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How to Get the Most Out of Your Home Workshop with Hand & Power Tools

By: N/A

Price: $32.36

Publisher: NY, 1946

Seller ID: 4DY013

Condition: VERY GOOD+/None


"Tight, yellowed pages, clean for age. Square. Red cloth w silver spine and circular saw blade design. Raised red lettering. Softened spine ends. ""all the home craftsman needs to know about the use of hand and power tools in his own home…Over 750 illustrations"" Vintage black & white photos." View more info

"The Practical Handyman's Encyclopedia, vol. 1 AD-BA"

By: N/A

Price: $10.95

Publisher: NY, ©1968

Seller ID: 96Y007


"As new except for slight tilt. Red leatherette with black frame and gilt lettering. Detailed instructions with photo illustration. This volume includes: Accurate electrical repairs; Achieving efficient heating; Aids to Plumbing; All about concrete; Appliance repair and much more through Improvised Barbecues. 192 pages, 11-1/8x7-3/4"" (28.2x19.7cm)" View more info

The Family Handyman's Book of Recreation Room Ideas

By: N/A

Price: $5.36

Publisher: NY, 1970

Seller ID: 55P007

Condition: NEAR FINE


"""An easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide to converting waste space..information on heating, dampness, wall covering, floor tile, built-ins, and much more.."" Illustrated. As new except for tiny stain to corner of cover. Appears unread." View more info

La Maconnerie (Encyclopedie practique du bricolage)

By: "Auguste, Pierre"

Price: $9.86

Publisher: "Paris, France", 1978

Seller ID: 59T025

Condition: NEAR FINE


As new except for slight corner bump. Appears unread. Many illustrations: drawings and B&W photos. Text in French. View more info

Basic home wiring illustrated (A Sunset book)

By: "Books, Sunset"

Price: $1.25

Publisher: Lane Pub. Co:

Seller ID: 9780376010940

ISBN: 0376010940

Condition: very good


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Bookshelves & Cabinets

By: "Books, Sunset"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Sunset Publishing Corporation:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780376010865

ISBN: 037601086X

Condition: GOOD


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Open House in New England

By: "Chamberlain, Samuel"

Price: $5.95

Publisher: NY, ©1948

Edition: (D)

Seller ID: 01X005

Condition: VERY GOOD+/Poor DJ


"Tight, bright, clean & square. Faint softening of spine ends. Gift inscription on first free page. DJ is intact but age soiled with frayed and ripped ends (interior tape repairs), and some chunks out of edges. ""The story of early New England can be told in words; but more eloquent than words are those surviving historians, its old houses... 280 (black & white) photos have been selected and arranged chronologically to illustrate the architectural sequence o... View more info

The New Carpentry Handbook

By: "DeCristoforo, R.J."

Price: $6.50

Publisher: "Greenwich, CT", 1968

Edition: (2nd printing)

Seller ID: 75X013

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, yellowed pages, clean, square. Faint edgewear and a light crease on back cover. A vintage ""How-to"" publication on carpentry" View more info

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Pottery Barn Workspaces

By: "Fay, Martha"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: "Menlo Park, CA", 2004

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 18Y001

ISBN: 0848727649

Condition: NEAR FINE/ Near fine


"As new except for slight rubbing to spine ends of book and tiny rip at each end of spine on dust jacket. ""simple ideas for creative project rooms and home offices. 192 pages full of color photos with full descriptions of items used to achieve the look. " View more info

For Sale by Owner Kit

By: "Irwin, Robert "

Price: $10.49

Publisher: "Chicago, IL ", 2002

Edition: "(4th edition, 2nd printing)"

Seller ID: 48X029

Condition: FINE


"""Save Thousands on Commissions. Attract the Best Buyers. Where to Find Help if you need it."" As new." View more info

Popular Mechanics: 1975 February

By: "Linkletter, John A. (Editor)"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: NY, 1975

Seller ID: 82A004

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, some page yellowing, clean, curled corners. 3 folded page corners. Scrape where part of label was removed. ""50 world fishing records; First real solar furnace cuts fuel bills up to 90%; Big thrill racing in small stock cars; Make our gorgeous heirloom gun cabinet(complete plans); Add a room this weekend; New Boats"" Ad inserts still in place. " View more info

Popular Mechanics 1974 May (Vol. 141 No. 5)

By: "Liston, Jim (ed.)"

