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  • Women's Home DIY Manual by Kerrie Hanafin
    Women's Home DIY Manual (English, Paperback) Kerrie Hanafin

    How many blokes at Haynes does it take to change a light bulb? None. The girls have beaten them to it.

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  • How to Build a Shed by Coulthard Sally
    How to Build a Shed (English, Hardback) Coulthard Sally

    Ever dreamed of having your very own garden retreat? Off-the-shelf sheds aren't always the answer - the cheap ones are badly made and freezing cold, and the better quality ones are really expensive. But what if you could build your own shed from scratch? How to Build a Shed is the ultimate practical guide. With its clear, easy-to-follow instructions, expert advice and specially commissioned...

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  • Norwegian Wood by Lars Mytting
    Norwegian Wood (English, Hardback) Lars Mytting

    The phenomenal bestseller - 100,000+ copies - Everything you wanted to know about chopping, stacking and drying wood.

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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.

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  • Lathework by Harold Hall
    Lathework (English, Paperback) Harold Hall

    This book assumes no previous experience and using the medium of twelve lathe turning projects will lead prospective model engineers through all of the basic techniques needed to tackle ambitious projects. All of the projects are extensively illustrated and full working drawings accompany the text.

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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

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  • Woodland Workshop by Ben Law
    Woodland Workshop (English, Hardback) Ben Law

    Woodland Craft author Ben Law explains what makes a good workshop, outlines the key tools and shows how to make devices from scratch.

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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.

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  • Woodworking For Dummies by Jeff Strong
    Woodworking For Dummies (English, Paperback) Jeff Strong

    You've seen a few shows on TV, and working with wood looks like it could be quite entertaining and rewarding. After all, you get to create something that you can proudly display to your friends and family.

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  • Complete Book of Woodcarving by Everett Ellenwood
    Complete Book of Woodcarving (English, Paperback) Everett Ellenwood

    Contains instruction and nine projects to help you learn the classic carving styles and techniques along with the fundamentals of wood and tool selection, sharpening, creating a workspace and finishing your completed work. This title also includes a chapter on power carving.

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

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

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  • Screw-cutting in the Lathe by Martin Cleeve
    Screw-cutting in the Lathe (Paperback) Martin Cleeve

    A fully comprehensive survey of the use of a lathe for all forms of screwcutting in all thread forms, imperial and metric. Calculations, gear trains, conversions, etc are all explained and also set out in tabular form.

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  • The Pallet Book by Chris Peterson
    The Pallet Book (English, Paperback) Chris Peterson

    Upcycle that unwanted wood!...

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  • New Bandsaw Box Book: Techniques and Patterns for the Modern Woodworker by ,David Picciuto
    New Bandsaw Box Book: Techniques and Patterns for the Modern Woodworker (English, Paperback) ,David Picciuto

    No woodworking project is more fun to make than a box. Requiring little material and offering lots of challenges, making a wooden box results in a satisfyingly functional project that is proudly used and displayed or given as a gift that will be cherished for years. It's no wonder boxes rank as the most popular woodworking project by beginners and advanced craftsman alike. David Picciuto, aka The...

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  • Wood Identification & Use by Terry Porter
    Wood Identification & Use (English, Paperback) Terry Porter

    Describes more than 200 timber species. This title features colour photographs of each species, and reliable data on working properties, seasoning requirements and typical uses. Aimed squarely at the individual or small-scale user, whether professional or amateur, it includes woods used in cabinetmaking, joinery, carpentry, turning and carving.

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  • The Book of Shed by Joel Bird
    The Book of Shed (English, Hardback) Joel Bird

    'No one knows sheds like Joel Bird. The creativity and knowledge which won him shed of the year is echoed throughout this brilliant book.' - George ClarkeThe Book of Shed is for the new vision of the shed. A beautifully designed hardback book, it will provide you with the inspiration and the information you need to plan and create your new space by combining imaginative ideas and beautiful design...

    $22.56 $25.55

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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.

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  • Forge & Carve by Canopy Press
    Forge & Carve (English, Hardback) Canopy Press

    Inspired by the heritage-craft revival, Forge & Carve explores how twenty contemporary artisans turned their art into a sustainable living.

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  • Made of Wood by Mark Bailey
    Made of Wood (English, Hardback) Mark Bailey, Sally Bailey

    Made of Wood is a celebration of recycled pieces, age-old crafting techniques, clean modern lines and global influences as well as art and tableware with a handmade feel.

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  • 3-D Patterns for the Scroll Saw, Rev Edn by Diana L. Thompson
    3-D Patterns for the Scroll Saw, Rev Edn (English, Paperback) Diana L. Thompson

    Features 44 original patterns for creating three-dimensional projects on the scroll saw. This title covers all the basics, from choosing wood to cutting, painting, and finishing. It includes step-by-step demonstrations that help beginners to improve their skills.

    $11.60 $14.99

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