Fix It: How to Do All Those Little Repair Jobs Around Your Home [EPUB]

Fix It: How to Do All Those Little Repair Jobs Around Your Home [EPUB]
Fix It: How to Do All Those Little Repair Jobs Around Your Home by Scott McGregor
2010 | EPUB | 1.79MB

Never mind the big renos, it's all the little jobs around the house that can end up costing you a fortune - unless you can do them yourself!

Find out how, with handyman and DIYer Scott McGregor, in this essential guide to fixing everything around the home. Full of step-by-steps, simple instructions and lots of inside tips, Fix It will show you how to do all those tricky little jobs you'd rather not pay a tradie for. Get the good oil on: tools; products; materials; greening your home; minor and major repairs; painting; furniture repair and restoration; basic plumbing; decks; outdoor furniture; picture hanging; damp; kitchens; wet areas; floors, walls, doors and windows; carpet repairs; repairing built-ins; and much more.

With easy-to-understand diagrams, Fix It is a must-have item in any home tool kit, next to the hammer, the power drill and a length of wire (just in case . . .).

With Fix It, YOU can do it!

Why Knot? [EPUB]

Why Knot? [EPUB]
Why Knot: How to Tie More than Sixty Ingenious, Useful, Beautiful, Lifesaving, and Secure Knots by Philippe Petit
2013 | EPUB | 5.46MB

On August 7, 1974, Philippe Petit stepped out on a wire illegally rigged between the New York World Trade Center's twin towers, where he performed for nearly an hour. During this history-making walk, and many others throughout his celebrated career, knots have always been indispensable components-the guardian angels protecting his life in the sky.

After years of hands-on research, Philippe presents Why Knot?, a guide to tying his essential knots. Philippe's own practical sketches illustrate original methods and clear, clever tying instructions. Photographs in which special knots were used during spectacular high-wire walks, quirky knot trivia, personal anecdotes, helpful tips, magic tricks, and special tying challenges ensure that, if you're not already nuts for knots, Petit will transform you into a knot aficionado.

The Makerspace Workbench [EPUB]

The Makerspace Workbench [EPUB]
The Makerspace Workbench: Tools, Technologies, and Techniques for Making by Adam Kemp
2013 | EPUB + PDF | 37.96/20.16MB

Create a dynamic space for designing and building DIY electronic hardware, programming, and manufacturing projects. With this illustrated guide, you’ll learn the benefits of having a Makerspace—a shared space with a set of shared tools—that attracts fellow makers and gives you more resources to work with. You’ll find clear explanations of the tools, software, materials, and layout you need to get started—everything from basic electronics to rapid prototyping technology and inexpensive 3D printers.

A Makerspace is the perfect solution for many makers today. While you can get a lot done in a fully-decked out shop, you’ll always have trouble making space for the next great tool you need. And the one thing you really miss out on in a personal shop is the collaboration with other makers. A Makerspace provides you with the best of both worlds.

Perfect for any maker, educator, or community, this book shows you how to organize your environment to provide a safe and fun workflow, and demonstrates how you can use that space to educate others.

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