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  • Little Book of Whittling by Chris Lubkemann
    Little Book of Whittling (English, Paperback) Chris Lubkemann

    Shows how to create useful and whimsical objects. This title provides all the instruction and inspiration that you can need to become an accomplished whittler. It helps you unwind while you create useful and whimsical objects with nothing more than a pocketknife, a twig and a few minutes of time.

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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.

    $10.90 $21.00
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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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  • 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.

    $39.38 $44.75
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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.

    $23.68 $24.95
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  • Crafting with Wood Pallets by Becky Lamb
    Crafting with Wood Pallets (English, Paperback) Becky Lamb

    "More than 25 step-by-step tutorials for reclaimed wood"--Cover.

    $18.78
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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.

    $22.91 $24.95
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  • Metalworker's Data Book by Harold Hall
    Metalworker's Data Book (English, Paperback) Harold Hall

    Contains a comprehensive range of mathematical data which is required in the metalworking workshop and by those designing a wide range of engineered items, tools and machines. This book provides in a single concise volume that is otherwise only available by reference to many different sources.

    $10.80 $14.00
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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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  • 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.

    $25.01 $26.95
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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

    $29.37
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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.

    $27.17 $39.95
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  • The Art Of Japanese Joinery by Kiyosi Seike
    The Art Of Japanese Joinery (English, Paperback) Kiyosi Seike

    This lively introduction to Japanese joinery not only delves lovingly into the unique history and development of Japanese carpentry, but also reveals many secrets of Japanese joinery. Presenting 48 joints, selected from among the several hundred known and used today, this visually exciting book will please anyone who has ever been moved by the sheer beauty of wood....

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  • Self-Build Manual by Ian Rock
    Self-Build Manual (English, Hardback) Ian Rock

    Most of us would love to design and build our own home. In fact, more people than ever are doing precisely this

    $26.24 $36.95
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  • Action Whirligigs by Anders S. Lunde
    Action Whirligigs (English, Paperback) Anders S. Lunde

    Whirligigs ? those charming little wind-driven toys ? make excellent introductory woodworking projects because they are easy to do, inexpensive and ? most of all ? great fun! Hobbyists at all levels of ability will love creating the 25 delightful projects described in this book, from the simple Baking a Pie whirligig to the double-armed Woman at the Computer. Other figures include a Man/Woman...

    $11.84 $12.95
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  • The Pallet Book by Chris Peterson
    The Pallet Book (English, Paperback) Chris Peterson

    Upcycle that unwanted wood!...

    $22.10
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  • Collins Complete Wiring and Lighting by Albert Jackson
    Collins Complete Wiring and Lighting (Paperback) Albert Jackson

    A completely revised, redesigned and updated edition of the number one guide to home wiring and lighting, now in handy paperback format. Contains comprehensive and up-to-date information on the new electrical regulations.

    $14.79 $16.75
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  • The Book of Shed by Joel Bird
    The Book of Shed (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 Clarke...

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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.

    $22.65 $24.95
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  • Camper Rehab by Chris Peterson
    Camper Rehab (English, Paperback) Chris Peterson

    Camper Rehab is your top to bottom guide to getting any camper trailer ready to hit the road in a style to match your dreams....

    $20.15 $27.99
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