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Designing and Building a Model Car : Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild

By General Motors

Michigan: General Motors. Good+/No Jacket as Issued. 1966. First Edition. Soft cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Scarce. Pamphlet from General Motors (1966) for a model car building competition caslled the "Fisher Body Craftsman's Guild". Competition rules, categories, specifications, model car illustrations, designing instructions, clay modeling, wood modeling, interiors, windshields, moldings, metal trim, painting and finishing. 32 pages, no writing and no markings to text or endpapers. The models are very futuristic looking. .

$30.00

How to Carve Realistic Mules

By Hunt, Lester I

U.S.A.: Lester I. Hunt. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 1985. First Edition. Soft cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Step-by-step instruction manual in the carving of mules. Clean and tight copy. 32pp. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. Digital photo of this item available upon request. .

$30.00

Model Engineering Supplies

By Power Model Supply Co

Des Peres, Missouri: Power Model Supply Co.. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. Paperback. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall No date listed, circa 1981. 66 pages. A catalog of supplies. .

$10.00

Power Models: Accessories-Metals Catalog No. 19

By Coles' Power Models

Ventura, California: Coles' Power Models. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 1963. Paperback. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 99 pages. Includes order forms and new 1968 catalog additions. Nicely illustrated catalog of model engines and part. .

$10.00

D. & M. Model Engineering

By d. & M. Model Engineering

Western Springs, Illinois: D. & M. Model Engineering. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. Paperback. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall No date listed, circa 1981. Small pamphet of parts and materials to promote the live steam hobby. Includes letter and order form from the company. .

$10.00

Wooden Puzzles and Games: Intriguing Projects You Can Make

By Wells, Kenneth

New York: Sterling Publishing Co.. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 1983. Paperback. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0806977361 Previous owner inscription. 143 pages. Illustrated. Instructions for making a variety of games and puzzles from wood. .

$18.00

Blowing in the Wind: How to Make Your Own Wind Powered Folk Art Figures

By Hooke, Richard H

Camden, Maine`: Down East Books. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 1987. Paperback. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0892722215 212 pages. A collection of diagrams, patterns and instructions for making wind-powered toys. .

$25.00

Making Board, Peg & Dice Games

By Loader, Jeff & Jennie

East Sussex, United Kingdom: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 1993. Paperback. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0946819408 152 pages. Ideas and instructions for making board cricket dice, shut the box, crown and anchor and 20 other board games. .

$15.00

The Ultimate Wood Block Book: Building Castles, Bridges and Other Engineering Marvels

By Bingham, Sam

New York: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 1988. Paperback. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 160 pages. Photos and diagrams of building elaborate structures with wooden blocks. .

$50.00

Scroll Saw Fretwork Techniques and Projects

By Spielman, Patrick and James Reidle

New York: Sterling Publishing Co.. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 1990. Paperback. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0806968745 Previous owner inscription. 224 pages. A well-illustrated presentation of scroll saw crafts. .

$10.00

Whittlin' Bill's Folk Characters

By Higginbotham, Bill

New York: Sterling Publishing Co.. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. 1985. Paperback. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0806979941 128 pages. Illustrations and text for whittling a variety of folk characters. .

$10.00

Doll Making and Collecting

By Christopher, Catherine

New York: Dover Publications, Inc.. Good/No Jacket as Issued. 1971. Second Edition Revised. Paperback. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0486220664 290 pages including index. Illustrated. A thorough treatise on making and collecting dolls plus ideas for doll houses and furnishings .Modest wear and soiling. Hinge slightly loose. Owner signed. Contents clean and tight. .

$12.00

On Making Mending and Dressing Dolls

By Fawcett, Clara Hallard

New York: H. L. Lindquist Publications. Good+/Fair. 1949. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Book has minor wear and slight soiling. Jacket price-clipped, had general wear, two inches of chipping, some tears and tape repairs. 170 pages including index. How to create and restore dolls with instructions on dressing them to reflect different periods or occasions. .

$20.00

Simple Wooden Toymaking

By Mathias, Bob

London, United Kingdom: Hamlyn. Good+/No Jacket. 1974. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0600344460 Cover has minor wear and small stain on front cover. 79 pages including index. Illustrated with many photographs and drawings. Tools, methods, technicques, etc. for making toys out of wood. .

$10.00