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  • 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.

    $10.38 $22.50
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  • 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.

    $10.43 $21.00
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  • 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.

    $10.03 $19.95
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  • Shipping Container Homes (English, Paperback) Damon Jones

    SHIPPING CONTAINER HOMESGrab this GREAT physical book now at a limited time discounted price!Shipping container homes are rapidly growing in popularity for a wide variety of reasons. Not only are they unique, they are also very inexpensive, often costing up to 50% less than a traditionally built house of comparable size! Container homes are eco-friendly, affordable, and aesthetically pleasing –...

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  • I Can Do That! (English, Paperback) Editors of Popular Woodworking

    Beginning woodworkers are constantly stymied by the apparent need for thousands of pounds worth of tools to start their hobby. This book shows them how to build quality furniture projects that can be completed with a modest kit of tools in less than two days of shop time, and using raw materials that are available at any home center.

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  • The 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.

    $12.44
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  • Spindles (Paperback) Harprit Sandhu

    Describes the design, construction and use of a variety of spindles that will be of interest to the amateur engineer. Milling, grinding and drilling spindles are covered along with a unique light gear cutting frame for clockmakers.

    $11.08 $19.95
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  • 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.

    $10.52 $15.50
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  • 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.

    $9.58
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  • Build a Smokehouse (English, Paperback) Ed Epstein

    Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

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  • Home Extension Manual (Hardback) Ian Rock $28.62
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  • Jigs and Fixtures for the Table Saw and Router (English, Paperback) "Woodworker's Journal"

    Includes 26 ingenious projects selected from the pages of "Woodworker's Journal", America's woodworking authority. Each one features plans, material lists and instruction and tips. This title contains projects such as: a precision cross-cut jig for the table saw, circle cutting jig for the router, and adjustable box joint jig for the table saw.

    $15.97 $19.95
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  • The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up (English, Hardback) Marie Kondo

    This #1 New York Times best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing.Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles?Japanese cleaning consultant...

    $15.76 $16.99
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  • Norwegian Wood (English, Hardback) Lars Mytting

    The latest Scandinavian publishing phenomenon is not a Stieg Larsson–like thriller; it’s a book about chopping, stacking, and burning wood that has sold more than 200,000 copies in Norway and Sweden and has been a fixture on the bestseller lists there for more than a year. Norwegian Wood provides useful advice on the rustic hows and whys of taking care of your heating needs, but it’s also a...

    $21.63 $24.95
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  • Old Time Whittling (English, Paperback) Keith Randich

    A guide that helps you master the old-fashioned craft of whittling. Even if you've never carved a piece of wood before, it shows you how to create iconic whittling classics like the wooden chain, ball-in-a-cage, arrow-through-the-heart and more. It takes you step-by-step through 10 projects, with concise instructions and more than 50 photographs.

    $9.17 $9.99
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  • Drills, Taps and Dies (English, Paperback) Tubal Cain

    In this book, Tubal Cain discusses drills and drilled holes and threading with taps and dies, primarily by hand. Imperial and metric sizes plus conversions are included together with all standard thread gauges, sharpening etc.

    $9.86 $18.50
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  • Mom's Family Wall Calendar 2017 (English, Calendar) Sandra Boynton

    It’s a celebration! With two decades and 5 million copies under its belt, Mom’s Family Calendar is the perennially bestselling 17-month calendar that’s truly indispensable for moms and families. The ingeniously designed grids are arranged vertically—with five columns across the top and the days of the month running down the left-hand side—with plenty of space for writing down the daily...

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  • Scroll Saw Workbook (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.

    $14.48 $16.99
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  • Useful Workshop Tools (English, Paperback) Stan Bray

    A collection of fifteen invaluable additions to model engineer's armoury of tools and equipment from the former editor of Model Engineer's Workshop magazine. This practical collection covers benchwork, the lathe and milling operations.

    $9.77 $25.95
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