Book Review: Practical Pole Building Construction

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In Practical Pole Building Construction the author has given the extra dimension of original plans for a lean-to barn, horse barn, hillside house, garage/wood shed, mountain pole cabin, and a coastal house. Pole building construction saves money, time, labour, and materials because it involves limited grading, no excavation, flexibility on site, and few materials. I […]

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Book: Basic Construction Techniques for Houses and Small Buildings Simply Explained

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See larger image Basic Construction Techniques for Houses and Small Buildings Simply Explained 1972 Copyright: by U. S. Bureau of Naval Personnel – 568 pages – Published by Dover Pub. List Price: $15.95 New From: Read More …

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Book: The .50-caliber Rifle Construction Manual

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See larger image The .50-caliber Rifle Construction Manual: With Easy-to-Follow Full-Scale Drawings This is the book that do-it-yourselfers anxious to try building their own .50-caliber rifles have been demanding since the best-selling Home Workshop .50-Caliber Sniper Rifle videotape first came out. In this companion book, Bill Holmes uses easy-to-follow foldout drawings and precise dimensions to take you step-by-step through the process of designing and constructing your very own .50-caliber rifle easily and inexpensively. Find out this master gun maker’s professional secrets to fashioning the receiver, barrel and accessories, bolt, trigger assembly, buttstock, scope mount, bipod and muzzle brake using commonly

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Book: Kiln Construction

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See larger image Kiln Construction: A Brick by Brick Approach Building one’s own kiln can be a daunting prospect, with the potential for numerous missteps along the way. This book aims to give confidence to those who seek to build their own kilns. Kiln Construction is a user-friendly guide that offers a thorough grounding in the basics of construction and also in-depth examinations of three kiln types—gas, oil, and woodfired—with diagrams and photos showing every step in the process. These designs have been thoroughly tried and tested and are in regular use by well-known potters. Comprehensive information on methods, materials,

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Quick and Dirty Transformer Design and Construction

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Quick and Dirty Transformer Design and Construction is a small book of48 pages. Basically it reprints two articles for transformer builders: 1. Design and Building Transformers, Technical Service Bureau Bulletin D-111, 1938, second edition. 2. Induction Coils by Charles Underhill, extracted from Standard Handbook For Electrical Engineers, 1922. Basic understanding of transformer design is a […]

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The Bow pt 2

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The Bow pt 2
Highlander “Survival and Tech Preps

BowPart two from last week “The Bow and Survival Advantages” recapping and a more in depth look on the advantages of the bow in a survival situation. The focus on this episode will be the different types of construction, advantages and disadvantages. If you missed last weeks show “The Bow and Survival Advantages” you can listen in HERE.

Part of this episode will also delve into the care, maintenance and construction. What are the brands to look for and what are the one’s to stay away from? There are some cheap ones and some expensive ones and some that are in the middle; how to choose?

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