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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 stenciling. View more info

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

By: N/A

Price: $32.36

Publisher: NY, Popular Science Publishing: 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

Designing and Remodeling Children's Rooms (Grolier's Home Owning Made Easy)

By: N/A

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Grolier: 1987

Edition: (1st Grolier printing)

Seller ID: 8-0Y013

Condition: FINE


"As new except slight scuff to inside of back cover which was probably from removing a sticker. ""What's in a room?, Planning, Putting it all together, Projects you can build"" 96 indexed pages full of photos, plans, drawing, checklists, measurements to take you from idea to finished room. 8.5x11.25x0.4 (21.8x28.7x1cm)" View more info

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

By: N/A

Price: $10.95

Publisher: NY, Greystone Press: ©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

La Maconnerie (Encyclopedie practique du bricolage)

By: "Auguste, Pierre"

Price: $9.86

Publisher: "Paris, France", Le Livre de Poche Pratique (#7714A): 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

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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, Bonanza Books: ©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 of these venerable landmarks...Every house is open to the public at certain times of the year..."" 252+ indexed pages ... View more info

The New Carpentry Handbook

By: "DeCristoforo, R.J."

Price: $6.50

Publisher: "Greenwich, CT", Fawcett (#735): 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", Oxmoor House / Sunset: 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 ", Dearborn Trade Publishing: 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: $8.95

Publisher: NY, Hearst: 1975

Seller ID: 8-9Y004

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright, clean and square, including all original inserts. Corner crease and light remnants and scratches from address sticker. Light age tanning of pages. Articles: Fishing, solar furnace; gun cabinet; stock car set up for Pintos and Vegas; room divider; BOATS. 174 pages. 8.25X11X0.25"" (20.9X27.8X0.6cm) 174 pages, HOUSE & HOME / Do-It-Yourself / General, HOBBIES, HOW-TO & CRAFTS, home improvement, magazine, auto, heating" View more info

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

By: "Liston, Jim (ed.)"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, Hearst Corporation: 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: $8.95

Publisher: NY, Hearst Corporation: 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: $7.95

Publisher: NY, Hearst Corporation: 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: $6.95

Publisher: NY, Hearst Corporation: 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: $7.95

Publisher: NY, Hearst Corporation: 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", Ideals Publishing Corp.: 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", Ideals: 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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Start-to-Finish Paths & Walkways

By: "Ortho,"

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Ortho:

Seller ID: 9780897214797

ISBN: 089721479X

Condition: GOOD


This comprehensive guide to constructing paths and walks that are functional and attractive covers: Planning and designLandscape construction basicsMaterials and techniquesStaking and excavatingLow-cost optionsGrading dilemmasCoping with bog areasAssuring proper drainage View more info