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Building Green, New Edition: A Complete How-To Guide to Alternative Building Methods Earth Plaster * Straw Bale * Cordwood * Cob * Living Roofs

Clarke Snell · Lark ; Lewes
Pages: 615
Format: Print book

The best-selling and highly regarded reference to sustainable construction gets an update! It's refreshed with a completely revised introduction, a bright new cover, and extensive online resource tie-ins. This groundbreaking book doesn't just tell you about "green" house-building...
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Stitch Along: 10 Stitchers, 30 Projects, 100 Embroidery Motifs

Jenny Doh · Lark Crafts
Format: Book

This fresh, fun foray into the world of embroidery showcases ten prominent designers, all acclaimed for their embroidery and stitching artistry. Each one shares instructions for three projects, along with ten beautiful and whimsical embroidery motifs for readers to use in their own work....
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Ami Ami Dogs: Seriously Cute Crochet

Mitsuki Hoshi · Harper Design
Format: Print book

The first in a series, Mitsuki Hoshi’s crafty collection is packed with four-color photographs, patterns, and instructions on how to craft a tumbling litter of adorable canine Amigurumi—the wildly popular crocheted stuffed animals from Japan. The perfect go-to guide for every...
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Metalworker's Workshop for Home Machinists, The

Harold Hall · Fox Chapel Publishing
Format: Paperback

This informative book covers all aspects of setting up a fully equipped metalworking workshop. It will benefit anyone who is building a workshop for the first time, or just wants to upgrade an existing operation. If you have had your lathe stuck in a corner of the garage for years, this...
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Bring It!: Tried and True Recipes for Potlucks and Casual Entertaining

Ali Rosen · Running Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Bring It! is the ultimate source for potluck, picnic, or dinner party-worthy dishes that combine simple prep with big taste!The word "potluck" may inspire memories of church dinners and mystery covered dishes. But today's potlucks are essentially outsourced dinner parties, which...
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How to Make 100 Bead Embroidery Motifs: Inspiration and Instructions for Plant, Animal, Abstract, and Icon Designs

Genevi√®ve Crabe · Creative Publishing int'l; Spi edition
Format: Paperback

If you’ve ever had the need to bead, this is the book for you. How to Make 100 Bead Embroidery Motifs is a visual showcase of 100 different motifs, organized in sections by design category, including: floral/botanical, abstract, geometric, and symbolic. Presented with easy-to-follow...
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Heirloom Wood: A Modern Guide to Carving Spoons, Bowls, Boards, and other Homewares

Max Bainbridge · Abrams
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Heirloom Wood is a love letter to wood's form and function through simple woodworking projects. Combining traditional techniques with contemporary design, Max Bainbridge teaches you how to identify wood types, source timber, and set up a basic toolbox, then offers step-by-step carving and cutting...
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Toxic Free: How to Protect Your Health and Home from the Chemicals ThatAre Making You Sick

Debra Lynn Dadd · Tarcher; Original edition
Format: Paperback

From the The New York TimesQueen of Green comes the ultimate guide for finding and eliminating the toxic chemicals in your home today. There is no longer any question that consumer products contain toxic chemicals harmful to our families. But how do we protect ourselves, and where do we start?In...
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Framing Floors, Walls & Ceilings

Editors of Fine Homebuilding · Taunton Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

All new...completely updated best-seller: Framing Floors, Walls & Ceilings. With a fresh new design and the latest, up-to-the-minute content, this edition more than lives up to its billing as part of the For Pros By Pros series. Loaded with essential field-tested information from working...
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How to Plan, Contract, and Build Your Own Home, Fifth Edition: Green Edition

Richard Scutella · McGraw-Hill Professional; 5 edition
Format: Paperback

The All-in-One Custom Homebuilders Guide--Fully Updated with the Latest Green Construction Methods How to Plan, Contract, and Build Your Own Home, fifth edition, gives you the information you need during every step of the homebuilding process--from selecting materials to designing the rooms...
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Beaded Allure: Beadweaving Patterns for 25 Romantic Projects

Kelly Wiese · North Light Books
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Fall in love with beadingAdd a romantic twist to your creative time with Beaded Allure. Inside you'll find projects and techniques to give your beadweaving the soft and romantic aesthetic you've always dreamed of. Author Kelly Wiese will lead you through the ins and outs of variety...
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The Iron Road: An Illustrated History of the Railroad

Christian Wolmar · DK
Format: Hardcover

Written by Christian Wolmar, author of the critically acclaimed The Great Railroad Revolution, The Iron Road is a richly illustrated account of the rise of the rails across the world. From the historic moment in September 1830 when the first train ran between Liverpool and Manchester, to the high...
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Trainable cat : a practical guide to making life happier for you and your cat

John Bradshaw · Basic Books
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Dog owners know that dogs can be trained, but the idea of training rarely crosses cat owners' minds. But as bestselling anthrozoologist John Bradshaw and cat expert Sarah Ellis show, not only can cats be trained, but they absolutely should be to ensure a happy and healthy relationship between...
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The Complete Photo Guide to Framing and Displaying Artwork: 500 Full-Color How-to Photos

Vivian Carli Kistler · Creative International
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Step-by-step color photos for all areas of matting and framing; the information is complete, accurate, and up-to-date. This book includes top-notch instructions for archival framing - the correct methods and materials for preserving photos and artwork for posterity. The author also provides...
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