The Ultimate Unofficial Rainbow Loom Handbook [EPUB]
29 August 2015, 00:01
2015 | EPUB | 65.85MB
With millions of Rainbow Looms sold, the colorful toy is off to a sizzling start and shows no signs of stopping. Skyhorse Publishing and Instructables.com join forces to bring you the best in Rainbow Loom projects. From toys to jewelry, The Ultimate Unofficial Rainbow Loom Handbook will show you just how much you can do with a few rubber bands, a hook, and a little imagination. Brought to you by the very best Rainbow Loom enthusiasts at Instructables.com, these projects will keep you looping and weaving for hours on end. There’s no need to fear confusing instructions; these projects are made by loomers just like you. Learn how to:
- Loop your way to a cute ring
- Weave a fishtail bracelet
- Create vegetable garden charms
- Use a fork to make a necklace
- And much, much more!
From simple rings to funky goldfish charms, the looming-made-easy instructions allow anyone to master the Rainbow Loom. Create funky bracelets to stack on your arm, or surprise your best friend with a customized charm necklace. Spice up everyday household objects with Rainbow Loom accessories. Because the simple steps are paired with clear photographs, when in doubt, just look! Multiple project options give you the opportunity to find the best way of creating your rainbow collection. After all, every craftsman has a unique way of doing things. So bust out your loom and gear up for a heavy dose of color—The Ultimate Unofficial Rainbow Loom Handbook will turn you into a loomer extraordinaire.
Alan Lacer's Woodturning Projects & Techniques [EPUB]
11 August 2015, 16:34
2015 | EPUB + PDF | 30/21.48MB
Selected from more than 15 years of articles from one of the country's top turners, Alan Lacer's Woodturning Projects & Techniques has everything you need to learn to turn and take your lathe skills to the next level.
This book includes an in-depth look at techniques, tools and chucks that will help perfect your core turning skills. You'll learn the right tools to use, how to handle them safely and how to maintain them. Lacer's expert instruction helps you master the bowl gouge, the spindle-roughing gouge, the skew and other essential turning tools. You'll also gain insight into finishing techniques, French polishing and working with spalted wood.
Once you’ve sharpened your skills with the Tools & Techniques section, put your new knowledge to the test with 20 beautiful projects covering a wide range of turned forms and turning techniques.
- Sharpen your end-grain hollowing skills by turning a lovely wine goblet
- Practice turning spheres by creating your own bocce ball lawn game
- Gain insight into making multiples by turning matching table legs
- Turn a table lamp to practice flowing contours
- Learn how to work with green wood by making a natural-edge bowl
- And much more!
Complete with expert instruction, step-by-step photos, guides to sources and materials and tips for avoiding common pitfalls, this book is sure to help you improve your turning craft – and make some stunning pieces in the process.
Backyard Ballistics by William Gurstelle [EPUB]
23 January 2015, 17:40
2012 | EPUB | 2.95MB
This bestselling DIY handbook now features new and expanded projects, enabling ordinary folks to construct 16 awesome ballistic devices in their garage or basement workshops using inexpensive household or hardware store materials and this step-by-step guide. Clear instructions, diagrams, and photographs show how to build projects ranging from the simple match-powered rocket to the more complex tabletop catapult and the offbeat Cincinnati fire kite.
The classic potato cannon has a new evil twin—the piezo-electric spud gun—and the electromagnetic pipe gun has joined the company of such favorites as the tennis ball mortar. With a strong emphasis on safety, the book also gives tips on troubleshooting, explains the physics behind the projects, and profiles scientists and extraordinary experimenters such as Alfred Nobel, Robert Goddard, and Isaac Newton. This book will be indispensable for the legions of backyard toy-rocket launchers and fireworks fanatics who wish every day was the fourth of July.