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AuthorEden, Maxwell
TitleThe magnificent book of kites : explorations in design, construction, enjoyment & flight / Maxwell Eden
Imprint Cologne : Konemann, c1998
Descript 464 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm


Anatomy of kite -- Kite flying basics -- Aerodynamics -- Kite doctor -- Kite safety -- Tools and materials -- Construction -- Sail and spar materials -- Flying line -- Line-retrieval system -- Getting to know the ropes -- Working with ripstop nylon -- Making a full-size kite pattern -- Templates -- Reaping what you sew -- Heat sealing -- Kite graphics-piecing and applique -- Tails and drogues -- Kite design by computer -- Maneuverable kites-eastern fighters and western stunt kites -- Benjamin Franklin-and how a kite won the American revolution


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