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You can expand the storage space of your mobile home, and supplement its heating system, with this DIY 5-by-8-foot structure. This solar hot air collector will allow you to harness heat from the sun while giving you some extra storage space. The detailed blueprint covers siting, construction and assembly, and includes a materials list and 22 illustrations and photos.
It is your responsibility to make sure that any project you undertake is safe, effective and legal for your situation. All Ogden Publications blueprints are offered AS IS for information and entertainment purposes only. No warranties are expressed or implied. By using this information or this blueprint you agree to hold Ogden Publications harmless from any damages or injuries of any kind that might result from errors, omissions or other causes.
In CookWise, food sleuth Shirley Corriher tells you how and why things happen in cooking. When you know how to estimate the right amount of baking powder, you can tell by looking at the recipe that a cake is overleavened and may fall. When you know that too little liquid for the amount of chocolate in a recipe can cause the chocolate to seize and become a solid grainy mass, you can spot chocolate truffle recipes that will be a disaster. And, in both cases, you know exactly how to "fix" the recipe. Knowing how ingredients work, individually and in combination, will not only make you more aware of the cooking process, it will transform you into a confident and exceptional cook—a cook who is in control.
CookWise is a different kind of cookbook. There are more than 230 outstanding recipes—from Snapper Fingers with Smoked Pepper Tartar Sauce to Chocolate Stonehenge Slabs with Cappuccino Mousse—but here each recipe serves not only to please the palate but to demonstrate the roles of ingredients and techniques. The What This Recipe Shows section summarizes the special cooking points being demonstrated in each recipe. This little bit of science in everyday language indicates which steps or ingredients are vital and cannot be omitted without consequences. No matter what your cooking level, you'll find CookWise a revelation.
- Size - 36" x 4 1/2" x 30"
- Attractive curio with many display shelves
- Complete list of materials
- Step-by-step instructions
Step-by-step instructions will guide you through the construction of this attractive curio with many display shelves. Finished product size: 36-by-4.5-by-30 inches high.
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Keep sheep, goats, and other livestock safe from predators with guardian dogs, donkeys and llamas. Highly effective, economical, and nonviolent, livestock guardians can be the perfect solution to many farmers’ predation problems. This definitive resource offers breed-by-breed descriptions, detailed coverage of proper guardian/livestock bonding, and thorough training and problem-solving advice. Real-life stories of farmers effectively using guard animals help readers get acquainted with these amazing animals.
About the author
Janet Vorwald Dohner has raised and worked with guardian dogs for 26 years. She has been involved in every stage of the process — from training puppies to bonding the dogs to the sheep, goats, chickens, turkeys and horses on her own farm. Dohner is the past vice president of the Kangal Dog Club of America.