Family pictures are a vital part of any home, and the design and use of frames is an essential decorative feature. The best ones show off their contents to great effect while adding to the styling of the room. Learning to make frames is a satisfying and rewarding craft, and this practical book shows you all you need to know to make the perfect frame for any environment and occasion. Split into three chapters, the book begins with Cardboard, Tin, Wire and Paper which explains the basics of picture framing, from choosing mounts, using mouldings, cutting glass, fitting up a frame and deciding on a style. In this section the projects include a pretty Swirly Mirror and an unusual Bottle Cap Mirror Frame. Next is Fabric, Beads and Flowers, which offer a multitude of ways of decorating frames, such as a lovely Pressed-Leaf Frame and a gorgeous Padded Silk Picture Frame. Finally, Plaster, Clay and Mosaic, a more challenging media, but the end results are stunning. There are many projects to try, from a funky Geometric Clay Frames and an appealing Modelled Flower Garden Frame through to a beautiful Mediterranean Mirror and a unique Grotto Frame so you wont be short of ideas. Whether you want to frame photographs, paintings or objects, this book features a superb range of frames for you to make. Complete with comprehensive guidance on materials and equipment and over 30 projects to guide and inspire, all shown step-by-step in more than 340 colour photographs, this is an indispensable book for crafts enthusiasts everywhere.
First published in 1958, Salvato's Environmental Engineering has long been the definitive reference for generations of sanitation and environmental engineers. Approaching its 50th year of continual publication in a rapidly changing field, the Sixth Edition has been fully reworked and reorganized into three separate, succinct volumes to adapt to amore complex and scientifically demanding field with dozens of specializations. <p> Updated and reviewed by leading experts in the field, this revised edition offers new coverage of industrial solid wastes utilization and disposal, the use of surveying in environmental engineering and land use planning, and environmental assessment. Stressing the practicality and appropriateness of treatment, the Sixth Edition provides realistic solutions for the practicing public health official or environmental engineer. <p> This volume, <i>Environmental Health and Safety for Municipal Infrastructure, Land Use and Planning, and Industry, Sixth Edition</i>, covers: <ul> <li> <p> Municipal and industrial waste and pollution including landfills and facility, office and residential sanitation, and air quality <li> <p> The environmental health of residential and institutional spaces such as homes and offices, including indoor air quality, sanitation, and the impact of substandard construction techniques <li> <p> Land use planning and forensics techniques for investigating repurposed industrial and agricultural land <li> <p> Air pollution and noise control <li> <p> Surveying and mapping for environmental engineering </ul>
For a special birthday treat, decorate an unadorned cake with images of candles, rosettes, numbers, stars, garlands of teddy bears, and more.
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