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The Art Of The Brick

If like us, you have a fascination for amazing lego sculptures, you should definitely check out this new book by the most famous LEGO artist in the world - Nathan Sawaya. The renowned New York-based artist creates awe-inspiring works of art focusing exclusively on LEGO as an art medium. The Art of the Brick: A Life in LEGO is a 248-page hardcover book that showcases the artist’s greatest creations, constructed from countless individual LEGO pieces, and behind-the-scenes details about how these creations came to be. via

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PICKMASTER PLECTRUM PUNCH

With Pickmaster Plectrum Punch you can punch a guitar pick out of any sheet plastic! It allows you to produce custom picks from any plastic card, whenever you need a pick, now you no longer need to remember your picks are. The Plectrum Pickmaster Punch works exactly the same way as a standard punch, use bank cards, gift cards, box lids, in fact, anything plastic that you can find. Available in Europe here...
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SCRATCH & SNIFF WINE GUIDE

The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert is a fun yet educational way of learning how to detect subtle scents in your wine like an expert. In the first book of its kind (yes, it really is scratch and sniff), youŽll be able to discover for example the difference between a Syrah and a Sangiovese, and sniff your way through the basic components of wine: fruits, wood, and earth....
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PARK BUTTE LOOKOUT

Fire lookouts were built to house workers full time after the Great Fire of 1910 that burned millions of acres of forest in Washington, Montana, and Idaho and were used to detect fires and were used as an early warning system in an age before radios, aircraft and GPS. Thanks to modern technology, they are now obsolete for their original use but are now usually kept up by park volunteers for people to visit and stay in. Take this restored fire lookout in Mount Baker ...
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