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POPULAR MECHANICS SHOP NOTES 1934
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POPULAR MECHANICS SHOP NOTES 1934

By Anonymous (editor)

Chicago: Popular Mechanics Press, 1934. 220 pp. Some edge and corner wear with some darkening on the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with almost 600 line drawings. Dozens of home building projects from making a Sturdy Surface Grinder to A Simple Gun for Sandblasting Light Work, from Uses for Steel Balls in the Machine Shop to a Snapshot Enlarger Fitted with a Flashlight, all profusely illustrated with line drawings and photographs.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo.

$24.95

POPULAR MECHANICS - Volume 103, number 6 - June 1955
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POPULAR MECHANICS - Volume 103, number 6 - June 1955

By Windsor, H. H. (editor)

Chicago: Popular Mechanics Company, 1955. 270 pp. Light edge and corner wear but with some wear at the head and foot of the spine and a crease on the front. Profusely illustrated with photograhs, drawings and diagrams. As well as the great articles, the list of which follows, there are also some fairly interesting ads: Johnson Sea Horses; Champion Spark Plugs - with Jimmy Bryan; Harley Davidson Hummer; Evinrude; Edgeworth Pipe Tobacco; Charles Atlas; You Go Places Faster in the U. S. Air Force; and many, many more. This issue contains: Can We Blame the Sun for Stormy Weather; Hit-Run Rocket Launcher; The Hams Have a Man of the Year; TV Crosses the Horizon; Keeping up With the Atom; Paul Revere Ships Join the Lookout; Detroit Listening Post; What to Do When Lightning Strikes; Whaler to Double as Supertanker; Prestressed Tile Bends Without Breaking; The Owners Report on the 1955 Dodge V8; They Build Their Own Planes; What's New for Your Home; Skin Divers...Play it Safe; Sculpture in Copper; Mr. Ladybug; Radio, TV and Electronics. FOR THE CRAFTSMAN - Wrought-Iron Dinette Set; Solving Home Problems; Completing the PM Precut House; Patterncraft-Lamps and Planter; Tow-Tow-Tow Your Boat; Keep Warm in Winter, Cool in Summer-Conclusion; All-Weather Tent Has Tubular-Steel Frame; Rebuilding Old Auto Engines; Make Your Own T-Bolts and Clamps; High-Speed Sanding on Your Drill Press; Shopping for Tools; and Clinic for Homemakers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 4to. Magazine.

$14.95

POPULAR MECHANICS - Volume 122, number 2 - August 1964: Checker Game of the Century - Man vs Computer
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POPULAR MECHANICS - Volume 122, number 2 - August 1964: Checker Game of the Century - Man vs Computer

By Dinwiddie, Don (editor)

New York: The Hearst Corporation, 1964. 198 pp. Light but general wear; no interior markings. As well as the great articles, the list of which follows, there are also some fairly interesting advertisements: Camel Cigarettes in full colour on the back cover; L&M Cigarettes in full colour on the inside of the front cover; Firestone; MG; White Owl New Yorker cigars; and many more. This issue contains: Checker Game of the Century - Man vs Computer; Major de Seversky's Ion Propelled Aircraft; Ford's New GT Cars; The Taming of Titanium; What It's Like to Drive Tomorrow's Car; Zany Skimmers for Fun Behind a Boat; The Air Around Us - How It Is Changing; They're Beating the Fish Bends; The Lore of Lures; Fresh Water from Salt Water; Test Firing the XP-100; Old Big Top Rolls Again; Storing Fuel in Bricks; Make a Quality Guitar; Tea House Under the August Moon; Squirt Machine Gun; Build a Stairway Elevator; Getting Your Car Rolling After It Stalls; Rid Your Home of the Carpenter Ant; Add Stereo All Through Your Home; and much more.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. Magazine.

