DIY, Dammit: A Practical Guide to Curse-Free Crafting [EPUB]

DIY, Dammit: A Practical Guide to Curse-Free Crafting [EPUB]
DIY, Dammit: A Practical Guide to Curse-Free Crafting by Joselyn Hughes
2015 | EPUB | 32.31MB

Doing it yourself always seems so simple. Only 3 steps! Just 5 supplies! Less than 30 minutes! Yeah right.

The truth is, craftin’ ain’t easy. But it also doesn’t have to be an exasperating lesson in your own clumsiness.

Joselyn Hughes knows the struggle. She’s lived it. And now, with DIY, Dammit!, she offers up foolproof craftables that deliver maximum cute with minimal effort. There are easy-to-follow instructions and realistic shortcuts—because waiting for paint to dry is as boring as…well, you know.

With Joselyn by your side you’ll laugh, learn, and end up with handcrafted creations that will impress your friends, family, and strangers you accost on the street. She’s already made all the mistakes, so you don’t have to. What are you waiting for? DIY, Dammit!

ReCraft: How to Turn Second-Hand Stuff into Beautiful Things for Your Home, Family, and Friends [EPUB]

ReCraft: How to Turn Second-Hand Stuff into Beautiful Things for Your Home, Family, and Friends [EPUB]
ReCraft: How to Turn Second-Hand Stuff into Beautiful Things for Your Home, Family, and Friends by Sara Duchars, Sarah Marks
2012 | EPUB | 44.69MB

In today's thrifty times it is seems right to re-use fabrics and buttons and customize old clothes rather than buying brand new ones. The Buttonbag book is packed with instruction and ideas on how to re-use, re-cycle and re-create fantastic things, thereby transforming old into new.

There are about 40 step-by-step projects for a range of items including items for the home, clothes and accessories for all ages plus patterns, templates and basic techniques. Illustrated with photographs and hand-painted illustrations, the emphasis is on simple, easy-to-make items with a twist.

Barns and Outbuildings: And How to Construct Them [EPUB]

Barns and Outbuildings: And How to Construct Them [EPUB]
Barns and Outbuildings: And How to Construct Them edited by Byron D Halsted
2011 | EPUB | 50.22MB

First published in 1881, this classic volume presents dozens of practical examples of barns and outbuildings—including floor plans and building instructions—and contains two hundred and fifty-seven engravings, woodcuts, and line drawings illustrating historical and practical designs. Featured designs include cattle barns, pigpens, pigeon houses, self-feeding corncribs, self-closing doors, icehouses, springhouses, granaries, horse barns, dog houses, and much more. Halsted also provides suggestions on the placement of outbuildings and on choosing the cor-rect materials for foundations, walls, and roofs.

This new release of Barns and Outbuildings—a tribute to the beauty of the farm and the ingenuity of the farmer—will engage new audiences, from builders and organic gardeners to history buffs and craft lovers.

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