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Lettering for Woodworkers

by Lee, Leonard G.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1990
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Very Good
ISBN
9780921335207
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$80.00

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Ottawa, ON: Veritas Tools, 1990 A Craftsman's guide to design, layout and technique. This volume covers layout design, carving techniques, sharpening the carving tools. Brown three-ring binder. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply… Read more
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$80.00
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Master's Guide to Timber Framing

by Mitchell, James

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2011
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780986765902
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$295.00

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Gabriola Island, BC: J.D. Mitchell Publication, 2011 Author, builder and instructor James Mitchell masterfully explains the two methods of tradtional timber framing; Post & Beam and Hammer Bents, as two separate residential projects. A prpgression of skills from simple to complex, made doable with templates and guides. Real projects, built by novice students. Black cloth, blindstamped titling… Read more
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How to Build Log-End Houses

by Roy, Robert L.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good -
ISBN
9780847315512
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$28.00

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New York, NY: Drake Publishers Inc., 1977 The rediscovery of an old technique used by the settlers for building a structure which is habitable, economical, and beautiful - stovewood masonry. A step-by-step description of the author's project of building his own homestead in the foothills of the Adirondecks in Upstate New York. Soft cover, illustrated with line drawings… Read more
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Farm Workshop Guide

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Published
1948
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$32.00

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Winnipeg, Manitoba: Country Guide Ltd., 1948 Ninth Edition revised. A workshop guide for farmers, containing "over 800 practical ideas for farm and home." Colourfully illustrated soft cover with red, white, blue and black titling, sewn binding, advertisements on back of cover as well as inside covers and throughout book, black and white illustrations throughout, four pages of colour advertisements… Read more
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$32.00
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Metals Technic: A Collection of Techniques for Metalsmiths

by McCreight, Thomas, Editor

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Condition
Very Good-
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780961598433
Item Price
$25.00

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine: Brynmorgan Press Published circa 1992, Second Printing. A collection of twelve articles by masters of fine metalsmithing, including Sterling Granulation, Niello, Anticlastic Raising, Nonconforming Dies, Cold Connections, Fold Forming, Toolmaking for Jewelers, Kum Boo: 24K Overlay, Depletion Gilding, Patination, The Instant Etch Process and Reticulation. Colourfully illustrated grey soft cover with blue titling, black and… Read more
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New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1985 Book contains complete step-by-step instructions, profusely illustrated, including exact-size templates that you place directly over the wood, to make carving duck decoys simple. This collection includes sixteen different species, including extra head patterns for females and different positions. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with white titling on front, staple binding, colour photographs inside… Read more
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$20.00
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Doormaking Patterns & Ideas

by Birchard, John

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Very Good-
ISBN
9780806969961
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$32.00

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New York: Sterling Publishing Co. Inc. "This encyclopedic work presents close to fifty different patterns, with dozens of ideas for modifications, that are sure to fit any door need - outdoor, indoor, for home, office, or outbuilding." Colourfully illustrated green soft cover with yellow titling on spine and front, black and white illustrations, diagrams & photographs throughout as well… Read more
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Wood Flooring: A Complete Guide to Layout, Installation & Finishing

by Peterson, Charles & Andy Engel

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Condition
Very Good
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$25.00

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Newtown, Conn.: Taunton Press "In this authoritative, pro-level guide to installing, sanding, and finishing wood floors, flooring specialist Charles Peterson takes us through the entire process from estimating and preparing the jobsite to laying strip and plank floors and installing hand-cut parquetry and other ornate wood floors." Colourfully illustrated black hard cover with white and yellow titling, brown end… Read more
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Woodwork Book, The

by Makepeace, John

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1980
Condition
Good+ to Very Good-
ISBN
9780330261753
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$20.00

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London: Pan Books Ltd, 1980 Subtitled on cover: Thirty furniture projects for the amateur inspired by designs from leading international craftsmen. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with white titling on front, black titling on spine, colour illustration on title page, sepia and colour photographs, drawings and illustrations throughout, 192 pages. Cover has minor edge wear, light shelf wear, wrinkling due… Read more
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Automotive Upholstery Handbook

by Taylor, Don

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Black Sheep Books
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Very Good
ISBN
9781555610302
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$28.00

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Tucson, Arizona: Fisher Books Learn how to re-upholster cars, trucks, vans, boats, motorcycles, airplanes. Book covers how to use trimmer's tools, fasteners and materials; how to cut, fit and sew; rebuilding seats; making and installing complete interiors; vinyl roofs, convertible tops, tonneau covers and more. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with red and white titling on blue ground, black… Read more
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Tire Recycling is Fun

by Farber, Paul

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Black Sheep Books
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780916095512
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$16.00

