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Written by a kite maker for the U.S. Weather Bureau, this guide features detailed instructions for creating standard two-stick kites, six-point stars, figural kites, balloon kites, tetrahedral kites, box kites, and many other varieties. Complete descriptions of methods and materials include directions for making tails, reeling and stringing, and much more. 70 illustrations.
Full, easy-to-follow instructions for novel kites made from inexpensive materials. 70 illustrations.
Details the methods and materials required to construct twenty-five types of kites and offers instructions in reeling and stringing.
Twenty-five basic kites are covered in constructional detail: standard two-stick kites; six-point stars; figural kites such as imps, fishermen, elephants, owls, shields, balloon kites; tetrahedral kites; various kinds of box kites with and without wings; really strong military kites, and many other varieties. 70 explanatory illustrations. Index.