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3 Book Set: The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition + The Roof Building Manual 5th Edition + The Australian Decks and Pergolas Construction Manual 7th Edition

By: Allan Staines

Price: $99.85

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press, 2014

Edition: 3 book set


3 book set. The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition, ISBN 9781875217076: The House Building Manual is an entirely Australian manual and is thoroughly researched in co-operation with the Australian timber, brick and concrete associations. It is written in Allan Staines usual easy to comprehend style. The manual provides current trade practices and hints that help bridge the gap between theory and practice. For these reasons it is an essential class room text.... View more info

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A Lesson Plan for Woodturning: Step-By-Step Instructions for Mastering Woodturning Fundamentals

By: James Rodgers

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Linden Publishing Co Inc, 2014


Woodturning is one of the fastest growing hobbies in the United States, but most beginning woodturners don't have access to formal training or experienced teachers. Written by a professional woodturning instructor with over a decade's teaching experience, A Lesson Plan for Woodturning is a systematic, skill-building introduction that helps beginning woodturners master basic woodworking techniques on their own. A Lesson Plan for Woodturning provides a complete, self-dire... View more info

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All New Turning Projects with Richard Raffan

By: Richard Raffan

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Taunton Press, 2015


Thousands of novice turners have learned to turn with Richard Raffan because he can explain the complex and sometimes confusing steps in turning in a clear and understandable way. This book will continue this long tradition with a collection of appealing new woodturning projects - candlesticks, a lamp and shade, sets of plates and bowls, even a turned duck call. The projects range from simple to complex, and Raffan provides complete instructions with step-by-step photos ... View more info

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American Woodworker's Hand Tool Fundamentals: Advice, Techniques and Projects for the Hand Tool Woodworker

By: American Woodworker

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, F & W Publications Inc, 2014


Lay a foundation for hand tool excellence! Now you can learn the hand tool skills used by the best woodworkers to achieve handcrafted excellence in all your woodworking projects. Hand Tool Fundamentals introduces you to all the key tools and techniques you need to learn for sterling work, then shows you how to incorporate them into the modern woodworking shop. You'll learn: * What to look for when buying new precision hand tools. * How to tune your tools so they perform ... View more info

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Arts & Crafts Furniture Projects: A skill-building guide featuring 9 beautiful projects

By: Gregory Paolini

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Taunton Press, 2015


This title features nine beautiful homeware projects in the popular Arts and Crafts style. Each project systematically builds upon skills or techniques learned in the previous chapter. It includes a section on key construction methods and an historical overview of the Arts & Crafts movement. The Arts and Crafts style is one of the most popular and enduring in woodworking. Featuring nine beautiful projects of varying difficulty, Arts & Crafts Furniture Projects will appea... View more info

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Build it with Dad: 24 Fun & Easy Projects You Can Do Together

By: A. J. Hamler

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Popular Woodworking Books, 2015


What could be better than spending some quality time with your kids? How about spending time with them in the woodshop? Perfect for any woodworker with kids, Build It with Dad features 22 woodworking projects that kids of all ages will love. These easy-to-make projects will help you teach your kids how to correctly and safely use fundamental tools such as handsaws, hammers, screwdrivers, tape measures, and cordless drills. Best of all, they'll have fun doing it! Projects... View more info

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Building Your Own Home, Revised Edition: A comprehensive guide for owner-builders *** OUT OF STOCK ***

By: George Wilkie

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Australia, New Holland, 2011

Edition: Revised Edition


Home builders can contribute in many ways to reduce the use of products and processes that convert solid and liquid carbon containing materials into gaseous carbon. Everyone is now aware of the advantages of correctly oriented, well insulated houses with sensible ventilation and comfort systems. In this revised edition of the best selling complete guide to building your own home, George Wilkie updates and adds a new section on energy and environmental efficiency. A... View more info

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Cabinets, Vanities, and Countertops: For Pros By Pros Series

