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U.S. Model Aircraft Corporation Catalog Flying Model Airplanes Supplies & Accessories 1928

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Model Aircraft Corporation: 1928

Seller ID: 23092


Very nice, clean, attractive catalog which measures 5-1/2"x8-1/4"/ Includes unused order blank laid-in. Shows lots of kits for constructing actual known planes, including the Spirit of St. Louis with pictures of each. Also offers tools and parts, ncluding aluminum, liquid bamboo, compressed air motors and more. Many line drawings for these items. 52 pages, plus a page of testimonials from happy customers i nside back cover. View more info

Fine Woodworking Magazine 1992 (Full Run Six Issues Nos. 86-91)

By: Boesel, Jim (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Newtown, Connecticut, The Taunton Press: 1991

Seller ID: 18926


Six very nice magazines -- light staining to face of two, but does not affect reverse side. No mailing label and minor wear only. This is a full run, as magazine was issued bimonthly. A sampling of topics include workshop solvents, preparing stock, miter accessories, removing a finish, drill-press primer, Russian marquetry, precise angle set-ups, woodworking glues and finishing with oil. Projects and plans are varied to include building a computer desk, a barrister's b... View more info

Fine Woodworking Magazine 1991 (Full Run Six Issues Nos. 86-91)

By: Burrows, Dick (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Newtown, Connecticut, The Taunton Press: 1991

Seller ID: 18925


Six very nice, clean magazines, No mailing label and minor wear only. This is a full run, as magazine was issued bimonthly. A sampling of topics include bleaching wood, design with mouldings, using dial indicators, a custom miter guage, water-base finishes, all about dado blades, basic relief carving, and belt-sander tune-up. Projects and plans are varied to include building a Shaker drop-leaf table, a sleigh bed, a turned chess set, a trestle table, a continuous arm s... View more info

Fine Woodworking Magazine 1989 (Full Run Six Issues Nos. 74-79)

By: Burrows, Dick (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Newtown, Connecticut, The Taunton Press: 1989

Seller ID: 18927


Six very nice, clean magazines, No mailing label and minor wear only. This is a full run, as magazine was issued bimonthly. A sampling of topics include bird's-eye maple, scroll-saw test, pattern routing, all about rosewood, working with varnish, jointer techniques, sliding dovetails, ebonized finishes, and secret compartments. Projects and plans are varied to include building a wardrobe, a pool table, a futon, a rolltop desk, garden benches and a rocker. Full runs als... View more info

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More Shadow Stitching aka dede Says

By: Dede Ogden

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Unknown, Privately Printed: 2005

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 23643


This instruction manual caught my eye because I never heard of shadow stitching. From what I gather it is a technique which provides shadowing using stitches already known and the use of thinner thread and room for part of the mesh to show. If you google it you will see beautiful examples. This book is not written in and shows no other defects. It's bound with a plastic spiral and is in excellent condition. The book measures 6" x 8-1/2" and is 1/2" thick. the... View more info

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The Art of Dimensional Embroidery (Brazilian Embroidery)

By: Freitas, Maria A.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Meridian, Idaho, EdMar Company: 2002

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 23646


Crisp, as new booklet with a very attractive cover image. Inside there is much information and drawings and photos in black and white for taching yourself the essential stitches and flowers for creating Brazilian style dimensional embroidery.The book measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 48 pages. View more info

Art of Embroidery Collections of Great Britain and the United States

By: Gostelow, Mary

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1979

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 14312A


Beautiful book, clean as a whistle inside and out.. Pages and page edges white as snow. Dustjacket has not been price-clipped and is most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Beautifully illustrated throughout in both color and black and white. Discusses the fabulous collections held in Britain and the U.S., including Blair Castle, Colonial Willamsburg, Hardwick Hall, the Henry Ford Museum, Winterthur, Historic Deerfield, Traquair House, Wells Cathedral and much more. 256 ... View more info

