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  • Principles of How to Quit Losing Stuff

    by Den Warren

    This is not a repeat of the old stuff everyone tells you about being organized. It is an entertaining look at how to avoid looking all over for stuff. ... Read more


  • True Minimalism

    A Lifestyle that Uses Multipurpose Items, Home Organization, Strict Budgeting Rules & Decluttering Tips for Simple Living

    by Carey Harris

    It’s been called the lifestyle of the Millenials: Minimalism. Less is more! That’s the idea behind this simplified lifestyle, which is often affiliated with small living spaces but goes way beyond downsizing and a minimalistic home free of clutter.   Everything you own serves a purpose – Carey Harris defines minimalism in the modern society, talks about the advantages of minimalist living as well ... Read more

    $3.97 AUD

  • The Blacksmith's Craft

    A Primer of Tools & Methods

    by Charles McRaven

    Get that metal hot and start hammering! Setting up your own forge and crafting everyday items is easier than you might think. With simple methods, easy-to-follow photographs, and insightful tips, you’ll soon be creating items of lasting beauty and durability from iron and steel. ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD

  • Woodwork Tools and How to Use Them

    by William Fairham

    series Vintage Words of Wisdom #8
    All woodworkers know that tools appropriate for the job in hand improve the quality of the work and render the process easier and more enjoyable. This Vintage Words of Wisdom title, published in 1925, provides a comprehensive guide to hand tools for woodworking. In addition the author provides advice and guidance as to the best use of each tool to ensure both efficiency and effectiveness. Woodwork ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Axes & Chainsaws

    Use and Maintenance / A Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin A-13

    by Rockwell Stephens

    Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life. ... Read more

    $5.93 AUD

  • Sharpening Hand Tools

    Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-66

    by Max Alth

    Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life. ... Read more

    $5.93 AUD

  • Handy Farm Devices and How to Make Them

    by Rolfe Cobleigh

    A wonderful book for anyone interested in starting their own homestead or small farm. This book will show you how to be self reliant and build the things you'll need. There are more than 200 illustrations showing you how to make handy farm devices. You'll learn about the farmer's workshop and tools, running a grindstone, making a dumb waiter, making a cradle, how to clean a well, how to stake out ... Read more

    $3.06 AUD

  • Handyman At Work

    by Anonymous

    Get All The Support And Guidance You Need To Be A Success At Fixing Things!Is the fact that you would like to know how to fix things but just don't know how making your life difficult... maybe even miserable?First, you are NOT alone! It may seem like it sometimes, but not knowing how to get started with being handy is far more common than you'd think.Your lack of knowledge in this area may not be ... Read more

    $3.06 AUD

  • Living Off the Grid: A Beginner's Guide to an Independent and Self-Sustaining Lifestyle

    Self-Sufficient Living

    by Michael Hansen

    The Martians have landed, the Zombies have attacked, and now you need to bug out and live off the grid as they are using the grid to track down everyone and enslave us or worse. While this is a little far-fetched, (The Martians are arriving next month not today), people are finding it more and more desirable to live away from society and all the issues with being interconnected to the rest of the ... Read more

    $6.51 AUD

  • Picture Frame Making for Amateurs - Being Practical Instructions in the Making of Various Kinds of Frames for Paintings, Drawings, Photographs, and Engravings.

    by James Lukin

    “Picture Frame making for Amateurs” is a detailed, step-by-step guide, including chapters on the necessary tools and how to use them, the different materials that can be used, common problems, and much more. Written in simple language and including plenty of helpful diagrams, this volume will be of utility to anyone looking to make their own picture frames. Contents include: “Necessary Tools and ... Read more

    $11.54 AUD

  • Field Guide to Tools

    How to Identify and Use Virtually Every Tool at the Hardward Store

    by John Kelsey

    series Field Guide
    Finally, a field guide to identifying and utilizing more than 100 tools, from an awl to a propane torch, from a table saw to a screwdriver!Field Guide to Tools is the ultimate guide to all the gear any handyperson requires. Hardware stores, home stores, and garden stores are full of unrecognizable items—here’s how you can find out what tool is appropriate for your job and just how to go about ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • Barn Club

    A Tale of Forgotten Elm Trees, Traditional Craft and Community Spirit

    by Robert Somerville

    "In today’s ego-techno-centred world, Robert Somerville’s… ‘Barn Club’ approach is a way forward that utilizes local traditions, local materials and local hands to create a built environment that is more harmonious with the natural world and of course more beautiful."—Jack A. Sobon, architect, timber framer, and author of Hand HewnNatural history meets traditional hand craft in this celebration of ... Read more

    $30.79 AUD

  • Elementary Woodwork - A Series of Lessons Designed to Give Fundamental Instruction in Use of All the Principal Tools Needed in Carpentry and Joinery - 1893

    by George B. Kilbon

    Part of the “Carpentry for Boys” series, this vintage book contains a course of lessons on elementary woodwork designed for children or teenagers that focuses on tools and their uses. Carpentry is a skilled trade where the main work performed is the shaping, cutting, and installation of building materials used for the things like ships, buildings, timber bridges, concrete formwork, etc. Written in ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • Blacksmith's Craft

