Multcolib Central Picks: Unusual hobbies
Annotation:If you have an ambition to build a small live steam locomotive, but are daunted by the skills required, then this book is for you.
Annotation:Outstanding Mini Albums offers readers a wide variety of ideas for themes, templates for creating their own mini albums, decorative ideas and so much more. Step-by-step instructions and photos show readers how to create over 30 albums in the book.
Annotation:With this comprehensive guide you will discover everything you need to know to create celebration cakes that are beautiful, unique and truly contemporary.
Annotation:Holmstrom provides not just practical instruction for all manner of small-scale blacksmith work. Topics covered include: setting up shop, building your own machinery, repairing horse hooves, fixing your tools, and even building a strong reputation in the community.
Annotation:This practical and informative book showcases the use of this accessible and thriving craft, ideal for creating fantastic necklaces, bracelets, pendants and earrings.
Annotation:This fascinating book takes soap carvers to an advanced level, showing methods of making multiple-bar soap carvings of selected North American mammals.
Annotation:Keshiki bonsai is a revolutionary approach to bonsai that involves creating living pieces of art using readily available plants and containers.
Annotation:Tying legend Jay 'Fishy' Fullum shows you how to make flies that catch fish with off-the-shelf materials. All in a friendly, funny, non-technical way.
Annotation:In this entertaining, information-packed guide, journalist and ReadyMade contributing editor Tina Barseghian invites you to explore 101 thoroughly absorbing diversions, from conventional to downright wacky.
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You've gone through the typical hobbies of knitting, home brewing, and soap making. If you're looking for a new hobby to occupy your time during the long winters in Portland why not check out one of these! Courtney L.