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Veganize It!: Easy DIY Recipes for a Plant-Based Kitchen

Provides vegan staple recipes, including tempeh bacon, tofu feta, and vegan butter to make main dishes, sides, beverages, and desserts.

Veganize It!: Easy DIY Recipes for a Plant-Based Kitchen

Robin Robertson
Adult Nonfiction - 641.56365 Rob

Provides vegan staple recipes, including tempeh bacon, tofu feta, and vegan butter to make main dishes, sides, beverages, and desserts.

Make: Musical Inventions: DIY Instruments to Toot, Tap, Crank, Strum, Pluck, and Switch On

People have been playing music on homemade instruments for thousands of years. But creating new instruments is much more than an art form. When you want to make a note sound higher or lower, you have to change the sound waves coming out of the instrument. That's science! When you explore the way different materials produce different sounds, that's engineering. When you speed up or slow down a song, you're counting beats -- using math. And technology makes electronic instruments and devices to record and play back music possible.

Make: Musical Inventions: DIY Instruments to Toot, Tap, Crank, Strum, Pluck, and Switch On

Kathy Ceceri
Adult Nonfiction - 784.1923 Cec

People have been playing music on homemade instruments for thousands of years. But creating new instruments is much more than an art form. When you want to make a note sound higher or lower, you have to change the sound waves coming out of the instrument. That's science! When you explore the way different materials produce different sounds, that's engineering. When you speed up or slow down a song, you're counting beats -- using math. And technology makes electronic instruments and devices to record and play back music possible.

Build a Better Vegetable Garden: 30 DIY Projects to Improve Your Harvest

Joyce and Ben Russell have devised 30 kitchen garden projects that will transform your vegetable plot into somewhere more productive, more attractive and more secure.

Build a Better Vegetable Garden: 30 DIY Projects to Improve Your Harvest

Joyce Russell
Adult Nonfiction - 690.89 Rus

Joyce and Ben Russell have devised 30 kitchen garden projects that will transform your vegetable plot into somewhere more productive, more attractive and more secure.

Tumbleweed DIY Book of Backyard Sheds & Tiny Houses: Build Your Own Guest Cottage, Writing Studio, Home Office, Craft Workshop, or Personal Retreat

Designed for anyone interested in the tiny-dwelling movement, this book gives a brief overview of its history and philosophy; a look at plans for several box bungalows; a portfolio featuring photos of a variety of tiny house interiors and exteriors; and illustrated guides to construction techniques building a tiny house may require.

Tumbleweed DIY Book of Backyard Sheds & Tiny Houses: Build Your Own Guest Cottage, Writing Studio, Home Office, Craft Workshop, or Personal Retreat

Jay Shafer
Adult Nonfiction - 690.8373 Sha

Designed for anyone interested in the tiny-dwelling movement, this book gives a brief overview of its history and philosophy; a look at plans for several box bungalows; a portfolio featuring photos of a variety of tiny house interiors and exteriors; and illustrated guides to construction techniques building a tiny house may require.

The Total Bike Maintenance Book: DIY Repairs Made Easy

In these environmentally and economically conscious times, bikes are the smart transportation alternative. The Total Bike Maintenance Book is a comprehensive guide to keeping all the main types of bike--road, hybrid, and mountain--in tiptop condition. Written by a leading expert, this straightforward, easy-to-understand manual provides detailed information on each mechanical area of the bike, with tips and troubleshooting ideas for every problem that could arise. From simple repairs to complex maintenance, the solution is here, illustrated with step-by-step photographic instructions.

The Total Bike Maintenance Book: DIY Repairs Made Easy

Mel Allwood
Adult Nonfiction - 629.2272 All

In these environmentally and economically conscious times, bikes are the smart transportation alternative. The Total Bike Maintenance Book is a comprehensive guide to keeping all the main types of bike--road, hybrid, and mountain--in tiptop condition. Written by a leading expert, this straightforward, easy-to-understand manual provides detailed information on each mechanical area of the bike, with tips and troubleshooting ideas for every problem that could arise. From simple repairs to complex maintenance, the solution is here, illustrated with step-by-step photographic instructions.

