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BUILDING WITH LOGS, B. Allan Mackie
1 B. Allan Mackie BUILDING WITH LOGS
Prince George, B. C. Self Published 1972 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Collectible early 2nd edition 1972, self-published. Hardcover, no jacket as issued, illustrated front. Cover has light edgewear, light soiling. Laminate on cover is a bit at two corners. Pages are very good - clean and intact, light age tanning. B/w illustrations. This classic is still considered the best book ever written on making a full sized log home. Building with Logs covers: financing, the site, planning a good home, acquisition of logs, how to fall a tree and trim it, storage of logs, safety, foundations and basements, first logs and floor joists, hewing and the broad axe, cutting a round notch, sealing between the logs, setting allowance, gable ends, electrical wiring, finishing touches and much more. The author has continued to teach, design and build. His schools have trained thousands of good craftsmen, some of whom formed companies to build internationally, with the result that the world-wide standard for excellence in log building is now a "Mackie" log house. (682) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 29.95 USD
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WORKING WITH TILE Select, Install, Maintain, Repair, Barrett, Jim
2 Barrett, Jim WORKING WITH TILE Select, Install, Maintain, Repair
Creative Homeowner 1998 1880029154 / 9781880029152 Softcover Very Good+ 
Very nice condition. Interior pages clean & tight. Cover has very light edge/corner wear, a little soiling to outer edge of pages. "Design and complete interior and exterior tile projects on walls, floors, countertops, shower enclosures, patios, pools, and more. Included are ceramic, resilient, stone, and wood parquet tile. 425 color illustrations and over 80 photographs. "; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 11.95 USD
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64 YARD & GARDEN PROJECTS You Can Build Yourself, Burch, David
3 Burch, David 64 YARD & GARDEN PROJECTS You Can Build Yourself
Storey Communications 1994 088266834X / 9780882668345 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages clean and intact. Cover has light edgewear and scuffing, light spotting outer edge of pages. " Burch offers numerous do-it-yourself projects and provides clearly detailed directions to help ensure success, with information on everything from the required tools and techniques to specific advice on different kinds of lumber for each task. There is even a drawing showing more than 20 types of nails and their correct nomenclature. Extremely simple designs include plant stands and a bean tower for the vegetable gardener. To motivate people with more expertise, a portable greenhouse or an around-the-tree bench may be just the ticket. There are plenty of projects here for anyone itching to construct something utilitarian for the outdoors. " [860]; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 186 pages 
Price: 13.95 USD
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THE NEW WOODBURNER'S HANDBOOK A Guide to Safe, Healthy & Efficient Woodburning, Bushway, Stephen
4 Bushway, Stephen THE NEW WOODBURNER'S HANDBOOK A Guide to Safe, Healthy & Efficient Woodburning
Storey Books 1992 0882667882 / 9780882667881 Softcover Good 
Ex-library book with sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Title page of book has been removed, so book starts at at acknowledgements and table of contents. Pages otherwise clean and intact. Cover has light wear to edges and light soiling outer edge of pages. I; 8vo; 160 pages; "Today's environmental concerns have led to a new generation of high-tech stoves, designed to burn cleaner and more efficiently than ever before. The New Woodburner's Handbookis the essential layman's guide to both the latest improvements and the age-old wisdom of heating with wood..." (osl-277) 
Price: 4.50 USD
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SETTING CERAMIC TILE, Byrne, Michael
5 Byrne, Michael SETTING CERAMIC TILE
Taunton Press 1989 0918804558 / 9780918804556 First Edition Softcover Good 
Retired library book with moderate wear and tear - laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Some wear and small tears to laminate edges, soiling to outer edge of pages. Interior good other than a couple of pages with some wrinking, one long taped tear and a small peeled area (doesn't affect text). All pages are intact. This is the tile setters bible, the right way to do it all ( read this and see what corners your contractor cut ) - loaded with color photographs and drawings explaining everything. "...unlocks the secrets of the 'old pros' so that anyone could tile walls, countertops & floors" (755); 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 11.50 USD
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FROM THE GROUND UP, Cole, John N. and Wing, Charles
6 Cole, John N. and Wing, Charles FROM THE GROUND UP
Little, Brown & Company 1976 0316151122 / 9780316151122 Softcover Good 
Ex-library book with usual ex-lib type markings and sturdy laminated cover. Pages clean and intact. Moderately heavy soiling to outer edge of pages. Light edgewear to cover. B/w illus. "A compendium of insights, information and illustrations designed to provide you with what you need to know to plan, design, site and build your own post-industrial home -- a shelter for you and yourfamily which conserves energy, can save money, enhance your comfort and allow you to live in greater harmony with the natural world... " [705] ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 11.95 USD
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Shaker Band Saw Projects, Duginske, Mark & Chris Morris
