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Master Pieces: Making Furniture from Paintings

By: Ball, Richard; Campbell, Peter

Price: $8.41

Publisher: N Y, Hearst Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 135328

ISBN: 0688024882

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 144 pages. "Master Pieces is a guidebook that explores the limitless possibilities of using paintings as models for furniture design. The authors assembled a group of talented furniture designers and sculptors and asked them to adapt and construct furniture that appears in twenty famous paintings by artists as diverse as Fra Angelico and Rene Magritte.... the projects range from Van Gogh's famous chair to Madame Recamier's elegant eighteenth-century daybed, from a simple medieval stool to Picasso's exuberant cubist sideboard." More than ... View more info

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American Eagles

By: Butz, Richard;Butz, Ellen

Price: $43.95

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Stackpole Books: 1996

Seller ID: 112377

ISBN: 0811729958

Condition: Very Good


111 pages with many b&w photos showing the intricacies of making three historical American eagles. View more info

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Modern Practical Joinery

By: Ellis, George

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Freso, CA, Linden Publishing Co. Inc.: 1987

Seller ID: 141966

ISBN: 0941936082

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 486 pages. 6"w x 9"h. A facsimile of the 1908 third edition. Many b&w illustrations and diagrams. View more info

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Timber-Frame Houses (Great Houses)

By: Fine Homebuilding

Price: $14.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Taunton Press: 1996

Seller ID: 133333

ISBN: 156158150X

Condition: 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. View more info

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Understanding Wood Finishing: How to Select and Apply the Right Finish

By: Flexner, Bob

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 134190

ISBN: 1565235665

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 308 pages. Many color photos. View more info

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Japan Culture of Wood: Buildings, Objects,Techniques

By: Henrichsen, Christoph

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Basel, Birkhauser: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 140761

ISBN: 376437022X

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full black cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine and Japanese character on front cover. Slight edge wear to dust jacket. Small mark on rear endpaper. 248 pages. 9 3/4"w x 11 7/8"h. "This book presents the products, techniques, craft skills and manufacturing steps for abut 30 types of wooden objects and constructions, on the basis of years of research in Japanese workshops. The range extends from bridges via houses to recptacles and musical instruments." View more info

Modern Marquetry Handbook

By: Hobbs, Harry J. & Allan E. Fitchett

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Thames and Hudson: 1980

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 123468

Condition: 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. Lots of b&w photos. 143 pages. Former reference book, volume shows little wear. View more info

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Mataora The Living Face: Contemporary Maori Artists

By: Ihimaera, Witi (ed.)

Price: $87.95

Publisher: U.S.A., David Bateman Ltd: 2005

Seller ID: 138594

ISBN: 1869531981

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 167 pages with a great many full page photos of artist's work. Co-editors: Cliff Whiting and Sandy Adsett. The first major publication of contemporary Maori art. Over 150 full color illustrations and the words of the artists themselves reveal what Maori artists are thinking and producing with the contributions of more than forty artists and writers. M... View more info

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Designing and making fine Furniture

By: John Chaffee

Price: $14.95

Publisher: A & W Visual Library: 1978

Seller ID: 142522

ISBN: 0891040951

Condition: Very Good


Book shows very light wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 191 pages with b&w photos and line drawings. Sections include Principles of design, Trees and wood, Construction methods, Wood finishing, then a series of projects: 21 of them, including end table, bar, counter and bench, platform bed, bookcase and cabinet, coffee table, desk, tea card, room divider, etc. "Do it yourself, and have practical, beautiful wood funiture easily and inexpensively! Step-by-step, illustrated instructions ... View more info

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Hand Made Object and Its Maker, The

By: Jones, Michael Owen

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California: 1975

Seller ID: 129179

ISBN: 0520026977

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 261 pages. B&w photos. Front endpaper torn out. View more info

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The Furniture of Gustav Stickley: History, Techniques, and Projects

By: Joseph J. Bavaro; Thomas L. Mossman

Price: $17.25

Publisher: Linden Publishing Co. Inc.: 1997

Seller ID: 141910

ISBN: 094193635X

Condition: Fine


Slight curl to front cover, otherwise like new. 175 pages with b&w photos, drawings, layout illustrations, mechanical drawings of Mr. Stickleys simple but functional craftsman line of home furnishings, often known as "mission furniture," considered revolutionary in its time. Book depicts everything you need to know to build beautiful facsimilies of Craftsman furniture. View more info

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Expressions in Wood: Masterworks from the Wornick Collection

By: Kangas, Matthew;Perreault, John;Turner, Tran;Cooke, Edward S. Jr.;Oakland Museum of California;McAllen International Museum (McAllen, Tex.)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Oakland, California, U.S.A., Oakland Museum of California: 1996

Seller ID: 128439

ISBN: 188214015X

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 168 pages. Full brown cloth cover. One inch tear on dust jacket. Selected works from the collections of Ronald C. and Anita L. Wornick of San Francisco, organized by the Oakland Museum of California; at that institution and the McAllen International Museum, McAllen, Texas, February 1997 - January 1998. View more info

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The Art Of Japanese Joinery

By: Kiyosi Seike

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Weatherhill: 1977

Seller ID: 145399

ISBN: 0834815168

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 126 pages, b&w photos throughout. View more info

Art of Woodburning, The

By: Krochmal, Connie; Snipes, Karen

Price: $21.00

Publisher: N Y., Drake Publishers, Inc.: 1974

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 112537

ISBN: 0877496757

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. Many illustrations. View more info

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Millwork Principles and Practices: Manufacture, Distribution, Use

By: Lloyd, William B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Cahners Publishing Company: 1966

Seller ID: 142539

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full gray cloth boards. 6 5/8"w x 10 3/8"h. 426 pages. Many b&w illustrations and diagrams. Comprehensive and detailed text on the millwork industry including its history. View more info

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Building With Logs

By: MacKay, Alan

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Prince George, BC, B. Allan Mackie & Ida Mary Mackie: 1976

Seller ID: 130202

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 76 pages. Many b&w photos and illustrations. Oblong format: 12 1/2"w x 9 1/2"h. Plastic comb binding. View more info

Woodwork Book, The

By: Makepeace, John

Price: $37.95

Publisher: Pan Books: 1980

Seller ID: 124943

ISBN: 0330261754

Condition: Near Fine


Very clean book, nearly new condition with only light scuffing to covers. Otherwise as-new with no marking of any kind to text/interior. Schematic/mechanical drawings, heavily illustrated with color photos and line drawings. View more info

Image for Michelangeli As Seen By Fredo Meyer-Henn

Michelangeli As Seen By Fredo Meyer-Henn

By: Meyer-Henn, Fredo; Burli, Benedetto

Price: $125.00

Publisher: WErner Muhlemann: 1983

Seller ID: 123294

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Very small tears on cover at bottom of spine. Many b&w photos. View more info

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Michelangeli Parigi 1983

By: Michelangeli, Gualverio

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cassina: 1983

Seller ID: 123404

Condition: Very Good


Staple-bound exhibition catalog. 16 pages; b&w photos. Edge wear and crease on cover. View more info

Image for G. Michelangeli San Francisco Dicembre 1989

G. Michelangeli San Francisco Dicembre 1989

By: Michelangeli, Gualverio

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Museo ItaloAmericano: 1989

Seller ID: 123406

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Exhibition catalog. 16 pages. B&w photos. View more info