50 THINGS TO DO WITH A PENKNIFE

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50 Things To Do With A Penknife

Author : Matt Collins
ISBN : 1616896388
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 84.63 MB
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Whether you're a beginner or seasoned whittler, this practical guide to the age old yet newly popular art of whittling will delight, inspire, and instruct you. Featuring projects that cater to a range of skill levels—including a pen/pencil holder, chess pieces, a slingshot, spoon, whistle, chopsticks, fishhook, bookmark, and more elaborate carvings like a horse's head and whale—50 Things to Do with a Penknife is the perfect combination of cool craftsmanship with savvy survival-skill projects. Detailed step-by-step illustrations make this book ideal for the creative adventurer with-a-knife in your life!
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

50 Things To See In The Sky

Author : Sarah Barker
ISBN : 1616898003
Genre : Science
File Size : 30.9 MB
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This hip and handy guide helps you learn the science behind blue skies, sun dogs, and the solar eclipse, and shows you how to observe nocturnal wonders such as lunar halos, Martian ice caps, and far-off galaxies. Fifty celestial phenomena come to life with expert tips from astrophysicist Sarah Barker and stylish illustrations by Maria Nilsson. Any explorer can become an adept observer with their guidance, and more ambitious stargazers will be able to discover more distant sights with the help of binoculars, a telescope, or a local astronomy group. With a glow-in-the-dark cover, 50 Things to See in the Sky is a perfect complement to your next camping expedition and a wonderful gift for anyone who marvels at what lies in our celestial sphere.
Category: Science

50 Things To Do In The Wild

Author : Richard Skrein
ISBN : 9781911663324
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 35.64 MB
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50 savvy skills for outdoor adventurers. This trusty guide teaches you all the essential skills you need to survive in the wild, from building a shelter to making a fire. Forest school practitioner Richard Skrein shares his expertise and enthusiasm for the outdoors through easy-to-understand instructions, illustrated with captivating drawings by Maria Nilsson. The book is divided into four main chapters reflecting the elemental skill sets: Earth – this chapter focuses on toolcraft, foraging and natural resources. Learn how to make a bow, arrows and a mallet; identify essential plants and trees and their medicinal properties. Air – this chapter focuses on shelters, knots, navigation and the sky. Learn the secrets of selecting the perfect wilderness camp; master knots and lashings; and discover how to read nature’s ‘GPS’. Water – this chapter focuses on finding, drinking and using water, fishing and rafts. Learn how to purify water for drinking; suss out the skills needed to fashion a fishing rod; and make a sail for your handmade raft. Fire – this chapter focuses on making and using fire and cooking food. Master the art of building a fire, set your own signal fire and build a Swedish fire log. The book also explains the items you need to ensure your rucksack is kitted out with the best equipment for exploring. With extra tips and a rundown of useful tools, you’ll find everything you need to get out there, have an adventure and survive the great outdoors.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Forest

Author : Matt Collins
ISBN : 1452184828
Genre : Nature
File Size : 32.30 MB
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Brimming with engaging writing and stirring photography, Forest is an ode to the natural world and a celebration of the relationship between humans and trees. Discover the secrets hidden within the Earth's lush woodlands and wild landscapes through photographs and stories about enchanting forests, magnificent trees, and people who live off the land. Journeying across North America, the United Kingdom, and Europe, writer Matt Collins and photographer Roo Lewis capture the history, science, and human stories behind some of the most enchanting natural environments in the world. • Explores the captivating history behind some of the world's most enchanting forests • Organized by tree species, including the hearty pines in Spain's Tamada forest, the towering firs of the American West, the striking Birch groves of Germany's Elbe Valley, and beyond • A blend of beautiful photographs, scientific trivia, and engaging human stories Forest is an arresting tribute to the magnificence of the natural world and a wonderful gift for anyone who enjoys spending time in the outdoors. Complete with gorgeous photography and engaging stories of people living in harmony with nature, readers will learn everything they dream of knowing about the forests of the world. • A handsome gift for photographers, travel and outdoor enthusiasts, environmentalists, and science lovers • A stunning way to learn about the world and the trees that surround us • Great for readers who couldn't get enough of The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben, Ancient Trees by Beth Moon, and Wise Trees by Diane Cook and Len Jenshel
Category: Nature

Criminology Skills

Author : Emily Finch
ISBN : 9780199597376
Genre : Law
File Size : 45.78 MB
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From study skills to research skills, Criminology Skills gives students the tools needed to succeed in the study of criminology. Beginning with an introduction to finding, using, and evaluating criminological resources, it allows students to establish a strong skills foundation right from the start. The book then moves into more advanced levels of study, covering academic skills, and finally, research skills. Offering coverage of practical, academic, and research skills in one manageable volume, Criminology Skills is an excellent study skills book for criminology students at all levels of study. FEATURES * Written in lively, student-friendly language * Integrates real-world examples and engaging exercises throughout, encouraging students to put the skills they are learning into a practical context * Comprehensive coverage of research methods, ethics, and data analysis * Accompanied by a comprehensive Companion Website (www.oup.com/uk/orc/bin/9780199597376) with a rich variety of student resources--practical exercises, animated walkthroughs showing how to use online databases, activities to help test students' understanding of ethical considerations as well as the differences between quantitative and qualitative research methods, and more
Category: Law

40 Knots And How To Tie Them

Author : Lucy Davidson
ISBN : 1911595237
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 44.89 MB
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A beautifully presented, practical gift guide to the age-old art of tying knots. The next title in Pavilion’s exciting new series for adventurers, this book follows on from the success of 50 Things to Do with a Penknife. The book features step-by-step instructions on how to tie 40 fundamental knots, and then shows you how your new skills can be transformed into a selection of practical and decorative projects. The book is divided in four sections: Classic Knots – featuring the Reef Bow and the True Lover’s Knot. Knots in this chapter can be used to create a wall hanging. Camping Knots – featuring the Tent Pole Hitch and the Rope Ladder. Knots in this chapter can be used to create an outdoor mat and a beaded bracelet. Climbing Knots – featuring the Alpine Butterfly and the Spanish Bowline. Knots in this chapter can be used to make a coaster and a bag. Maritime Knots – featuring the Anchor Bend and the Dry Fly. Knots in this chapter can be used to make a plant hanger and a hammock. The detailed instructions are complemented by smart step-by-step illustrations, which highlight the tactile quality of the material in hand. The book also includes an introduction with advice on putting together the knot lover’s ultimate toolbox, alongside explanations of key terms and techniques. Featuring the ultimate crossover of cool craftsmanship and nifty projects, this book is the perfect gift for creative adventurers.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies