Sign In | Register


RECENT ARRIVALS


Next >

Home Dyeing with Natural Dyes

By Margaret S. Furry , Bess M. Viemont

Washington D. C.: United States Department of Agriculture, 1935. this publication reports the results of tests on about 65 natural dye materials when used for dyeing cotton and wool cloth. most of the dyes studied are of vegetable origin. . 1st. Stapled Pamphlet. Very Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Crafts.

$17.58

Practical Upholstering and The Cutting of Slip Covers

By Frederick Palmer

United States of America: Stein and Day Publishers, 1981. 271 pages plus index. the complete guide to authentic renovation of late 19th and early 20th century furniture. . 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Crafts.

$9.50

Manning on Decoupage
stock photo

Manning on Decoupage

By Hiram Manning

New York: Dover Publications, 1980. Manning on Decoupage. 254pp including index. Hiram Manning probably knows more about the craft of decoupage than anyone. He first learned the art from the only family in France who still used the original 18th-century techniques and formulas. He started making his own decoupages and he was soon evolving his own methods and materials. . 1st. Softcover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Crafts.

$9.50

Small Books on the History of Embroidery: Gertrude Jekyll, Embroiderer, Gardener and Craftsman No. 4

By Joan Edwards

Uk: Bayford Books, 1981. 24 pgs, contents include Gertrude Jekyll's history in her experience with embroidery. 1st. Softcover. As New/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Crafts.

$13.78

David Charlesworth's Furniture-Making Techniques Volume Two
stock photo

David Charlesworth's Furniture-Making Techniques Volume Two

By David Charlesworth

East Sussex: Guild of Master Craftsman, 2002. very good copy. No marks, tears or notes in book. The cover has a couple of creases to finish. 135pp including index, plus a cople of pages of other available works.Profusley illustrated with color photographs. . 2nd. Paperback. Very Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts.

$33.25

Violin Making: A Guide for the Amateur
stock photo

Violin Making: A Guide for the Amateur

By Bruce Ossman

East Petersburg, PA: Fox Chapel Publishing, 1998. 67 pages including black and white diagrams and instructions on making violins.. 1st. Paperback. Very Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall. Crafts.

$9.50

From Shop to Home: Essential Projects, Tips and Techniques for Today's Home Woodworkers

By Larry N. Stoiaken (Editor)

Woodworkers Journal, 2004. 158 Pages. Gilt writing on cover. Includes instructions, diagrams, and photographs to help home woodworkers. 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts.

$9.50

The Bandsaw Book
stock photo

The Bandsaw Book

By Lonnie Bird

Newtown, CT: Taunton Press, 1999. 201 Pages. In this book, professional woodworker Lonnie Bird gives all the information bandsaw owners wished came in the owner's manual plus much more -- what to look for when buying a bandsaw and how to tune it up for optimal performance. The information is presented in an accessible, easy-to-understand way, making this a quick reference as well as comprehensive handbook. Includes many diagrams and photographs. 1st. Softcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts.

$9.03

Furniture By Design: Lessons in Craftmanship from a Master Woodworker
stock photo

Furniture By Design: Lessons in Craftmanship from a Master Woodworker

By Graham Blackburn

United States of America: The Lyons Press, 2002. 135 pages plus index. Teaches design concepts to woodworkers through specific building projects. The projects show how the designs originate and take shape, giving the builder the freedom to eventually build with or without plans. Each piece of furniture presented is illustrated with detailed line drawings, and the final product is pictured in a color photograph. Each project exemplifies a different lesson in design; lessons include underlying construction principles, contemporary design, designing to a need, unusual requirements, and exploring different mindsets in terms of style and construction. . 1st. Soft Cover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts.

$7.60

Wood engineering handbook (Spectrum Book)

By US FOREST PRODUCTS

Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1982. Large hardcover 3 ring binder. The chapters are divided with index tabs. There are 22 chapters with multiple sub-units. plus a glassary and index chapter at the end of manual. This is the seventh printing 1982 with many updates to the industry. Very good without any marks, tears, or other damage. Large and heavy.. 7th. Hard Cover. Very Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts.

$42.75

The Caner's Handbook: A Descriptive Guide With Step-By-Step Photographs for Restoring Cane, Rush, Splint, Danish Cord, Rawhide and Wicker Furniture
stock photo

The Caner's Handbook: A Descriptive Guide With Step-By-Step Photographs for Restoring Cane, Rush, Splint, Danish Cord, Rawhide and Wicker Furniture

By Bruce W. Miller; Jim Widess

China: Lark Books, 1991. reprint. 136 pages plus index and bibliography. black and white photographs. Give life to old cane furniture as well as weaving seats and backs for new pieces. Traditional techniques and new shortcuts make caning with wicker, rattan, raw-hide, and other materials easy. Useful charts detail how much fiber to buy and what standard lengths are available. “An excellent purchase for any size library.”—Library Journal. . 1st. Soft Cover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts.

