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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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Model Engineer Vol 127

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: UK, Percival marshall & Co: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04168

Condition: Very Good


This fascinating book is full of articles and line drawings plus adverts of the period. This is Vol 127 for the year 1962. The pages are lightly tanned , and the spine ends show light wear. 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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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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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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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

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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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