Provides updated service and repair information from the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to help users diagnose problems, and repair and maintain most makes and models of vehicle as far back as 1974, including step-by-step instructions, maintenance schedules, parts information and prices, labor time and cost estimates, technical service bulletins and recalls, specifications and standards, and diagrams. (Formerly AutoMate)
Browse or search through this comprehensive collection of books, magazines, images, and videos for help with home maintenance, remodeling, electrical work, plumbing, home decorating, gardening and outdoor improvements, and wood projects.
Provides repair and maintenance information for all types of small engines, with a full collection of Clymer repair manuals and other full-text reference books with images and illustrations for over 25 years of engine models, including air-cooled engines, boat motors and personal watercraft, ATVs and motorcycles, and outdoor power equipment and generators.
Whether you're a hobbyist, enthusiast, or an aspiring pro, discover the tools and best practices you need to take professional, high-quality photographs. This learning path teaches the basics of photography, including composition, lighting, and exposure.
From the basics of character development and design, and learning Manga Studio--an essential piece of software--to courses on page layout, penciling, coloring, and lettering, this comprehensive learning path will provide you with all the tools you need to create a dynamic comic book.
If you've ever wanted to pick up the piano or keyboard as an instrument, this is the path for you! You begin with the basics of keyboard-based instruments and then expand your knowledge with courses in jazz improvisation and songwriting techniques.
If you've ever thought of picking up the guitar, this learning path can help get you started on the path to guitar mastery. Learn the basics of acoustic and electric guitar, then expand your musical knowledge by concentrating on specific musical styles and intermediate lessons to build skill and confidence.
Ready to break into the publishing industry? Whether you are interested in the book or periodical industry, as a self-published author or a traditional publisher, you can get the skills you need to oversee the production and distribution process.
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Bread baking can seem daunting, but with this easy-to-follow course guide, you will be able to uncover the mysteries of bread baking without any of the fear. You will learn the proper utensils and instruments necessary for each task, what ingredients to store in your kitchen, and which techniques to make each bread baking task run smoothly.
This course will open up for you the amazing array of possibilities that exist in your pursuit to create beautiful, functional, and sweet smelling candles. From basic molded and container designs, through the wonders of ice, chunk, votive, and the all-mysterious floating candles, you'll learn the easiest and safest ways to work with wax, wicks, and molds.
In this course you will learn about the tradition of canning and preserving, how to get started, deciding what to can and preserve, the various methods of canning and preserving (such as freezing, canning, drying, smoking, etc.), water bath and pressure canning, tools of the trade, as well as how to make jams and jellies, condiments, and even your own beverages. You will learn how to can your own juices, water and more! In addition to all this, you will learn how to preserve herbs, meats, seafood, and can and preserve for special diets, such as those following low salt, low or no sugar, and sulfite-free.
This course is designed to teach beginners the basics of knitting but it is also useful to those knitters that might need a refresher class. Whether you have just a little or no knowledge of knitting – this course is for you. Eleven lessons provide history, discussion of the tools, how to read and understand patterns and color charts, and of course how to start knitting. This course will finish up with some simple knitting projects to practice and complete.
Sewing your own garments is really not as difficult as it may sound. This course will take you through the very basic elements of fabric choice, how to decipher the pattern envelope and instructions inside, getting to know your sewing machine and how to begin expanding your wardrobe by sewing your own clothing, or clothing for your family.
With or without any experience you will learn the foundations of soap making: the history behind the craft; basic melt and pour techniques, popular cold-process methods; how to create your own recipes (using a simple set formula); how to create signature soaps, basic aromatherapy, special soaps and what to do when your recipes need a little fine tuning.