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Thatch: A Manual for Owners, Surveyors, Architects and Builders

By: Robert C. West

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1989

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03775

ISBN: 0715388495

Condition: Near Fine


In this book, Bob West is himself a Master Thatcher and Managing director of the Thatching advisory Service, dispels the general mystique surrounding thatch by outlining the basic principles of the craft. He goes on to explain clearly understood terms all the practical considerations: how to identify long -straw , combed-wheat- reed and water-reed thatch; how to maintain a thatched roof; how to assess its condition and any likely repairs; how to find and commission a thatcher; plus many other hints and tips such as how to minimise fire risk etc - all invaluable material for owners and surveyor... View more info

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Painting and lining Models

By: Rogers R.C.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, percival marshall: 1959

Edition: Reprints

Sellers ID: 01702

Condition: Good


This little book reviews at the time of publication the various methods that were available in 1959 to the modeller for painting and lining models.This book shows light wear to the corners and spine. View more info

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Roy Porter's Model Buildings Masterclass

By: Roy Porter

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Windrow & Greene Ltd: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04128

ISBN: 1859150632

Condition: Very Good


Here explained in step -by-step detail and illustrated with more than 250 colour photographs and drawings, are examples of every level of building from a bank of sandbags to a log cabin or a jungle hut; from superb half-timbered cottages to brick town houses - complete and bombed - out ; from corrugated iron Nissen huts to concrete pillboxes. There are bumps to the corners of the boards and a small indent on the base edge of the rear panel. View more info

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Colouring Techniques for Woodturners (Master Craftsmen)

By: Sanders, Jan

Price: £27.00

Publisher: UK, Sterling Pub Co Inc: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Sellers ID: 03639

ISBN: 1861080093

Condition: Very Good


This is a book for turners of all abilities which shows clearly and in detail the ways in which colouring techniques can transform simple turned forms into attractive and original set pieces, both practical and decorative. There is an indent on th front cover. A good clean and tight book View more info

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Decorative Wood Finishes : A step by step course.

By: Sloan Annie

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Collins & Brown Ltd: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02164

ISBN: 1855852500

Condition: Very Good


This book Teaches you how to use paints, stains, waxes and varnishes to embellish wood without masking it's inherent beauty. She shows how simple it is to transform the dull, unattractive appearance of much mass- produced wood by using both traditional materials and techniques, and more modern finishes and effects. View more info

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Master Modellers (Master Class)

By: Smith, Robin; Newark, Tim.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London UK, Brassey's (UK) Ltd: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01982

ISBN: 1857532406

Condition: Very Good


This series of books is an essential reference source for everyone with an interest in military modelling. View more info

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East quilts West

By: Sudo, Kumiko

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Quilt Digest Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02935

ISBN: 0913327379

Condition: Good


The extraordinary quilt designs of Kumiko Sudo are well known in Japan and the United States. In this inspirational book you will see how the idea of the traditional quilt block has been given a fresh visual impact through completely new designs and the unusual colour and fabric combinations of Kumiko Sudo. There are 53 full colour quit blocks with the templates for creating them . The spine shows some damage half way down, and there is wear to the spine head. The covers show light shelf wear. View more info

Introdction to Honiton Lace

By: Thompson Susanne

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Batsford: 1988

Edition: Reprint 1988,

Sellers ID: 01474

ISBN: 0713407352

Condition: Very Good


The book is in very good condition and is price cllipped. View more info

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Synthetic Dyeing: For Spinners, Weavers, Knitters and Embroiderers

By: Tompson, Frances; Tompson, Troy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles UK: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03032

ISBN: 0715388746

Condition: Very Good


A practicable book explaining the exciting possibilities provided by the many synthetic dyes available. Whole new worlds are opened up to knitters, weavers, spinners and embroiderers. Some light wear to the D/W corners A clean tight copy. View more info

The Well -made book

By: Updike berkeley Daniel

Price: £13.55

Publisher: New york, Batty: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01840

ISBN: 097156874X

Condition: Very Good


The Book is, in very good condition.Essays & lectures edited by william s peterson all about printing View more info

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Traction Engines worth Modelling

By: W.J.Hughes

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles Ltd: 1969

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04089

Condition: Very Good


The steam tractor, the traction engine and the road locomotive are here discussed, and their general arrangement, construction and chief components are examined in detail. Descriptions are given of the many processes used in making and assembling scale-model engines. This edition has been virtually re-written with much new material and new illustrations. The hardboards shows light wear and the text block speckling to all its edges. The d/w is complete but is well worn on its corners and edges, it has a large open tear on the rear panel. View more info

The Techniques of Ship Modelling

By: Wingrove ,Gerald a

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Hertfordshire, Model and Allied Pub: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01393

ISBN: 0852423667

Condition: Very Good


Book in very good condition the d/w is price clipped and is self worn with worn edges and marks. View more info