|Author:||Gavin D.J. Harper|
Projects include a camera rocket, video camera rocket, hydrogen-fueled rocket, UFO, and more. Projects start out basic and gradually become more sophisticated. They will appeal to the 100,000+ model rocket hobbyists. This title is perfect for science fairs and school projects.
Hornby is a household name with a history that goes back over 80 years. This book looks at the Hornby range in depth, and shows how Hornby models can be used to build a model railway layout to suit the space available and all levels of modelling skill. Now completely revised and updated, it is packed with hints and tips for e... read more
This book will appeal to anyone with a love for outdoor adventure, and fulfils a niche by appealing to the teenage market with a do-it-yourself flavour.
In the past thirty years the world of model kits has undergone a veritable revolution. New techniques in injection moulding have improved the scale accuracy and surface detail of the humble plastic kit, while many specialist companies now produce top-quality resin models, vastly broadening the range of subjects on the mar... read more
64 pages This is the second in the new Modelling Manual series which sets out to help the more experienced modeller to improve techniques and expand their modelling horizons. Working with models like the MIG27 Fulcrum, the A-10, and the WW1 Roland Walfisch the reader is shown how with patience and care these and other models... read more
|Author:||Daily Telegraph (eds.)|
This new collection of sudoku puzzles contains standard killer sudoku and introduces samurai sudoku. The samurai sudoku extends into a star shape of five overlapping sudoku grids, presenting an exciting new challenge to fans of the standard puzzle and an opportunity to develop new techniques.
For those who like to live dangerously and push beyond their mental comfort zone, steel yourself for the second book in The Times' toughest Killer series yet. Prepare for the extreme mental challenge of 120 Deadly-level Killer puzzles, including, exclusive to The Times, 20 Extra Deadly, to really test your limits: this is the... read more
This book is the first comprehensive history of how the 1:1200 scale and its 1:1250 continental equivalent became accepted as the modern standard for miniature ship models. The origins can be traced back to the first years of the twentieth century and their use as identification aids by the military during the First World... read more
Celebrate the holidays while challenging the mind with this collection of 100 Sudoku puzzles, perfect for stuffing the stocking of a Sudoku puzzler. The seasonal tactile design with red flocking and green elastic bellyband makes the book a stylish accessory that looks great and fits nicely into a purse or a pocket. Pocket Pos... read more
A collection of 200 previously unpublished Difficult Su Doku puzzles of the highest quality from the Su Doku suppliers to The Times newspaper. Perfect for the intermediate Su Doku solver in need of a constant supply of challenging puzzles, this book is guaranteed to provide hours of absorbing, brain-stretching entertainment. ... read more
This is a bumper selection of more than 200 of the most stimulating and entertaining recent cryptic challenges from the pages of "The Daily Telegraph", which has been running these puzzles for over eighty years. They continue to baffle, infuriate and delight readers on a daily basis and are available here for those who need m... read more
Take a truly technicolour tour of one of the most remarkable construction projects of 2009 in all its architectural glory. British broadcaster, writer and toy 'nut-case' James May lived a childhood dream by designing, building and sleeping in a quite stunning full-size house inspired by and completely made from LEGO, one of t... read more
Magic Eye fans - veterans and newcomers alike - will relish delving into this brand-new collection of original, mind-bending, 3D creations. As always, no funny glasses are required to experience this magical and breathtaking visual adventure. Full color throughout.
How to build, tune and drive electric and nitro-powered radio control cars on and off-road When it comes to scale-size motorsport thrills, few hobbies can match the untethered thrills of R/C cars. Whether screaming across the asphalt or bounding over a dirt course, R/C cars offer enthusiasts an ever-increasing level of p... read more
In Volume 17, "Make Magazine" goes really old school with a special section on steampunk, featuring projects that blend Victorian era technology with the cutting edge. Build your own marble adding machine or geared candleholder, and make music with a random music generator. "Make" continues to be a leader in the tech DIY move... read more
The eagerly-awaited fifth book in the bestselling Times Difficult Su Doku series. A collection of 200 previously unpublished Difficult Su Doku puzzles -- perfect for the intermediate Su Doku solver in need of a constant supply of challenging puzzles. You are guaranteed hours of absorbing, brain-stretching entertainment. Sin... read more
Sharpening workshop tools is probably the most diverse of all workshop activities and the one that is least understood by the majority of workshop owners. This is not unreasonable in view of the wide range of equipment suggested for the task, ranging from the complex (typically an industrial tool and cutter grinder) throu... read more
The interactive puzzle book is reinvented in 2011 with The Great Global Treasure Hunt on Google Earth, which challenges readers to take a virtual adventure right around the world in search of fabulous hidden treasure, for a whopping prize of 50,000. The beautiful full-colour artworks and evocative text contain a series of cl... read more