7 Duginske, Mark & Chris Morris Shaker Band Saw Projects
Sterling Pub Co Inc 1994 0806982489 / 9780806982489 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages clean and intact, a little soiling to outer edge of pages. Cover has light wear at spine ends and a few small tears to laminate along spine area. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 144 pages; Characterized by elegant circular features and gentle curves, Shaker designs are best created using a band saw. Mark Duginske, band-saw craftsman and Shaker designer, has arranged these projects in order of complexity. Designs include a hanging shelf, benches, tables, chairs and cabinets. Everyone from the beginner to the experienced band-saw user should find appropriate projects amongst this collection. (415osl, 0211) 
Price: 8.95 USD
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FINE WOODWORKING ON SPINDLE TURNING, Editors, Fine Woodworking
8 Editors, Fine Woodworking FINE WOODWORKING ON SPINDLE TURNING
Taunton 1987 0918804736 / 9780918804730 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Clean, tight condition, no markings. Cover has light edge and corner wear, price sticker on rear. B/w illustrations. 39 articles from Fine Woodworking from some of the past decade's most accomplished woodturners. Included are how to use the turner's gouge and master one of the most difficult tools, the skew chisel, as well as numerous shop tops, plans for making tools and gauges, and even how to achieve the look of turned wood without a lathe. (323os) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 96 pages 
Price: 9.95 USD
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9 Eliot Wigginton THE FOXFIRE BOOK
New York Anchor Books 1972 0385073534 / 9780385073530 Softcover Very Good 
Anchor 1972 printing, softcover, 384 pages. Pages are clean and intact, no markings other than gift inscription on title page. Age tanning to page edges and cover. Cover has light wear to edges/corners and light soiling. The classic do-it-yourself book, including Hog Dressing, Log Cabin Building, Mountain Crafts and Foods, Planting by the Signs, Snake Lore, Hunting Tales, Faith Healing, Moonshining, and Other Affairs of Plain Living. Profusely illustrated in b/w . (620,0415) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pages 
Price: 12.95 USD
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Plumbing Estimating Methods -  Includes Standard Plumbing & Fire Protection Systems, Special Systems Such As Medical Gas & Glass Piping, Galeno, Joseph J. & Sheldon Greene
10 Galeno, Joseph J. & Sheldon Greene Plumbing Estimating Methods - Includes Standard Plumbing & Fire Protection Systems, Special Systems Such As Medical Gas & Glass Piping
R.S. Means Company 1999 0876295367 / 9780876295366 First Edition Softcover Good+ 
Ex-library book, but still in quite good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are all intact. A few pages have some light wrinkling to one upper corner and the occasional small spot is seen. Some soiling to outer edge of pages. Laminate on cover has light scuffing and a few small tears on rear. Good solid working copy. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 347 pages; Answers Your Questions About Plumbing Estimating & Installation for Residential & Commercial Projects * Comprehensive coverage of plumbing materials and methods, subsystems and components -- fully illustrated * Estimating tools and materials * Specifications and drawings: how to interpret information and perform a takeoff * Pricing quantities for the estimate and calculating markup * Preparing the bid * Glossary of plumbing terms and symbols for reference Includes special sections on change order analysis, estimating for additions, and alterations to existing systems. Also covers budget and assemblies estimating. A complete sample estimate shows how to perform each step in the estimating process, making it easy to follow the authors' methods. (*Note: due to heavy weight, extra postage may be required) (1065,0811) 
Price: 34.50 USD
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GARDEN POOL DESIGN A Save-Our-Planet Book, Helmut Jantra
11 Helmut Jantra GARDEN POOL DESIGN A Save-Our-Planet Book
T. F. H. Publications 1995 0793800951 / 9780793800957 First Edition Softcover New 
Softcover is new and unread - slight shelf to cover involving a little wear/creasing to bottom edge & outer corner of front cover (minor). Profuse colour drawings. Includes: Bamboo pond with spring; Pond with waterfall & island; Water garden with several pools; Water garden with good deck; Water garden with bridge or stepping stones; Pond with summer flowers and several others..... [osl-225]; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 7.95 USD
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MAKING FAMILY HEIRLOOMS 23 Classic Projects for the Home Woodworker, Hill, Jack
12 Hill, Jack MAKING FAMILY HEIRLOOMS 23 Classic Projects for the Home Woodworker
St. Martin's Press 1985 0312506783 / 9780312506780 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
HC/DJ - near fine/VG+. Hardcover clean and intact, fine other than a little bumping to corners/spine ends and light age tanning to page edges. B/w & colour illus. Jacket has light edgewear, scuffing, couple tiny tears and tanning to edges. 23 projects for making classic pieces of furniture using traditional methods and materials, accompanied by clear working drawings, measured diagrams and photos where appropriate. Projects: shelves and boxes , stools, spinning chair, corner cabinet, pedestal table, chest, cradle, dining table, ladderback chair etc. Intended more for the experienced woodworker than the beginner. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; (*Note: due to heavy weight, extra postage will be required to all locations). 
