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The Marmo Method Modelbuilding Guide #3: Understanding Model Math & Scale Jumping
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
An essential guide to understanding scale model math. Learn about ratio and proportion, use simple multiplication factors to upscale and downscale models, find out how Marmo's Three Laws take the mystery out of scale calculations and more.
Decomposed Granite and Other Materials for Walkways and Patios
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: 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.
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.
Horse Heart Cross Stitch Pattern
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 670. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015 by L H. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Horse Heart Cross Stitch Pattern Size on 14 count roughly 8" X 7" Includes Cross Stitch Tips
PYRTE - 1 The Boiler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
A beginners full boiler construction guide for building PYRTE the live steam, pull-you-round traction engine
How-To Home Soil Tests: 10 DIY Tests For Texture, pH, Drainage, Earthworms & More
Series: The Little Series of Homestead How-Tos from 5 Acres & A Dream. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Offers simple at-home tests for soil texture, pH, drainage, and earthworm counts. Also how to read soil colors and how to read your plants. Includes charts, tables, glossary, further resources, how to make your own pH paper, and why all soil lab test results are not the same. A good resource for gardeners, homesteaders, and homeschoolers.
The Marmo Method Modelbuilding Guide #2: Building A Transtar/Peerless Logging Rig
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
The second Marmo Modelbuilding Guide focuses on the construction of a 1/25th scale logging rig. This project combines an AMT kit of the International Harvester TranStar 4300 tractor (truck) with an AMT Peerless Trailer and a scratchbuilt diorama base. Learn how to create a unique logging scene that includes a realistic load of logs from natural sources.
Pouring Wine into a Glass Cross Stitch Pattern
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 690. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013 by L H. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Wine & Spirits
Pouring Wine into a Glass Cross Stitch Pattern Size on 14 count roughly 5.9" X 8.7" includes Cross Stitch Tips
Deer Head 3 Cross Stitch Pattern
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 670. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014 by L H. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Deer Head 3 Cross Stitch Pattern Size on 14 count roughly 6" X 6" Includes Cross Stitch Tips
Do-It-Yourself Small Animal Toys
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
A short e-Book filled with do-it-yourself (DIY) toys and small animal furniture. Hammocks, a House, a Tunnel, Vines, a Cube, a small animal Trampoline, Ball Pits, Chew Toys and other DIY items for small animals. The first 8 chapters are all about sewing toys; the last 5 chapters are about toys you can make mostly from stuff laying around the house.
The Marmo Method Modelbuilding Guide #1: Building The Bates Mansion from Psycho
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This guide details the construction of the 1/87th scale Polar Lights kit of the famous (or infamous) Bates Mansion featured is the classic movie Psycho. Construction techniques for a scratchbuilt hill to mount it on is included. Learn how to replicate chalky, cracked, weatherbeaten paint. Finally, scenicing/landscaping methods are described that tie everything together.
Flying Side Kick Cross Stitch Pattern
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 670. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014 by L H. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Flying Side Kick Cross Stitch Pattern Size on 14 count roughly 7" X 5" Includes Cross Stitch Tips
How to Knit Slippers Just Like Granny Made
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework General
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.
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.
Awakening Community Intelligence: CSA Farms as 21st Century Cornerstones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Over the last decades many thousands of people around the world have recognized in Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) a vehicle for approaching land, food, labor, environment and community in a healthier way. Now, in an era with increasing shadows of environmental catastrophe, it’s time to expand exponentially CSA's vision and reality. This book lays out the vision and sounds a call to action.