By: Fine Homebuilding

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Taunton Press, 2015


Nothing transforms the look and function of a kitchen or bathroom space- and adds significantly to the value of a home- like new cabinets and countertops. Whether you're building them or just installing them, your job will be much easier if you arm yourself with the best information possible. The builder-tested techniques and methods in Cabinets Vanities, and Countertops will show you how to build and install high-quality, durable and cost-efficient cabinets, vanities an... View more info

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Framing Floors, Walls & Ceilings: Completely Revised and Updated

By: Edited by Fine Homebuilding

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Taunton Press, 2015

Edition: 3rd Edition


This title provides the best field-tested information on framing efficiently and safely the first time. It covers the basics of framing, as well as more advanced techniques on curved walls and cathedral ceilings. It includes up-to-date information on the latest tools and material. Framing Floors, Walls, and Ceilings from the editors of Fine Homebuilding provides the best field-tested information on framing efficiently, safely and the right way the first time. No source o... View more info

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Glue and Clamps: The Tool Information You Need at Your Fingertips

By: Edited by John Kelsey and Skills Institute Press

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA, Fox Chapel Publishing, 2012


This handy reference will help you get the most for your money. No matter what project you're building, if you're working with wood you're working with glue and clamps. But are you getting the most out of your clamps and that bottle of glue when you're carving, drilling and building furniture? Where's the manual that explains how to best utilise these two essential workshop tools? This manual takes care of that for you. From gluing boards to using clamps in furniture rep... View more info

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Grand Designs Australia Handbook: Your Guide to Creating Your Dream Home

By: Peter Maddison

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins, 2013


An inspirational and practical guide to building exciting, beautiful and extraordinary homes, Grand Designs Australia Handbook is a must-have book for all homeowners, builders, renovators and dreamers. Showcasing the striking homes - from streamlined, sleek modernist homes to rustic country getaways - that appeared in Grand Designs Australia television series 1-3, this book is packed with practical guidance, advice and ideas for people who are considering building or ... View more info

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Harvest Your Own Lumber: How to Fell, Saw, Dry and Mill Wood

By: John English

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Linden Publishing Co Inc, 2015


In today s artisan, hands-on, and environmentally conscience landscape, there are many reasons to mill your own lumber: a craftsman, artist, or builder can gain access to a new species and unique cuts of wood; there s the Yankee in all of us that hates to see a healthy log simply go off to the landfill when it can offer new flooring or a piece of furniture; and, finally, there s symmetry in building something for a grandchild from the branch that held his daddy s tire-sw... View more info

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How to be a Successful Owner Builder and Renovator 9th Edition

By: Allan Staines

Price: $36.95

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press, 2014

Edition: 9th Edition


This all Australian title has large scale drawings to make it easy to understand how the various stages and components fit together. The Owner Builder is shown how to plan the house to suit the chosen allotment and the most economical methods of owner building. You will learn how to identify and correct faulty building practices, the correct trade terms to use and how to order building products. The renovation section of this book is almost entirely devoted to room ext... View more info

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How to Build a Fence: Plan and Build Basic Fences and Gates # Storey Basics: Books for Self-Reliance

By: Jeff Beneke

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing, 2015


Whether you need a fence to protect your garden, keep animals or children safe, or add privacy, Jeff Beneke explains exactly what you need to know to build it yourself - even if you've never built anything before. He gives clear, simple, step-by-step instructions for several basic fence styles using a variety of materials, including wood, vinyl, and chain link. And once you've mastered the basics, you'll be skilled enough to build any kind of fence, even those not covere... View more info

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How to Build Electric Guitars: The Complete Guide to Building and Setting Up Your Own Custom Guitar

By: Will Kelly

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Voyageur Press, 2012


Most guitarists dream of building their own custom guitar. In this new book, acclaimed builder Will Kelly (Vintage Guitar magazine and Hard Knocks Guitars) cuts through all the noise to show how, with a little patience and some relatively inexpensive tools, the average weekend enthusiast can turn a modest investment into a gig-worthy instrument and even a lifelong hobby. Leaning on his years of expertise and more than 500 photographs, Kelly presents the world of kit-buil... View more info