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Alternative Stirling Engines For Free Energy Applications And How To Go About Building Them And Using Them To Generate Electricity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,650. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: 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.
Lessons from Our Rocket Mass Heater
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
"Why didn't anyone tell us that! I wish we had known that BEFORE we built it!" Sound familiar? Written by Ray & Randi Dudley, this is a not a "how-to" type of book, it's a "here's how we did or didn't do it" book, a "here's where we found the information" type of booklet. Bursting with photos, tips and resources from a REAL build, this is a must have companion to the experts books!
Bind Quilts by Machine
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,910. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Bind Quilts by Machine offers patchwork quilters three easy methods to apply quilt bindings by machine: Fuss-Free, Seamless and Double-Fold Bindings. It also shows how to add Perfect Piping to bindings, borders, even patchwork. Finally, the book demystifies mock bindings, bagging, facing and raw edges for quilts. Bind Quilts by Machine is sure to become every patchwork quilter's handbook!
Cheeky Monkey Amigurumi Crochet Pattern
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011 by K and J Dolls. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework/Crocheting
Easy crochet pattern to make a little stuffed monkey doll. The monkey is only 4.5 inches/ 11.5 cm tall.
Just Keep Knitting: a journey of healing through forgiveness, faith, and fibre
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,760. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Apple Jack Creek Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
When chest pain and exhaustion forced a pause in her busy life, author Lonna Cunningham was called upon to take a closer look at the big events of her past: the death of her infant daughter, her husband's sudden personality changes and the discovery of the brain tumour that had triggered them ... then she had to rethink her past in order to find her path to the future.
Practical Drainage Investigation
Price: $5.80 USD. Words: 35,200. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
The aims of this book are to enhance the knowledge of a user who has some basic knowledge of drainage systems and to give a working knowledge of solving problems in domestic and small commercial drainage systems. It focuses mainly on below ground domestic drainage and assumes some knowledge of building and drainage construction and practice. by Tim Deveaux and Dominic Blyth
The Garden Seed Saving Guide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,860. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Whether a weekend gardener, homesteader, or serious survivalist, saving seeds is a money saving skill that every one should have. This book is an excellent resource written for beginners and experienced gardeners alike. If you want to save money, become more self-sufficient and avoid genetically modified food, The Garden Seed Saving Guide will show you how.
Aquaponic Gardening At Home: Including a Do It Yourself Step By Step Guide to Raising Vegetables and Fish Together!
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2015 by Eljays Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
What is aquaponic gardening, one may want to ask? Well, Aquaponic gardening is the combination of aquaculture (fish farming) with hydroponics (growing of plants with water in gravel, liquid or sand without the use of soil).
Growing Plants With Magnetism
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
What an amazing new idea that can change the way you grow plants forever. Grow plants better then ever using simple magnets. This book will teach you how you can use a magnet to grow better plants. This book will demonstrate the effects magnets have on biology and how they can be used to control the growth and structure of plant matter.
The Secrets of Soil Building
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,160. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Rich, healthy, alive garden soil is the key to success in every organic vegetable garden. Here's how to build great soil -- at low cost and with minimal inputs, without much gardener time, within tight urban spaces. Learn how to compost, mulch, vermicompost, perform D-I-Y soil tests, and maintain fertility year-round -- so that you can produce food sustainably for years to come.
Build Your Own Solar Powered Generator: Step by Step Instructions for Solar Power at a Fraction of the Cost
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 11,950. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: 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.
The Truth About Simple Unhooked Living
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,540. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
(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?
Dogs Unleashed: From On-Leash to Off-Leash - Leash Training for Dog Lovers!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,420. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship
"Never crossed my mind to read about leash training but chuffed I did!": Dogs Unleashed. Start to enjoy dog walking again. Get your dog to heel when needed. Unleash your dog safely. Walk off-leash much more. Recall your dog reliably from the most tempting distractions. Forget the 1960ies dog training techniques others still teach you. Join the forefront of dog training insight. Now.
Aran Sweater Fisherman's Pullover with Shawl Collar Knitting Pattern
Series: Aran Vests and Sweaters, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This multi-page knitting pattern, complete with photographs, provides detailed instructions to create a small size sweater for women or young girls. The ribbing design provides elegant lines for a classic and traditional Aran look. Skill Level: Intermediate
The Good Bernese Mountain Dog Food Guide
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 15,890. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 by For Dogs Sake!. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Feeding your Bernese Mountain Dog the right food will directly effect on your Bernese Mountain Dog’s health giving you both a longer more rewarding relationship. This e-book is packed with fantastic information about what to... and what not to feed your Bernese Mountain Dog. Health food for your Bernese Mountain Dog & what to feed a diabetic Bernese Mountain Dog. Is your Bernese Mountain Dog...
The Best Place for Garbage: The Essential Guide to Recycling with Composting Worms
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 88,100. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book will only be useful to you if you eat or know someone who does. About 30% of your trash is made up of completely recyclable organic material. Convert your garbage to black gold with composting worms. This fun, funny and informative book will make you laugh out loud as you learn how to turn something that is costing you money into something that is saving or even making you money.
Horse Care: What you don’t know about Worms will surprise you!
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 30,710. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
A clear, easy guide to horse worms and dewormers. Written in easy language for the layperson, yet heavily referenced to scientific academic journals. Today's problem worm is the small strongyle yet the majority of advice given for deworming horses is still aimed at eradicating the large strongyle. When to deworm, resistance, rotational deworming, harrowing, are all covered in this book.
Hydroponic Gardening
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 29,220. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Non-formal education
this book will get you started in hydroponics. more than just a discussion of the topic, ‘hydroponic gardening’ provides the reader with complete background information on hydroponics, explains the different systems and how they work, then shows the reader in a step by step guide, how to set those systems up. a growing guide is included showing you what to grow and how to grow it hydroponically.
Tiny Houses: How To NEVER Pay A Tiny House Utility Bill Again And Have More Freedom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2015 by Wildfire Elements, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home design
You’re about to discover how to upgrade your already existing tiny home, so it’ll be totally house utility bill-free. Remember that not all utility bill payments can be avoided, such as internet and phone payments. However, for payments like electricity and water, etc., you really can achieve freedom of utility bills. Even if you have a standard sized home, this book will still help you out!
Make Your Own Treadle Lathe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014 by ManyTracks. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Woodworking, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
"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.