$9.50

Tools Rare and Ingenious: Celebrating the World's Most Amazing Tools
stock photo

Tools Rare and Ingenious: Celebrating the World's Most Amazing Tools

By Sandor Nagyszalanczy

United States of America: Taunton Press, 2004. 210 pages with full-color photographs. Over the centuries, craftsmen have transformed humble objects-drills, saws, planes, and levels-into works of art. This new title expands on Sandor Nagyszalanczy's acclaimed The Art of Fine Tools by offering a world tour of objects that rarely leave the private vaults of collectors. A visual feast of the finest and most beautifully crafted vintage tools ever made, Tools offers engaging facts about their history, function, and manufacture. Collectors and craftsmen will relish the depth of historical and technical information that accompanies each of the over 400 color photographs. Anyone who has ever held a hammer or a saw will marvel at these masterpieces of art and utility.. 1st. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Crafts.

$13.78

The Shaker Legacy: Perspectives on an Enduring Furniture Style
stock photo

The Shaker Legacy: Perspectives on an Enduring Furniture Style

By Chris Becksvoort

United States of America: Taunton Press, 1998. 225 pages. full color photographs. Solid construction and honest functionality make Shaker furniture one of the most popular and timeless design categories. Based on extensive research and personal experience with the last working Shaker community in Maine, this book traces the roots of Shaker design to Shaker belief, which inspired the clean lines, careful craftsmanship, and signature details that define the style. The author also discusses the less known Victorian period of Shaker design and shows how this style has influenced subsequent ones. A bibliography, glossary, and index are included.. 1st. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts.

$23.28

Modern Carpentry and Joinery

By Hodgson, Fred T

Chicago: Frederick J. Drake & Co., 1916. Original hardcover edition. Vol II, Advanced Series. being a compilation of the Very Best Things and most Modern and Practical Methods Known in the Arts of Carpentry and Joinery. Over 400 Practical Illustrations. 402pp including index. . 2nd. Hardcover. Very Good/Not Issued. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Crafts.

$61.75

Carving Classical Styles in Wood
stock photo

Carving Classical Styles in Wood

By Frederick Wilbur

East Sussex: Guild of Master Craftsman, 2004. Near Fine/As New condition, color illustrations on glossy stock paper, 173pp including index, metric conversion table. Join an expert craftsman on a full-color journey to see how classical motifs evolved through the Greek, Roman, Romanesque, Renaissance, and Neoclassical periods; and learn how to add exquisite period details to all your woodworking projects, too. Detailed carving instructions help you incorporate relief panels, bands, foliage, tablets, escutcheons, scrolls, cartouches, fans, sunbursts, shells, keystones, and finials into your own work. A final project chapter offers easy-to-follow examples of these elements brought together in the making of chests, benches, cabinets, and mirror frames. Plenty of photographs, practical guidance, and fascinating historical commentary will inspire woodworkers and interest students of art and those curious about the development of ornamental styles.. Inscribed & Signed. 1st. Softcover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts.

$11.88

Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture: 27 Stickley Designs for Every Room in the Home (Shop Drawings series)
stock photo

Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture: 27 Stickley Designs for Every Room in the Home (Shop Drawings series)

By Robert Lang

Bethel, Ct.: Fox Chapel Publishing, 2001. Near Fine/As New condition, detailed illustrations, 144pp including Index, Accurate shop drawings of Stickley Craftsman furniture taken from actual antique pieces, with materials lists. Projects included: Morris chairs, chests of drawers, wall shelves, bookcases, sideboards, dining tables, occasional tables, beds, side chairs, and rockers.. By Author. 1st. Softcover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts.

$13.78

Carving Architectural Detail in Wood: The Classical Tradition
stock photo

Carving Architectural Detail in Wood: The Classical Tradition

By Frederick Wilbur

East Sussex: Guild of Master Craftsman, 2001. Near Fine/As New condition, 160pp including index, colorful illustrations on glosy stock paper. A primer for woodcarvers in the vocabulary of classical ornamentation, and the practical skills needed to carve it.Blueprints are provided for moldings, volutes, rosettes, and capitals. A selection of projects demonstrates the possibilities of combining various elements to create your own unique variations.. By Author. 1st. Softcover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts.

$17.58

Shop Drawings for Craftsman Inlays & Hardware: Original Designs by Gustav Stickley and Harvey Ellis (Shop Drawings series)
stock photo

Shop Drawings for Craftsman Inlays & Hardware: Original Designs by Gustav Stickley and Harvey Ellis (Shop Drawings series)

By Robert Lang

Bethel, Ct.: Fox Chapel Publishing, 2004. Near Fine/As New condition, signed by Author. 95pp including index. Drawings are accurate, complete and fully detailed. Gives readers complete information for reproducing these signature motifs.. By Author. 1st. Softcover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crafts.

$13.78

Marquetry Course
stock photo

Marquetry Course

By Jack Metcalfe; John Apps

London: Batsford Ltd, 2003. As New condition, softcover, detailed illustrations on glossy stock paper, 176pp including index, glossary, suppliers and references. Full-color photographs and detailed instructions guide you through everything you need to know, from tools and materials to cutting veneer to techniques such as the window method, fretsawing, sandshading, harewood, penwork and making fine lines. Tutorial projects enable you to practice your skills on a number of designs, such as a convex corner fan, rose, shell, chessboard, and chevron. Four projects include a tray, pier table, jewelry box, and fire screen.. 1st. Soft Cover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Crafts.

$23.28

The Wheelwright's Shop

By George Sturt

Cambridge: Home Farm Books, 1930. Near Fine/As New condition, 116pp including index, It is essential reading for all those interested in rural crafts and the specifics of wood, iron and metal. . 1st. Softcover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Crafts.

$23.28

Next >