$14.95

THE CANADIAN LOG HOUSE - Number 5 - Spring 1978
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THE CANADIAN LOG HOUSE - Number 5 - Spring 1978

By Mackie, Mary (editor) (Tom Alderman; R. A. J. Phillips; George Pilfold; Rob Powers; Bennison; Ron Strutt)

Prince George, British Columbia: Log House Publishing Company, 1978. Unpaginated. Light wear. Illustrated with black and white and colour photographs along with black and white drawings, diagrams and floor plans. This issue contains: Cost Estimating and Quality Control; Natives Sons of Canada Hall; The Mortgage Maze by Tom Alderman; The Many Ways of Teaching; 16,000 Miles of Teaching; Summary of Log Structures Conference; Vintage Glengarry Log Building; Keeping the Faith by R. A. J. Phillips; History of Nassageweya; The Parker House Roles; Splendid Silent Sun; by George Pilfold; Natural Landscaping by Rob Powers; Log Builder's Library; Stair Construction by Bennison; Confronting Myth; Cross Canada Crafts; Log House Plans; Kanawa Canoe Museum; and The Tools of the Trade by Ron Strutt; along with the usual features.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to. Magazine.

$9.95

THE CANADIAN LOG HOUSE - Number 4 - Spring 1977
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THE CANADIAN LOG HOUSE - Number 4 - Spring 1977

By Mackie, Mary (editor) (Dr. Seuss; Ronald Caplan)

Prince George, British Columbia: Log House Publishing Company, 1977. Unpaginated. Light wear. Illustrated with black and white and colour photographs along with black and white drawings, diagrams and floor plans. This issue contains: Manitoba; Alberta's Oldest and Newest; We Always Wanted a Log House; Lake of the Woods - Ontario; Elgin Ontario; North Bay Ontario; Saskatchewean Jack Pine; Struan Saskatchewean; School of Log Building; The Cheryville Builders; Log House Plans; Old Fort William; The Beautiful Log Homes of Terrace British Columbia; Financial Advice to Builders and Buyers; The Log Builder's Library; The Lorax by Dr Seuss; How to Make an Axe Handle by Ronald Caplan; and Roof Support Systems Part 2; along with the usual features.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to. Magazine.

$9.95

LOG HOUSE - Number 7 - Spring 1980
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LOG HOUSE - Number 7 - Spring 1980

By Mackie, Mary (editor) (Devra Parker; Marion Wooden; Paul MacNab; Bill Kidwell; Ron BAker; Gordon Tetroe; Lynn du Chateau; Jan Broadland)

Prince George, British Columbia: Log House Publishing Company, 1980. Unpaginated. Illustrated with black and white and colour photographs along with black and white drawings, diagrams and floor plans. This issue contains: Let's Build Our Own Home by Devra Parker; The Canadian Log House Quilt by Marion Wooden; Ed Campbell Log Buildings by Mary Mackie; The Co-operators - River Valley Co-operative of Grand Falls New Brunswick; A Newfoundland Log House - and a Lifestyle to Go With It by Paul MacNab; Action in Quebec by Bill Kidwell; B. Allan Mackie School of Log Building; Epilog; On the Haida Reserve by Ron Baker; On the Dalles Reserve by Gordon Tetroe; Mackie School Delivers a Short Course to Custer, South Dakota by Lynn du Chateau; and Kanata House by Jan Broadland.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to. Magazine.

$9.95

SCIENCE AND MECHANICS - Volume 20, number 5 - October 1949
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SCIENCE AND MECHANICS - Volume 20, number 5 - October 1949

By Angerman, V. D. (editor)

Chicago: Science and Mechanics Publishing, 1949. 224 pp. Light but general wear. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs and diagrams. As well as the great articles, the list of which follows, there are also some fairly interesting advertisements: Low Cost Marlin 22s; Build Your Own Jet Engine; Warner Success Plan; Harley Davidson 125; Learn How to Hypnotize; The Rosicrucians; and many, many more. This issue contains: New Weapons for Fire Fighters; Magnesium Plane; Self Propelled Snow Remover; Phone Equalized; Battle of the Transmissions; Slide Rule on Wrist Watch Dial; Straight or Swept Back - Who's Right; Aluminum Boats Have All Welded Seams; Two Way Radio Weighs 11 Ounces; Coppers Pay His Way; First Pulsejet Helicopter; Bumper Grille on '50 Buicks; Leak Sniffer for Vacuum Systems; Model A Won't Get Stuck; More Power for the Farmer; Patch Up That Auto Body; Bubbles Reveal Crack Secrets; That Old Devil Quicksand; Coming Up - The Sonicar; Buy Your Auto Bit by Bit; Skeleton of a Midget Racer; Shotgun Powered by Air; House That Jack Can Build - and Pay For; along with an assortment of regular features and special departments.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Arthur C. Bade;. 8vo. Magazine.

