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- 500 Knives Le Van, Marthe$24.00
This book boldly proclaims that in the hands of skilled artisans, knives can transcend stereotypes. From swords to switchblades, hunting knives to cutlery, admire the many creative interpretations of these utilitarian objects and discover the different techniques and materials that have been used to make them.
Format: Softcover. Dimentions: 8" x 8" Pages: 384 Illustrations: 400Learn More
- ABCs of Blacksmithing, The Wolf, Fridolin$28.00
ABCs of Blacksmithing
Examples Step by Step
These clear step-by-step examples will give the adventurous beginner confidence and will offer new insight to the experienced smith. Lots of good photos to help you on your way.
Format: Hardcover. Dimensions: 8" x 10" Pages: 199 Illustrations: 532Learn More
- ABCs of Early Americana Sloane, Eric$12.95
A Sketchbook of Inventions, Curiosities, and Lore
Beautifully arranged in an A-Z format, the noted artist Eric Sloane presents this rich and varied collections of American firsts – from the salt box house to basketball, hex signs to ear trumpets, popcorn to rocking chairs. Taking his cue from early Americans' interest in the lore and beauty of the English alphabet, Sloane arranged this beautifully illustrated book in an A-Z format, decorating each page with his own fine hand lettering and including a brief caption to elucidate the origin and use of every subject he pictured.
Format: Softcover. Dimensions: 8 1/2" x 11" Pages: 30 Illustrations: 52Learn More
- Age of Barns, An Sloane, Eric$16.95
An Age of Barns
An Illustrated Review of Classic Barn Styles & Construction
"An Age of Barns" preserves the heritage handed down to us by those who settled America: dependable, resourceful pioneers who built these amazing barns, often before the family home was finished, and usually with the help of the entire community. These barns are remarkable for the skill with which they were created and the beauty that matches their usefulness.
Format: Softcover. Dimensions: 11" x 9" Pages: 94 Illustrations: 240Learn More
- Albert Paley / Portals and Gates Rowe, M. Jessica$40.00Portals and Gates offers the first comprehensive overview of Albert Paley's public, private, and institutional passageways and also highlights key works - both built and imagined - in his long career. This book presents the finest examples of Paley's distinctive interpretation of gates, portals, and passageways. Learn More
- All the Knots You Need Lee, R. S.$16.00
The strength of ALL THE KNOTS YOU NEED TO KNOW lies not only in the clear illustrations of the knots but in the practical information that accompanies them. It tells you which materials are best for different purposes, the strength for various materials and sizes, which fibers have maximum resistance to chemical and ultra-violet esposure and which fibers best resist wear and rot. It shows you how to make a workable rope ladder.
Format: Soft cover Dimentions: 6" x 9" pages: 84 Illustrations: 112Learn More
- Amazing History of Early Weapons, The American Machinist Magazine$12.00
The Amazing History of EARLY WEAPONS contains articles from 1918 Issues of the American Machinist Magazine. These articles cover: Cannon Making in Past Centuries; Musket Manufacture in Past Centuries; Early Attempts at Submarine Building; Modern Hand Grenades; Early History of the Marine Torpedo; Ancient Helmet Making; Development of Gun Manufacture; The Forerunner of the Tank; Fighting with Fire in Ancient Times; Early Attempts at Rapid-Firing Guns; Making Boring Bars for Big Guns and Intrenchments and the Wire Barrier.
Format: Soft Cover Dimentions: 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Pages: 120 Illustrations: 110Learn More
- Ancient Northern European Axes Gränsfors, Bruks$5.00
The design of an axe is based on knowledge of axes accumulated over many generations. This includes both the manufacture of axes as well as the uses, handling and history of different axes. This booklet is an effort to pass on a part of what has been learned from others.
Format: Soft cover Dimentions: 6" x 6" Page: 27 Illustrations: 24Learn More