Complete Book of Outdoor DIY Projects: The How-to Guide for Building 35 Projects in Stone, Brick, Wood, and Water

Provides step-by-step instructions and color photographs to build outdoor stone, water, wood, and brick features for a yard and garden.

Complete Book of Outdoor DIY Projects: The How-to Guide for Building 35 Projects in Stone, Brick, Wood, and Water

Penny Swift
Adult Nonfiction - 643.55 Swi

Provides step-by-step instructions and color photographs to build outdoor stone, water, wood, and brick features for a yard and garden.

DIY garden projects : step -by-step activities for edible gardening and backyard fun

The Little Veggie Patch Co. DIY Garden Projects includes thirty-eight hands-on, step-by-step activities that will help cultivate your handiness and get you out in the garden. Chapters include projects for kids, vertical gardening, garden basics, using recycled materials, and more.

DIY garden projects : step -by-step activities for edible gardening and backyard fun

May Pember
Adult Nonfiction - 712.6 Pem

The Little Veggie Patch Co. DIY Garden Projects includes thirty-eight hands-on, step-by-step activities that will help cultivate your handiness and get you out in the garden. Chapters include projects for kids, vertical gardening, garden basics, using recycled materials, and more.

DIY for Renters: Don't Call the Landlord: A Renter's Guide to Repairs and Personalizations That Won't Break Your Lease

DIY for Renters shows how to perform common repairs and upgrades that are economical, safe, and do not conflict with tenant/landlord agreements. Learn how to deal with all of the normal maintenance issues that every home encounters, from squeaky doors and wet basements to plumbing, heating and electrical repairs.

DIY for Renters: Don't Call the Landlord: A Renter's Guide to Repairs and Personalizations That Won't Break Your Lease

Charles Byers
Adult Nonfiction - 643.7 Bye

DIY for Renters shows how to perform common repairs and upgrades that are economical, safe, and do not conflict with tenant/landlord agreements. Learn how to deal with all of the normal maintenance issues that every home encounters, from squeaky doors and wet basements to plumbing, heating and electrical repairs.

DIY Fashionista: 40 Stylish Projects to Re-invent and Update Your Wardrobe

Sustainable, economical . . . fabulous! Recreate the most coveted catwalk trends at home with projects that reuse items you already own or can easily buy secondhand. The stunningly professional-looking garments and accessories range from dresses, skirts, jackets, and trousers to jewelry, hats, bags, and scarves. Fashionista extraordinaire Geneva Vanderzeil—who has worked with top magazines and runs the popular blog A Pair and a Spare—explains simple sewing techniques as well as customizing, easy yarn work, jewelry making, and more.

DIY Fashionista: 40 Stylish Projects to Re-invent and Update Your Wardrobe

Geneva Vanderzeil
Adult Nonfiction - 646.404 Van

Sustainable, economical . . . fabulous! Recreate the most coveted catwalk trends at home with projects that reuse items you already own or can easily buy secondhand. The stunningly professional-looking garments and accessories range from dresses, skirts, jackets, and trousers to jewelry, hats, bags, and scarves. Fashionista extraordinaire Geneva Vanderzeil—who has worked with top magazines and runs the popular blog A Pair and a Spare—explains simple sewing techniques as well as customizing, easy yarn work, jewelry making, and more. Beautifully illustrated and fashion forward, this gorgeous guide makes tailoring, sewing, and customizing your clothes fun and easy.

DIY Furniture: A Step-by-step Guide

Featuring 30 designs by leading designer-makers from around the world DIY Furniture shows you how to use simple techniques to make stunning designer furniture from scratch. All the projects can be easily assembled using the step-by-step guides from common materials which can be found at the local hardware store.

DIY Furniture: A Step-by-step Guide

Christopher Stuart
Adult Nonfiction - 684.1 Stu

Featuring 30 designs by leading designer-makers from around the world DIY Furniture shows you how to use simple techniques to make stunning designer furniture from scratch. All the projects can be easily assembled using the step-by-step guides from common materials which can be found at the local hardware store.

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