Price: $5.95

Publisher: NY, 1974

Seller ID: 81A023

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Rotating beach house; pedal cars; vacation without gas; Toyota Corolla and Datsun B-210; Work with plasterboard; Hide plywood edges; stretch screen wire taut; paint with spray cans. Tight, slight page yellowing, clean interior, faint curl to corners. Remnants of mailing label. Return mail advertising inserts still intact. 1"" rip on bottom of front cover. A few dog-eared pages. Small magazine (9-1/8x6-1/2"")., 190 pages" View more info

Popular Mechanics 1974 June (Vol. 141 No. 6)

By: "Liston, Jim (ed.)"

Price: $5.95

Publisher: NY, 1974

Seller ID: 81A024

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Build surf Sailor; Best bicycles; Re-siding your house; Groom your dog like a pro; Honda Civic & Fiat 128; Keep cool for less money. Tight, slight page yellowing, clean interior, faint curl to corners. Remnants of mailing label. Return mail advertising inserts still intact. Front cover and 1st page have creased corner. Small magazine (9-1/8x6-1/2"")., 204 pages" View more info

Popular Mechanics September 1974 (Vol. 142 No. 3)

By: "Liston, Jim (ed.)"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: NY, 1974

Seller ID: 81A027

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Dirigibles; make used cars look new; VW-powered kit plane; Audi Fox; clever disguises for storage buildings. Tight, slight page yellowing, clean interior, faint curl to corners. Remnants of mailing label. Return mail advertising inserts still intact. Crease on bottom corner of back cover. Small magazine (9-1/8x6-1/2""), 198 pages." View more info

Popular Mechanics October 1974 (Vol. 142 No. 4)

By: "Liston, Jim (ed.)"

Price: $5.95

Publisher: NY, 1974

Seller ID: 81A028

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"75 cars; Heat saving ideas; zoned heating; thermostat timer; recycled chimney heat; Make Christmas cards from your photos. Tight, slight page yellowing, clean interior, faint curl to corners. Remnants of mailing label. Return mail advertising inserts still intact. Back cover - 1/2"" rip on bottom of spine hinge,1/8"" rip on edge. Faint crease to top corner of front cover. Small magazine (9-1/8x6-1/2"")., 220 pages" View more info

Popular Mechanics November 1974 (Vol. 142 No. 5)

By: "Liston, Jim (ed.)"

Price: $5.95

Publisher: NY, 1974

Seller ID: 81A029

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Create keepsake memory boxes; 7 original gifts from your workbench; America's longest meanest car rally; Windmills. Tight, slight page yellowing, clean interior, curled top corner. Remnants of mailing label. Return mail advertising inserts still intact. Small magazine (9-1/8x6-1/2""), 218 pages" View more info

Homeowner's Guide to Fireplaces (Successful Home Improvement Series)

By: "Lytle, R.J. And Marie-Jeanne"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Milwaukee, WI", 1981

Seller ID: 5-1Y004

ISBN: 0824961056

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Light rubbing to cover edges. Slight sunning of spine. Everything you need to know to design, build and use a fireplace in a new or existing home. 96 indexed pages illustrated with photos, design drawings, charts and tables." View more info

Homeowner's Guide to Fireplaces (Succesful Home Improvement Series)

By: "Lytle, RJ & Marie-Jeanne"

Price: $7.16

Publisher: "Milwaukee, WI", 1981

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 50X004

ISBN: 0824961056

Condition: VERY GOOD


"All about fireplaces: History, Planning, Appearances, Conventional, Heat Circulating, Pre-Builts, Electric & Gas, Energy Efficient, Wood Stoves, Wood as Fuel, Cookery, Tending, Difficulties. Tight, bright, clean, curled." View more info

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Trim Idea Book

By: "Polson, Mary Ellen"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Taunton Press:

Seller ID: 9781561587100

ISBN: 1561587109

Condition: very good


Since 1950, most American homes have been built with plain clamshell molding, narrow colonial molding, or no molding at all, leaving the interior architecture naked and uncelebrated. Trim Idea Book shows how to change all that and highlights a wide range of styles, from 21st-century designs, including craftsman, natural, and minimalist, to period and period-inspired motifs. The book showcases hundreds of ways homeowners can use trim to spotlight and define the interior a... View more info

Stone style: decorative Ideas and Projects for the Home

By: "Purvis, Linda Lee"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "North Adams, MA", 2001

Seller ID: 6-NY008

ISBN: 1580173756

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for tiny chip at top corner of dust jacket hinge. ""Incorporate the natural tones and textures of stone into your life with designer Linda Lee Purvis' elegant projects and ideas…from gifts to home accents to indoor garden features…simple projects for kids…"" 152 indexed pages illustrated with full color photos and drawings to go with the step-by-step directions. " View more info