    An Introduction to Smithing for Apprentices & Craftsmen

    by Council for Small Industries in Rural Areas

    · First installment in textbook series on blacksmithing, originally published in 1952· Includes 37 lessons for beginner blacksmiths· Features crisp photography, descriptive captions, and step-by-step instructions· Learn about the hearth, blast, and anvil, and practice all necessary skills, methods, and techniques· Chapters and lessons on equipment, tools, fire, work, materials, cutting off cold ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Clous et marteau, c'est toi qu'il me faut

    by Agnès RUIZ

    Samantha hérite d’une vieille maison à la campagne. Face à l’ampleur des travaux, sa meilleure amie la persuade de contacter tous ses ex pour les rénovations. Et si derrière ce projet farfelu se trouvait enfin l’amour qui lui avait échappé ?“Un roman drôle et émouvant qui nous fait sentir vivant.”Agnès Ruiz est l'autrice de best-sellers vendus à plus de 370 000 exemplaires. Elle a remporté un ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Secrets of Embroidery

    by Ava Kew

    Unique author's embroidery technique from a popular blogger! The most relevant trend in embroidery today is the three — dimensional realistic embroidery, in the author's manual, with detailed instructions and illustrated master classes! Embroider the most popular stories now under the power of everyone! ... Read more

    $9.56 AUD

  • Maria, or the Wrongs of Woman

    by Mary Wollstonecraft

    Wollstonecraft's philosophical and gothic novel revolves around the story of a woman imprisoned in an insane asylum by her husband. It focuses on the societal rather than the individual "wrongs of woman" and criticizes what Wollstonecraft viewed as the patriarchal institution of marriage in eighteenth-century Britain and the legal system that protected it. ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Popular Mechanics The Ultimate Tool Book

    Every Tool You Need to Own

    by Popular Mechanics

    **From the trustworthy experts at Popular Mechanics comes the definitive guide to hand tools and how to use them.“The expert and enthusiastic editors at Popular Mechanics have created a ‘definitive guide’ to the baffling world of tools. . . . [an] exceptionally instructive and upbeat resource.” — Booklist** This tool . . . or that? Learn how to choose the right one for tackling any home project ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • The Unplugged Woodshop

    Hand-Crafted Projects for the Home & Workshop

    by Tom Fidgen

    Unplugged – no power tools needed! For the growing number of woodworkers who are opting out of power tools and returning to hand tools, The Unplugged Woodshop is a refreshing concept and a welcome change. Written by custom furniture maker and hand tool expert Tom Fidgen, this new book promises to be as successful as his first book, Made by Hand.Handcrafted projects with a distinctly retro look. ... Read more

    $27.05 AUD

  • Getting Started with Handplanes

    How to Choose, Set Up, and Use Planes for Fantastic Results

    by Scott Wynn

    With this book and a well-chosen and correctly maintained set of planes, you will be able to handle any type of wood in every woodworking situation. In an age of power tools the traditional handplane still has a place. Working with handplanes is often quicker, and leaves a cleaner finish. Versatile handplanes can be used as a router, thickness planer, or edger. They can accomplish jobs that would ... Read more

    $18.47 AUD


    Dependable Step by Step Guide on How to Learn and Master How to Pick Locks (Including Making DIY Lock Pick Set)

    by Oscar Wright

    A lot of us may be thinking to ourselves why should i learn how to pick locks if I do not plan on breaking into people’s houses or homes?This is a wonderful question that needs a deserved answerThere are some very good reasons why a law abiding citizen should master and learn how to pick a lockLock picking opens our eyes to the full light of security; we all lock our doors to keep our loved ones ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Total verstrickt

    Kreative Strickideen für Heim und Familie

    by avBuch im Cadmos Verlag

    series Landleben
    Strickbücher gibt es viele, doch keines bietet etwas anspruchsvollere Strickmodelle, mit denen Frau ihren Kleiderschrank mit dem einen oder anderen selbstgemachten Teil bereichern kann. Die Leserin findet hier eine breite Auswahl an Strickmodellen und nicht nur jeweils einen Pullover oder eine Strickjacke. Verschiedene Muster, Farben und Passformen – hier wird jeder fündig, der gerne strickt. Auch ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Non rompere le scatole… riciclale!

    by Gianluca Vivacqua

    Saggi - saggio (59 pagine) - Un manuale dedicato al riciclo creativo del packaging industriale. Scoprite cosa potete fare con delle semplici scatole che di solito buttate via...Non rompere le scatole… riciclale! è un manuale dedicato al riciclo creativo del packaging industriale. L’autore, anche grazie a una serie di esperienze personali, invita i lettori a scoprire la vocazione profonda – e più ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Discovering Japanese Handplanes

    Why This Traditional Tool Belongs in Your Modern Workshop

    by Scott Wynn

    • The ultimate book on Japanese handplanes• Guide for choosing the right plane for the job• Step-by-step instructions for setting up and using handplanes• Detailed method for sharpening the blade• Instructions for making your own Japanese-style handplane• Full-color photos, illustrations, and diagrams ... Read more

    $18.47 AUD