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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.
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.
Wizard's Book of Animal Secrets
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 9,800. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
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!
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.
How To Draw Blood from a Goat: How To Collect and Send Specimens to Test for Pregnancy, Johnes, CAE, CL, and More
Series: The Little Series of Homestead How-Tos from 5 Acres & A Dream. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
How To Draw Blood from a Goat will take you through the process of collecting blood for testing: types of tests, options for testing, costs, what you'll need, where to get supplies, how to prepare, how to do the draw, how to safely dispose of used supplies, how to package your samples, what the results mean, and a list of tests, labs, and resources.
How To Garden For Goats: Gardening, Foraging, Small-Scale Grain and Hay, & More
Series: The Little Series of Homestead How-Tos from 5 Acres & A Dream. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Agriculture / Sustainable Agriculture
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This little eBook discusses why feeding your goats from your garden is a good idea, what they can eat from the garden, preparation involved, foraging wild food, feeding canning leftovers and kitchen scraps, small scale grain and hay growing, stover, sprouting grain, hydroponic foddering, plus how to make your own vitamin and mineral
Wild Colour A Handbook of Vegetable and Lichen Dye Recipes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,090. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: 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
Puppy Tales
Series: Critter Tales Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: American English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Volume 5, Puppy Tales, discusses suitable breeds for livestock guardians, choosing a puppy, philosophies of training livestock guardian dogs, socializing with goats, the canine social dynamics of more than one dog, joint dysplasia in dogs and the author's success in using alternative treatments, why it's probably better to start with a puppy, and why livestock guardians are not pets.
50 Fabulous Tomatoes for Your Garden
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,180. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
From the descriptions of the 50 favorites selected for the book to a full how-to-grow section, 50 Favorite Tomatoes for Your Garden provides a complete overview for the novice and experienced gardener. Full color images illustrate each tomato while seed sources are listed with each variety. Whether you prefer cherry, beefsteak, or novelty tomatoes, there's a tomato to suit your taste.
My Boney Girl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: American English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A stray abandoned cat wandered into my life and chronic kidney disease took her away many years too soon. Adjusting to life without her is a most difficult experience. Many of us know the joys of having a feline companion and the sorrow we feel when their spirit leaves this earth. Expressed in poetry, narration, photos and illustrations, we will share a connection when you read My Boney Girl.
Chicken Tales
Series: Critter Tales Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,370. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
Critter Tales Series is the electronic version of Critter Tales: What my homestead critters have taught me about themselves, their world, and how to be a part of it. Volume 2, Chicken Tales, weaves practical ideas into informative tales about homesteading with chickens.
More than a Granny - 20 Versatile Crochet Square Patterns US Version
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,000. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework/Crocheting
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)
Panther 2 Cross Stitch Pattern
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 670. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013 by L H. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Panther 2 Cross Stitch Pattern Size on 14 count roughly 8" X 7.5" Includes Cross Stitch Tips
The Dog Walker's Startup Guide: Create Your Own Lucrative Dog Walking Business in 12 Easy Steps
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,620. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Starting up
Written by a dog-walking pioneer, this book provides all the information anyone would need to start up his or her own dog walking business. Presented in twelve well-defined steps, the author's action model incorporates everything from business basics to the fundamentals of animal psychology. The book will appeal to those seeking financial freedom at the end of a leash.
How To Grow Ginger: How To Grow, Harvest, Use, and Perpetuate This Tropical Spice in a Non-tropical Climate
Series: The Little Series of Homestead How-Tos from 5 Acres & A Dream. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Ginger is one tropical spice that is easy to grow. This little guide addresses what you need to know to get started with your own sustainable supply of ginger. In addition to planting and care, it discusses various methods of storing and preserving ginger, along with some unique and useful ways to use it. If you love to grow pretty plants and eat good food, then this is for you.
Talk Cheap: Your Guide to Free and Cheap Phone Service
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance
Are you tired of overpaying for phone service? I personally used the methods detailed in this book to completely eliminate both my land line AND my cell phone bills. Buy this book and learn how you too can save a fortune on your phone bill using legitimate, established options to your traditional land line and cell phone service.
The Clutter Queen Spills!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,440. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Do you long to escape from clutter but have no clue how or where to start? The Clutter Queen waves her magic wand to reveal insider secrets from 11 years as a Professional Organizer, sharing inspiring client stories and hundreds of practical tricks as she guides you through 3 simple DIY steps to ensure clutter freedom. Written specifically for women, this eBook is guaranteed to make you giggle!
The Kingdom of Dog
Series: Golden Retriever Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When his mentor, Joe Dagorian, director of admissions at prestigious Eastern College, is murdered during a fund-raising event, Steve Levitan feels obliged to investigate. He and his golden retriever, Rochester, go nose to the ground to dig up clues, including a bloody knife and some curious photographs. But will Steve's curiosity and Rochester's savvy save them when the killer comes calling?
How To Get Cream From Goats' Milk: Make Your Own Butter, Whipped Cream, Ice Cream, & More
Series: The Little Series of Homestead How-Tos from 5 Acres & A Dream. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Specific ingredients / dairy, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Have you ever heard that goats' milk is naturally homogenized? Is that true? This little eBook says no. It shows you how to test your goat milk for cream, various ways to collect it, and how to turn it into butter, whipped cream, sour cream, crème fraîche, and ice cream. Includes 8 recipes.
Dog Worms - How to Recognize and Treat Them - Even Before You See Them
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 15,700. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013 by AKG Media LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
Get rid of dog worms for good! You'll learn how to recognize and treat worm infestation in your dog - even if you can't see the worms yet. You'll also learn about how to use different types of wormers and natural remedies, how to keep your dog's immune system strong and how to prevent dog worm infestation in the first place. "Dog Worms" provides tips for adult dogs and puppies.