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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

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Decorative Paint and Faux Finishes

By: Sunset Books

Price: $9.45

Publisher: Sunset Pub Co:

Seller ID: 9780376013880

ISBN: 0376013885

Condition: GOOD


With just a little bit of paint and a lot of imagination, readers can turn ordinary rooms into heavenly havens. Decorative Paint and Faux Finishes provides everything readers need to get started on easy home renovation projects -- from the basics on understanding color to 36 step-by-step projects that produce amazing paint effects. Readers will quickly learn the art of color washing, rubbing, dragging and sponging, along with dramatic patterned effects like stamping and ... 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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"Paths, Steps, & Patios for the Garden: Including 16 Easy-to-Build Projects (Step-by-Step Practical Guides)"

By: "Bridgewater, Alan,Bridgewater, Gill"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: PERSEUS DIST - CDS *:

Seller ID: 9781843304937

ISBN: 1843304937

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

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"Fences & Gates: Plan, Design, Build"

By: "Creative, Editors of Homeowner"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Creative Homeowner:

Seller ID: 9781580110945

ISBN: 1580110940

Condition: very good


"Fences & Gates: Plan, Design, Build" is a comprehensive guide for designing, building, and maintaining a fence designed to provide privacy, security, and beauty to a home's landscape. The book offers a practical combination of design, planning, and construction information. All types of fences and gates are covered, including pickets, split-rails, board designs, and more. Wood fences and gates are featured, but there are also chapters on vinyl, chain-link, and other uti... 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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Kitchen Design and Planning 1-2-3: Create Your Blueprint for a Perfect Kitchen (Home Depot ... 1-2-3)

By: "Depot, The Home"

Price: $12.45

Publisher: The Home Depot:

Seller ID: 9780696217449

ISBN: 0696217449

Condition: GOOD


A variety of kitchen layouts demonstrate concepts of style and function An entire chapter explaining what to look for when buying everything from flooring to fixtures ensures the reader makes informed purchases Explains the basics of design and planning for beginners or more experienced DIY'ers A real-world installation project covers the entire process 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

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Second Home: Find Your Place in the Fun (Better Homes and Gardens(R))

By: "Homes, Better, Gardens"

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Better Homes and Gardens:

Seller ID: 9780696211522

ISBN: 0696211521

Condition: very good


The first book of its kind for second home owners and buyers.Book-of-the-Month Club Feature Selection.Second-home options, from lake houses to cabins in the woods.Guides readers on selecting house site suited to their needs.Remodeling and decorating ideas to make home functional.Furnishings and home plan source list. 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

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Paint & Paper: The Pleasures of Home

By: "Levinson, Harry"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Cassell:

Seller ID: 9780304350902

ISBN: 0304350907

Condition: GOOD


Be at the forefront of today's design trends Decorative paint finishes and effects have emerged as one of the most exciting methods of updating and beautifying interiors -- and along with the variety of available new wallpapers, they offer endless possibilities for refurbishing a whole room, enhancing architectural features, or just adding a few eye-catching details. Give your home an explosion of color and texture by trying out a wide range of techniques: wood graining... 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