The Useful Book

The Useful Book

201 Life Skills They Used to Teach in Home Ec and Shop

Book - 2016
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"A modern and energetically designed encyclopedia of DIY with everything you need to know to roll up your sleeves and cook it, build it, sew it, clean it, or repair it yourself. In other words, everything you would have learned from your shop and home ec teachers, if you had them. Features practical projects and how-tos, with step-by-step instructions and illustrations, relevant charts, sidebars, lists, and handy toolboxes. There's a kitchen crash course. Sewing 101. Housecare tips. Plus, in shop, the tools that everyone should have, and dozens of cool projects that teach fundamental techniques, from making a bookshelf to re-wiring a lamp"-- Provided by publisher
Publisher: New York : Workman Publishing, [2016]
ISBN: 9780761171737
0761171738
Branch Call Number: 640 Bowers 2016
Characteristics: xi, 403 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Bowers, David 1962-- Author

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Feb 28, 2017

Everything from re-wiring a lamp to how to make pancakes.

I would probably turn to the internet for the specific tasks mentioned in this book. However, it's nice to have so much in one book that you can browse at your leisure.

The chapters are short for each "how-to" like installing a toilet, basic wiring, wood working, mechanics projects etc...

Two specific things I got from the book are directions on how to install a dimmer from a regular light switch and a very good recipe for Blondie s (blondie s are brownies without the cocoa).

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