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

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Go fly a kite...and much, much more! Whether you yearn for a simple-to-make and use project or a one-of-a-kind, award-winning beauty, this ultimate, unbeatable guide has everything you need to know. Over 1500 illustrations cover the process of building a range of kites--including 37 of the world's most popular models: the Bug, the Sting Ray, the Kaleidakite, three kinds of Fighters, and Stunt Kits, plus others that resemble a coffee cup, sled, and even an immense dragonfly. You can stop there, or use these patterns as a take off point; just let your imagination soar and transform any one of the projects into something completely new and special. With basic instructions on aerodynamics, sewing, heat-sealing, and safety, there won't be any problem constructing a kite that will catch the wind and fly sky-high! Bonus: a list of nationwide festivals and events, kite clubs, and stunt kiting. The author lives in Fair Lawn, NJ. 464 pages, 8 x 9.

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

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ISBN:
9780806949901
Subtitle:
Explorations In Design, Construction, Enjoyment and Flight (Revised Edition)
Author:
Eden, Maxwell
Author:
Macmurray, Jessica M.
Publisher:
Sterling
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
Aviation - General
Subject:
Papercrafts
Subject:
Kites
Subject:
BIOGRAPHY - HISTORY BIOG TRD PB
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20000630
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16 in color, 1,500 b/w illus.,
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
9 x 8 in

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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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