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Made by hand : my adventures in the world of do-it-yourself

Author: Mark Frauenfelder
Publisher: New York, N.Y : Portfolio / Penguin, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Mark Frauenfelder, cofounder of Boing Boing, the world's most popular blog, goes on a do-it-yourself journey to prove that handmade is a more satisfying way to live. From his unique vantage point as editor in chief of Make magazine, the hub of the newly invigorated do-it-yourself (DIY) movement, Mark Frauenfelder takes listeners on an inspiring and surprising tour of the vibrant world of DIY ...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Frauenfelder
ISBN: 1591844436 9781591844433
OCLC Number: 740625935
Notes: Originally published in hardcover as: Made by hand : my year of finding meaning in a throwaway world. ©2010. With new appendix.
Description: vii, 247 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: Escape to Rarotonga --
1: Courage to screw things up --
2: Killing my lawn --
3: Growing food --
4: Tickling Miss Silvia --
5: Raising baby dinosaurs --
6: Strumming and stirring --
7: Fomenting fermentation --
8: Keeping bees --
9: Learning how to learn --
Conclusion: Rise of do-it-yourselfism.
Responsibility: Mark Frauenfelder.

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