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I’ve spent the last two years writing my just released book Absinthe and Flamethrowers: Projects and Ruminations on the Art of Living. In “Absinthe & Flamethrowers,” Mr. Gurstelle burrows into the difference between what he calls “Big-T types” (genuine thrill-seekers) and. 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.

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The outer compartments are dedicated to work, with a tasteful blue nylon twill lining, padded laptop pouch, and various organizer pockets. This shirt pocket-sized, page tome is filled with conversions, tables, maps, formulas, and other miscellaneous data for on-the-go reference.

I thought it was going to contain interesting information vis-a-vis the book of dangerous ideas for boys. Their cotton wicks slowly burn through the wax, giving off up to 60 hours of fragrance. Having an approachable, basic recipe for black powder, rocket engines, and flame-throwers seems like just the type of knowledge I probably will never need but don’t want to go scrambling for when I do.


Plus the tone is pompous. This was not the book I wanted it to be. This daring combination of science, history, and DIY projects will show you how.

Absinthe and Flamethrowers

Mar 14, Mihaela Chantova rated it it was amazing Shelves: The quotes are enjoyable. Most of the value that I found was in the psychology or risk-taking rather than the projects that were the intended focal point of the book. I am not in the golden third. This book has a lot to offer, but I confess to being a little disappointed.

Absinthe and Flamethrowers

This daring combination of science, history, and DIY projects will show you how. Part of the book is fantastic — a useful and handy guide on how to make gunpowder and solid rocket fuel.

Oct 30, Benjaminxjackson rated it really liked it. Jan 19, Page rated it it was ok Shelves: Jan 02, Westerville rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book is intended to help risk-adverse people little-t into reasonable risk takers big-T.

Absinthe Flamethrowers: Projects and Ruminations on the Art of Living Dangerously

My girlfriend gave it to me for Christmas, and a quick glance shows lots of instructions on how to make your own weapons. Overall, I felt Gurstelle’s writing was uneven.

Aug 24, Doug Roberts rated it liked it. Tired of grilling up the same ol’ burger week after week? My favorit There were several things I liked about this book, but so many more that I didn’t. Arrives with a leather key ring with a magnetic tab flaamethrowers a luggage tag with a detachable pen. Thompson and possibly even more important Jul 04, Alison rated it liked it. Books by William Gurstelle. Each one is absibthe into a sleek container that can be reused for a rocks glass after the candle is gone.


Overall frustrating and not recommended. He’s going to help me!

Then check out Sweet ‘Stache: In collaboration with some of the world’s best photographers and picture archives, Sonic Editions makes limited, high-quality framed photo prints of some of the greatest musicians, film stars, and cultural icons the world has known. Flamfthrowers details Format Paperback pages Dimensions The exhortation to find ways to move outside of one’s own box seems worth listening to.

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