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Roy, UT: Re-Tiring 1996, Fourth Revision. Book contains over fifty useful and attractive projects that can be made from recycled tires, including solar raised beds, world's most user-friendly composter, ponds and fountains, retaining walls, edging, steps, stepping stones, livestock feeders, playground equipment, etc. as well as how to modify a jigsaw blade for fast, accurate and easy tire cutting.… Read more
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$16.00
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London: Crosby Lockwood and Co., 1881 Further subtitled "Including Hand Turning, Boring and Drilling, the Use of Sliderests and Overhead Gear, Screw-cutting by Hand, and Self-Acting Motion, Wheel-Cutting, Etc., Etc." Brown cloth with gilt titling on spine, black decoration and border on front, blind stamped border and decoration on back, author's black and white illustrations, advertising at back of… Read more
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$25.00
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Loom Book

by Reed, Tim

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780684140735
Item Price
$14.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1973 Book is a manual of basic instruction for building a four harness, forty-inch floor loom. Brown soft cover with black and white titling, black illustration, black and white illustrations throughout, 63 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear and minor edge wear, spine is lightly sunned, otherwise is clean, bright and tight. … Read more
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British Furniture Makers

by Gloag, John

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1946
Condition
Very Good-
Item Price
$13.75

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London: Collins, 1946 Britain in Pictures series. Brown boards with white titling on front and spine, white illustration and border on front, illustrated with 8 plates in colour and 25 illustrations in black and white, 47 pages. Corners and edges have minor wear, book is clean, bright and tight. Dust jacket has light wear to spine edges and ends and… Read more
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$13.75
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Beautifying the Home Grounds

by Southern Pine Association Staff

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781894572132
Item Price
$95.00

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Ottawa, ON, Canada: Lee Valley Tools, Limited, 2000 First published in 1926, this is one of the earliest examples of effective association activity. Classic Reprint Series of Algrove Publishing. Pictorial card cover, staple binding, black and white drawings throughout, unpaginated, folded to half. Very minor edge wear. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. … Read more
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$95.00
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Instruction book for "a simple, brief, easy to understand explanation of the common welding operations likely to be encountered in every-day welding". Paper booklet, staple bound. Top left corner has a punched in hole to hang it on a chain, slightly age darkened. 30 pages. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will… Read more
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$12.50
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Shop Manual for Vauxhall Model E and Bedford Model CA

by Vauxhall Motors Ltd.

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Published
1953
Condition
Good+ to Very Good-
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$16.00

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Bedfordshire, UK: Vauxhall Motors Ltd., 1953 A shop manual for Vauxhall vehicles, this edition covers Group Six: Electrical and Ignition. Dark red card cover with gilt titling to front, staple binding, black and white illustrations throughout, 95 pages. Corners and edges show some wear, some rubbing and a few spots of discoloration to cover, ink stamp of Empress Motors Ltd.,… Read more
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Vauxhall Victor: Operation and Maintenance Instructions

by Vauxhall Motors Ltd.

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Published
1957
Condition
Good
Item Price
$20.00

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Luton, UK: Vauxhall Motors Ltd., 1957 Owner's Handbook. An operations and maintenance manual for Vauxhall Victor Model F. Orange card cover with red titling to front, staple binding, black and white illustrations throughout, a large fold-out electrical diagram at back, 55 pages. Corners and edges show some wear, previous owner's name in ink to top of front with… Read more
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Shop Manual for Vauxhall Model E and Bedford Model CA

by Vauxhall Motors Ltd.

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Published
1952
Condition
Good
Item Price
$16.00

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Lutton, UK: Vauxhall Motors Ltd., 1952 A shop manual for Vauxhall vehicles, this edition covers Group Four: Suspension and Steering. Dark red card cover with gilt titling to front, staple binding, black and white illustrations throughout, 76 pages. Some wear to corners with bottom free corner creased, some rubbing to cover, ink stamp on first page:… Read more
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$16.00
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Practical Furniture and Wood Finishing

by Pattou, Albert B.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1962
Condition
Good
Item Price
$10.00

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Chicago: Frederick J. Drake and Co., 1962 "Everything you want to know about furniture finishing, re-finishing, and patching, also floor and wood panel finishing, of all the popular woods and veneers" by the co-author of "Furniture Finishing, Decoration and Patching." White titling on brown decorated cover, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Corners and edges worn,… Read more
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$10.00