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Joinery: Methods of fastening wood by Charles R Self

Art Deco spot illustrations and motifs : 513 original designs by William Rowe

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Big book of knitting by Katharina Buss

Fix It Yourself Manual by Editors of Reader's Digest

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CollectionsTchad Pattern Archives (1), Tim Duncan's Books at Cabin (4), Your library (638), Elliott Library (504), Tchad (workroom) Library (735), All collections (1,263)

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About meI know a little about a lot and am always trying to make up for having been raised in rather straightened circumstances.

I don't believe hell exists, but if it does I have to say I will be forced to read Philip Roth whilst Ayn Rand and Upton Sinclair have an eternal Ultimate Fighting Championship-style match that involves broken glass shards, screaming accusations, poking of eyes, slapping, and lots of pauses as each gives 3 hour soliloquies or falls into fits of empathetic tears and hyperbolic shaking between rounds. I think it will be refereed by Plautus, but would settle for Voltaire. For what it is worth, my money is still on Rand.

About my libraryA lot of everything. I inherited a good number of books from a Classics and Language scholar, a few from a private library that burnt in 1913. The rest I have acquired here and there with an eye for the random and informative or entertaining.

This library is broken into two sections:

The Elliott Collection is my personal home collection and is stored at my house. You will see a lot of language and reference as well as little (and perhaps not so little) diversions here and there. I get bored and either have to:
1. Learn a new alphabet or some aspect of a foreign language or
2. Re-read RuPaul's 1993 biography. Again.

My tastes tend to be catholic while not being particularly Catholic.

The Tchad (workroom) collection is a set of reference and design books that deal with anything visual/creative and how to make it, respond to it, or be inspired by it. It is stored at my workrooms/atelier and functions as a small lending library.

GroupsFiber Arts, Needlearts


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Real nameTchad Elliott

LocationChicago, IL

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Member sinceAug 8, 2009

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