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by Haim Mazar (Madjar) (Author)This book presents the fundamentals of wireless communications and services, explaining in detail what RF spectrum management is, why it is important, which are the authorities regulating the use of spectrum, and how is it managed and enforced at the international, regional and national levels. The book offers insights to the engineering, regulatory, economic, legal, management policy-making aspects involved. Real-world case studies are presented to depict the various approaches in different countries, and valuable lessons are drawn.
Break through brick walls in your genealogical researchLearn how to use innovative methods to unearth hard-to-find ancestors. Advanced Genealogy Research Techniques shows you, step by step, how to uncover elusive details by taking advantage of specialized tools and software programs and using proven best practices for breaking through the brick walls that have hindered your progress.You’ll get professional advice on formulating a research strategy, understanding the details you discover, keeping careful track of your data, analyzing the evidence, and developing hypotheses.
Each of these 24 patterns requires 24 hours or less of knitting. Quick and easy patterns for knitters at all skill levels include shawls, hats, sweaters, afghans, and other items. Full-color photographs of the finished products illustrate the complete, easy-to-follow instructions, and a helpful "Refresher Course" covers everything from casting to weaving in ends.
Transform your home with fabric as your foundation This beautiful craft book features distinctive sewing projects dedicated to living, resting, eating, and sharing. Use quality materials—from rustic linen to leather—to create simple ottomans, pendant light shades, a voile bed skirt, and more. With dreamy lifestyle photography and ideas for every room, Home Sewn is a keepsake for the modern maker.
Doing News Framing Analysis provides an interpretive guide to news frames – what they are, how they can be observed in news texts, and how framing effects are uncovered and substantiated in cultural, group, and individual sites. Chapters feature framing analysts reflecting on their own empirical work in research, classroom, and public settings to address specific aspects of framing analysis. Taken together, the collection covers the full range of ways in which framing has been theorized and applied―across topics, sources, mechanisms, and effects.
This volume fosters understanding among the scholarly camps of framing scholars, and encourages greater clarity from framing analysts in all aspects of their empirical inquiry. Chapters offer fresh perspectives from which researchers can begin new research programs, puzzle through perplexing problems in a current research program, or expand an existing program. Providing conceptual and methodological guidance, Doing News Framing Analysis will help framing researchers at all levels to better understand news framing and to improve their future news framing research.
Draw Modern Looks! Expansion on the "Drawing Clothes" and "Cool Looks" chapters of Shojo Fashion Manga Art School, this title shows beginning and intermediate artists how to dress and accessorize their shojo characters in stylish clothes and accessories to fit any occasion. Readers find modern looks and fashions for all the classic shojo graphic novel themes such as: high school romances complex dramas stories about friendship and sweet comedies Starting with basics like materials (primarily pencil and ink), color, movement, lines and shading, the book covers casual styles, school clothes, work attire, glamorous fancy dress and seasonal/situational looks.
The M113 family of vehicles has proved to be one of the most popular military designs of the last 40 years. Introduced in the early 1960s, the series has encompassed numerous variants, served in over 50 countries and in several conflicts. This book is designed to appeal to modellers of intermediate skill and features five progressively challenging projects covering a range of different versions of the M113, including reconnaissance, fire support, APC and air defence variants. Step-by-step photos illustrate scratchbuilding, painting and weathering techniques.
The Best Tips from 25 Years of Fine Woodworking – Tablesaw
Simply elegant furniture for any home!Matching furniture to your home decor can be a tall order. Classic furniture styles with intricate details can overpower a room or clash with other styles in the typical home. That’s one of the reasons why contemporary furniture is so popular–and why woodworkers love to build it.Contemporary furniture has an understated elegance that is suited to just about any room regardless of decorating style. This book presents 17 contemporary furniture projects hand-picked from the pages of Popular Woodworking Magazine and American Woodworker magazine.
A Year of Painting Intuitively!Stay inspired to create art throughout every season! In Intuitive Painting Workshop, you’ll find a timely expressive exercise for each month, along with seasonal check-ins. In discovering how to paint intuitively, you will learn to surrender to your true visual voice as your personal process of making marks emerges. Using acrylic paint, ink, collage papers, stencils, watercolor, gel pens, paint markers and more, you’ll be gently guided by twelve exercises, taking cues from the process, but carrying each in your own direction.E
A fully illustrated instructional printmaking book presenting step-by-step examples alongside representative works from thirty top contemporary printmaking artists. Printmaking is flourishing in the modern era, appealing to both traditional artists as well as those interested in graphic design and digital techniques. This all-in-one guide is both technical and inspirational, examining the history and contemporary processes of relief, intaglio, lithography, serigraphy, mixed media, digital transfers, and post-digital graphics.
Soldering–the art of permanently joining metal components with a torch and solder–is seen as a challenge by many crafters. This comprehensive volume takes the mystery out of this misunderstood technique with clear instruction for jewelers of all levels. Designer and jewelry industry insider Wing Mun Devenny gives the reader–An introduction to the history of soldering with an overview of conventional and lesser known methodsAn in-depth look at essential equipment and tools as well as health and safety precautionsThe fundamentals of soldering, from setting up and handling parts to understanding solder and fixing mistakesA range of soldering techniques–from simple to more complexThe author also provides 15 beautiful, step by step projects for the reader to create including rings, pendants, cufflinks, a brooch, and earrings.
