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Model Railroader Cyclopedia: Volume 2: Diesel Locomotives

by Hayden, Bob

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SCIENTEK BOOKS
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780890245477
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$185.25

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Waukesha, WI.: Kalmbach Publishing, 1980. Comprehensive highly acclaimed text presents details and measurements of diesel locomotives with hundreds of photographs, diagrams, and specifications. Includes HO scale plans, and detailed individual drawings of 70 notable North American diesel locomotives accompanied by photographs showing the engines in various stages of their development. Topics covered include: diesel parts and detail; diesel trucks; multiple… Read more
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Woodcarving with Rick Butz Step By Step: American Eagles

by Butz, Rick & Ellen

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SCIENTEK BOOKS
Published
1996
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780811729956
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$118.75

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Mechanicsburg, PA.: Stackpole Books, 1996. Detailed text by master woodcarver Rick Butz, presents detailed techniques on creating three historic American Eagle figures based on nineteenth-century designs: the Bellamy Eagle, the Clipper Ship Eagle, and the War of 1812 Eagle. Includes step by step instructions on the entire process- from roughing out the wood to forming the basic structure and creating… Read more
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Electric Kiln Pottery: The Complete Guide

by Cooper,Emmanuel

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SCIENTEK BOOKS
Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9780713440379
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$142.50

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London, England: B.T. Batsford, 1991. Classic comprehensive text presents detailed coverage of the qualities and techniques of electric kilns, including topics on kiln elements; packing, firing, and controlling the kiln; preparing clay bodies; pottery production; glazes in the electric kiln; decoration and colors; unusual and raw glazes; medium temperature stonewares; glazes and slip recipes; etc. 144 pgs. Illustrated with 14… Read more
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The Impractical Cabinetmaker

by Krenov,James

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SCIENTEK BOOKS
Published
1979
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780442245580
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$142.50

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New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1979. Classic text by the world reknown master woodcraftsman, Krenov explores diverse topics such as sensitivity in the use of dimensions; considerations about using solid wood; fitting doors and making hinges; making and using "real" veneer; accuracy as it relates to a craftsman's own logic; repairing mistakes- when to do it and when to let… Read more
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Traditional Knitting from the Scottish and Irish Isles

by Bliss, Debbie

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SCIENTEK BOOKS
Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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$118.75

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New York: Crown Publishers/Zokeisha Publications Ltd., 1991. Classic scarce text presents a superb tribute to the tradition and craft of handknitting featuring a collection of sweaters, pullovers, and cardigans for all family members. Includes over 30 skillfully updated traditional patterns and designs- ganseys, Arans and Fair Isles; clear instructions and charts for knitting enthusiasts of all abilities. 120 pgs. Lavishly… Read more
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Worker in Wood

by Krenov, James

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SCIENTEK BOOKS
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780442263362
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New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1981. Classic text by the world renown master woodworker, illustrates and details some of Krenov's distinguished and finely crafted pieces including the rare cabinet of Andaman padouk; a box made to hold a king's collection of ceramic miniatures; a no-glass showcase of lemon wood; table of East Indian rosewood and Indian laurel designed to hold… Read more
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