Crafting With Recyclables (how-to Library: Crafts)

Whether you're looking for something to do on a rainy day or making a personalized gift for a friend, crafts are a great way to pass the time. They also provide an opportunity to learn how to draw meaning from technical texts. The activities in this book push readers to read for comprehension, use information gained from the text and illustrations to follow step-by-step directions, determine relationships among steps in a technical p...

Bad To The Bone: Crafting Electronics Systems With Beaglebone And Beaglebone Black

This comprehensive book provides detailed materials for both novice and experienced programmers using all BeagleBone variants which host a powerful 32-bit, super-scalar TI Sitara ARM Cortex A8 processor. Authored by Steven F. Barrett and Jason Kridner, a seasoned ECE educator along with the founder of Beagleboard.org, respectively, the work may be used in a wide variety of projects from science fair projects to university courses and...

The Robot Book: Build & Control 20 Electric Gizmos, Moving Machines, And Hacked Toys

Mercer shows readers that by being curious, by observing, and by understanding the basics of machines and electricity, they can make small, amusing robots. Several of the projects don’t even require electricity but still offer kids a chance to create something amazing. Drones, RC cars, artificial limbs, Roombas—the robots have arrived! Don’t you want your own? Author and physics teacher Bobby Mercer will show you how to turn common h...

Simple Hip Knit Scarves: 14 Easy Everyday Knits

Simple Hip Knit Scarves is really what the market needs—a collection of fashion scarves to encourage the knitter to the next step. Featuring knitting designs for fashion-conscious stitchers, the scarf patterns in this collection are easy to make and fun to wear. The 14 projects include Slinky, Silky Waves; Wonder and Whimsy; Bryant Park Neckerchief; Pineapple Hearts; and Meanderlust. Most projects can be finished in a couple days or ...

Projects for Your Shop: Building Your Own Workshop Essentials

This book addresses a key dilemma of the beginning woodworker: how do you build good projects without the basic shop furnishings to get the job done? And, why struggle with makeshift workshop equipment when you can create your own? Now you have the guidance of an expert woodworker to help you build workshop basics that you will use for years to come.

Diy Braids: From Crowns To Fishtails, Easy, Step-by-step Hair Braiding Instructions

A modern twist on the classic hairstyle! From a Dutch Braided Headband to a Triple Fishtail Braid, DIY Braids will get you noticed! Featuring easy-to-follow instructions and helpful tips from popular beauty and fashion expert Sasha Coefield, this book shows you how to create one-of-a-kind hairstyles without ever stepping inside an expensive salon. Sasha shares all her secrets for creating and wearing her braided looks, including how ...

Aircraft Wrecks: A Walker’s Guide: Historic Crash Sites On The Moors And Mountains Of The British Isles

Originally published to acclaim in 2009, this paperback reissue aims to give readers access to the tangible remains of hundreds of historic aircraft that still lie at crash sites on the moors and mountains of the British Isles, all of which can be visited. It covers almost 500 selected sites, with emphasis placed on those located within open access land. The book includes accurate verified grid references, up-to-date site description...

The Absolute Beginners Guide: Working With Polymer Clay

Following the successful format of The Absolute Beginners Guide series, this 5th book in the series is the perfect choice for beginners who want to expand their jewelry-making skills. Jewelry makers will love experimenting with the 24 easy projects in The Absolute Beginners Guide: Working with Polymer Clay. Helpful tips and instructions on the basics, tools, and color are followed by progressive projects that put techniques into acti...