A collection of 32 projects for novice origami hobbyists, clearly illustrated with easy-to-follow instructions that even beginning papercrafters can follow with successful results. Subjects range from an ultra-simple hat, cup and pinwheel to the more challenging figures of a penguin and a piano.
A charming collection of square, triangular, diamond-shaped, and hexagonal blocks, all with a floral theme: from traditional blanket squares with petals and rosebuds to colourful blocks with three-dimensional flowers and butterflies, there’s something here to inspire every knitter. Great for crafters “on-the-go”: it’s easy to carry with you just what you need to work a few blocks while travelling, commuting, or meeting friends. When all the blocks are complete, you can assemble the whole project at leisure.
A good sketch starts with good bones.Often challenging and overwhelming to sketchers, the fourth book in the Urban Sketching Handbook series uses drawings and simple steps to explain the concepts of perspective in practical and useful ways for on-site sketching. Most books are either too abstract or don’t provide enough information that relates to what you actually do when you’re out in the busy, wide world about to start a drawing. Where do you start? How do you edit what you see to flatten and shrink it onto your paper? How does perspective work?The Urban Sketching Handbook: Understanding Perspective helps you learn to think like an architect, to draw buildings and spaces by reducing what you see to simple, basic shapes, then adding layers in simple steps, and finally finishing your sketch with detail, tone, and color–in accurate perspective.
Crochet trims give the perfect finishing touch to handmade garments and accessories, or can be used to instantly revitalize old favorites and plain store-bought items. Needle-crafters of all persuasions will discover how you can quickly and easily customize everything from cardigans, sweaters and shawls to bags, cushions and throws with this collection of 150 beautiful crochet designs.
150 Crochet Trims offers a really diverse collection of trims. Suitable for both the beginner and avid enthusiast the book is organized in two main sections: first a directory of 150 trims shown actual size (allowing them to be “tested” by holding against a garment, for example).
This book presents 11 dynamic projects to help you achieve creative, colorful and ultra-realistic finishes for your plastic models. Techniques covered include a variety of camouflage, weathering, high- gloos, ""vinyl". 215 full-color photographs.
Faroese shawls are known for the unique shaping that makes them cling to the wearer’s shoulder and not slide off, as many other types of shawls are prone to do. Traditionally, Faroese shawls were knitted from the bottom up. Stahman has devised a method of knitting Faroese shawl patterns starting at the neck and working down, a distinct advantage for the knitter, who can try the shawl on while it is in progress and choose to make it shorter if the garment requires more yarn than planned. In contrast to Nancy Wiseman’s book (below), which is targeted to the beginning and intermediate knitter, Stahman’s is a master class for the lace-knitting enthusiast.
Qiviut, or musk ox down, is a world-class fiber – luxurious, warm, and lightweight. People who experience it become obsessed. Qiviut makes perfect hand-knitted lace, as demonstrated by the Alaskan artisans of Oomingmak Musk Ox Producers’ Co-op. This book presents how-tos for knitting and designing lace, projects suited to new as well as experienced lace knitters, yarn sources, and comprehensive cultural background.
Timeless and beautiful shawls from Ireland, Scotland, and Wales in an array of shapes with openwork, textured stitches, and lace edgings. Everything you need to know to design and knit your own shawls is provided, including detailed instructions for eight shawls.
Presenting three classic Orenburg-style lace patterns in written form for the very first time. Created from a series of basic elements and patterns handed down from generation to generation from the Orenburg region of Russia, Galina Khmeleva has worked with these talented craftspeople to bring you these unique knitted masterpieces. Create your own heirloom shawl following step-by-step instructions and charts laid out for ease of knitting from bottom to top.
Why do what has already been done? More than a book of patterns, The Mermaid Shawl & other Beauties, is designed to help knitters create their own works of knitted lace art. The signature shawl was introduced in 2005 on Kathleen Valentine’s blog and subsequently described in a knit-along but throughout the knit-along Valentine encouraged knitters to make different choices that made their shawl unique to them. Now, using the same principles, she offers techniques, diagrams, charts and tips that allow knitters to customize each shawl for their own original work of art.
This book is on detailing cars. I originally bought this book around 20 to 25 years ago and it has taught me the basic foundations for detailing. Some of the subject matter can be dated with the advancement in modeling nowadays but it is still my go to book for refreshers of the basics. Invaluable for beginners and nice for reinforcing the basic techniques for advanced detailers. Covers painting, wheels, interior, engines, body mods, decals, etc.
A feast for the eyes, this inspiring gallery of beautiful and remarkable ceramic pieces includes work from a broad range of exceptional contemporary ceramic artists, each of whom offers an inside look at their glazing process, including their special recipes and the techniques for using them. The book is organized by temperature range, with special firing techniques for salt and wood, and sub-categorized by method of application, so the potter can easily find work that relates to his or her own practice, or simply discover other creative approaches.
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