Price: 20.95 USD
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Veneering Handbook, Hosker, Ian
13 Hosker, Ian Veneering Handbook
Guild of Master Craftsman 2001 1861082304 / 9781861082305 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages clean and intact, slight soiling outer edge of pages, minor wear to laminated edges on cover. Illustrated in colour. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages; “A concise introduction to veneering, the craft of affixing a thin layer of wood to a substrate. An excellent instructor, Hosker shows readers which materials and equipment are required and explains the most commonly used techniques: cross-banding, bookmatching, inlaying, and parquetry. Recommended for all public library woodworking collections. ” (290osl, 0211) 
Price: 5.50 USD
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LEATHERCRAFT A Stoeger Deluxe Paperback, Latham, Sid
14 Latham, Sid LEATHERCRAFT A Stoeger Deluxe Paperback
NJ Stoeger Publishing 1978 0883170493 / 9780883170496 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Pages are clean and intact. Cover has light edgewear, scuffing and and some ink rubbing, slight corner curling. Profusely illustrated in b/w. 182 pages. Contents: Introduction to leathercraft; the Decor of Leather; Leathercrafting Tools; Care of Leather; Lucchese 'handcrafted hat bands and belts'; Walter Kneubuhler 'Mountain Crafts'; The Art of Tooling ; Knife Sheaths; Jerry Ashton 'Western Craftsman'; Sweetfield Leather Co 'The Modern Craftsman'; The Fringed Jacket and Index. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 14.50 USD
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QUICK AND EASY BOAT MAINTENANCE  1,001 Time-Saving Tips, Lindsey, Sandy
15 Lindsey, Sandy QUICK AND EASY BOAT MAINTENANCE 1,001 Time-Saving Tips
International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press 1999 0071343253 / 9780071343251 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Ex-library book, but still in great condition -sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Internal pages clean and tight, a little soiling to outer edge of pages. Cover has light scuffing and light wear at corners. B/w illus. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 144 pages; A treasure chest of proven labor-savers that can help you get those pesky maintenance chores done faster--so you can get out on the water and play. Here are 1,001 tested tips from Boating Magazine's maintenance expert, giving super-effective yet environmentally friendly ways to clean and maintain all your boat's systems: deck, hull, cabin, engine, bilge, electrical systems, tanks, and gear. Stop working on your boat and go boating! [400-osl] 
Price: 8.50 USD
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16 Marshall, Mel YARD BUILDINGS
Doubleday 1981 0385154003 / 9780385154000 Softcover Good 
Ex-library book with laminated cover & usual markings, moderate wear, some soiling outer edges, front cover taped at spine, tears to upper spine ends. Internal pages very good. Reference/reading copy. Covers sheds, gazebos, greenhouses, animal accomodations, garages etc. Step-by-step building instructions. (osl) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 4.95 USD
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FOR SALE BY OWNER Sell Your Own Home and Save Thousands, Oddy, Russell
17 Oddy, Russell FOR SALE BY OWNER Sell Your Own Home and Save Thousands
Vancouver, B. C. Self-Counsel Press 1990 0889086451 / 9780889086456 Softcover Very Good 
Clean, tight condition. Light edgewear/scuffing to cover. Pages are unmarked except for name/phone # inside back cover. Approx. 91 pages. Everything you need to know to successfully prepare and market your own home for sale. (*shipping will be reduced after checkout on this lighter book) ; 8vo 
Price: 4.55 USD
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ALL ABOUT GARDEN POOLS & FOUNTAINS, Ortho
18 Ortho ALL ABOUT GARDEN POOLS & FOUNTAINS
Meredith Books 2006 0897215133 / 9780897215138 First Edition Softcover New 
New book, profusely illustrated in colour. Various authors. A complete guide to successful garden pool and fountain projects, packed with 260 photos, 60 illustrations, and loads of expert advice. Provides practical, easy-to-understand descriptions and techniques for designing, constructing, and maintaining the water haven of every gardener’s dreams. Solution-based advice effortlessly guides homeowners looking to take the logical next step in gardening—adding beautiful water features to their yard. (*lower shipping avail to most locations) [osl-411] ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 8.55 USD
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Small-Production Woodworking for the Home Shop, Pierce, Kerry
19 Pierce, Kerry Small-Production Woodworking for the Home Shop
Popular Woodworking Books 1998 1558704620 / 9781558704626 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages are clean and intact, light soiling outer edge of pages. Laminate on cover has light wear at corners. B/w illustrations. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 120 pages; A well-planned production run is the key to saving time and money. This guide takes woodworkers into the shops of several successful professionals to give them an o ver-the-shoulder perspective on the business of running a great home shop. (483, 0211) 
Price: 8.95 USD
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BRICKLAYING  A Homeowner's Illustrated Guide, Self, Charles R.
20 Self, Charles R. BRICKLAYING A Homeowner's Illustrated Guide
Tab Books 1992 0830639179 / 9780830639175 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Ex-library book, still in very good condition. Sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages clean and intact . Cover has light edgewear and light soiling. Illustrated. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages; A guide for the amateur mason. Demonstrates how to: create pattern bonds, select tools and estimate materials, make scaffolds, mix, test and pour mortar, lay all kinds of brick and blocks, cut bricks, finish mortar joints and others. (403osl) 
Price: 8.95 USD
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Plumbing Estimating Methods -  Includes Standard Plumbing & Fire Protection Systems, Special Systems Such As Medical Gas & Glass Piping, Galeno, Joseph J. & Sheldon Greene
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