Are you looking for something to do over the summer break? We have some fantastic practical resources at the ANU Library to keep you busy.
Whether you like to craft; play music; cook; flex your green thumbs; or make things – the ANU Library has something for you!
Readers will learn how to forage for materials such as soot, rust, cigarette butts, peach pits, and black walnut, then how to mix, test, and transform these ingredients into rich, vibrant inks.
Beautiful projects for creating mixed-media surfaces on paper and fabric - perfect for those seeking to disconnect from technology and embrace a quiet, meditative approach to handwork and creating art.
This inventive book is a treasure trove practical exercises: helping you experiment with stitch, fabric and thread to create your own unique textiles.
Slow knitting encourages knitters to step back, pare down, and celebrate the craftsmanship of their work and emphasizes what makes knitting a meditation, a passion, and a unique necessity.
A collection of DIY musical instruments made from everyday materials. Projects include audio effect generators, a sequencer, an electric ukulele, a PVC slide-whistle, and an acoustic-electric thumb piano. Features step-by-step, illustrated instructions, modifications, and a soldering primer.
64 projects, hacks, techniques, and inexpensive solutions for getting great photos.
A collection of DIY hardware projects using circuits, Arduino, and Raspberry Pi to survive a zombie apocalypse. Projects include alarms, low-power LED lighting, an FM radio frequency hopper, a periscope, a wind turbine, and flash, movement, and noise makers.
A vegetable growing and cooking guide for the part-time Canberra gardener using minimum effort and organic gardening.
Includes the latest and most up-to-date information for today's gardener: offering step-by-step advice for gardeners of all abilities.