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Build it with Dad: 24 Fun & Easy Projects You Can Do Together

By: A. J. Hamler

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Popular Woodworking Books: 2015

Seller ID: 002132

ISBN: 1440338965

Condition: New


What could be better than spending some quality time with your kids? How about spending time with them in the woodshop? Perfect for any woodworker with kids, Build It with Dad features 22 woodworking projects that kids of all ages will love. These easy-to-make projects will help you teach your kids how to correctly and safely use fundamental tools such as handsaws, hammers, screwdrivers, tape measures, and cordless drills. Best of all, they'll have fun doing it! Projects include:* Fun fantasy sword* Working trebuchet* Bird feeder* Tabletop foosball game* Display shelf for collectibles* Candy d... View more info

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The Country Living Handbook: A Back-to-Basics Guide to Living off the Land

By: Abigail R. Gehring

Price: $24.95

Publisher: USA, Skyhorse Publishing: 2014

Seller ID: 001772

ISBN: 1628736143

Condition: New


Packed with step-by-step instructions, useful tips, time-honored wisdom, and both illustrations and photographs, this compact guide has everything you need to dive into a more self-sufficient life. From canning and preserving to keeping chickens, fermenting vegetables to soap-making, Gehring covers all the basics in this easy-to-read, approachable collection. Topics covered include: Generating your own energy Herbal medicine Cheese-making Maple sugaring Farm mechanics Building a smokehouse Dyeing wool Composting Disaster Preparedness And more! Whether you own one hundred acres or rent a studio... View more info

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Back to Basics 4E A Complete Guide to Traditional Skills

By: Abigail R. Gehring

Price: $47.95

Publisher: USA, Skyhorse Publishing: 2014

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 001828

ISBN: 1629143693

Condition: New


The classic guide to self-sufficiency, with more than 200,000 copies sold-now fully updated! Anyone who wants to learn basic living skills-the kind employed by our forefathers-and adapt them for a better life in the twenty-first century need look no further than this eminently useful, full-color guide. Countless readers have turned to Back to Basics for inspiration and instruction, escaping to an era before power saws and fast-food restaurants and rediscovering the pleasures and challenges of a healthier, greener, and more self-sufficient lifestyle. Now newly updated, the hundreds of projects,... View more info

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Planning Your Perfect Home Renovation: Save time and money with this essential guide to fuss-free home improvements

By: Alex May

Price: $26.95

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2005

Seller ID: A1239

ISBN: 1741146291

Condition: New


For people who want to improve their home but don't know how to navigate the world of building, or understand how to get tradesmen to arrive on time and complete jobs on budget - a complete how-to of assessing renovation needs, allocating a budget and a timeframe. Renovation can be awful. It's not like the television shows - it's dirtier, harder and more stressful than any close-up can capture. It doesn't matter if you live in an apartment and need to repaint the lounge room or if you live in a harbourside mansion and need to rebuild the entire house, you can just about guarantee that things ... View more info

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How to be a Successful Owner Builder and Renovator 9th Edition

By: Allan Staines

Price: $36.95  $33.95

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 2014

Edition: Ninth Edition

Seller ID: 9781875217311

ISBN: 1875217312

Condition: New


This all Australian title has large scale drawings to make it easy to understand how the various stages and components fit together. The Owner Builder is shown how to plan the house to suit the chosen allotment and the most economical methods of owner building. You will learn how to identify and correct faulty building practices, the correct trade terms to use and how to order building products. The renovation section of this book is almost entirely devoted to room extensions. For general home renovations see The Australian Renovator's Manual. View more info

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The Australian Decks and Pergolas Construction Manual 7th Edition

By: Allan Staines

Price: $29.95  $21.00

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 2014

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 9781875217052

ISBN: 1875217053

Condition: New


This book is ideal for anyone either seeking to know how to build decks or pergolas or designing and needing ideas. This book contains industry prepared tables for the designer to establish sectional sizes of all the timbers from bearers to handrails and stairs. The author has only included methods that have been tried and proven from longevity to safety. View more info

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2 Book Set: The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition + How to be a Successful Owner Builder and Renovator 9th Edition

