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Soap - A Guide To Soap Making for Pleasure and Profit
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,300. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: 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
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.
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.
Designing Your Garden: How to Navigate a Design and Installation for Your Yard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Categories: 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
Learning From Bees: a philosophy of natural beekeeping
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,730. Language: British English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A collection of short essays on bees and beekeeping by the author of The Barefoot Beekeeper.
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.
Gardening for a Dry California Future
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: 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.
Just Kidding: Stories and Reflections on Goats Giving Birth
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,910. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Since 2006, Deborah Niemann has been chronicling the births of goats on Antiquity Oaks Farm. In this ebook, she retells some of those stories and honestly discusses what went well and what didn't, what should have been done differently and what would not have mattered. You'll read 17 stories of goat births, from normal to tragic, including two c-sections.
Wolf Cross Stitch Pattern
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 670. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by L H. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Wolf Cross Stitch Pattern Size on 14 count roughly 6" X 6.5" Includes Cross Stitch Tips
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
Remove Your Clutter with the Help of Feng Shui
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Cleaning & caretaking, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
Understand the importance of removing clutter, learn what feng shui is, find out how to implement feng shui principles for removing clutter in your house and office space.
Elfy the Elf Amigurumi Crochet Pattern
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011 by K and J Dolls. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework/Crocheting
Crochet pattern to make a little Elf. The pattern uses U.S. crochet terms. It has detailed instructions and 23 images to help you make Elfy. Elfy is 6.5" / 16.5cm tall (excluding hat). You can take off his boots and hat.
Cat Breeds: Which is Your Perfect Pet?
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
This book contains all the information a cat seeker needs to know to help match their lifestyle to a breed. Over 30 cat breed profiles include information on coat varieties, grooming, environment, activity level, vocality, playfulness, trainability, compatibility with children and other pets, and health concerns. Each breed profile is accompanied by a photograph.
How to Build a Fascinating Ratcheting Wood Model
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This short story contains the plans on how to build a fascinating ratcheting wood model. It requires an intermediate level of woodworking skill to build. You and your friends will be mesmerized watching the mechanism ratchet as you crank it.
Pickles The Parrot Speaks: On Life, The Universe, And Sesame Seed
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,550. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(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.
The Kid-Gardener’s Planting Book for Parents
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,460. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by Decoded Science. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Gardening
(5.00 from 1 review)
Your child wants to grow a garden. You know where he's going to plant his seeds or seedlings, but what comes next? It's time to pick plants easy enough for your child to grow without the disappointment that comes with choosing beautiful, but delicate plants... and then seeing them wither away instead of prospering. Kids of all ages and abilities can enjoy gardens - so why wait? Plant a seed today.
The Joys of Quilting : Easy Quilting Techniques for the Avid Quilter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
“The Joys Of Quilting” is a text that is written by an author who has truly learned the joys of doing this hobby from her grandmother. It may be fast becoming a lost art in some circles but it is making its resurgence in some parts of the world.
Squirrel Silhouette 4 Cross Stitch Pattern
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 670. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by L H. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Squirrel Silhouette 4 Cross Stitch Pattern Size on 14 count roughly 8" X 5" Includes Cross Stitch Tips
Maltese Cross Afghan Vintage Crochet Pattern
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 540. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Step back in time with this stylish Afghan crochet pattern. This pattern will allow you to recreate the Maltese Cross Afghan, taken from the 1954 booklet "Afghans Book No.505" by Coats & Clark's ONT Enjoy VintageCrochet