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Desk Wars: Make secret weapons from stationery with 30 models to build yourself
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John Austin
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Desk Wars: Make secret weapons from stationery with 30 models to build yourself

John Austin


9781781576380

Octopus


Fiction & Literature;
Toys: making & decorating;
Humour


Paperback

240 pages

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'Cubicle farms are full of enemy combatants begging to be taken out.' WIRED

Achieve clandestine ends practically and inexpensively with Desk Wars - perfect for do-it-yourself spy enthusiasts. Follow fully illustrated step-by-step instructions to build 30 miniature secret weapons and surveillance tools from stationery, transforming common household items into uncommon gadgets and sidearms.

Assert dominion over the desktop with these cunning contraptions:

Paper-Dart Watch
Pen Blowgun
Mint-Tin Catapult
Rubber-Band Derringer
Toothpaste Periscope
Bionic Ear
Cotton Bud .38 Special
Paper Throwing Star
44 marker magnum
And more!

By:   John Austin
Imprint:   Octopus
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 217mm,  Width: 139mm,  Spine: 17mm
ISBN:   9781781576380
ISBN 10:   1781576386
Series:   Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction
Pages:   240
Publication Date:   July 2018
Recommended Age:   From 16 to 99 years
Audience:   General/trade ,  Professional and scholarly ,  General/trade ,  ELT Advanced ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

John Austin worked as a senior toy designer in the Boy's Research and Development Department at Hasbro Toys and has worked on popular brands like; Transformers, Star Wars, Iron Man, Spiderman, Jurassic Park, Tonka and GI. Skilled in 3D computer modelling, illustration, and creative thinking, he brings many of these talents to the creation of his book projects, as well as ever-increasing market awareness for each individual product he works on. He has also personally pitched projects to Warner Brothers and Cartoon Network. John graduated in 2002 from the University of Wisconsin-Stout with a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Design. He currently lives in Wisconsin with his wife and keeps busy working on contract product development, more books and other entrepreneurial endeavours. Also the author of Cubicle Warfare and Prank University.

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