Crafts and Skills

Crafts and Skills

These are Shell Book titles in a simplified version of English relating to crafts and skills.

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A Recipe for Wheat Bread
 107 Downloads
 1000.25 KB
 06-Jan-2021

How to make bread with wheat flour and *yeast and how to add flavours to it.

A Strong *Doormat
 79 Downloads
 481.87 KB
 06-Jan-2021

This book explains how to make a strong *doormat from bottle tops.

A Useful Trap for Flies
 82 Downloads
 865.79 KB
 09-Jan-2021

This book explains how to make a trap for flies with two plastic bottles. The trap can catch 200 - 300 flies in one day.

How to Build with Bricks and *Breeze Blocks
 92 Downloads
 1015.75 KB
 06-Jan-2021

This book explains how to build with bricks and *breeze blocks.

How to Cover the Surface Inside a *Pond for Fish
 79 Downloads
 1 MB
 09-Jan-2021

This book explains how to make a *pond for fish. It includes two ways to cover the surface inside a *pond.

How to Dry Your Food in the Sunshine
 80 Downloads
 1.32 MB
 09-Jan-2021

This book explains how to dry fruit and vegetables in the heat of the sunshine.

How to Improve Traditional Wells
 55 Downloads
 1.04 MB
 12-Jan-2021

Water from a well is usually pure, but various things can pollute traditional wells. This book explains several ways on how to improve traditional wells.

How to Keep *Mangoes and Other Fruit
 66 Downloads
 2.74 MB
 12-Jan-2021

This book explains how to *preserve fruit. Then it will be available to eat when there is no fresh fruit.

How to Keep Food Safe in Hot Climates
 77 Downloads
 979.04 KB
 09-Jan-2021

Two simple methods of keeping food cool in hot climates so that it is safe to eat for longer.

How to Look After Your Bicycle - 1
 16 Downloads
 1.12 MB
 08-Dec-2020

This book explains how to put oil on the right places to prevent a bicycle from becoming rusty.

How to Look After Your Bicycle - 2
 60 Downloads
 991.77 KB
 08-Dec-2020

This book explains how to repair and maintain the *tyres of a bicycle.

How to Look after Your Bicycle - 3
 87 Downloads
 578.66 KB
 08-Dec-2020

This book explains how to maintain and replace the *chain on a bicycle.

How to Look after Your Bicycle - 4
 110 Downloads
 891.93 KB
 08-Dec-2020

This book describes two types of brakes for bicycles. It explains how to adjust and maintain the brakes.

How to Look after Your Bicycle - 5
 112 Downloads
 358.77 KB
 08-Dec-2020

This book explains how to make sure that your bicycle is safe and comfortable to ride. It also explains how to make easy repairs.

How to Make *Breeze Blocks
 97 Downloads
 983.82 KB
 06-Jan-2021

You can use *breeze blocks to build walls and buildings. This book has instructions on how to make and use *breeze blocks.

How to Make *Chutney from Green *Mangoes
 83 Downloads
 665.76 KB
 06-Jan-2021

This book explains how to make *chutney with fruit that is not ripe.

How to Make *Jam
 77 Downloads
 630.19 KB
 12-Jan-2021

This book explains a simple way to make *jam from fruit. It includes a recipe for *jam with melon and pineapple.

How to Make a *Filter for Water
 54 Downloads
 765 KB
 12-Jan-2021

How to make a simple filter to give clean drinking water with materials you can find locally.

How to make a cart for a bicycle
 116 Downloads
 790.02 KB
 08-Dec-2020

This book has advice on how to make two carts for a bicycle: a *box cart and a *flatbed cart.

How to Make a Drink from Beans of *Soya
 59 Downloads
 589.14 KB
 12-Jan-2021

This book explains how to make a drink from *soya and how to fry *soya to make a type of bread.

How to Make a Pom-Pom
 67 Downloads
 857.84 KB
 12-Jan-2021

This book explains how to make pom-poms for use to decorate with. Pom-poms have a shape like a ball.

How to Make a Trap for Rats
 72 Downloads
 458.27 KB
 12-Jan-2021

How to make a simple trap for rats and mice with a bucket, wire, water, a cob of corn and some butter from nuts.

How to Make Bricks
 88 Downloads
 1.38 MB
 06-Jan-2021

This book explains how to make bricks from clay. It includes instructions on how to build a *kiln and bake the bricks in it.

How to Make Your Own Soap
 63 Downloads
 662.29 KB
 12-Jan-2021

How to make your own soap – an easy recipe.

How to Save *Rainwater
 61 Downloads
 3.7 MB
 12-Jan-2021

This book contains advice for individuals and communities about different ways to collect and store *rainwater.

How to Smoke Fish
 82 Downloads
 530.13 KB
 09-Jan-2021

This book explains how to smoke fish in order to keep it for a few days.

How to Use a Sewing Machine
 65 Downloads
 2.6 MB
 12-Jan-2021

This book explains how to use a sewing machine. It gives basic advice on how to adjust its parts and how to maintain the machine.

Learn to *Crochet
 85 Downloads
 830.72 KB
 06-Jan-2021

This book describes the basic details of how to *crochet.

Learn to Knit
 75 Downloads
 3.15 MB
 12-Jan-2021

This book tells you how to learn to knit.

Pipes of *Bamboo for Water
 61 Downloads
 850.2 KB
 12-Jan-2021

This book explains how to prepare and use *bamboo to make pipes for water. It also advises how to maintain the pipes of *bamboo.

Protection from Lightning
 70 Downloads
 796.35 KB
 12-Jan-2021

Advice on how to protect buildings from lightning and what people can do for safety during a bad storm.

Sewing - Stitches and Mending
 57 Downloads
 1.22 MB
 12-Jan-2021

This book explains how to make simple stitches, hems, seams and holes for buttons.

The Tap that *Tips
 56 Downloads
 631.62 KB
 12-Jan-2021

This book explains an easy way to have water for use in your home. You can do this with a large plastic container that has a hollow handle.

Two Ovens that Save Fuel
 66 Downloads
 1.96 MB
 12-Jan-2021

This book explains how to make ovens with old drums that contained oil.

Use Tops from Bottles to Make a *Scaler for Fish
 79 Downloads
 312.2 KB
 09-Jan-2021

How to make a simple tool for scraping the scales off a fish before you cook it.

Useful Walls to Decorate with Flowers
 72 Downloads
 2.09 MB
 06-Jan-2021

How to build useful walls that you can decorate with flowers, *herbs and vegetables.