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The Magnificent Book of Kites: Explorations in Design, Construction, Enjoyment & Flight

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Publisher Comments:

Whether you yearn for a simple project or an award-winning beauty, this unbeatable guide has more than 1,500 illustrations that show how to build a range of kitesand#8212;including 37 of the most popular models from and#8220;bugsand#8221; to fighters. Stop there, or use the patterns as a take-off point for creating something special. With basic instructions on aerodynamics, sewing, heat-sealing, and safety. Bonus: lists of nationwide festivals, kite clubs, and stunt kiting.

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Whether you yearn for a simple project or an award-winning beauty, this unbeatable guide has over 1500 illustrations that show how to build a range of kites--including 37 of the most popular models from "bugs" to fighters. Stop there, or use the patterns as a take-off point for creating something special. With basic instructions on aerodynamics, sewing, heat-sealing, and safety. "Bonus: lists of nationwide festivals, kite clubs, and stunt kiting. ..".reveals the process of building a variety of kites."--"Publishers Weekly.

Synopsis:

This kite guide features: instructions for making a world-wide collection of kites; step-by-step instructions and detailed drawings; tips on designing by computer and making patterns and templates; a list of nationwide festivals and events; and contact details for British and overseas kite clubs.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 449-450) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781402700941
Author:
Eden, Maxwell
Publisher:
Sterling
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
General
Subject:
Papercrafts
Subject:
Kites
Subject:
General Crafts & Hobbies
Subject:
BG-FICTION OVER $5 - BG-ANTHOLOGY $5/10
Edition Number:
1st pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
1.
Publication Date:
20020801
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
- Up
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1,500 b/w illus.
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
9.13 x 8 in
Age Level:
from 12

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Product details 464 pages Sterling Publishing - English 9781402700941 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Whether you yearn for a simple project or an award-winning beauty, this unbeatable guide has over 1500 illustrations that show how to build a range of kites--including 37 of the most popular models from "bugs" to fighters. Stop there, or use the patterns as a take-off point for creating something special. With basic instructions on aerodynamics, sewing, heat-sealing, and safety. "Bonus: lists of nationwide festivals, kite clubs, and stunt kiting. ..".reveals the process of building a variety of kites."--"Publishers Weekly.
"Synopsis" by , This kite guide features: instructions for making a world-wide collection of kites; step-by-step instructions and detailed drawings; tips on designing by computer and making patterns and templates; a list of nationwide festivals and events; and contact details for British and overseas kite clubs.
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 449-450) and index.
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