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Best DIY Books: The Ultimate Collection

There are countless Diy courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

1. 101 Easy Homemade Products for Your Skin, Health & Home: A Nerdy Farm Wife’s All-Natural DIY Projects Using Commonly Found Herbs, Flowers & Other Plants (2016)

 Best DIY Books: The Ultimate CollectionKick toxic, synthetic skin care products and cleaners out the door and bring the healing joy of nature into your life with the simple, versatile projects in 101 Easy Homemade Products for Your Skin, Health & Home. In this incredible resource, Jan Berry teaches you the basics of making your own skin care and hair care products, health remedies and household cleaners―then how to customize them into truly unique and personalized items! You’ll learn how to make:- Honey, Rose & Oat Face Cleanser- Cool Mint Body Wash- Basic Calendula Lotion- Floral Salt Foot Scrub Bars- Basil & Lime Lip Balm- Lavender…
Author(s): Jan Berry

2. DIY Lithium Batteries: How to Build Your Own Battery Packs (2017)

 Best DIY Books: The Ultimate CollectionAre you a hands on person? Do you prefer making things yourself? Are you working on a project that requires lithium batteries? If so, then this book is for you! We’ll cover everything you need to know about lithium batteries. From choosing the right cells to designing a battery pack and building it yourself, this book includes all the steps for building safe, effective custom lithium battery packs. #15,306 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #2 in Electric Energy #23 in Electrical & Electronics (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Micah Toll

3. DIY Cookbook: Can It, Cure It, Churn It, Brew It (2012)

 Best DIY Books: The Ultimate CollectionFrom smoked bacon and dill pickles to your own home-brewed ale, trust the test kitchen experts to guide you through more than 100 foolproof kitchen projects. Pantry Staples For the freshest, best results, make your own ketchup, hot sauce, and vanilla extract. For the adventurous, there’s sriracha, harissa, and wine vinegar. Jams and Jellies Preserve the seasons with orange marmalade, strawberry jam, and apple butter, while wine jelly and bacon jam are great year-round options. Pickled Favorites Get your pickle fix with classics like bread-and-butters and sour dills, plus test kitchen favorites like dilly beans,…
Author(s): America’s Test Kitchen

4. DIY Solar Power: How To Power Everything From The Sun (2017)

 Best DIY Books: The Ultimate CollectionAre you a hands on person? Do you prefer making things yourself? Are you ready to power everything – from your devices to your home – with solar energy? If so, then this book is for you! We’ll cover everything you need to know about solar power. From understanding all of the components that go into solar powered projects to choosing the right solar panels and even building your own solar panels, this book teaches you everything you need to know about custom solar powered systems and creations. Learn about topics from small scale solar powered projects like portable phone chargers all the way up to large…
Author(s): Micah Toll

5. DIY Hydroponic Gardens: How to Design and Build an Inexpensive System for Growing Plants in Water (2018)

 Best DIY Books: The Ultimate CollectionNo soil? No sunlight? No problem. A hydroponic growing system gives you . Even if you live in an area where water is scarce, a hydroponic system is the answer you’ve been looking for. Hydroponic systems are sealed and do not allow evaporation, making water loss virtually nonexistent. Simply suspend your essential nutrients in a water-based solution and circulate them to the plant roots in a contained network of vessels and tubes. This accessible guide provides the solid information you need for hydroponic gardening success. Farmer Tyler shows you, with detailed step-by-step photos, precisely how to…
Author(s): Tyler Baras

6. DIY Autoflowering Cannabis: An Easy Way to Grow Your Own (Homegrown City Life) (2019)

 Best DIY Books: The Ultimate CollectionA totally new category of plants ― as easy to grow as tomatoes, perfect for gardeners Cannabis prohibition is ending around the world, and there’s a new bud in town ― auto-flowering cannabis. As easy to grow as tomatoes, auto-flowering cannabis is the perfect new plant for the home gardener who has limited time and space. Unlike commercially grown cannabis, auto-flowering cannabis plants are small, container-grown, day-neutral, require no special lights or equipment, and grow incredibly fast – from seed to harvest in as little as seven weeks. Written by gardening authority Jeff Lowenfels,…
Author(s): Jeff Lowenfels