$14.95

SCIENCE AND MECHANICS - Volume 20, number 6 - December 1949
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SCIENCE AND MECHANICS - Volume 20, number 6 - December 1949

By Angerman, V. D. (editor)

Chicago: Science and Mechanics Publishing, 1949. 224 pp. Light but general wear. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs and diagrams. As well as the great articles, the list of which follows, there are also some fairly interesting advertisements: Warner Success Plan; Lionel Trains; American Flyer; Dick Tracy Wrist Radio; The Rosicrucians; and many, many more. This issue contains: Man Made Sea Legs for Ships; Crystal Coat Your Craftwork; Motion Styling for Studebaker; Rain Maker for Big Crops; More Miles for Your Money; Monty Carves Cameos; Robot Hands for Hot Jobs; Wind Powered Auto; Dining at the Motormat; Self Supporting Roof; New Heating for the Home; Toy Time Coming Up; Light That Looks Around Corners; Hydraulic Truck Loader; Electronics Goes to the Dogs; Mr Surveyor Gets a Break; Airplane Brakes for Cars; along with an assortment of regular features and special departments.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Arthur C. Bade;. 8vo. Magazine.

$14.95

LOG CABINS - Building in Canada - Volume 19, number 5 - March 1939
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LOG CABINS - Building in Canada - Volume 19, number 5 - March 1939

By Anonymous (editor)

Toronto: Building in Canada, 1939. 48 pp. Cloth spine with pictorial covers. Wear at the corners with a few nicks and creases around the edges; no interior markings. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs, sepia line drawings and floor plans. The Contents are: How to Build Your Log Cabin; For the Simple Life; Log Cabin Candor; A Two Story Cabin of Pioneer Mien; At Home in a Rugged Setting; Through the Changing Seasons; The Charm of Logs; A View to the Water's Edge; A Pleasant Cabin Crowns a Knoll; Tree Bark Clothes a Cottage; Log Cabin for a Hillside; For Happy Summer Days; Hunting Cabin at Manouan, Quebec; Ideas for Decoration Inside the Log Cabin; Cabins for Birds; Far from the City's Din; Fireplaces for Outdoors and Indoors; Rustic Charm in a Woodland Haven; Comfort for Your Cabin; Boathouse and Dock Construction; Harmony Within; and The Portfolio of a Master Woodsman.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to.

$19.95

THE BOY'S BOOK OF TRADES - and the Tools Used in Them
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THE BOY'S BOOK OF TRADES - and the Tools Used in Them

By Anonymous.

Ottawa, Ontario: Algrove Publishing, 1999. (iv) 316 pp. Dark blue cloth lettered in white on the front panel and spine; black and white illustration pasted-on the front panel; headband; numerous interior illustrations in black and white. Lightly rubbed on the corners; no interior markings. Originally published in 1865 by George Routledge and Sons of London, this book was intended to provide a synopsis of a number of the more common trades so that potential apprentices might choose among them. In fact, this draws together a great deal of information on trades that have long since vanished, making it a significant historical document. The Contents are: The Brickmaker; The Mason; The Bricklayer; Plasterer; Carpenter; Painter; Plumber; Manufacture of Gas; Ironfounder; Blacksmith; Brassfounder; Gilder; Cabinet Maker; Floor-Cloth Ditto; Paper Stainer; Calico Printer; Tinman; Farrier; Needle Maker; Hotpresser; Cutler; Cotton Manufacturer; Tailor; Tanner; Shoemaker; Saddler; Hatter; Miller; Baker; Sugar Refiner; Dyer and Scourer; Coppersmith; and Gun Maker.. First Printing - First Thus. Hardcover. Near Fine. 12mo.

$24.95

LOG HOUSE PLANS
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LOG HOUSE PLANS

By Mackie, B. Allan

Prince George, British Columbia: Log House Publishing, 1979. (xxii) 169 pp. Please note, this is a large and heavy book and, depending where in the world you are, the shipping may be somewhat higher. Edge and corner wear with some creasing on the covers and an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs and house designs. The Contents are: Introduction; Design Considerations for Log Buildings; Legend; Plans - 37 House Plans; Appendix One: Construction; Appendix Two: Finishing; and Glossary.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good-. 4to.

