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cover of WOODEN SHIP: THE ART, HISTORY & REVIVAL OF WOODEN BOATBUILDING

WOODEN SHIP: THE ART, HISTORY & REVIVAL OF WOODEN BOATBUILDING

by Peter H. Spectre, David Larkin

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Published
1991
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Fine
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First
ISBN
9780395566923
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This is an unread copy of Wooden Ship: The Art, History and Revival of Wooden Boatbuilding, written by the American maritime expert Peter Spectre and the designer/editor David Larkin. It covers simple craft to schooners to motor boats (see contents photo) and is packed with gorgeous photographs and illustrations. It is a big heavy book--9 1/2" x… Read more
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cover of WOODEN BOAT NUMBERS 19-24, 1977-1978, BOUND

WOODEN BOAT NUMBERS 19-24, 1977-1978, BOUND

by Wooden Boat Magazine

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Published
1983
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Very Good+
Edition
First
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This is six issues of Wooden Boat Magazine which someone had professionally bound in 1983. They went to some expense; it's perfectly done. It is the following issues: No. 19, Nov/Dec 1977, 118 pages No. 20, Jan/Feb 1978, 126 pagesNo. 21, Mar/Apr 1978, 118 pagesNo. 22, May/Jn 1978, 118 pages No. 23, Jly/Aug 1978, 118 pagesNo. 24, Sept/Oct 1978, 118 pages The contents of each… Read more
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cover of THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO WOODWORKING

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO WOODWORKING

by Rebo Publishing

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Published
2006
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Very Good+
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First
ISBN
9789036618700
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This is a stated first edition of The Ultimate Guide to Woodworking, published in the Netherlands in 2006 by Rebo Publishing, a company which produced very high-end how-to books. It contains pretty much everything you need to know--wood, tools, techniques, cabinetmaking, workshop outfitting etc. The Table of Contents is 4 pages and the book weighs 4 1/2 lbs. 427… Read more
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cover of TAUNTON'S COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO WOODWORKING

TAUNTON'S COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO WOODWORKING

by Lonnie Bird, Jeff Jewitt, Thomas Lie-Nelson, Andy Rae, Gary Rogowski

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Published
2005
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Fine
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First
ISBN
9781561587698
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This is a first edition of the Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Woodworking. It was written by a group of woodworkers and published in 2005. See table of contents photos. It's described as follows: "Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Woodworking, the quintessential one-volume reference, covers all the fundamentals woodworkers need to know. The beauty of this comprehensive guide is that it… Read more
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cover of THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WOODWORKING HANDTOOLS, INSTRUMENTS & DEVICES

THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WOODWORKING HANDTOOLS, INSTRUMENTS & DEVICES

by Graham Blackburn

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Published
2015
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Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9781940611020
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This is a stated first edition of The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Woodworking Handtools, Instruments and Devices, written by Graham Blackburn. This is part of Spring Books' Illustrated Workshop series. It's nicely produced--high-quality. 184 pages with loads of illustrations. There are a couple of fingerprints on the back and one on the side of the book. The inside is perfect. Pristine.
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cover of FINE WOODWORKING TECHNIQUES, VOLUME #5

FINE WOODWORKING TECHNIQUES, VOLUME #5

by Fine Woodworking Magazine

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Published
1983
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Fine
Edition
First, 1st Printing
ISBN
9780918804174
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In 1978, the editors of Fine Woodworking Magazine started pulling together articles from their back issues and publishing them as books, called Fine Woodworking Techniques. This is a stated first printing of Volume 5, published in 1983. The articles in this volume are from issues 26-31, 1981. The book is broken into the categories Machines, Hand Tools, Joinery, Turning,… Read more
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cover of FINE WOODWORKING TECHNIQUES VOLUME #3

FINE WOODWORKING TECHNIQUES VOLUME #3

by Fine Woodworking Magazine

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Published
1981
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Fine
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First, 1st Printing
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In 1978, the editors of Fine Woodworking Magazine started pulling together articles from their back issues and publishing them as books, called Fine Woodworking Techniques. This is a stated first printing of Volume 3, published in 1981. The articles in this volume are from issues 14-19, 1979. The book is broken into the categories Wood, Shop & Tools, Cabinetmaking,… Read more
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cover of FINE WOODWORKING TECHNIQUES, VOLUME #2

FINE WOODWORKING TECHNIQUES, VOLUME #2

by Fine Woodworking Magazine

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Published
1981
Condition
Fine
Edition
Second Printing
ISBN
9780918804099
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In 1978, the editors of Fine Woodworking Magazine started pulling together articles from their back issues and publishing them as books, called Fine Woodworking Techniques. This is a stated second printing of Volume 2, published in 1981. The articles in this volume are from issues 8-13, 1977 and 1978. The book is broken into the categories Wood, Shop &… Read more
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cover of FINE WOODWORKING TECHNIQUES, VOLUME #1

