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A Potter's Garden - An Artist's Approach To Creative Garden-Making
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,560. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Robin Hopper is an internationally recognized potter, teacher, author, consultant, arts activist and garden designer. This book on his award-winning garden (voted one of the top ten in Canada) is about creative garden-making and is the story of a very personal garden and its development through the eyes and mind of an artist. Note: for optimal image-viewing, the book is best viewed as a PDF.
More than a Granny - 20 Versatile Crochet Square Patterns US Version
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,970. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
US Version. Crochet is so much more than the traditional Granny Square. In this book, you'll find 20 versatile 6" crochet square patterns you can use to create modern, colourful crochet creations you and your family will love. As well as detailed patterns, the book has an extensive stitch dictionary with links to videos by the author to ensure your success. (UK Version also available)
More than a Granny - 20 Versatile Crochet Square Patterns UK Version
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,990. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
UK Version. Crochet is so much more than the traditional Granny Square. In this book, you'll find 20 versatile 6" crochet square patterns you can use to create modern, colourful crochet creations you and your family will love. As well as detailed patterns, the book has an extensive stitch dictionary with links to videos by the author to ensure your success. (US Version also available)
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
Fachadas de Casas - Planificación, restauración y construcción
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012 and represented by Editorial Universus. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home remodeling
FACHADAS DE CASAS ha sido diseñado para ayudar a dueños de viviendas y constructores a encontrar el diseño y funcionalidad que su fachada necesita.
2F Wind Turbine Construction Manual
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,940. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
A very "hands-on" guide to every step in the process of building a 2 metre diameter wind turbine for battery charging. The turbine will produce 800kWh of energy on a site with 5 m/s mean wind speed. It uses more durable ferrite magnets for longer service life. The ebook is packed with colour photos and diagrams to clarify the text. "They can tell you more than thousand words"
Running for Dogs - Unleashing Your Best Fitness Partner
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,810. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Is it possible to: Give your dog a job, a hobby or simply a way to relax? Get your dog exercised without spending 1 hour in a dog park? Spend more time with them without changing your schedule? Definitely – and much more! This is not just another dog training book… Running for Dogs is the result of hundreds of miles Olga run with her dog, on a quest for a physically and mentally fulfilled canine.
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.
A Wind Turbine Recipe Book 2014 English Units Edtion
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,060. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
For the first time the Wind Turbine Recipe Book is available for North American readers (using inches and AWG wires) in ebook format. The Recipe Book covers all aspects of building wind turbines in a range of sizes. These proven designs combine simplicity with efficiency and reliability. These turbines are used to all over the world to provide electricity using local manufacture.
The Rookie's Field Guide to Supported Spinning
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 19,050. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book is for anyone who is curious about spinning yarn with supported spindles but doesn't quite know where to begin. The Field Guide will get you started with information on making your own spindles, doing Quality Assurance testing on made (or purchased) spindles, drafting, plying, and finishing your yarn. Supported spinning is easy on the body, restful for the mind, and soothing to the soul.
Pickles The Parrot: A Humorous Look At Life With An African Grey
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,040. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Everyday life with an African Grey Parrot seen through the humorous and often twisted mind of his owner, Georgi. Her interesting perspectives on animal intellect and unique insights into nature take the reader on a thought provoking, entertaining and often hilarious ride. The star of the book, Pickles, takes his adventures in stride with wit and charm.
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.
What Is Wrong with My Horse?
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Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,250. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
A book full of solutions for the horse owner. In three parts. Section I: "Fright" in it's myriad forms. Section II: Neglect your lawn, get weeds. Neglect your car, break down. Neglect your horse... collect trips to the ER. Here's what you need to know to keep your horse tuned-up and out of trouble. Section III: Step-by-step fixes for the most common problems faced by horse owners.
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.
Clutterfree with Kids
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,410. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Cleaning & caretaking
Children add joy, purpose, and meaning to our lives. They bring smiles, laughter, and energy into our homes. They also add clutter. As parents, balancing life and managing clutter may appear impossible—or at the very least, never-ending. But there is a better way to live. Clutterfree with Kids offers a new perspective and fresh approach to overcoming clutter through inspiration and application.
What I'd Teach Your Horse
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Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 8. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,370. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
If you broke your horse to saddle and rode it for the first time today, this book is where you'd start tomorrow. Likewise, if you have an older horse that needs re-training, you'd start here. This book is a roadmap to building the foundation every horse needs, regardless of age, breed or background, regardless the type of riding for which it will eventually be used.
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?
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.