of The Chicken - A Guide To Keeping Backyard Chickens
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,240. Language: Australian English. Published: August 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
This how-to-book is not your ordinary guide, but also is a tale of apprehension, excitement, joy, despair, and happiness. It is a story that spans five years, from the first day that I suggested keeping chickens to my wife up until the time when I expanded the chicken run to its current size. This book is full of great tips and ideas to help make your own backyard chicken dream a reality.
The Toe Terrorist
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Meet Chaussettes and Geordie, two cats who had a rough start in life but now live a pampered life. Enjoy their antics and tall tails on life, travel and family. This is an illustrated book on living with cats, and cats with special needs, humorously written from the cat's point of view. The Toe Terrorist is book one in a projected series of ongoing adventures.
Wizard's Book of Animal Secrets
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 9,800. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Just Imagine! Command and rule over the animal kingdom: horses, bats, rats, insects, snakes, dogs, cats, toads, frogs, birds and more. Only the most unusual is offered. Much more than a simple training manual, this is a collection of rare, bizarre effects that will amaze and astound everyone. Be a Wizard - Rule the Animal Kingdom Strange & unusual information found nowhere else!
A No-nonsense Guide to Growing your own Vegetables
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Food prices are soaring. This book will quickly bring you up-to-speed in a no-nonsense way on the topic of growing your own vegetables. I wanted to learn the ways my grandparents fed themselves and combine their wisdom with the advantages of today’s scientific advances. This book will give you the basics and provide lots of links where you can learn more, go much deeper.
Interior Design for Idiots, A Quick and Easy Guide to Interior Design
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Interior decorating
As seen on HGTV "Mark McCauley is the Dave Barry of interior design," Chicago Tribune Over 250,000 print copies sold. First time as an ebook.
Pouring Wine into a Glass Cross Stitch Pattern
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 690. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013 by L H. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Pouring Wine into a Glass Cross Stitch Pattern Size on 14 count roughly 5.9" X 8.7" includes Cross Stitch Tips
Home Beauty on the Inside
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Decorating
Home Beauty on the Inside is a guide for interior decorating style. Discover the endless possibilities of beautiful design. Learn how to decorate for impact through finishing touches. These are the accents, accessories and home furnishings that modernize every room. Turn awkward spaces into unique, unexpected and unforgettable spaces of casual elegance design.
Build Your Own Solar Powered Generator: Step by Step Instructions for Solar Power at a Fraction of the Cost
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 11,950. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
When the power goes out, be prepared. Learn to build a solar powered generator using this handy reference guide with step by step instrutions.
Hootie Hoo Owl Dish Cloth Knitting Pattern
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Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework General
This is a dish cloth knitting pattern with a large owl design. The dish cloth instructions are written with step-by-step instructions. Cotton worsted in solids show the design best. The finished measurements are approximately 10” by 10” when size 6 needles are used.
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.