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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.
Designing Your Garden: How to Navigate a Design and Installation for Your Yard
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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
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
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.
Vintage Rosette Collar - A Beginner Pattern for Beaded Jewellery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 9, 2014 by Azhora Limited. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This pattern for a vintage rosette collar uses the simple technique of stitching beads together but the layers that build up make it appear quite complicated. Simply buy the beads of your choice and follow the simple to use instructions to create stunning jewellery like a professional.
Stickin' it to the Matrix
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Stickin' it to the Matrix is this generation's version of Abbie Hoffman's Steal This Book. Funny and irreverent, the book is above all a practical step-by-step guide to both escaping and extracting from the matrix. In Stickin’ it to the Matrix, Henderson offers the reader the same insights that allowed him to "retire" at age 28, move to the country and author this, his 4th book.
The Plot So Far
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,110. Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Mat Coward has been writing a monthly gardening column for the Morning Star newspaper since 1993, mostly concentrating on the organic cultivation of fruit and vegetables. This collection gathers around 100 of his favourite columns from the last two decades.
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.
Easy to Knit Bow Slippers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework General
Hand knit slippers are wonderful, but it's nice to be able to make a fancier pair, especially if you are making them as a gift. This pattern shows you how to make slippers for girls from size 9 up to a woman's size 12. The stitches used to make the slippers are very basic and this pattern includes detailed instructions and step by step photos that show how to create the bows.
Peyote Ripple Cuff - An Intermediate Pattern for Beaded Jewellery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Azhora Limited. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This pattern for a peyote stitch bracelet uses a traditional technique but gives it an original twist to create a piece of jewellery that draws comments whenever it's worn. Simply buy the beads of your choice and follow the simple to use instructions to create stunning jewellery like a professional.
Free Plants - Simple Propagation for the Home Gardener
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,640. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Want free plants for your garden? Retired nurseryman and award winning garden author Doug Green shows you the simple ways to propagate most common garden plants yourself. You can easily get more roses, clematis, shrubs, climbing vines and perennials with simple, low cost tools if you get some simple things right.
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.
Pickles The Parrot Speaks: On Life, The Universe, And Sesame Seed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,550. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Pickles The Parrot on the internet, what a riot! Each day, Pickles posts his witty and humorous thoughts on life from his parrot perspective. The day doesn't start for his fans until they've checked in for their morning chuckle- and it's best not to read with a mouth full of coffee! This uproariously funny book is a gem of a collection featuring the wisdom and humor of Pickles at his best.
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.
Puppy Training 101
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,590. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
This comprehensive guide has hundreds of tips, tricks, and techniques to teach you everything you need to know to easily and effectively raise and train your puppy to be a happy and well-behaved companion. Includes Two Puppy Household for those brave enough to raise and train two puppies at the same time!
24' x 24' Garage Plans Construction Blueprints
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Series: Plans and Blueprints - How to Build, Book 12. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by JD-Biz Corp Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / carpentry
24' x 24' Garage Plans Construction Blueprints 3 Complete Plans to build a 24 x 24 garage with options to add a loft or dormers. You can print the plans as needed to obtain permits to build a garage. Material lists to plan out your project.
How to Declutter Your House the Interior Designer Way
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Cleaning & caretaking
Living in a cluttered house can be the cause of many day to day organisational challenges and problems. There's a clear lack of order that can manifest in not only an untidy home but a stressful mind too. When your house has the potential to be turned into a designers dream and a haven of peace, it requires a real interior game plan to get your property in order.
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.
The Clutter Queen Spills!
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,840. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
(5.00 from 1 review)
Do you long to escape from clutter but have no clue how or where to start? The Clutter Queen reveals her insider secrets as a Professional Organizer, sharing inspiring client stories, before-and-after photos and hundreds of practical tricks as she gently guides you through 3 Simple DIY Steps to ensure clutter freedom. Written specifically for women, this eBook is guaranteed to make you giggle!
Huggy Cat Amigurumi Crochet Pattern
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012 by K and J Dolls. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework/Crocheting
Crochet pattern to create a 17 inch cat doll (43 cm). Crochet skill level: Easy. The legs and arms are joined to the body with invisible buttons: they can move.