25 Kites That Fly
Written by a kite maker for the U.S. Weather Bureau, this guide features detailed instructions for creating standard two-stick kites, six-point stars, figural kites, balloon kites, tetrahedral kites, box kites, and many other varieties. Complete descriptions of methods and materials include directions for making tails, reeling and stringing, and much more. 70 illustrations.Reprint of the 1929 edition.
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VHINTS ON FLYING
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