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As this book is written for boys of all ages, it has been divided under two general heads, "The Tomahawk Camps" and "The Axe Camps," that is, camps which may be built with no tool but a hatchet, and camps that will need the aid of an axe. The smallest boys can build some of the simple shelters and the older boys can build the more difficult ones. The reader may, if he likes, begin with the first of the book, build his way through it, and graduate by... more...


This book takes readers through the fundamental concepts and techniques necessary for painting the natural world. It presents a practical information and advice for both beginners and more experienced painters, and will help them develop their knowledge and skill both in the studio and also when working en plein-air. From initial planning through to finished paintings, artists are shown how to tackle this vast and exciting subject.

Nothing gives a home personality like a dramatic front door. "Spence shows how to select and install... exterior and interior doors as well as their components (such as lock sets, hinges, and glazing). Security and energy efficiency are important concerns that Spence covers in detail. Profusely illustrated, this title is appropriate for every public library..."--Library Journal.

Filled with easy, accessible projects to create storage in any space, this illustrated book includes instructions for storing clothing under a stairway, pullout drawers under the bed, toy chests, shelves, and other projects. Original.


The Art and Craft of Wood shows you how to mill, stack, dry, and flatten a log into useable lumber and build a variety of household furnishings. Trees are all around us. They provide shade, beautify our neighborhoods, filter our water, and clean our air, but when they die, we often don't know what to do with them. Now you can learn the skills to reclaim those trees as lumber. Perfect for the woodworking... more...

A drawing can be a sketch, a study, a visual diary of your holiday, or just sheer creative pleasure—and learning to draw is quicker and easier than you think. This practical, concise guide encourages beginners with simple exercises and instruction in basic shapes and mark-making using a range of media. Learn how to achieve light and shade in your art and create solidity of form in your compositions. There’s practical advice on... more...

Learn about electronics with fun experiments and projects Created in partnership with Thames & Kosmos, Basic Electronics for Tomorrow's Inventors introduces you to essential electronics concepts through fun, do-it-yourself projects. You'll get tips for setting up your home workbench, safely handling materials, and creating a variety of entertaining gadgets. All of the projects and experiments use inexpensive, readily available... more...


Paint Pouring is a form of abstract art that uses acrylic paints with a runny (fluid) consistency. The acrylic paints react with each other when combined to make interesting and visually organic motifs. Fluid acrylics can be used on many types of substrates through various techniques such as pouring, dripping, swirling, glazing, dipping, and more to create dazzling and masterful effects. This book provides everything you will need to become a paint... more...