FINE WOODWORKING TECHNIQUES, VOLUME #1

by Fine Woodworking Magazine

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Published
1978
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Fine
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First, 1st Printing
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9780918804020
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In 1978, the editors of Fine Woodworking Magazine pulled together tips, techniques and advice from the first seven issues and produced this book: Fine Woodworking Techniques. This is a stated first printing of that book. It is 50 articles from 34 craftsmen and each article is reprinted in full. The book is broken into the categories Wood, Tools, Joinery, Shaping… Read more
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cover of WOODWORKER'S GUIDE TO HAND PLANES

WOODWORKER'S GUIDE TO HAND PLANES

by Scott Wynn

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Published
2010
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Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9781561588756
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This is a first printing of the Workworker's Guide to Hand Planes: How to Choose, Set Up, and Master the Most Useful Planes for Today's Workshop. It was written by the California woodworker Scott Wynn and published, in soft cover only, in 2010. See table of contents photos. It's described as "a technically rich analysis and evaluation of every hand plane style… Read more
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cover of WOODWORK

WOODWORK

by Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

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Published
2010
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Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780756643065
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This is a first edition of Woodwork: A Step-by-Step Photographic Guide to Successful Woodworking. It was created and published in 2010 by the British publisher Dorling Kindersley. See Contents photos. From the publisher's description:Master key carpentry skills, from simple joinery techniques to fine woodworking, following clear, step-by-step instructions and photographs. Basic woodworking techniques for beginners lead through to more… Read more
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cover of MACHINE SHOP PRACTICE

MACHINE SHOP PRACTICE

by Harry A Jones

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Published
1926
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Near Fine
Edition
First
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This is a first edition, first printing, of Progressive Lessons in Machine Shop Practice, Book I. It was produced as a textbook by Harry A Jones, Machine Shop Instructor at Vancouver Technical School, and the title page states that it was authorized for use in the schools of British Columbia. However, it quickly became an international… Read more
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cover of CANING & RUSHWORK

CANING & RUSHWORK

by Yvonne Rees

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Published
1993
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780706370485
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This is a pristine copy of Caning and Rushwork, an illustrated guide to the repair of basketry, rushwork and cane pieces. It was written by Yvonne Rees, editor of Home Improvement Guides. 95 pages, full of photographs and drawings. This copy has not been read, or even opened. There are no marks of any kind in or on it.… Read more
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cover of SOTHEBY'S CARING FOR ANTIQUES

SOTHEBY'S CARING FOR ANTIQUES

by Mette Tang Simpson, Michael Huntley

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Published
1992
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Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780671751050
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This is a first edition copy of Sotheby's Caring for Antiques: The Complete Guide to Handling, Cleaning, Display and Restoration, published in 1992 and written by curators at the famed British auction house. It is a beautiful book, very high-end, heavily illustrated and telling you how to look after everything from jewellery to furniture to scientific instruments… Read more
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cover of THE ENGLISH COUNTRY CHAIR

THE ENGLISH COUNTRY CHAIR

by IVAN SPARKES

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Published
1977
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Reprint, Update
ISBN
9780904978872
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This is an excellent copy of The English Country Chair, by the English furniture historian Ivan Sparkes. There are copies available in Europe; in North America, it's quite rare. It was first published in 1973. Sparkes revised and updated it and it was reprinted, in soft cover, in 1977. This is one of those revised copies. The back cover… Read more
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cover of CARE & REPAIR OF FURNITURE

CARE & REPAIR OF FURNITURE

by Albert Jackson, David Day

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Published
2006
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Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780061137303
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This is a stated first edition of Care & Repair of Furniture, the essential step-by-step guide to buying, repairing, and finishing furniture. It was written by the British DIY and maintenance experts Albert Jackson and David Day. It contains key skills and hints for all levels of experience, tips on how to browse markets and… Read more
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cover of BAND SAW HANDBOOK

BAND SAW HANDBOOK

by Mark Duginske

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Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780806963983
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This is the Band Saw Handbook, written by the American woodworker and inventor Mark Duginske. It covers every saw, blade, option, and technique--and how to select the right one. It includes 1,000 illustrations and step-by-step instructions offer a complete course in cutting basics: curve and circle work, straight cuts, unusual designs, and advanced techniques. It offers… Read more
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cover of STAINING & POLISHING

STAINING & POLISHING

by Charles H Hayward

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Published
1975
Condition
Fine
Edition
12th Printing
ISBN
9780237445089
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This is a copy of the 1975 printing of Staining and Polishing, one of the many books written by the English cabinetmaker Charles H Hayward (1898-1998). Hayward wrote about 40 books on woodworking, and was the editor of the magazines Handicrafts and Woodworker. He wrote this book in 1946 and it has been a continuous best-seller.… Read more
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cover of DETAILS OF CLASSIC BOAT CONSTRUCTION: THE HULL

DETAILS OF CLASSIC BOAT CONSTRUCTION: THE HULL

by Larry Pardey

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Published
1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780393033236
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This is a stated first edition of Details of Classic Boat Construction: The Hull, written by the Canadian sailor and writer Larry Pardey, who is known as one of the world's master craftsmen of wooden boats. This impressive book shows the process of constructing a boat hull with extensive photographs and drawings and includes lots of time- and… Read more
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