Simon Leach's Pottery Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Throwing Beautiful, Functional Pots [EPUB]
05 February 2018, 03:16
2018 | EPUB | 57.16MB
At one time or another, every potter gets frustrated at the wheel. Whether struggling to center the clay or attach a handle with precision, potters of all levels crave advice and answers, and world-renowned ceramicist and YouTube sensation Simon Leach has plenty to give.
In Simon Leach’s Pottery Handbook he presents clear tutorials and loads of original instruction on all of the core techniques, from studio setup to basic throwing, to applying appendages, trimming, glazing, and firing. For each technique, detailed step-by-step photography captures the subtle, intricate movements that typically fly by too fast to be learned when watching a video lesson; callouts then lead readers to the relevant video on the DVD so they can see the technique demonstrated in real time—an ideal combination that makes learning from the master easy.
Felted Fiber Menagerie: Needle Felted Table Toppers [EPUB]
01 February 2018, 07:09
2018 | EPUB | 20.66MB
Combine 3-D needle felting and tapestry felting to create a menagerie to liven up your table. Illustrated, step-by-step instructions for felting both the 3-D head and the flat part of each table mat are included. Fill your table with 21 different beastly and beautiful creatures: exotic animals such as the zebra, giraffe, elephant, and tiger; barnyarn animals like the sheep and goat; insects like a bumble bee and ladybug; forest creatures, fantasy animals like the unicorn, and more!
Ball Canning Back to Basics: A Foolproof Guide to Canning Jams, Jellies, Pickles, and More [EPUB]
31 January 2018, 06:21
2017 | EPUB | 42.46MB
Can it, pickle it, and store it with confidence.
If you can boil water, you can make your own delectable jams and jellies, try your hand at fresh-pack pickling, and jar savory sauces. Ball Canning Back to Basics focuses on the building-block techniques and easy, classic recipes every canner should know. The book begins with in-depth information on water bath canning, the equipment you need, and food safety guidance. Each preserving method is thoroughly explained with beginner-friendly tutorials and step-by-step photographs highlighting key steps. Learn to capture the sweet, ripe flavors of your favorite fruits and vegetables with 100 approachable, versatile recipes for the modern pantry. Packed with simple variation ideas for low-sugar and flavor change-ups, and time-tested tips from the most trusted authority in home canning, this handy guide delivers everything you need to successfully master home canning safely and deliciously.