By: Allan Staines

Price: $76.90  $64.95

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 2014

Edition: 2 Book Set

Seller ID: A1034

Condition: New


2 book set. The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition: The House Building Manual is an entirely Australian manual and is thoroughly researched in co-operation with the Australian timber, brick and concrete associations. It is written in Allan Staines usual easy to comprehend style. The manual provides current trade practices and hints that help bridge the gap between theory and practice. For these reasons it is an essential class room text. The latest edition that is ideal for everyone involved in house building. Updates include new NCC updates, new stair stringer and stair tread tabl... View more info

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3 Book Set: The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition + How to be a Successful Owner Builder and Renovator 9th Edition + The Australian Renovator's Manual 7th Edition

By: Allan Staines

Price: $109.85  $90.90

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 2014 & 2015

Edition: 3 Book Set

Seller ID: A1035

Condition: New


3 book set. The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition: The House Building Manual is an entirely Australian manual and is thoroughly researched in co-operation with the Australian timber, brick and concrete associations. It is written in Allan Staines usual easy to comprehend style. The manual provides current trade practices and hints that help bridge the gap between theory and practice. For these reasons it is an essential class room text. The latest edition that is ideal for everyone involved in house building. Updates include new NCC updates, new stair stringer and stair tread tabl... View more info

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2 Book Set: The Australian Decks and Pergolas Construction Manual 7th Edition + The Roof Building Manual 5th Edition

By: Allan Staines

Price: $59.90  $47.95

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 2014

Edition: 2 Book Set

Seller ID: A1036

Condition: New


The Australian Decks and Pergolas Construction Manual 7th Edition: This book is ideal for anyone either seeking to know how to build decks or pergolas or designing and needing ideas. This book contains industry prepared tables for the designer to establish sectional sizes of all the timbers from bearers to handrails and stairs. The author has only included methods that have been tried and proven from longevity to safety. AND The Roof Building Manual 5th Edition: This manual is for pitching the conventional cut-on-site roof. This step by step guide is full of easy to follow instructions. An i... View more info

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5 Book Set: The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition + How to be a Successful Owner Builder and Renovator 9th Edition + The Australian Renovator's Manual 7th Edition + The Australian Decks and Pergolas Construction Manual 7th Edition + The Roof Building Manual 5th Edition

By: Allan Staines

Price: $169.75  $138.85

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 2014 & 2015

Edition: 5 Book Set

Seller ID: A1037

Condition: New


5 Book Set: The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition: The House Building Manual is an entirely Australian manual and is thoroughly researched in co-operation with the Australian timber, brick and concrete associations. It is written in Allan Staines usual easy to comprehend style. The manual provides current trade practices and hints that help bridge the gap between theory and practice. For these reasons it is an essential class room text. The latest edition that is ideal for everyone involved in house building. Updates include new NCC updates, new stair stringer and stair tread tabl... View more info

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6 Book Set: The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition + How to be a Successful Owner Builder and Renovator 9th Edition + The Australian Renovator's Manual 7th Edition + The Australian Decks and Pergolas Construction Manual 7th Edition + The Roof Building Manual 5th Edition + A Very Practical Guide To Interior Decorating 3rd Edition

By: Allan Staines

Price: $199.70  $165.80

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 2014 & 2015

Edition: 6 Book Set

Seller ID: A1038

Condition: New


6 Book Set: The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition: The House Building Manual is an entirely Australian manual and is thoroughly researched in co-operation with the Australian timber, brick and concrete associations. It is written in Allan Staines usual easy to comprehend style. The manual provides current trade practices and hints that help bridge the gap between theory and practice. For these reasons it is an essential class room text. The latest edition that is ideal for everyone involved in house building. Updates include new NCC updates, new stair stringer and stair tread tabl... View more info

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3 Book Set: The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition + How to be a Successful Owner Builder and Renovator 9th Edition + The Australian Decks and Pergolas Construction Manual 7th Edition

By: Allan Staines

Price: $106.85  $85.95

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 2014

Edition: 3 Book Set

Seller ID: A1039

Condition: New


3 book set. The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition: The House Building Manual is an entirely Australian manual and is thoroughly researched in co-operation with the Australian timber, brick and concrete associations. It is written in Allan Staines usual easy to comprehend style. The manual provides current trade practices and hints that help bridge the gap between theory and practice. For these reasons it is an essential class room text. The latest edition that is ideal for everyone involved in house building. Updates include new NCC updates, new stair stringer and stair tread tabl... View more info

