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BLIZZARD'S WIZARD WOODWORK

By: Blizzard Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: BBC Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002869


Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean cover. Instructions on how to make a number of woodwork creations. View more info

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Timber-Framed Buildings of England

By: Brown, RJ

Price: $50.00

Publisher: UK, Robert Hale: 1986

Seller ID: 011076


England has a magnificent heritage of timber-framed buildings, the oldest dating from the thirteenth century. Highly prized today, an increasing number have been lovingly restored to their original condition. The majority of these buildings are houses and cottages, but timber was widely used in all types of buildings including churches, guild-halls, town halls, inns, shops, farm and industrial buildings, and many others. All of these are detailed and profusely illustrate... View more info

In And Around The Rocks

By: Coleman, J

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Sydney, View Productions: 2001

Seller ID: 008051


103 wonderful pp with photos, sketches & watercolours of this heritage area of Sydney. dj & book in great condition. View more info

Designing and Building Your Own Home

By: Cummins, Martin

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, Crowood: 2002

Seller ID: 011332


176 crisp white pp with masses of lineart, diagrams & photos, 750g packed to post. Martin Cummins has been a practicing architect for nearly 20 years. In 1987, with two partners, he set up Quad Architects, a general architectural practice specializing in residential design and design for the elderly. Many people dream of designing and building their own home, but don't know where to start. This book guides you through the process, making it an affordable, realistic and,... View more info

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Making Miniatures in 1/2 Scale

By: Dodge, Venus and Martin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Greenhouse: 1989

Seller ID: 009101


From kids shoebox rooms to making fine furniture.183pp with super clear design layout & colour photos throughout. Approx 1.2kg to post View more info

GARDENING THROUGH THE YEAR

By: Evans Hazel

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Macdonald Orbis, Australia: 1987

Seller ID: 002467


A monthly guide to looking after your garden. Inscription in front. Well researched and presented with ideas for every month of the year. View more info

The Federation House A Restoration Guide

By: Evans,Ian

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, The Flannel Flower Press: 1986

Seller ID: 013290


The Federation House A Restoration Guide by Evans is 160 crisp pp of information, book just touching a kilo to post, dj in protective wrap. Sections include walls roof glass joinery plaster pressed metal hardware lighting & quite a few more plus references & glossary. View more info

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Manual of first- and second-fixing Carpentry

By: Goring, Les

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Arnold-Elsevier: 2004

Seller ID: 010792


Beginning with the fundamentals of carpentry work within a domestic construction setting, this book goes on to cover a wide range of first-fixing operations prior to plastering and second-fixing operations after plastering. Faults? cover has a corner crease lower right (some apprentice I guess) o/wise it's 219 crisp white pp with nary a sign of a nail-gun wound. Approx 700g for post. review >>> This could definetely become a carpenters bible! Highly recommended. View more info

Kitchens

By: Heathwood Gail

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Collins - London: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000865


This is a House and Garden guide to plan, style and equipment for Kitchens in the 1970's style. View more info

ACCESSIBLE HOUSING Quality, Disability and Design

By: Imrie Rob

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Routledge, London: 2006

Edition: 1st UK

Inscription: Book Weighs Over 500 Gms

Seller ID: 012968


The text considers the role and significance of house builders in influencing the design and construction of accessible housing that can meet the needs of disabled people. Its primary focus is the speculative house building process and the construction of private dwellings. The book describes and evaluates the socio institutional political and technical relations that underpin the design and construction of housing. View more info

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Building a Wood-fired Oven for Bread and Pizza

By: Jaine, Tom

Price: $37.00

Publisher: UK, Prospect Books: 2011

Seller ID: 010442


Book in fabulous order, french flaps enclose all you need to rival Carluccio's family gatherings & enjoy a sangria (or two) as the oven comes up to temperature. 134pp with a VERY impressive bibliography. View more info

THE WHOLE HOUSE BOOK

By: Kapelis, Ramsay, Bond, Ayers

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Sun Books: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003009


