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This full-color, illustrated handbook uses comic book-style panels to explain the basics of using a breadboard; then it walks you through ten fun and educational projects. You'll learn-by-doing as you study the circuit diagrams and colorful drawings, working your way through each project. Bonus features include an "X-Ray" drawing of the inside of the breadboard and a guide to understanding resistor color codes.... more...

Explore beer styles and log your tastings in this compact journal.The Beer Journal is more than just a journal. This compact guide is a crash course in the many styles of beer and how to approach them in a tasting. Perfect for newcomers to the craft beer scene as well as longtime fans of the beverage, this book is an excellent way to learn about styles you've yet to try. These pages are filled with useful information on the beers themselves and tips to... more...

Are you possessed by the urge to invent, design, and make something that others enjoy, but don’t know how to plug into the Maker movement? In this book, you’ll follow author David Lang’s headfirst dive into the Maker world and how he grew to be a successful entrepreneur. You’ll discover how to navigate this new community, and find the best resources for learning the tools and skills you need to be a dynamic maker... more...

Every day more and more educators are realizing that chess is a great way to help attention-challenged teens develop a capacity for disciplined thinking. Learn Chess Quick is designed to grab the interest of those students and release their untapped potential—right from page 1. With a little help from the world’s greatest board game and the sidesplitting humor of Gray Jolliffe’s cartoons, hard-to-reach youngsters... more...

Learning to be a maker has never been more fun. Full-color cartoons and drawings lead you through the steps needed for making a wizard wand, a sanding block, a charging station for your phone or tablet, and a sturdy box with a hidden compartment. You'll learn how to choose and use the right tools, measure and cut properly, sand, glue, and finish your woodworking projects to make them look great. This is the perfect guide for young... more...


Split into bite-sized chapters, from fun indoors to activities on the go, food and cooking to science and nature, this book is packed with activities for all ages of children from preschoolers to even the most jaded, screen-obsessed teens and the kid in all of us too. From crocheting to garden camping to sands sculpting, How to Unplug Your Child will give you and your kids a host of things to do after school, at the weekend and during... more...

This compelling account of collaboration in the genre of ukiyo-e (pictures of the floating world) offers a new approach to understanding the production and reception of print culture in early modern Japan. It provides a corrective to the perception that the ukiyo-e tradition was the product of the creative talents of individual artists, revealing instead the many identities that made and disseminated printed work. Julie Nelson Davis... more...

Birdhouses help avian populations thrive by providing secure nesting places — and they offer human neighbors an ongoing source of interest and amusement. Make your backyard into a gathering place for feathered friends with any of these easy-to-build projects. Illustrated with more than 175 photos, twelve elegant but uncomplicated projects include a Chickadee House with a concave roof, a Victorian Bluebird, and a Purple Martin... more...

Recognisable designs from famous turn of the century artists are cleverly translated into fabulous cross stitch patterns. The Japanese-influenced Bamboo, Blossom and Birds by Tiffany glows from a needlework box, and Chartes Rennie Mackintosh's classic stylised rose appears on elegant cushions, a rose lady picture and trinket pot lids. Other projects feature Walter Crane's delightful flower ladies worked as a set of pictures and Alphonse Mucha's stylish... more...

Good fit improves the comfort and appearance of any garment and is the reason many people sew their own clothes. However, it's common to worry about ruining a pattern when you cut it apart to make a fitting adjustment. The Perfect Fit makes pattern alterations easy with proven methods illustrated step-by-step. This complete guide includes analyzing a figure, measuring the body, customizing the pattern, and fine-tuning the fit with small adjustments... more...