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The Best in Mousetrap Cars

By: Mel McDaniel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cleburne, Texas, Adexelle Publishing: 1996

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 23893


Crisp and clean as new. I had never heard of mousetrap cars, but they turned out to be exacly what I had in mind. This is a fun project with step-by-step instructions and lots of illustrations, both black and white photos, diagams and drawings, all of which takes your project from start to end. The author says this: "from the swift Speed Traps, the very popular twin carburetor Overhead Camshaft, to the skilled Long Distance models, it's all here."the booklet is pristine,... View more info

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20 Play Books Saalfield Artcraft

By: No Author

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, Saalfield Publishing: 1953

Seller ID: 27715


I grew up in Akron, Ohio home of the old and beloved Saalfield Publishing Company. The company was known for books in boxes such as this one and also its licensing for Shirley Temple books. Saalfield had novels too for older kids, so we never grew out of them until we weren't kids anymore. This particular box is new to me, but I would have loved it. The box says it contains 20 playbooks for drawing, coloring, picture hunts, riddles, connect the dots, games and mazes. Twe... View more info

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Directions & Sequence of Construction for the Kit of the Kate Cory Whaling Brig Built Westport, Massachusetts 1856

By: Ronnberg, Erik A.R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Model Shipways Company Inc.: 1972

Seller ID: 25510ARN


Very nice clean instruction booklet for building the whaling brig Kit Cory as a model. Light toning to edges of exterior, but overall without defect. illustrated wonderfully with one large photograph and many excellent instructional drawings. Measures 8-1/2"x11" and has 29 pages View more info

Dictionary of Leather-Working Tools, c.1700-1950 : And the Tools of Allied Trades

By: Salaman, R. A.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Mendham, NJ, U.S.A.: Astragal Press, 1996:

Seller ID: 10,950DA


Soft Cover. Fine/Wraps, Fine. First Thus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Crisp BRAND NEW copy of a wonderful compendium of leather-working tools used in Great Britain from 1700 to the present -- over 1100 in all. Includes tools used by bookbinders, boot and shoe makers, furriers, glove makers, purse makers, saddlers, coach trimmers, felt makers, hydraulic pump-leather makers and much more. Beautifully illustrated throughout.376 pages. We have two like copies availab... View more info

The Everything Book: A Treasury of Things to Make and Do

By: Vance, Ealeanor Graham

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Golden Press: 1975

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 11670A


We unabashedly love The Everything Book, that old rainy-day stand-by from the past, especially because of its charming illustrations by Trina Hyman. But there's lots of fun stuff for parents and kids to share, plus stuff to keep kids occupied on their own too, including recipes, crafts, finger plays, songs, riddles, travel games and much more. 140 pages. Indexed. This one is clean and tightly bound with no names or writing and pristine pages with no toning. Only fault is... View more info

Step-by-Step Art of Dried Flowers

By: Veevers-Carter, Ming

Price: $16.00

Publisher: North Vancouver, BC, Canada: Whitecap Books, 1993:

Seller ID: 8668


Soft Cover. Very Good/Stiff Wraps, Very Good. No Edition Stated. Oblong. ISBN:1551100746. Pretty book in excellent condition -- very clean with no creases. Gorgeous full page color photos of each project, plus helpful how-to drawings. Whether it's a wedding or seasonal project, there's something here to inspire. Just lovely -- especially the Christmas gift wrap. View more info

The Practical Potter; A Step-by-Step Handbook

By: Warshaw, Josie

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Hermes House: 2004

Edition: First Printing Thus

Seller ID: 17568IN


An oversized book in clean, bright condition. No names or writing and no fault of note. Lavish color photographs throughout, many instructional and many of finished pieces. Also much text, including a chapter on throwing by Richard Phethean. Chapters cover design, hand building, making and ousing moulds, throwing, glaze and decoration, and kilns and firing. Supplemental material on selling one's work. 256 pages including glossary and index. View more info