Clean pages, tight binding. Cover has one crease on front cover. No inscription. View more info

STRUCTURAL TIMBER DESIGN

By: Kermani Abdy

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Blackwell Sience Uk: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 013315


A comprehensive text and covers the characteristics of timber and its requirements, the design of beams and columns of solid, glued laminated and composite sections and of mechanical and glued timber connections. View more info

EXPERIMENTAL ARCHITECTURE HOUSES

By: Krauel Jacobo

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Universe NY: 2004

Seller ID: 012971


This text surveys houses that defy expectations and explode the notion of what constitutes experimental in residential architecture. The buildings selected for this book have little in common, they come from different cities across the globe, they represent the work of different architects, often with vastly different outlooks and they break the mold of what the notion of a house is. Each project is profiled with images of the completed construction, reproductions of... View more info

Fencing

By: Laffan, Jennifer

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Australia, NSW Ag LandCare: 1998

Seller ID: 013507


It's 120pp & will be over 500g packed to post. I've put it as good-fair grade but inside is hunky-dory, corners a bit bumped & cover a bit worn looking, half a crease, but it doesn't need any fencing wire. These are some of the sub headings > WHY BUILD A FENCE..CLEARING AND SIGHTING..POSTS..FIXING WIRES TO POST..DISTANCE BETWEEN POSTS..GULLIES AND HOLLOWS..SIZE OF POSTS..CORNERS..WIRES..TYPES OF WIRES..DAMS..HORSE PADDOCKS..DEER PADDOCKS..TIMBER..GATES..PULLING DOWN A ... View more info

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Building Construction and Drawing

By: Mitchell, George & Mitchell, A.M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: UK, Batsford: 1946

Edition: 18th

Seller ID: 012794


BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND DRAWING. A TEXTBOOK ON THE METHODS AND DETAILS OF MODERN CONSTRUCTION FOR THE USE OF STUDENTS AND PRACTICAL MEN, ELEMENTARY COURSE - 528pp & a whisker under 500g. 18th edition. Sections on brickwork, masonry, pillars & girders, carpentry joints, floors, partitions, roofing construction & cover, slating & titling, qty calc., 2 appendix & index & some pages for notes. View more info

Mine Timbering

By: Sanders, MacDonald, Parlee

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Co.: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008457


Red Cloth. First Edition. Octavo. Missing front free endpaper. A collection of articles previously printed in transactions of various societies, such as "Engineering and Mining Journal". Illustrated throughout the text with 140 figures. 179pp. View more info

The Australian Owner Bulders Manual

By: Staines, Allan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 1989

Seller ID: 011621


112pp, just below 500g. Want to cripple a joist? Delate a sagging bearer? Need to reburse a footing? If you're into building a garage, shed or home then this book is a great illustrated guide to help you at all stages with easy to understand instruction to give you some hammer-swinging confidence. It's no accident there's been a steady demand for this reference. BTW, of the first 3 things, two are made up, if you don't know which two then you need this book. (We also hav... View more info

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Guide to Basic Woodworking

By: Summers, James; Ramuz, Mark

Price: $22.00

Publisher: UK, Reader's Digest Association Ltd: 1997

Seller ID: 010758


1 kilo & 160pp of timber-work advice, plans, diagrams, step-by-step guidance, finished & in progress phtos, "Tool Time" in a book. View more info

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The Practical Man's Book of Things to Make and Do

By: Wheeler, James (ed)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Odhams Press Limited:

Seller ID: 013127


672pp & 1.5 kg of how to >>> make an afternoon tea waggon, nursery fire guard, a racquet press, a wooden coal bunker, fit a trap door for a ceiling (now we're talking), sinking a well for a doormat, enamelling a bath, switchback for children, repainting a motor car, build an ornamental fountain, homemade batteries (I kid you not) & my favourite > erecting a lightning conductor! Well this well-diagrammed book is a must have for the handyperson in your life. Book is 1940s ... View more info