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Warman's Antiques & Collectibles 2019

Noah Fleisher · Krause Publications
Pages: 624
Format: Hardcover

The Warman's Advantage The antiques and collectibles world is big, bold and beautiful. Your experience with it should be as well. Welcome to Warman's Antiques & Collectibles 2019, a rich interpretation of this amazing field. Presented with the style and substance you've...
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American Homes: The Landmark Illustrated Encyclopedia of Domestic Architecture

Lester Walker · Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

American Homes is the classic work of American house architecture. From the Dutch colonial, to the New England Salt Box, to the 1950s prefab, this unrivaled reference and useful guide to 103 building styles pays homage to our country's housing heritage. American Homes opens the window...
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Saltwater Mittens from the Island of Newfoundland: More than 20 heritage designs to knit

Christine LeGrow · Boulder Publications
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Woollen mittens have long been a Newfoundlander's best friend. The warmer the better. In a quirky climate of freeze, thaw, blow, and drizzle, good mittens made all tasks easier to split birch, hammer a nail, gut a fish, draw and haul water, hang clothes on a line, shoot a seabird, or snare...
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Beginner's Guide to Botanical Flower Painting

Michael Lakin · Search Press
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Clean, fresh and precise botanical artwork is within your grasp, with Michael Lakin's clear and simple approach.Michael Lakin, known for his wonderful traditional botanical art, teaches you how to recreate the beauty of nature from first principles. Using Michael's six-stage process,...
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Hammer's Blueprint Reading Basics

CHARLES GILLIS · Industrial Press, Inc.
Pages: 450
Format: Paperback

Warren Hammer's Blueprint Reading Basics has been a bestselling classic for nearly 2 decades, but it is out of date in terms of illustrations, inclusion of calculations for a global audience, and standards. With this historic revision, new author Charles Gillis will be updating the entire...
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Peonies: Beautiful Varieties for Home & Garden

Jane Eastoe · Gibbs Smith
Pages: 237
Format: Hardcover

A floral gardening guide to the ultra popular peony. From Shawnee Chief to Top Brass, this guide to over 60 varieties of peonies presents an eclectic selection of specimens -- from those with the best visual appearance and the most fragrant perfume, to those that are easiest to grow and produce...
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American House Styles: A Concise Guide

John Milnes Baker · Countryman Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

"An engaging historical account and an attractive, practical resource." -- BOOKLIST Colonial, Neoclassical, Queen Anne, Craftsman -- what distinguishes one architectural style from another? This unique book will allow readers to recognize the architectural features and style...
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Paper Crafts: A Maker's Guide

Victoria & Albert Museum · Thames & Hudson
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

An innovative presentation of the craft-book genre, this volume offers an informative guide to paper crafts and projects by makers at the leading edge of today's craft revival. Paper crafts are as old as paper itself, with a profusion of different traditions originating around the world....
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Essential Composting Toilets: A Guide to Options, Design, Installation, and Use

Gord Baird · New Society Publishers
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

From wastestream to mainstream, a practical guide to composting toilet systems.Composting toilets are a key feature for local resilience, money saving, water conservation, resource recovery, septic system replacement, and an improved bathroom experience in rural and urban buildings.Essential...
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Essential Rainwater Harvesting: A Guide to Home-Scale System Design

Rob Avis · New Society Publishers
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Design a rainwater harvesting system for any home in any climate. Water is a crucial resource increasingly under stress. Yet rainfall, even in arid climates, can make up a sizable portion of any home, acreage, or farm's water requirements if harvested and utilized with care. The key is appropriate...
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