7. Music Marketing for the DIY Musician: Creating and Executing a Plan of Attack on a Low Budget (Music Pro Guides) (2014)

 Best DIY Books: The Ultimate CollectionThere has never been a greater need for practical DIY marketing advice from a musician who has been there and succeeded than now – at a time when new technologies make it more possible than ever for musicians to attract attention independently and leverage their own careers, and record industry professionals look exclusively for developed artists who are already successful.Written by a professional musician for other musicians, Music Marketing for the DIY Musician is a proactive, practical, step-by-step guide to producing a fully integrated,…
Author(s): BobBorg

8. Herbs and Crystals DIY: Use Plant Medicine and Crystal Energy to Heal the Mind and Body (2018)

 Best DIY Books: The Ultimate CollectionAlly Sands―master herbalist and founder of Aquarian Soul―shares her expertise on healing herbal properties, as well as how to effectively use over twenty different crystals, including amethyst, opal and rose quartz. When these powerhouses are used together, they form a potent combination to relax, energize and help you live a happier and healthier life. Every project―from a passion flower tincture, to a wild flower and crystals face steam, to building a crystal mandala―focuses on improving mental and physical wellness. Whether you are looking to alleviate anxiety,…
Author(s): Ally Sands

9. Ultimate Guide: Wiring, 8th Updated Edition (Creative Homeowner) DIY Home Electrical Installations & Repairs from New Switches to Indoor & Outdoor Lighting with Step-by-Step Photos (Ultimate Guides) (2017)

 Best DIY Books: The Ultimate CollectionLearn how to: As a homeowner, you’ll learn how your house’s electrical system works and how to complete installations and repairs. This project-based book shows how to select the right cable, wires, and other equipment, and how to run wiring through walls and between floors. Projects guide you through installing switches, outlet receptacles, electrical appliances, and lighting systems.You’ll also learn how outdoor lighting, including security and low-voltage systems, can help improve and illuminate the exterior areas around your home.The eighth edition has…
Author(s): Editors of Creative Homeowner

10. DIY Wood Pallet Projects: 35 Rustic Modern Upcycling Ideas to Personalize Your Space (2014)

 Best DIY Books: The Ultimate CollectionTurn simple shipping pallets into stunning crafts for your home!With DIY Wood Pallet Projects, you can finally personalize your space without having to spend a fortune on getting that perfect rustic chic look. Featuring 35 creative upcycling ideas, you’ll transform old wood pallets into beautiful projects that will help fill your home and yard with style and personality. If you’ve never picked up a power tool, don’t worry. The easy, step-by-step instructions guide you through the entire woodworking process as you recreate all of your favorite designs….
Author(s): Karah Bunde

11. DIY Woven Art: Inspiration and Instruction for Handmade Wall Hangings, Rugs, Pillows and More! (2016)

 Best DIY Books: The Ultimate CollectionAn alt twist on traditional wall hangings! Get crafty with DIY Woven Art! These 14 fabulous fiber art projects–from colorful pillows and rugs to dramatic wall hangings–will add a pop to any room in your house. No loom? No worries. Rachel Denbow shows you how to fabricate 3 simple, portable looms.DIY Woven Art also includes tips on customizing your designs and choosing the right fibers and embellishments for each project–basically, everything you need to know to create these gorgeous projects from start to finish. Happy weaving! #118,052 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #166 in Crafts & Hobbies Reference #54…
Author(s): Rachel Denbow

12. Wood Pallet Wonders: DIY Projects for Home, Garden, Holidays and More (2017)

 Best DIY Books: The Ultimate Collection• Rustic birdhouse• Cute garden stool• Sunny planter box• Cozy harvest table• Fishing rod holder• Decorative sledPacked with color photos and easy to follow instructions, Wood Pallet Wonders shows you how to build, paint, stencil and finish unique seasonal and holiday projects. #277,105 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #676 in Home Decorating (Books) #221 in Carpentry #461 in Woodworking Projects (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Becky Lamb

