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Thomas J. Elpel's Web World Portal: Primitive Living Skills, Sustainable Living Skills, HOPS Press, LLC, Dirt Cheap Builder, Green University, LLC, Wilderbabe, Wildflowers and Weeds, Jefferson River Canoe Trail, Braintan Buckskin. Fun With Concrete: Free PDF To make all of these Instructables, download this collection of How To’s as an ebook. Download » "Fun With Concrete" examines unusual DIY projects from practical to zany, all using concrete. Learn how to pour a countertop, make a unique guitar stand, build home exercise equipment, and create a whole host of home decorating projects. All projects come from, are written by our creative community, and contain pictures for each step so you can easily make these yourself. Who knew concrete could be so much fun? Instructables is the most popular project-sharing community on the Internet.

The Viking Answer Lady Webpage Free Jewelry eBooks Tutorial This tutorial is supposed to teach you how to make Kumihimo friendship bracelets. String You will need strings in different colors. You can use almost all kinds of string, but I prefer to use a little bit thicker string than in ordinary friendship bracelets. Kumihimo disk You will also need a Kumihimo disk. 1. 2. 3. In this section I will show how to make a simple spiral kumihimo bracelet. Setup strings For this bracelet, you will need four blue strings and four orange strings (you can of course use any other color). The second step is to mount the strings onto your kumihimo disc. Each pair of strings will form something we will call a group. Tying the bracelet We are now about to tie the bracelet. 1. 2. 3. You have now done the three basic moves: right string down, left string up, turn disc. 4. 5. 6. Continue in the same way and the bracelet will grow, inch by inch, out of the hole on the back side of the disc. All patterns do not have four groups with two strings in each. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2.

Free Craft eBooks - Star Knot (Dman) - Bunk's Cord Archive Star Knot (Dman) From ParaCord Archive Category: Dman McQ Personal tools Log in / create account Namespaces Views Navigation Tools This page was last modified on 4 August 2013, at 18:46. Handmade Holiday Decor eBook Happy Day After Thanksgiving! I don’t know about you, but despite the week I had last week, I am very grateful and thankful for modern medicine and trained surgeons who can take all the broken pieces and put them back together again. Humpty Dumpty never had it so good! My seven year old is thankful for something completely different. I hope everyone got their fill of food and family time! I hope you won’t be too mad and disappointed with me. In the meantime, I do have the Tomboy Tools magnetic hammer winner: Roxanne Lucchesi! Thanks so much Roxanne, comments like yours are what make all the efforts I put into my blog worth it! And a big thank you to my sponsor: Laura from Tomboy Tools, who graciously offers a hammer a week for the Tool Tutorial Friday series. And, for you reading pleasure and gift inspirations I leave you with the Handmade Holiday Decor eBook! Happy Holidays, y’all!

Viking Ships Viking Ships Two different classes of Viking era ships were found: warships called langskip (left) and merchant ships called knörr (right). Typically, a warship is narrower, longer, and shallower than a knörr, and is powered by oars, supplanted by sail. The warship is completely open and is built for speed and maneuverability. In contrast, a knörr is partially enclosed and powered primarily by sail. Cargo carrying capability is the primary concern. The single square rigged sail allowed sailing close to the wind. The Helge Ask is a modern replica of the smaller of the two Skuldelev warships. Another clue to the speed capabilities of these ships comes from linguistic studies. During the normal rowing, using fast, short strokes, we aimed for 40 minute shifts at the oars, but some shifts were longer. The sagas tell of battles involving large numbers of ships. Recently, the accuracy of the descriptions of sea battles in the sagas has been called into question.

Free Book: A Scrap Quilting Handbook Category: Quilting Skill Level: All Levels About our Authors Angela Mitchell is a self-taught crafter who has been playing with fabric and yarn for most of her life. Sherri McConnell has a passion for sewing that started as a young child. Ashley Smith is the quilting Acquisitions Editor at Craftsy, gathering the best talent in the industry for Craftsy's high-quality quilting classes. Description of the Handbook This scrap quilting handbook is chock full of creative ideas for putting that scrap fabric to good use! Table of Contents 1. Basic Skills Recommended Foundation piecing skills are helpful, but not required Recommended Materials (for string quilt block) Your scrap stash!

The coracle, an ancient little boat The Coracle - a one person boat with an ancient lineage. Coracles (from the Welsh "cwrwgl") have a history dating back thousands of years. The coracle was originally covered with animal skins and in some countries they are still made this way. The Greenwood Trust of Coalbrookdale, Telford in Shropshire, is a charity devoted to education and training in the old country arts. Thanks to Terry Kenny, coracle maker, of Newport, Shropshire for the photographs. Peter Badge, chairman of the Coracle Society, has kindly contributed an historical note: Coracles have been in use in the British Isles from pre-Roman times. Coracles are to be found, not only in the British Isles and Ireland, but can be seen in India, Vietnam and Tibet. Coracles have not been seen in Scotland for 150 years but they were in use in Ireland until the late 1940's. Coracles are distinguished from other river craft by their weight, construction and propulsion. Data Wales Index Page

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