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The Complete Guide to Decorative Woodworking

By: Bridgewater, Alan & Gill

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Secaucus, NJ, USA, Chartwel Books Inc.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040734

ISBN: 1555210880

Condition: Very Good


Comprehensive guide, both a lavishly illustrated introduction to the background, techniques and materials of the craft and an easy-to-use instructional manual. Includes a 25-project course in every decorative technique from construction to finishing. Clean, bright large format hardback in a d/w showing some light sunning to spine - 191 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Kitchen: Timeless Traditional Woodworking Projects

By: Buchanan, George

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022570

ISBN: 0304342459

Condition: Very Good +


Clean, bright copy from the Country Furniture for the Home series. Each project is accompanied by a scale plan and a series of detailed drawings. Light shelf wear and some slight bleeding from red boards to the inside of d/w. 160 pages including index. Next post dispatch from GB. View more info

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Success with Tablesaws

By: Burton, Mike

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Lewes, East Sussex, United Kingdom, Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd: 2006

Seller ID: 029989

ISBN: 1861084684

Condition: As New


Provides an in-depth introduction to the subject, describing the different types of tablesaw in use, what to look for when choosing one, and how to set it up and maintain it for lasting accuracy and reliability. As new, unread copy. 175 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Good Citizen's Furniture : The Arts and Crafts Collections at Cheltenham

By: Carruthers, Annette & Greensted, Mary

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066708

ISBN: 0853316503

Condition: Very Good


Documents the exceptional collection of Arts and Crafts furniture held in Cheltenham: from William Morris and his circle right up to present-day craft furniture makers such as Alan Peters. Some faint sunning to margins and light crease mark to covers else a clean, glossy, large format copy - 169 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Craft and Creation of Wood Sculpture

By: Carstenson, Cecil C.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Mineola, NY, USA., Dover Publications: 1981

Seller ID: 014717

ISBN: 0486240940

Condition: Very Good


Introductory book on wood sculpting which provides solid practical advice and the benefit of the author's wisdom as a master sculptor. Includes 84 b&w illustrations. A very good, clean copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The English Regional Chair

By: Cotton, Bernard D.

Price: £110.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, The Antique Collectors' Club: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 066625

ISBN: 185149023X

Condition: Very Good


Arguably the most detailed study of any branch of British furniture, covering the work not of some single esoteric cabinetmaker but the work of hundreds of craftsmen, spread throughout the country. Heavy, large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some wear & tear. Clean, glossy copy - 511 pages including index and bibliography. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The China Trade: Paintings, Furnishings and Exotic Curiosities

By: Crossman, Carl L.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, The Antique Collectors' Club: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 066626

ISBN: 1851490965

Condition: Very Good


The fascinating account of Chinese artists and craftsmen and their techniques, and of the way of life encountered by Westerners in this most mysterious of trading countries. Heavy, large volume hardback lacking a dust jacket. Clean, glossy copy - 462 pages including index and illustrated endpapers. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Building Real Furniture for Everyday Life

By: Gleason, Chris

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Ohio, Popular Woodworking Books: 2006

Seller ID: 029998

ISBN: 1558707808

Condition: Near Fine


How to build sleek, modern furniture with portable power tools - including a blanket chest, mobile filing cabinet, armoire, wall cabinet, computer desk etc. 127 pages including index. A clean, crisp copy. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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A Student's Guide to Wood Engraving

By: Gregson, Wilfred

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford Limited: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066815

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Books for the Craftsman Series, providing a practical introduction to the technique of the woodcut. Includes examples by Reynold's Stone, Gwen Raverat, Dorothea Braby, John Nash, Joan Hassell, C. F. Tunnicliffe and Lynton Lamb to show what can be achieved. Some odd, light foxing, but generally a clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w protected in a plastic film - 79 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Complete Woodworkers Companion

By: Holmes, Roger

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Chancellor Press: 1999

Seller ID: 028929

ISBN: 0753700921

Condition: Very Good


Comprehensive guide covering everything from tools, materials and methods. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, bright, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w showing minor shelf wear & tear - 192 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Basic Woodworking: What Every First-time Woodworker Needs to Know

By: Jackson, Albert & Day, David

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 2001

Seller ID: 025239

ISBN: 0007129491

Condition: Very Good


First published as Woodworking for Beginners in 1998. Clean, bright large format paperback which is a beginner's guide to woodworking tools, materials and techniques. Some light wear/curl to covers. 128 pages including index. Next post dispatch from GB. View more info

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English Country Furniture : National and Regional Vernacular, 1500-1900

By: Knell, David

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066630

ISBN: 0712639438

Condition: Very Good


Makes use of much recent research to throw fresh light on the uses, dates and stylistic differences of the everyday furniture found in cottages, farmhouses and town houses of ordinary people over a span of some four centuries. Heavy, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w. Clean, glossy copy - 240 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Treen for the Table : Wooden Objects related to Eating and Drinking

By: Levi, Jonathan & Young, Robert

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, Antique Collectors' Club Ltd: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066573

ISBN: 1851492844

Condition: Very Good


Lavishly illustrated work which concentrates on pieces related to eating and drinking, celebrating, for the first time in colour, the range and richness of the turner's art from 1600 to 1900. Clean, glossy copy in an unclipped d/w showing small wear & tear to corner - 214 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A History of English Furniture : Including the Age of Oak, the Age of Walnut, the Age of Mahogany, the Age of Satinwood

By: Macquoid, Percy

Price: £62.50

Publisher: London, Bracken Books: 1988

Seller ID: 040683

ISBN: 1851700803

Condition: Very Good +


Remains in presentation and scope the benchmark against which all other books on English furniture are measured and judged. Features a superb collection of photographs, over 900 in all, showing outstanding examples of English furniture. Heavy, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 416 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Woodworking Projects with Power Tools

By: Sainsbury, John

Price: £8.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Sterling Publishing: 1983

Seller ID: 031122

ISBN: 0806977809

Condition: Good


Explains how to use power tools in making handsome and appealing wooden objects in a fraction of the time it would take using hand tools. Internally clean, large format paperback showing rubbing and light crease marks to covers - 192 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Complete Amateur Woodworker

By: The Editor (preface)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Handicrafts Ltd:

Seller ID: 062761

Condition: Good


No. 15 in the Handicrafts Handbooks Series. Small, 80-page stapled booklet. Internally clean, glossy copy with light shelfwear to covers - circa 1920s. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Wooden Plane : Its History, Form & Function

By: Whalen, John M.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Mendham, NJ. USA, The Astragal Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 066584

ISBN: 1879335328

Condition: Very Good


Magisterial work which describes, illustrates, and classifies all types of wooden planes from the common to the rare and unusual -- tracing their development and explaining their use. Clean, bright copy in a d/w - 503 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info