$49.95

THE STORY OF ARCHITECTURE - Facts You Should Know About the Evolution of Buildings
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THE STORY OF ARCHITECTURE - Facts You Should Know About the Evolution of Buildings

By Sheehan, Murray

Girard, Kansas: Little Blue Book - Haldeman Julius Publications, 1921. 63 pp. Little Blue Book 468. Light wear on the corners; no interior markings.. First Printing - First Thus. Paperback. Very Good. 32mo.

$9.95

HORSEHAIR - A Textile Resource
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HORSEHAIR - A Textile Resource

By Congram, Marjorie

Martinsville, New Jersey: Dockwra Press, 1987. 91 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The Chapters are: Horsehair Utilized Around the World; Horsehair in the 18th Century; Famous Americans Repose on Horsehair; Cowboys and Indians; Beautiful Music Made with Horsehair; Best Dressed People Wear Horsehair; Pursuing the Horsehair Trades; Mother Russia Supplies a Demand; Haircloth Moves from Shop to Factory; Horsehair in the 20th Century; and Forty-six Products Made with Horsehair; followed by an index.. First Soft Cover Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

METALWORKING - A Handbook of Tools Materials Methods and Directions
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METALWORKING - A Handbook of Tools Materials Methods and Directions

By Thompson, Robert L.; Van Tassel, Raymond; Adams, John V.; Haines, Ray E.

New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1945. (vi) 152 pp. Red cloth with a small black pictorial on the front panel; lettered in black on the spine; illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings, charts and diagrams. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with some minor rubbing on the front panel; price clipped; no interior markings. The Chapters are: The Common Metals and Their Uses; Metal Working Tools and Their Uses; Hints for the Metal Worker; Using the Engine Lathe; and Metal Projects; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. 8vo.

$24.95

OIL
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OIL

By Bond, Dorothy Brosi

Racine, Wisconsin: Whitman Publishing Company, 1940. 24 pp. Whitman Book 1094. Edge and corner wear with some rubbing along the spine. Cover art by Gabrielle. Illustrated with black and white photographs, diagrams and a map. The Chapters are: Oil; What Is Petroleum; How Petroleum Was Made; Before the Days of Oil Wells; The First Oil Well in the United States; How Oil Is Discovered; Drilling an Oil Well; From the Wells to the Refineries; Refining the Crude Oil; How Petroleum Helps Us; and How Long Will Our Petroleum Last.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$9.95

REVIVING OLD HOUSES - Over 500 Low-Cost Tips and Techniques
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REVIVING OLD HOUSES - Over 500 Low-Cost Tips and Techniques

By Orme, Alan Dan

Pownal, Vermont: Storey Communications - Garden Way Publishing, 1989. 168 pp. Trade paperback format. Light wear on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Chapters are: Reviving Your Old House; First Steps: Finding the Right House; Checking the House Out; Mulling it Over; Organizing Your Work: Planning Ahead; Tools; Collecting Old House Treasures; Weatherization and Exterior Revival: Weatherization for Your Old House; Restoring Masonry Surfaces and Painting Wood; Shutters Windows Doors and Porches; Chimneys and Roofs; Creative Ways with Interiors: New Space for Old Houses; Basements and Their Problems; Interior Renovation; and Landscaping for the Old House.. First Softcover Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

W. C. WOOD COMPANY 1930 - 1990 (Wood's)
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W. C. WOOD COMPANY 1930 - 1990 (Wood's)

By Wood, J. F. (foreword) (with Mary T. Wood)

Guelph, Ontario: W. C. Wood Company, 1990. 113 pp. Blue boards decorated in gilt on the front panel; illustrated endpapers. Limited to 1000 copies of which this is number 67. Light wear on the corners with a short scratch on the rear panel; previous owner's name inside. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. The Contents are: Foreword by J. F. Wood; The Early Days by Mary T. Wood; Our People; Our Plants; Our Products; Events; and Awards.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 4to. Limited Edition.

