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  • by W.E. Gray

    Metric edition with tables giving lengths of rafters, hips and valleys, differences in lengths of jack rafters, plus all angle cuts.

  • by Stuart Miller

  • by Andy Bull

    There are country rambles through the marshes of Great Expectations and explorations of childhood haunts in Rochester and Chatham, plus strolls around the favourite holiday towns of Broadstairs, Folkestone and Dover.

  • by Angie Jones

    Taking quiet country lanes and footpaths across hedge-lined fields, discover pretty villages and small towns- all with stories to tell. So come with the author on these 25 gentle walks, allowing time to linger and learnalong the journey; to see the beauty of the world about you and to hear snippets of local history.

  • by Anthony Annakin-Smith

    A completely revised and updated edition of this popular collection of walks from 11/2 to 101/2 miles in length - ideal for a short stroll or a full day's outing, covering a total of 100 miles through the best of the local landscape.

  • - Adventures at low speed
    by Sarah Lewis

    Be a Slow-a-holic in Flintshire and... sleep in a libraryclimb on a castlebathe in healing watersmake a pilgrimagebegin an epic coastal walkscamper on an iron age fortressvisit an officially SLOW town.

  • by Chris Scaife

    Every known cave is described in detail, with precise location data, information on the history of the cave, the local area and suggestions for other activities nearby. Most of the caves in this guide can be explored without specialist equipment, so there is something here for everyone.

  • by Jonathan Green-Plumb

    This publication is a survey of European hand tools, from various woodworking and other trades, dating from the 16th century to the 19th century. The tools that are illustrated and analysed were either made decoratively or received surface decoration, often incorporating ancient symbols, dates and owners initials.

  • by Alison Ospina

    The book projects, inspired by Shaker design and the magic of the West Cork landscape, range from stools and small tables to a full size rocking chair, using natural branch wood and stems, which you can gather yourself and make using basic tools. Includes a gallery showcasing the stylish work of an array of Irish chairmakers.

  • - The Professional Approach
    by Alan Peters

    Furniture making.

  • by Stuart Dyas

  • - The Complete Practical Guide to Design and Construction
    by Andrew Crawford

    Detailed instructions to make boxes using a variety of decoration techniques. Includes 3 simple boxes for beginners and a gallery of designs from well-known makers.

  • by Frederick Oughton

    A study of woodcarving from the earliest times to the Georgian period, with an emphasis on the role of carvers and their work for the Crown. The central figure is Grinling Gibbons, who is exemplified by his work at St Paul's Cathedral, Windsor Castle, Petworth House and Hampton Court Palace.

  • by Ian Norbury

    This study of carving the human figure in wood concentrates on the anatomical structure of the body and details specific areas of common difficulty to woodcarvers such as eyes, ears, hands, feet and hair. The book includes step-by-step sequences outlining the techniques involved.

  • by William Alexander Lincoln

    This authoritative and hugely popular reference book contains almost 300 colour illustrations showing the natural grain and colour of wood, along with data that includes distribution, properties and uses of more than 300 timbers from world-wide sources.

  • by Ian Norbury

    This guide to creating facial expressions in woodcarving shows step-by-step work from the band-sawn block. It uses models of both sexes, covering a variety of ages and a variety of emotions such as sadness, anger, pride and determination. For both beginners and experienced woodcarvers.

  • by William Alexander Lincoln

    A popular, highly practical manual, which includes information on adhesives, presses, shaped and curved work, panelling, veneer matching, etc.

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