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Make : like the pioneers

Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Maker Media, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Technology is not just computers and electronics. The pioneers who settled North America from the 17th to 19th centuries were loaded with technical knowledge -- how to make soap, how to build a fire, how to work wood -- that many of us wish we knew today. This compilation of articles from Make: provides readers with an entry point to a simpler time, when books were made by hand and pickles were high technology. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9781680450545 1680450549
OCLC Number: 913335123
Notes: "A day in the life with sustainable low-tech/no-tech solutions"--Cover.
Description: ix, 110 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Think you've mastered fire? Make and use a bow drill --
Hogwash: Bacon soap --
Kitchen table cider making --
Paper making --
Olde-school bookbinding --
Fool's stool --
Rok-bak chair --
The lost art of lashing: A photo essay --
Pickle grapes and beets at home --
Brine and roast a turkey --
Roasting pumpkin seeds --
Da Vinci reciprocating mechanism --
Oil lamp from the cave dwellers of Lascaux.
Other Titles: Like the pioneers
Make (Sebastopol, Calif.)
Responsibility: the editors of Make.

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You may have mastered Arduino and 3D printing, but what will you make when the power goes out? This book, featuring projects drawn from previous issues of Make: and Craft:, features projects you can  Read more...

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