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By Foxfire Fund Inc.

ISBN-10: 0307948250

ISBN-13: 9780307948250

The Foxfire Americana Library takes you again to the nice ol' days with a suite of straightforward, vintage toys that may be made at domestic. entire with illustrated step by step directions, "Blowguns and Bouncing Pigs" contains recommendation on find out how to make:

Ball and Cups
Bouncing Pigs
Bows and Arrows
Bubble Blowers
Bull Grinders
Buttons on a String
Climbing Bears
Corn Guns
Cornstalk Animals
Cornstalk Fiddle
Apple-head Dolls
Cucumber Dolls
Fly Guns
Jumping Jacks
Kicking Mules
Pop Guns
Rolling Clowns
Sling Shots
Smoke Grinders
Squirt Guns
Stick Horses
Grapevine Swings
Rope Swings
Tops or Dancers
Whimmy Diddles or Jeep Sticks
Hollow Whistles
Split Whistles
Whittled Animals

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They can be purchased for under $20 at discount or home stores and take up virtually no studio space at all. Paint a swatch of color across each pocket so that your color palette is easy to see at a glance, and then simply hang the organizer on a nearby door or from two heavy-duty picture hangers on a wall. You can also use the pockets to hold brushes, sponges, pens, pencils, erasers, and other supplies. Photography requires a specialized space to work. Darkrooms include sealed doors to prevent light from entering, a ventilation system to displace chemical fumes, a sink, lots of shelving for storage, and a “safe light” or low intensity red light that illuminates your work but will not affect photographic paper.

Wine storage areas should not reach 78°—the point at which it begins to uncork and “cook,” resulting in a loss of quality. Humidity levels should also be controlled to stay between 50% and 70%. A heavy, solid-oak door helps to maintain a constant temperature and ensure that the room remains dark. qxd 12/20/06 12:48 AM Page 48 A workshop without adequate storage will go unused. Wall space can be used to hang light and medium-duty tools on pegboard, plywood, slat-board, or a specially designed organizing system.

Drywall), and vice-versa. Also, arrange furniture, record racks, and other elements somewhat evenly around the room to break up the sound reflections caused by parallel planes. qxd 12/20/06 12:47 AM Page 45 A music listening room is separated from a home office by a striated glass wall. This gesture provides some privacy but maintains adequate light. However, flat glass surfaces are a no-no in listening rooms. Use either textured glass or cover the glass surfaces with a soft cloth shade or curtain.

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