$49.95

POPULAR SCIENCE - November 1963
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POPULAR SCIENCE - November 1963

By Crossley, Robert P. (editor)

New York: Popular Science Publishing, 1963. 226 pp. Magazine format. Light wear on the corners; no interior markings. Profusely illustrated with photographs and diagrams. As well as the great articles, the list of which follows, there are also some fairly interesting ads: Polaroid Color Pack Camera; Stanley - The Tool Box of the World; Miller High Life - in full colour; Buick; Champion Spark Plugs; 1964 Ford Pickup; Pall Mall Cigarettes; Ford Falcon; F-85 Cutlass; and many more. This issue contains: Detroit Report; Where Has My Little Car Gone; This One's Gone to the Races; IMP - Crawl Anywhere Car; 1964 Cadillac Makes Its Own Weather; Typewriter Has Battery Will Travel; World's Fair Ride Gets Test Drive; Taking the Fun Out of Getting Killed; Is This Tomorrow's Man; Run Our Railroads Like the French; Automated Yard Builds Ships Indoors; Wonder Drugs - Cure or...; Rugged New Low-cost Microscopes; Solid vs Liquid - Dr von Braun; Wingless Bird Glides in Space; Danger: Birds on the Runway; VTO Plane Zoomes to 460 m.p.h.; Catch a Falling Star; Photographically Speaking; Easy-loading Movie Cameras; Buyer's Guide to Stationary Power Tools; Quick-change Seesaw Shopsmith; So I Built My Own Fireplace; Make a Glass-cutting Board; Water Pipe on the Rocks; Gas-powered Snow Trac; Jim Roe Pre-tests 1964 Outboards; Hints from the Model Garage; 40-G Sled Simulates Car Crash; Prefabricated Brick Walls; Synthetic Racetrack - No Mud; Long-lasting Bandsaw Tire; Tools in Shelf Edge Save Space; and Easy-to-make Binocular Rack; along with the usual features.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

SCIENCE AND MECHANICS - Volume 26, number 2 - April 1955
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SCIENCE AND MECHANICS - Volume 26, number 2 - April 1955

By Angerman, V. D. (editor)

Chicago: Science and Mechanics Publishing, 1955. 224 pp. Magazine format. Light wear on the corners with a few nicks around the edges and some minor creasing; no interior markings. Profusely illustrated with photographs and diagrams. As well as the great articles, the list of which follows, there are also some fairly interesting advertisements: Evinrude in full colour on the inside cover; Famous Artists Schools; Train at Home for Good Jobs in Radio-Television; Earn Big Money - Grow Living Ming Trees; You Go Places Faster in the U.S. Air Force; Harley-Davidson 165; and many, many more. This issue contains: Building More Room into Your Home; Push-button Feeding for Cattle; Lawn Waterer Uses River Water; Test Report on the 1955 Plymouth V-8; Know How to Get Help from the Sky; Easy Way to Flip Your Lid; Rubber Railroad Crossing; Tougher Enamel for Pots and Pans; Metals That Need a Shave; Traction for Truck Tires; How the 1955 Ford V-8 Performs; Traveling Truck Bed; Phonograph that Shows Pictures; Close-up Color Photos; Which Outboard Motor for Your Boat; Tricks that Teach; Foam Shoos Birds; Plastic Coin Scoop; Diamonds Get a Man-made Rival; Trimming Lawns with Fire; Test Report on the New Dodge V-8; and Washday Dollars in Car Laundries; along with the usual features.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

OIL FUEL BURNING - At Sea and on Land
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OIL FUEL BURNING - At Sea and on Land

By Gander, James Sandford

Glasgow, Scotland: James Munro, 1923. (xi) 356 pp. Green cloth stamped with gilt on the front panel and spine. Illustrated with 174 line drawings and photographs, including some fold-outs. Bumped on the corners with some rubbing in the gilt; the spine has a slight discolouration near the foot but the gilt is still bright. Hinges tight, gutters intact; light foxing on the endpapers; darkened on the title page; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. The full title is: OIL FUEL BURNING at Sea and on Land - A Book of Instruction concerning the Combustion and Storage of Fuel Oil in Naval and Mercantile Marine Practice and Land Installation - with special notes regarding the History, Origin, Geology, Chemistry, Economy, Evolution, Drilling, etc. and Modern Methods of Oil Burning, and also containing full Practical Instructions and Numerous Illustrations with regard to the Installation and Maintenance of the principal British and American Oil Burning Systems and their Auxiliaries and Useful Information on all Relative Matters.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$49.95