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Welding Helps for Farmers
1 Welding Helps for Farmers
Cleveland, OH, James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation, 1948, Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 431 pages. Many b&w photos. 135073 
Price: 18.95 USD
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Skeps : Their History, Making and Use, Alston, Frank
2 Alston, Frank Skeps : Their History, Making and Use
Great Britain, Northern Bee Books, 1987, 0907908381 / 9780907908388 Trade Paperback Very Good 
A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 105 pages. Stain on bottom edge of cover and spine. 125270 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 Andrews, G. S Metis outpost: Memoirs of the first schoolmaster at the Metis settlement of Kelly Lake, B.C., 1923-1925
U.S.A., By Author, 1985, 0969216904 / 9780969216902 Oversize Paperback Near Fine 
Book shows very light shelf wear only to cover corners. Creaseless covers and spine, square, solid binding, text/interior is clean, neat and free of marking of any kind. 340 pages in oversize format with maps, b&w photos, drawings, ; Gerry Andrews, former Surveyor General and Boundaries Commissioner for British Columbia, writes of his time as a young schoolmaster to the Metis people at Kelly Lake, the way they lived, a Kelly Lake Metis genealogy, and the changes he witnessed on numerous travels through the area in later years. Subjects include the John Bennett tragedy, Archival material, Cree commentary and vocabulary and Geographics.including: the John Bennett tragedy, Archival material, Cree commentary and vocabulary and Geographics. 137026 
Price: 18.75 USD
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4 Andrews, G. S Metis outpost: Memoirs of the first schoolmaster at the Metis settlement of Kelly Lake, B.C., 1923-1925
U.S.A., By Author, 1985, 0969216904 / 9780969216902 Oversize Paperback Near Fine 
Book shows very light shelf wear only to cover corners. Creaseless covers and spine, square, solid binding, text/interior is clean, neat and free of marking of any kind. 340 pages in oversize format with maps, b&w photos, drawings, ; Gerry Andrews, former Surveyor General and Boundaries Commissioner for British Columbia, writes of his time as a young schoolmaster to the Metis people at Kelly Lake, the way they lived, a Kelly Lake Metis genealogy, and the changes he witnessed on numerous travels through the area in later years. Subjects include the John Bennett tragedy, Archival material, Cree commentary and vocabulary and Geographics.including: the John Bennett tragedy, Archival material, Cree commentary and vocabulary and Geographics. 137025 
Price: 18.75 USD
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Handmade Houses: A Guide to the Woodbutcher's Art, Art Boericke; Barry Shapiro
5 Art Boericke; Barry Shapiro Handmade Houses: A Guide to the Woodbutcher's Art
U.S.A., Scrimshaw Press, 1973, 0912020008 / 9780912020006 Hard Cover Very Good Fair Architecture 
In denim blue cloth covers with green cloth spine, printer's wheelbarrow embossed in black, lower front cover. Dust jacket shows stains and tears. Unpaginated. Many color photos. Wear at top and bottom of spine. 8 5/8"w x 9 3/4"h. 140195 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Handmade Houses: A Guide to the Woodbutcher's Art, Art Boericke; Barry Shapiro
6 Art Boericke; Barry Shapiro Handmade Houses: A Guide to the Woodbutcher's Art
U.S.A., A & W Visual Library, 1973, 0891040013 / 9780891040019 Trade Paperback Very Good 
Unpaginated, about 65 pages of all color photos of artists/architects work. Previous owner's name on front end paper. Light wear to covers. Text/interior is clean and unmarked with sharp corners. 138918 
Price: 14.95 USD
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The Log Cabin: Homes of the North American Wilderness, Bealer, Alex W.; Ellis, John O.
7 Bealer, Alex W.; Ellis, John O. The Log Cabin: Homes of the North American Wilderness
N Y, Crown Publishers, Inc., 1978, 0517533790 / 9780517533796 Trade Paperback Very Good 
Long inscription from previous owner on endpaper; otherwise clean and unmarked. 192 pages. Oblong format: 10 1/4"w x 8 7/8"h. Many b&w and color photos. Contents: Beginnings; Cabin Floor Plans; Log Outbuildings and Fences; Cabin Construction; Log Cabin Living; The Log Cabin Revival; Bibliography; Index. 136661 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties, Beard, D.C.
8 Beard, D.C. Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties
Port Townsend, WA, Breakout Publications, 1914, 189362630X / 9781893626300 Trade Paperback Very Good 
A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 243 pages. B&w illustrations. This is an undated later reprint of the 1914 edition. 124747 
Price: 18.95 USD
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A Timber Framer's Workshop: Indroductory Workshop Manual of the Fox Maple Timber Frame Apprenticeshop, Chappell, Steve
9 Chappell, Steve A Timber Framer's Workshop: Indroductory Workshop Manual of the Fox Maple Timber Frame Apprenticeshop
Fox Maple Press, Inc., 1995, Spiral Bound Near Fine 
Spiral bound text for the Apprenticeshop course. Book shows very light shelf wear only, no tears, no edge wear, sharp corners, straight page block, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 119 pages, heavily illustrated. In business for 20 years, we provide excellent customer service and pack in shipping material appropriate to assure you purchase arrives undamaged. 133332 
Price: 42.50 USD
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10 Cox, Doug Ranching Now, Then, and Way Back When...
