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  • 2019 Moms Family Desk Calendar  by Sandra Boynton
    2019 Moms Family Desk Calendar (English, Calendar) Sandra Boynton

    Just when you thought you couldn't fit anything else in your purse... ...

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  • Collins Complete Woodworker's Manual by Albert Jackson
    Collins Complete Woodworker's Manual (Hardback) Albert Jackson, David Day

    A completely revised, redesigned and updated edition of the definitive and bestselling woodworker's bible.

    $38.13 $44.75
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  • Hardening, Tempering and Heat Treatment by Tubal Cain
    Hardening, Tempering and Heat Treatment (English, Paperback) Tubal Cain

    A comprehensive exposition of the structure of steels and the effects of different heat treatments, particularly in respect of tools. With accurate colour temperature charts.

    $10.09 $14.00
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  • Period Property Manual by Ian Rock
    Period Property Manual (English, Hardback) Ian Rock

    Britain has a wonderfully rich stock of period houses - everything from medieval cottages to Georgian townhouses and Edwardian mansions. But many of these historic properties are now at risk

    $28.37 $29.95
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  • Japanese Woodworking Tools by Toshio Odate
    Japanese Woodworking Tools (English, Paperback) Toshio Odate

    A complete guide to the tools used by a shokunin, or master Japanese craftsman, this book is ideal for both beginning and professional woodworkers.

    $26.40
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  • Learn to Timber Frame by Will Beemer
    Learn to Timber Frame (English, Paperback) Will Beemer

    The first guide to timber framing written specifically for beginners! Expert Will Beemer takes you through the entire process from start to finish, beginning with timber sourcing and ending with a finished building.

    $24.15
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  • The Mini-lathe by David Fenner
    The Mini-lathe (English, Paperback) David Fenner

    This book is a complete course on using and improving the new generation of budget lathes. It explains everything from setting up and 'tuning' the machine for best performance to using accessories and carrying out tasks.

    $11.07 $15.50
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  • Carving the Little Guys by Keith Randich
    Carving the Little Guys (English, Paperback) Keith Randich

    Presents an accessible introduction to the art of caricature carving for beginning woodcarvers. This book takes you cut-by-cut through the process of transforming a small block of wood into an expressive Little Guy. It includes basic information on wood, tools, sharpening, cutting, safety, finishing, repairs and more.

    $12.55
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  • Fresh Clean Home by Wendy Graham
    Fresh Clean Home (English, Hardback) Wendy Graham

    Learn how to make your home smell as fresh as a daisy with these eco-friendly, money-saving, germ-busting recipes. Using a base of essential oils and natural ingredients, these cleaning products are easy to make, are kinder to your skin and to the environment, while being as effective as any shop-bought solution.

    $16.29
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  • Victorian House Manual by Ian Rock
    Victorian House Manual (English, Hardback) Ian Rock

    Many of Britain's four million Victorian and Edwardian houses were shoddily built and often require 'essential repairs'. This book shows where to look for danger signs, what's normal and what isn't, and how to fix common defects.

    $30.42 $39.95
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  • Illustrated Cabinetmaking by Bill Hylton
    Illustrated Cabinetmaking (English, Paperback) Bill Hylton

    Featuring each piece in detail, exploded drawings and applying time-honoured dimensions and ergonomic standards, this visual sourcebook takes the guesswork out of furniture joinery, assembly, dimension and style. It covers hundreds of pieces of furniture, including kitchen cabinets, dining tables, desks, bookcases and chests.

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  • Easy Wood Carving for Children by Frank Egholm
    Easy Wood Carving for Children (English, Paperback) Frank Egholm

    Wood carving is the perfect outdoor hobby for adventurous children. Teach them how to make toys, games and even jewellery with more than fifty fun whittling and wood carving projects, each fully-illustrated with easy-to-follow instructions.

    $14.17 $14.95
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  • Scroll Saw Workbook, 3rd Edition by John A. Nelson
    Scroll Saw Workbook, 3rd Edition (English, Paperback) John A. Nelson

    A beginner's guide to the scroll saw. It features 25 skill-building chapters, each culminating in a relevant project. It helps you practice a specific technique in each of 25 skill-building chapters, and then use that skill to make an attractive project. As you progress, each chapter builds upon the previous skills you've already learned.

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  • The Amateur's Lathe by Lawrence H. Sparey
    The Amateur's Lathe (English, Paperback) Lawrence H. Sparey

    First published in 1948, this is the classic, definitive work on the use of the small (3 1/2 inch) lathe which has proved invaluable to generations of light engineers, small garage owners and precision hobbyists, apprentices and engineering professionals alike.

    $12.67 $15.50

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  • The Urban Woodsman
    The Urban Woodsman (Hardback)

    Hand carving is easy, satisfying and therapeutic. Create your own unique pieces and carve with confidence thanks to detailed information on tools, cutting techniques and clear step-by-step photography accompanying each project.

    $21.85
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  • Making Poor Man's Guitars by Shane Speal
    Making Poor Man's Guitars (English, Paperback) Shane Speal

    Many books have been written about how to build cigar box guitars and other unique hand-made instruments... but few have touched on why. This book presents the authentic stories of American DIY music with step-by-step projects, photo studies of antique instruments, interviews with music legends and historical accounts.

    $21.89
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  • Micro Shelters by Derek Diedricksen
    Micro Shelters (English, Paperback) Derek Diedricksen

    Created by an assembly of leading designers, architects, and bloggers, these 57 unique and innovative designs will show you the limits of what is possible. You'll also find guidelines on building with recycled and salvaged materials, plus techniques for making your small space comfortable and easy to inhabit.

    $19.25
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  • Build Your Own Wood-Fired Oven by Alan Watt
    Build Your Own Wood-Fired Oven (English, Paperback) Alan Watt

    For 20 years, author Alan Watt was head of the Ceramics Department of the National Institute of Arts at the Australian National University. Since retiring, he has conducted numerous weekend workshops showing people how to build wood-fired ovens. And now, Watt has written this book - a treasure trove of guidance, based on years of practical and personal experience - to show how to build the "must...

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  • Building a Strip Canoe, Second Edition by Gil Gilpatrick
    Building a Strip Canoe, Second Edition (English, Paperback) Gil Gilpatrick

    Covering everything from safety in the boat to shop repairs, this book thoroughly explains the whys and shortcuts learned from the author's experience in the shop and on the water. It includes full-sized plans for 8 well-proven canoe designs, most of which are the author's own adaptations.

    $22.75 $24.95
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  • Wood Pallet Projects by Chris Gleason
    Wood Pallet Projects (English, Paperback) Chris Gleason

    Combines sound woodworking techniques with a hip designer's sensibility to unleash the limitless possibilities of the common skid. This title shows how anyone who can upcycle salvaged pallet wood to create truly one-of-a-kind projects.

    $19.02
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