Image for 3 Book Set: The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition + The Roof Building Manual 5th Edition + The Australian Decks and Pergolas Construction Manual 7th Edition

3 Book Set: The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition + The Roof Building Manual 5th Edition + The Australian Decks and Pergolas Construction Manual 7th Edition

By: Allan Staines

Price: $99.85  $78.95

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 2014

Edition: 3 book set

Seller ID: A1083

Condition: New


3 book set. The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition, ISBN 9781875217076: The House Building Manual is an entirely Australian manual and is thoroughly researched in co-operation with the Australian timber, brick and concrete associations. It is written in Allan Staines usual easy to comprehend style. The manual provides current trade practices and hints that help bridge the gap between theory and practice. For these reasons it is an essential class room text. The latest edition that is ideal for everyone involved in house building. Updates include new NCC updates, new stair stringe... View more info

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The Australian Renovator's Manual 7th Edition

By: Allan Staines

Price: $32.95  $25.95

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 2015

Seller ID: 9781875217083

ISBN: 1875217088

Condition: New


The Updated 7th Edition - covers most of the popular renovations and alterations around the home with trade methods and hints described. The all Australian practical guide for renovations and alterations in line with the Building Code of Australia. This book is specifically designed to deal with problems confronted when renovating or altering an existing dwelling. It also shows step-by-step how to accomplish popular renovation projects. * It solves problems such as rising damp, floor and wall cracking, rot in members, small kitchens and bathrooms, leaking shower recesses, and termites.... View more info

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The Australian House Building Manual 8th Edition

By: Allan Staines

Price: $39.95  $31.00

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 2014

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 9781875217076

ISBN: 187521707X

Condition: New


The House Building Manual is an entirely Australian manual and is thoroughly researched in co-operation with the Australian timber, brick and concrete associations. It is written in Allan Staines usual easy to comprehend style. The manual provides current trade practices and hints that help bridge the gap between theory and practice. For these reasons it is an essential class room text. The latest edition that is ideal for everyone involved in house building. Updates include new NCC updates, new stair stringer and stair tread tables; new tables for handrail cross sectional sizes, connections... View more info

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The Building of the Queensland House 1880-1920 A Carpenter's Handbook and Owner's Manual 3rd Expanded Edition ***Temporarily Out of Stock ***

By: Andrew L. Jenner

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Andrew L. Jenner: 2015

Edition: Third Expanded Edition

Seller ID: 9780646573021

ISBN: 0646573020

Condition: New


One hundred years ago... a house was being built in the new Brisbane suburb of Red Hill. The Building of the Queensland House follows the day by day construction of this cottage. It describes the detailed carpentry techniques of the time in text and pictures and contains copious advice for owners, restorers and young tradesmen. With drawings and diagrams by the author and illustrations by John Braben this book is a mine of information on the Queensland icon, the treasure of our neighbourhoods. 350 pages. View more info

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Bedroom Style: Perfectly Pieced

By: April Rosenthal

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Lucky Spool Media: 2015

Seller ID: 001886

ISBN: 1940655056

Condition: New


Bedroom Style is packed with 50 inspirational finished quilts so readers are sure to find the best look for their room and achieve expensive designer bedding at a fraction of the cost. Established pattern designer and Moda Fabrics designer, April Rosenthal, created 10 unique quilt patters, each shown in five different colorways offer inspiration to create custom looks for any master bedroom. View more info

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The Complete Photo Guide to Outdoor Building: From Arbors to Walkways: 150 DIY Projects

By: Black & Decker Home Improvement Library

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Creative Publishing International: 2013

Seller ID: 000219

ISBN: 1589237757

Condition: New


Over 150 projects and hundreds of instructional photographs combine with informative tips, tricks, and inspiration in the most comprehensive patio and walkway book on the market.With "The Complete Photo Guide to Outdoor Building," adding beautiful, functional patios and walkways to your yard has never been easier. From low-cost footpaths with high curb appeal to expansive, estate-quality decorative concrete patios, this book presents each project with foolproof step-by-step instructions and gorgeous full-color photographs. You'll be pointed toward the most current materials, tools, common prac... View more info

