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The useful book : 201 life skills they used to teach in home ec and shop / Sharon and David Bowers ; illustrated by Sophia Nicolay.

Bowers, Sharon, (author.). Bowers, David, 1962- (author.).

Available copies

  • 17 of 21 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 21 total copies.

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Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville Q 640 Bow (Text) 32604000204413 DCTPLD AD New Books Available -
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Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 640 BOW (Text) 33187004072373 Nonfiction Reshelving -
Hartford City PL - Hartford City 640 B (Text) 76051000172096 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
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Lebanon PL - Lebanon 640 BOW (Text) 34330512985749 Adult - Non-Fiction Checked out 10/23/2017
Milford PL - Milford 640 Bow (Text) 72433000136142 New Book Displays Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780761171737
  • ISBN: 0761171738
  • Physical Description: xi, 403 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Workman Publishing, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
"Published simultaneously in Canada by Thomas Allen & Son Limited"--Title page verso.
Formatted Contents Note: Cooking -- Sewing -- Laundry & clothing -- Domestic arts -- Life skills -- Domestic repair -- Woodworking & metalworking -- Plumbing -- Electrical -- Mechanical.
Summary, etc.: "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.
Subject: Home economics.
Dwellings > Maintenance and repair.
Life skills.
Do-it-yourself work.
Houses > Maintenance and repair.

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