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BUILDING, CONSTRUCTION, CARPENTRY From Little Lane Books


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Fencing

By Laffan, Jennifer

Australia: NSW Ag LandCare, 1998. 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 FENCE..SAFETY..Good clear diagrams & even has two of my favourite wire ties in it. 29.5 H X 21w.. Soft Cover. Good-fair/None issued. Illus. by Karen King, Bill Rak. 29cm.

$17.50

STRUCTURAL TIMBER DESIGN
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STRUCTURAL TIMBER DESIGN

By Kermani Abdy

Blackwell Sience Uk, 1999. 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. . 1st Edition. Card Cover. Very Good. 24 Cm. Book Weighs Over 500gms.

$61.98

The Federation House A Restoration Guide

By Evans,Ian

Sydney: The Flannel Flower Press, 1986. 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.. Hardcover. Excellent/Very Good. 29cm.

$18.23

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

By Wheeler, James (ed)

London: Odhams Press Limited 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 publication.. Hardboards. Very Good/No Jacket. 23 Cm.

$25.52

EXPERIMENTAL ARCHITECTURE HOUSES
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EXPERIMENTAL ARCHITECTURE HOUSES

By Krauel Jacobo

Universe NY, 2004. 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 the layouts and floorplans and a description of how the design came to be. . Card Cover/French Flaps. As New. 21cm. Book Weighs Over 500gms.

$21.88

ACCESSIBLE HOUSING   Quality, Disability and Design
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ACCESSIBLE HOUSING Quality, Disability and Design

By Imrie Rob

Routledge, London, 2006. 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. . Book Weighs Over 500 Gms. 1st UK. Card Cover. Excellent. 25 Cm.

$61.98

Building Construction and Drawing

By Mitchell, George & Mitchell, A.M.

UK: Batsford, 1946. 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.. 18th. Hardcover. Excellent/Very Good. 19.5 Cm.

$18.23

The Australian Owner Bulders Manual

By Staines, Allan

Australia: Pinedale Press, 1989. 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 have a later version). Card Cover. Very Good/None issued. 30cm.

$14.58

Designing and Building Your Own Home

By Cummins, Martin

UK: Crowood, 2002. 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, above all, exciting option. review >>> Really found this useful to understand how we could go about designing our own perfect home. Answers all the questions you think you need to ask a professional who will normally charge a fortune. . Illustrated Board Cover. Excellent/No Jacket. 25.5cm.

$17.50

Timber-Framed Buildings of England

By Brown, RJ

UK: Robert Hale, 1986. 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 illustrated with the author's own delightful pen-and-ink drawings. He also shows how these intricate structures were assembled and identifies the regional characteristics and architectural features which represent an integral part of the history and charm of these fine old buildings. 368 crisp white pp & close to a kilo for post.. Hardcover. Excellent/Very Good. 24 Cm.

$36.46

Manual of first- and second-fixing Carpentry

By Goring, Les

Arnold-Elsevier, 2004. 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. . Softcover. Very Good/None issued. 27.5cm.

$37.92

Guide to Basic Woodworking

By Summers, James; Ramuz, Mark

UK: Reader's Digest Association Ltd, 1997. 1 kilo & 160pp of timber-work advice, plans, diagrams, step-by-step guidance, finished & in progress phtos, "Tool Time" in a book.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 29.5cm.

$16.04

Building a Wood-fired Oven for Bread and Pizza

By Jaine, Tom

UK: Prospect Books, 2011. 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.. Softcover. Excellent/None issued. 18.5cm.

$26.98

In And Around The Rocks

By Coleman, J

Sydney: View Productions, 2001. 103 wonderful pp with photos, sketches & watercolours of this heritage area of Sydney. dj & book in great condition.. Hard Cover. Excellent/Excellent. 28.5cm.

$16.04

Making Miniatures in 1/2 Scale
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Making Miniatures in 1/2 Scale

By Dodge, Venus and Martin

Australia: Greenhouse, 1989. From kids shoebox rooms to making fine furniture.183pp with super clear design layout & colour photos throughout. Approx 1.2kg to post. Hardback. Very Good/Good. 30cm.

$14.58

Mine Timbering

By Sanders, MacDonald, Parlee

New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1907. 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. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/None Issued. 24cm.

$54.69

THE WHOLE HOUSE BOOK

By Kapelis, Ramsay, Bond, Ayers

Sun Books, 1979. Clean pages, tight binding. Cover has one crease on front cover. No inscription.. First Edition. Paperback. Good to Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$5.83

BLIZZARD'S WIZARD WOODWORK

By Blizzard Richard

BBC Books, 1985. Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean cover. Instructions on how to make a number of woodwork creations.. First Edition. Laminated Pictorial Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$18.23

Kitchens

By Heathwood Gail

Collins - London, 1974. This is a House and Garden guide to plan, style and equipment for Kitchens in the 1970's style. . First Edition. Hard Cover -. Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$18.96

GARDENING THROUGH THE YEAR

By Evans Hazel

Macdonald Orbis, Australia, 1987. A monthly guide to looking after your garden. Inscription in front. Well researched and presented with ideas for every month of the year.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$11.67