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Those Dry-stone Walls: Stories from South Australia's Stone Age

By: Bruce Munday with photographs by Kristin Munday

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Wakefield Press: 2012

Seller ID: 002266

ISBN: 1743051255

Condition: New


Beautiful stone was nature's gift to South Australia, and an irresistible building material for early settlers. Many stone walls, without mortar or with no more than mud as glue, have defied gravity and the elements all these years. Or did gravity combine with deft balance to sustain them? Join Bruce and Kristin Munday as they traverse South Australia in search of these walls, finding historic masterpieces and insights into rural life in the years following settlement. Those Dry-stone Walls is rich with beautiful imagery of these walls, the stories behind them, and advice to inspire you to fol... View more info

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A Very Practical Guide To Interior Decorating 3rd Edition

By: Carol Staines

Price: $29.95  $26.95

Publisher: Australia, Pinedale Press: 2015

Seller ID: 003699

ISBN: 1875217193

Condition: New


A Very Practical Guide To Interior Decorating 3rd Edition. Explains all about colour, gives professional inside Information on Design and teaches you no-fail principles for success. Practical hands on advice to save you money, an all Australian manual. This book is suitable for both the DIY trying to achieve that professional decor look or is perfect for making the more difficult concepts of colour and space easier to comprehend in interior decorator classroom situations. The teacher, student and graduate will find themselves constantly referring to this manual as a glove-box companion. ... View more info

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A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction

By: Christopher Alexander and Sara Ishikawa and Murray Silverstein and Max Jacobson and Ingrid Fiksdahl-King and Shlomo Angel

Price: $78.95

Publisher: USA, Oxford University Press: 1978

Seller ID: 001679

ISBN: 0195019199

Condition: New


You can use this book to design a house for yourself with your family; you can use it to work with your neighbors to improve your town and neighborhood; you can use it to design an office, or a workshop, or a public building. And you can use it to guide you in the actual process of construction. After a ten-year silence, Christopher Alexander and his colleagues at the Center for Environmental Structure are now publishing a major statement in the form of three books which will, in their words, "lay the basis for an entirely new approach to architecture, building and planning, which will we hope... View more info

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Solar That Really Works! 4th Edition Cabins, Caravans, Campervans, Motor Homes

By: Collyn Rivers

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Australia, Caravan and Motorhome Books: 2016

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 9780994495235

ISBN: 0994495234

Condition: New


Solar That Really Works fills a previously all but unexplored need. In one tightly written book, Collyn covers all that is needed to design and install solar electrical systems in anything from a tiny caravan or campervan to a large fishing camp. It includes the specialised needs of big converted coaches and the increasingly accepted fifth-wheeler caravans. Solar That Really Works covers just what can and cannot realistically be run from a typical solar installation. It shows how to calculate the energy required, shows simple ways of finding out the most probable solar energy available anyw... View more info

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Solar Success Third Edition - Complete guide to home and property systems

By: Collyn Rivers

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Australia, Successful Solar Books: 2018

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 9780994495211

ISBN: 0994495218

Condition: New


This down-to-earth book shows how to make solar work reliably, consistently and economically. It explains what can realistically be run from solar: and what cannot. It covers the energy typically used (and saveable) for every aspect of a home or property (of any size). It shows how to assess the available sun year around (anywhere) and how to assess the size system you need. It covers design and installation in depth. View more info

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Coastal Crafts: Decorative Seaside Projects to Inspire Your Inner Beachcomber

By: Cynthia Shaffer

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Lark Books: 2015

Seller ID: 002022

ISBN: 1454708840

Condition: New


When life's a beach...get crafty! Coastal Crafts carries you straight to the shore, with projects that incorporate seashells, ropes, sea glass and a range of nautical materials and motifs. Learn how to weather surfaces, make driftwood and cast sand. With everything from wood frames and hanging jars to decorative sailing boats and a knotted necklace with shells and pearls, these beautiful items celebrate summer all year long. View more info

