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Duct Tape Engineer: The Book of Big, Bigger, and Epic Duct Tape Projects

Duct Tape Engineer: The Book of Big, Bigger, and Epic Duct Tape Projects

Duct Tape Engineer teaches readers how to design, sculpt, and build fourteen mega projects out of duct tape. From backpacks to kayaks and catapults to queen-size beds - these long-lasting projects can be made right in your own backyard.

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ISBN 9781631591303
Barcode 9781631591303
Published 25 January 2017 by Rockport Publishers Inc.
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Akiyama, Lance
Series Engineer
Availability In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781631591303
ISBN-10 1631591304
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Rockport Publishers Inc.
Imprint Rockport Publishers Inc.
Publication Date 25 January 2017
International Publication Date 1 February 2017
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Akiyama, Lance
Series Engineer
Category House Maintenance
Household Hints
Number of Pages 160
Dimensions Width: 216mm
Height: 254mm
Spine: 20mm
Weight 721g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Duct tape, Tape craft
NBS Text House & Home
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 745.5
Catalogue Code 710777

Description of this Book

From a working cannon to a bridge, this powerful everyday adhesive is perfect for creating incredible things! The Duct Tape Engineer, hands-on educator and master tinkerer and author of Duct Tape Engineer, Lance Akiyama will show readers how to design, sculpt, and build eighteen mega projects. From backpacks to kayaks and kiddie pools to catapults - out of duct tape in their own back yards. Projects are designed to be long-lasting as well as fun, with advice on solid construction techniques and weather proofing. Packed with full-color illustrations and easy to follow instructions, Duct Tape Engineer will make the perfect gift for any kid or kid at heart.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Lance Akiyama combines tinkering and education into a single aspiration: to create a better world by inspiring the next generation of innovators with exciting hands-on projects. He has created project-based learning tutorials on Instructables.com, started an after-school engineering service, and is currently employed as a STEM-based curriculum developer for Galileo Learning. Lance spends his free time designing elaborate plans for advanced contraptions, keeping journals in cryptic backwards writing, and attempting to fly by strapping paper wings to his arms and leaping from rooftops. He lives in the San Francisco Bay area.

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