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Briggs Patent

By: N/A

Price: £40.65

Publisher: 0

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01061

Condition: Poor


This book is full of patterns flowers and scrolls etc, but the cover has detached from the pages and frontispeice and end papers are missing though the detail is still all there. View more info

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Complete Book of Tools

By: Albert Jackson; David Day

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Michael Joseph Ltd: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04086

ISBN: 0718117379

Condition: Very Good


The Complete Book of Tools, is written and illustrated by two authors who have spent most of their lives working with tools. Their book is a lovingly produced reference guide, the result of long and careful research but with many personal tips that will help the do-it-yourselfer get better results. The d/w is priced clipped. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Understanding Woodturning

By: Ann Phillips; Bob Phillips

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Sterling Pub Co Inc: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04395

ISBN: 1861080344

Condition: Very Good


A series of 12 simple projects allows you to refine your woodturning skills. Three ' base' projects are then described in detail: large platter, vertical hollow form and functional bowl. Detailed advice is given on how these base projects cab be adapted and developed to suit your personal needs and tastes. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Brasses and Brass Rubbing in England

By: bertram jerome

Price: £12.00

Publisher: newton abbot, David and charles: 1972

Sellers ID: 01877

ISBN: 0715351087

Condition: Good


Book is in good condition the d/w is slightly rubbed and chipped and worn on top and bottom of d/w there is a name and date on the top of end papers. full of detail and pictures View more info

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Bill Jones' Notes from the Turning Shop

By: Bill Jones

Price: £35.00

Publisher: UK, Guild of Master Craftsmen: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04396

ISBN: 1861080174

Condition: Very Good


This book is a personal view of woodturning from one of the last working turners with knowledge of traditional hardwood and ivory skills. Vivid reminiscences of a long-gone world are combined with practical advice and instruction for the practising turner. Turners will find this unique book fascinating and absorbing. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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100 Woods: Guide to Popular Timbers of the World

By: Bishop, Peter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, The Crowood Press Ltd: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03030

ISBN: 1861261675

Condition: Very Good


100 Woods is first and foremost an exhaustive and comprehensive guide to some of the most commonly - used timbers in the world. From Abura to Zebrano - via Chestnut, Ebony, Mahogany, Purpleheart and Teak - many of the most popular and important woods of the world are represented in this practical and definitive guide. The boards shows light wear to its edges and the D/W has a faint water stain to the front flap which is also priced clipped, it also shows light shelf-wear... View more info

Craft of Woodcarving.

By: Bridgewater, Alan; Bridgewater, Gill

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., David & Charles: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02444

ISBN: 0715380354

Condition: Very Good


This book is both a step-by-step guide to creating your own authentic period style wood carvings and a lively exploration of carving traditions and styles. Illustrated with 140 drawings and 40 photographs, this is a book to browse through. The DW shows light use to the edges and corners. View more info

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Mike's Jet Book: A Hands-on Guide to Jet Modelling

By: Cerry, Mike

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Traplet Publications Ltd: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03650

ISBN: 1900371502

Condition: Very Good


This is a comprehensive guide to current products, their installation and operation, and proven equipment combinations and techniques used by many of the world's most successful jet modellers. It includes practical information for both beginners and experts alike. The covers show light shelf wear. A good , clean and tight copy. View more info

Making Minatures

By: Dodge, Venus & Dodge

Price: £10.84

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles .: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 00440

ISBN: 0715399632

Condition: Very Good


This book shows you how to make all sorts of minatures for your doll's house. View more info

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The Creative Craftsman

By: Farleigh, John

Price: £12.50

Publisher: UK, G.Bell & Sons Ltd: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03744

Condition: Very Good


This book includes a series of double-page openings recording the development of pottery, glass-making, metalwork, furniture, textiles and lettering, side by side with historical events, and illustrated with miniature line illustrations specially drawn for the book, and which also shows the costume and architecture of the periods. The red boards shows light wear to its edges, and the text block has light foxing. The D/W is torn worn and chipped. Still a tight copy. View more info

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The Essential Guide to Upholstery

By: Gates, Dorothy L.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Canada, Whitecap Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02956