13. DIY Literacy: Teaching Tools for Differentiation, Rigor, and Independence (2016)

 Best DIY Books: The Ultimate Collection“We have never seen teachers work harder than we do now. These tools inspire kids to work as hard as we are.” -Kate Roberts and Maggie Beattie Roberts What’s DIY Literacy? It’s making your own visual teaching tools instead of buying them. It’s using your teaching smarts to get the most from those tools. And it’s helping kids think strategically so they can be DIY learners. “Teaching tools create an impact on students’ learning,” write Kate Roberts and Maggie Beattie Roberts. “They help students hold onto our teaching and become changed by the work in the classroom.” Of course, you and your…
Author(s): Kate Roberts, Maggie Beattie Roberts

14. DIY MFA: Write with Focus, Read with Purpose, Build Your Community (2016)

 Best DIY Books: The Ultimate CollectionYou are a writer. You dream of sharing your words with the world, and you're willing to put in the hard work to achieve success. You may have even considered earning your MFA, but for whatever reason–tuition costs, the time commitment, or other responsibilities–you've never been able to do it. Or maybe you've been looking for a self-guided approach so you don't have to go back to school. This book is for you.DIY MFA is the do-it-yourself alternative to a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing. By combining the three main components of a traditional MFA–writing, reading, and…
Author(s): Gabriela Pereira, Jacquelyn Mitchard

15. The DIY Blacksmithing Book (Blacksmith Books) (Volume 1) (2015)

 Best DIY Books: The Ultimate CollectionHow to build a forge, spend less on an anvil, and start blacksmithing over the weekend. Want to learn how to blacksmith, but don’t know where to start? Is the idea of setting up your own shop causing you to feel overwhelmed? You already know that blacksmithing is one of the least expensive trades as well as one of the most impressive once you know how to do it. The problem? You need to know where to start. In The DIY Blacksmithing Book, you’ll get a step-by-step plan laid out for you along with resources and suggestions for ways to do it all on your own terms for less money. STOP before you spend $2000 on a…
Author(s): Terran Marks

Best Diy Books: The Ultimate Collection

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some diy books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Punk, Fanzines and DIY Cultures in a Global World: Fast, Furious and Xerox

Author(s): Paula Guerra, Pedro Quintela
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2020, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2454427

Make Your Own Hand Sanitizer: Easy DIY Hand Sanitizer Recipes With Your Favorite Smells And Healing Essential Oils – Protect Yourself Against Viruses And Bacteria!

Author(s): Stevens, Gabriel
Publisher: Independently published, Year: 2020, Size: 1 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2489515

The Craft of College Teaching: A Practical Guide

Author(s): Robert DiYanni; Anton Borst
Publisher: Princeton University Press, Year: 2020, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2492355

DIY HOMEMADE MEDICAL FACE MASK: The Complete Guide On How To Make Your Own Homemade Medical Face Mask For Protection Against Diseases, Flu, Viruses, Germs, And Bacteria

Author(s): Jones, Peggy T.
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 437 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2494556

Powerful Homemade Hand Sanitizer Recipe With Alcohol And Natural Gel: DIY - How To Make Natural Travel Size Hand Sanitizer Spray And Wipe With Tested Hand ... Ingredients To Kill Virus And Germs

Author(s): Danielle, Sarah
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 541 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2494565

Diy Homemade Medical Face Mask: Reusable Face-Mask,Protective Mask, Washable Mask,Step by step how to make medical face mask

Author(s): Zack, Jenny
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 11 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2494970

Homemade Hand Sanitizer: An Easy Recipes Guide to Make DIY Anti-bacterial and Anti-viral Hand Sanitizers from Home

Author(s): Maci, Scarlett
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 1 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2494979

DIY FACE MASKS & SANITIZERS: Easy DIY Guide to Making Your Face Masks and Sanitizers Plus Safety Tips on How to Protect Yourself Against Virus and Infections

Author(s): Cliff, Elaine
Publisher: UNKNOWN, Year: 2020, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2496292

How To Make Hand Sanitizer, Face Masks, And Soap At Home In 2020: Never Worry Again About Sanitation Supplies Being Sold Out Ever Again (DIY Handsanitizer)

Author(s): Olsen, Sarah
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 958 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2496330

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really record-breakers according to Los Angeles Times, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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