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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.

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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.

    $10.75 $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.

    $10.08 $19.95
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  • Rhapsody in Green (Hardback) Charlotte Mendelson

    Gardening can be viewed as a largely pointless hobby, but the evangelical zeal and camaraderie it generates is unique. Charlotte Mendelson is perhaps unusually passionate about it. For despite her superficially normal existence, despite the fact that she has only six square metres of grotty urban soil and a few pots, she has a secret life.

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  • The North American Maria Thun Biodynamic Calendar 2017 (Multiple languages, Paperback) Matthias Thun

    The 2017 Maria Thun biodynamic calendar adapted for North American (EST) dates and times, showing optimum days for sowing, pruning and harvesting.

    $10.70 $13.95
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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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  • 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.

    $10.38 $19.95
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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.

    $11.79 $12.95
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  • Canoecraft (English, Paperback) Ted Moores

    Revised and expanded edition of the illustrated guide to fine woodstrip canoe construction, now with 32 pages of colour illustrations.

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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.

    $9.12 $9.99
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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.

    $10.05 $15.50
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  • Gardening with Foliage First (English, Paperback) Karen Chapman, Christina Salwitz

    Gardening with Foliage First has something for every gardener - beginners will learn how to choose the right foliage plants, experienced gardeners will be inspired by fresh twists on old favorites, and everyone will be encouraged to create a beautiful, year-round garden.

    $22.67 $24.95
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  • The Market Gardener (English, Paperback) Jean-Martin Fortier, Marie Bilodeau

    Grow better not bigger with proven low-tech, human-scale, biointensive farming methods

    $22.23 $24.95
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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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  • Teaming with Fungi (English, Hardback) Jeff Lowenfels

    From the bestselling author of Teaming with Microbes and Teaming with Nutrients comes an important guide to mycorrhizae and the role they play in agriculture, horticulture, and hydroponics. Teaming with Fungi is the first book to accessibly explain the essential symbiotic relationship between soil-dwelling mycorrhizal fungi and plants.

    $20.03 $24.95
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  • Marijuana Horticulture (English, Paperback) Jorge Cervantes

    Expanded and completely rewritten with information on grow rooms, greenhouses and outdoor growing, medicinal cannabis, security, lighting, fertilisers, hydroponics, Sea of Green, seeds, seedlings, vegetative growth, mother plants, cloning, flowering, harvesting and curing, diseases, pests and hash making. More than 1100 full colour photos and drawings illustrate every detail and numerous simple...

    $26.63 $29.95
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  • Downsizing the Family Home (English, Paperback) Marni Jameson

    Downsizing your or your ageing parents' home is a difficult, emotional journey. Here, nationally-syndicated home columnist Marni Jameson sensitively guides readers through the process. Using her own personal journey as a basis, she helps you figure out a strategy and create a mindset to accomplish the task.

    $15.89 $16.95
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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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  • Urban Plants (English, Hardback) Igor Josifovic, Judith De Graaff

    With inspiration for seasoned plant lovers, and guidance for beginners, this is the total package on the topic of living with plants.

    $28.92 $35.00
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