Skookun Publications, 2004, 0919773125 / 9780919773127 Ex Library Oversize Paperback Very Good 
Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind, covers show very light wear only. 304 pages with a great many b&w photos. 134518 
Price: 32.50 USD
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A Hive of Bees, Crompton, John
11 Crompton, John A Hive of Bees
New York, New York, U.S.A., Lyons Pr, 1987, 0941130509 / 9780941130509 Trade Paperback Fine 
A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 180 pages. 125271 
Price: 14.95 USD
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A Mountain Year: Nature Diary of a Wilderness Dweller, Czajkowski, Chris
12 Czajkowski, Chris A Mountain Year: Nature Diary of a Wilderness Dweller
Madeira Park, British Columbia, Canada, Harbour Pub Co, 2009, 155017441X / 9781550174410 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked. 176 pages. Many color illustrations. 126147 
Price: 13.95 USD
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Timber-Frame Houses (Great Houses), Fine Homebuilding
13 Fine Homebuilding Timber-Frame Houses (Great Houses)
U.S.A., Taunton Press, 1996, 156158150X / 9781561581504 Oversize Hardback Very Good 
Book shows very light shelf wear only, no tears, little edge wear, straight page block, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 160 pages, heavily illustrated. Chapters include Timber frame layout, Sizing roughsawn joists and beams, Solo timber raisind, Raising heavy timber , Cruck house, Stress - skin panels, Bowstring trusses, etc. In business for 20 years, we provide excellent customer service and pack in shipping material appropriate to assure you purchase arrives undamaged. 133333 
Price: 12.95 USD
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14 Geary, Steven Fur Trapping in North America
Winchester Press, 1984, 0832903671 / 9780832903670 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
Very nice, sharp-cornered book. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind, solid and straight binding. Dust jacket appears nearly new, no tears. Lots of b&w photos & illustrations. 129911 
Price: 12.95 USD
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The Ultimate Self-Sufficiency Handbook: A Complete Guide to Baking, Crafts, Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals, and More (The Self-Sufficiency Series), Gehring, Abigail R.
15 Gehring, Abigail R. The Ultimate Self-Sufficiency Handbook: A Complete Guide to Baking, Crafts, Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals, and More (The Self-Sufficiency Series)
U.S.A., Skyhorse Publishing, 2012, 1616087102 / 9781616087104 Ex Library Trade Paperback Very Good 
Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Covers show light wear only. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Very clean book otherwise, with a great many b&w illustrations, graph, charts, diagrams. 137195 
Price: 6.50 USD
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16 Groh, Trauger M.; McFadden, Steven Farms of Tomorrow Revisited: Community Supported Farms, Farm Supported Communities
U.S.A., Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association, 1998, 0938250132 / 9780938250135 Trade Paperback Fine 
Brand new book in excellent condition in every respect. No flaws. Text/interior is free of marking of any kind. In business for 21 years, we provide excellent and responsive customer service and ship in padded packing material. 134206 
Price: 13.95 USD
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Build Your Own Low-Cost Log Home, Hard, Roger
17 Hard, Roger Build Your Own Low-Cost Log Home
Pownal, Vermont, U.S.A., Garden Way Pub Co, 1985, 0882663992 / 9780882663999 Oversize Paperback Near Fine 
Updated edition, book shows very light shelf wear only, with sharp corners, no creasing to covers or spine, text/interior clean and unmarked in any way. B&W photos, architectural plans, mechanical drawings, heavily illustrated for construction from foundaiton to roof ridge. Selling books for 20 years, we pack books with care in appropriate packaging to arrive undamaged. 132141 
Price: 12.95 USD
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18 Harper, Peter; Halestrap, Louise Lifting the Lid
U.S.A., Centre for Alternative Technologies, 2001, 1898049793 / 9781898049791 Trade Paperback Near Fine 
Book shows very light shelf wear only with creaseless covers and spine, sharp corners on the covers. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 154 pages, many photos, how-to diagrams. 137216 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Renegade houses, Hoffman, Eric
19 Hoffman, Eric Renegade houses
Philadelphia, PA, Running Press, 1982, 0894711814 / 9780894711817 Trade Paperback Fair 
A worn, taped, creased, well-used book with some stains to page ends and tears on cover. The interior text is clean and unmarked and the binding is still tight. 8 1/2"w x 11"h. 153 pages. Many photos and diagrams in b&w and color. A book devoted to novel approaches to creating a house using recyced materials, money-saving construction techniques, working in new media, clever interpretation of zoning ordinances, bargain purchasing, and built-in, energy-efficient features. 136625 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Build Your Own Stone House: Using the Easy, Slipform Method, Karl Schwenke; Sue Schwenke
20 Karl Schwenke; Sue Schwenke Build Your Own Stone House: Using the Easy, Slipform Method
Charlotte, Vermont, Garden Way Publishing, 1976, 0882660713 / 9780882660714 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 156 pages. Many b&w illustrations. 135074 
Price: 18.95 USD
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