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Microshelters : 57 Creative Designs for Cabins, Tiny Houses, Tree Houses and other small structures

By: Derek Diedricksen

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 9781612123530

ISBN: 1612123538

Condition: New


Created by an assembly of leading designers, architects, and bloggers, these 57 unique and innovative designs will show you the limits of what is possible. All of the designs include beautiful full-colour photos along with floor plans and building tips; 15 of them include flushed-out concept sketches; and five include step-by-step building plans. You'll also find guidelines on building with recycled and salvaged materials, plus techniques for making your small space comfortable and easy to inhabit. View more info

Image for Self-Sufficiency 2E A Complete Guide to Baking, Carpentry, Crafts, Organic Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals, and More!

Self-Sufficiency 2E A Complete Guide to Baking, Carpentry, Crafts, Organic Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals, and More!

By: Edited by Abigail R. Gehring

Price: $42.95

Publisher: USA, Skyhorse Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 002631

ISBN: 1632202808

Condition: New


A Complete Guide to Baking, Carpentry, Crafts, Organic Gardening, Preserving Your Harvest, Raising Animals, and More! The inspiring guide to back to basics living, now fully updated! Now, more than ever, people across the country are turning toward simpler, greener, and quieter ways of living-whether they're urbanites or country folk. Following in the footsteps of Back to Basics and Homesteading, this large, fully-illustrated book provides the entire family with the information they need to make the shift toward self-sufficient living. Self-Sufficiency provides tips, advice, and detailed in... View more info

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Country Living Porches & Outdoor Spaces

By: Edited by Country Living and Cathy Cavender

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Hearst Communications: 2015

Seller ID: 001913

ISBN: 1618371568

Condition: New


Get the most enjoyment from your country home's outdoor spaces by creating an inviting place to hang out, read, nap, entertain, or just sit and sip a glass of chilled sauvignon blanc. Whether for a porch, patio, deck, sunroom, or garden; and whether the style is classic, rustic, retro, or flea-market funky, there are plenty of ideas here for you. Get timeless good looks on a budget, revamp with paint and simple furnishings, bring interiors outside, and incorporate charmingly traditional elements like farm-stand tables, wooden gliders, swings, and white wicker. Whether you're ready to tackle a ... View more info

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Framing Floors, Walls & Ceilings: Completely Revised and Updated

By: Edited by Fine Homebuilding

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Taunton Press: 2015

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 002898

ISBN: 1631860054

Condition: New


This title provides the best field-tested information on framing efficiently and safely the first time. It covers the basics of framing, as well as more advanced techniques on curved walls and cathedral ceilings. It includes up-to-date information on the latest tools and material. Framing Floors, Walls, and Ceilings from the editors of Fine Homebuilding provides the best field-tested information on framing efficiently, safely and the right way the first time. No source of knowledge on framing is better respected or more widely followed than that provided by the authors of Fine Homebuilding mag... View more info

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Glue and Clamps: The Tool Information You Need at Your Fingertips

By: Edited by John Kelsey and Skills Institute Press

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA, Fox Chapel Publishing: 2012

Seller ID: 000531

ISBN: 1565234685

Condition: New


This handy reference will help you get the most for your money. No matter what project you're building, if you're working with wood you're working with glue and clamps. But are you getting the most out of your clamps and that bottle of glue when you're carving, drilling and building furniture? Where's the manual that explains how to best utilise these two essential workshop tools? This manual takes care of that for you. From gluing boards to using clamps in furniture repair, you'll discover the techniques and tips you need to achieve woodworking success. View more info

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Cabins and Cottages and Other Small Spaces

By: Editors of Fine Homebuilding Magazine

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Taunton Press Inc: 2014

Seller ID: 000228

ISBN: 1627107452

Condition: New


This is an inspiring guide to maximising the potential of small homes and spaces. Harnesses a bestselling topic: home construction solutions for limited space. It looks at a variety of houses as well as a selection of sheds, studios, and other small structures. Just because a home is smaller doesn't mean it can't serve all the purposes a larger home did - it just takes careful planning and some smart strategies which are provided in Cabins & Cottages and Other Small Spaces. In this collection from Fine Homebuilding magazine, the authors look at houses both new and remodelled, urban and rural, ... View more info