ISBN: 1552850811

Condition: Very Good


The Essential Guide to Upholstery provides practical, easy-to-follow information and removes all the mystery. Discover how to assess the work involved, estimate the materials needed, and follow a logical method of working to get professional results. There is the ghost of an old price label on the front cover. A clean tight copy. View more info

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Tri-ang Hornb- The Story of Rovex 1965-1971

By: Hammond, Pat

Price: £27.10

Publisher: UK, New Cavendish Books Dist: 2003

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02962

ISBN: 1872727581

Condition: Very Good


The story of Rovex is a trilogy which tells the history of Britain's most successful model railway system over a period of 50 years. From a cheap train set produced by Rovex Plastics Ltd, exclusively for Marks and Spencer, the system was quickly developed by Tri-ang into the largest range of locomotives, rolling stock, buildings and track available in Britain and became the market leader for nearly 40 years. In Volume 2, Tri-ang picks up the story in May 1965 after Tri-a... View more info

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Military Modelling Masterclass

By: Horan bill

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Windrow & Green Publishing: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Sellers ID: 00900

ISBN: 1872004091

Condition: Very Good


Ilustrated by more than 260 colour photographs of models by the author and other leading miniaturists including easy to follow step-by step sequences, his text descibes in detail the preparing and painting of stock cast figures,converting and '' scratch - building '' figures, planning small vignetts,and multi-figure dioramas; and the special challenges of mounted cavalry figures.This book has some bumping to the spine ends small damage to the center of the spine on the... View more info

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Vintage Boats: Preservation and Restoration

By: Lewis, John

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03439

ISBN: 0715368869

Condition: Near Fine


This is an entirely unique book with out-standing illustrations which will have an appeal to all who have any interest in old craft, be they sailing or power. It also has enough practical information to be considerable value to anyone contemplating the restoration of an old craft. There is a small mark on the back cover. The D/J has a small hole in the back panel and on the spine, it is also price clipped. it also has light shelf-wear. A good tight clean copy. View more info

Making puppets and puppet theatres

By: Moloney, Joan

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, ward lock: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02012

ISBN: 0706314999

Condition: Good


Book and d/w are sound but does suffer from foxing and is price clipped. View more info

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Build Your Own Boat: Building and Fitting Out for Sail and Power

By: Nicolson, Ian

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Allen & Unwin: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03625

ISBN: 0046230149

Condition: Very Good


By following the authors instructions, and backed up by many sketches and diagrams, the enthusiast will find that he too can singlehandedly, or with help, build, fit-out and launch a boat as sound and seaworthy, and far bigger, than any vessel he could afford to buy from a boat builder. The hard covers are lightly faded down the spine. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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Brass rubbing.

By: Norris , Malcolm.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Pan Books Ltd: 1977

Edition: Reprint.

Sellers ID: 02362

ISBN: 0330250957

Condition: Very Good


An introduction to Brasses and Brass rubbing ,fully illustrated in black and white. There is some delamination to the plastic covering on the cover. View more info

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The Encyclopedia of Modelmaking Techniques : A Comprehensive Guide to Preparation, Construction and Finishing Skills For All Scale Models

By: Payne, Christopher

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, New Burlington: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03489

ISBN: 1861555407

Condition: Near Fine


Each of the four major themes in this book is illustrated by a series of step-by-step projects, demonstrating the various techniques and materials used in professional and hobby modelmaking. Comprehensive tools and materials lists identify both essential and supplementary items and ensure that you have the correct tools for your modelling projects. The base of the blue boards has areas of shelf-wear. A good tight copy. View more info

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New Designs in Honiton Lace

By: Perryman Pat Cynthia Voysea

Price: £16.26

Publisher: London, Batsford .: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 00361

ISBN: 0713437421

Condition: Very Good


With over 40 Honiton Lace designs,each one original,this book is ideal for the lacemaker who wishes to progress from the traditional range of Honiton patterns. the authors ,who are two of the best known names in lacemaking,and containing photographs of the finished pieces,dotted patterns,work flow diagrams and line drawings of the fillings used,this ia a complete presentation of up-to-date work methods.This is a first ed hardback book in very good condition but does have... View more info

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A Miniature History of the English House.

By: Richards, J.M.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, architectural press: 1947

Edition: 6th impression

Sellers ID: 02016

Condition: Good


A history of the english house with pictures in black and white,the book is sun stained with no d/w otherwise in good condition. View more info