Absinthe Flamethrowers has ratings and 36 reviews. Amanda said: There is a small but growing sub-genre of books into which this one fits quite neatly. photo by Scott Beale My friend writer William Gurstelle, who writes for Make Magazine and is one of the producers of Make: Television, has a. In “Absinthe & Flamethrowers,” Mr. Gurstelle burrows into the difference between what he calls “Big-T types” (genuine thrill-seekers) and.
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This daring combination of science, history, and DIY projects will show you how. Written for smart risk takers, it explores why danger is good for you and details the art of living dangerously.
Risk takers are more successful, more interesting individuals who lead more fulfilling lives. Unlike watching an action movie or playing a video game, real-life experience changes a person, and Gurstelle flamethrowwers help you discover the true thrill of making black powder along with dozens of other edgy activities.
All of the projects from throwing knives, drinking absinthe, and eating fugu to cracking a bull whip, learning bartitsu, and building a flamethrower have short flamethrwoers curves, are hands-on and affordable, and demonstrate true but reasonable risk.
With a strong emphasis on safety, each potentially life-altering project includes step-by-step directions, photographs, flamethrrowers illustrations along with troubleshooting tips from experts in the field. The Best Books of Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions Looking for beautiful books?
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About William Gurstelle William Gurstelle is a professional engineer who has been researching and building model catapults and ballistic devices for more than 30 years.
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