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1 Anonymous 67 WOODWORKING PROJECTS - Easy-to-Make and Fully Illustrated
Dayton, Ohio and Emmaus, Pennsylvania Shopsmith - Rodale Press 1986 0878576754 / 9780878576753 First Printing - First Thus Paperback Very Good 4to 
127 pp. Oversized softcover. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and diagrams. From Canadian Workshop, the Contents are: Simple Tables; The Quilt Rack; Gateleg Table; Entertainment Centre; Poor Man's Butler; Nesting Tables; Butterfly Boxes; Jigsaw Puzzles; Garden Tool Box; Knife Block Holder; Door and Window Moldings; The Sheltered Swing; Rocking Horse; and many, many more. 
Price: 10.95 CDN
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2 Anonymous HOOKED RUGS
Toronto Ontario Department of Agriculture 1960 Second Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
12 pp. Publication 265. Staple-bound in paper covers. Light edge and corner wear; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings. The Contents are: Hooked Rugs; Planning the Rug; Preparation of the Canvas; Making the Pattern; Attaching the Burlap to the Frame; Colour and Dyeing for Hooked Rugs; Some Rules for Using Colour; Materials to be Used in Rug; Dyeing for Rug Hooking; Cutting the Material; Hooking; Cleaning; and Mending. 
Price: 10.95 CDN
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3 Anonymous HOOKED RUGS
Toronto Ontario Department of Agriculture 1960 Second Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
12 pp. Publication 265. Staple-bound in paper covers. Light edge and corner wear; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings. The Contents are: Hooked Rugs; Planning the Rug; Preparation of the Canvas; Making the Pattern; Attaching the Burlap to the Frame; Colour and Dyeing for Hooked Rugs; Some Rules for Using Colour; Materials to be Used in Rug; Dyeing for Rug Hooking; Cutting the Material; Hooking; Cleaning; and Mending. 
Price: 10.95 CDN
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4 Anonymous SIMONSEN MODEL SUPPLIES - Catalog of Engines and Model Railroad Supplies Number 20
Chicago Simonsen Model Supplies 1939 First Edition Paperback Good Only 8vo 
62 pp. Staple-bound in paperback covers. Edge and corner wear with a crease down the middle; some discolouration on the covers and some darkening inside. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. Features steam engines, gasoline engines, trains, tracks, tools, et cetera. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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5 Anonymous (editor) TOPS - The Magazine of Magic - Volume 20, number 7 - July 1955: Devil Chips; Grandfather's Shoe; Coke to Banana; Telephone Magic; The Spirit Glass; Flash Rising Card; Tricks of the East Indian Magicians; Clevah; Four Whom the Belle Told; Serpent Rope
Colon, Michigan Abbot's Magic Novelty Company 1955 First Edition Paperback Very Good 4to 
30 pp. Magazine format. Light wear; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white drawings and photographs. The Contents are: Sid Lorraine's Chatter; Magic on Chicago's Rialto; So It's Laughs You Want; Magic Outdoors; New York Magi-chat; Are You a Magician; Devil Chips: The Electric Eye; Dia-tell; Tel-auto-mat; Grandfather's Shoe; Coke to Banana; Telephone Magic; The Spirit Glass; Flash Rising Card; Tricks of the East Indian Magicians: The Linking Link; Daisy the Dancing Dall; Clevah; Four Whom the Belle Told; Serpent Rope and Wand; E-Z Playing Card Vanish; and Tied Box and Ring. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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6 Anonymous. HOW TO MAKE GOOD MOVIES - A Complete Handbook for the Amateur Movie Maker
Rochester, New York Eastman Kodak Company 1950 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
224 pp. Quarter-bound in burgundy cloth on green, gray and brown pictorial boards; lettered in gilt on the spine; illustrated with black and white and colour photographs. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket with a few small nicks around the edges; price intact; no interior markings. A non-technical handbook for those considering the ownership of an amateur movie camera and for those already actively engaged in the making of home movies who want to improve the interest and quality of their films. The Contents are: Just What Is a Movie; Focusing; Exposure; Film; Filters; Lenses; Continuity; Composition; Movies in Color; Trick Shots; Play Making; Editing; Titling; and Showing Movies. 
Price: 20.85 CDN
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7 Baker, Cathy BUILDING SIMPLE FURNITURE
Pownal, Vermont Storey Communications - Garden Way Publishing 1979 0882661809 / 9780882661803 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
32 pp. Garden Way Publishing Bulletin A-6. Staple-bound pamphlet in pictorial card covers. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white drawings and diagrams. The Chapters are: Building Simple Furniture; Wall Shelf; Small Bench; Picnic Table and Benches; Adirondack Chair; Pump Lamp; Step Stool; Toy Box; and Side Table. 
Price: 5.45 CDN
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8 Besmehn, Bobby JUGGLING - Step by Step
New York Sterling Publishing 1995 0806908157 / 9780806908151 Third Printing Paperback Very Good 8vo 
80 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. The Chapters are: ONE: SCARVES: Cascade; Reverse Cascade; Half Reverse; Juggler's Tennis. TWO: BALLS: Cascade - One Ball; Cascade - Two Balls; Cascade - Three Balls. THREE: ASSORTED BALL TRICKS: Shower; Columns; The Fake; The Yo Yo; Clawing; Behind Your Back; Flashy Start; Neck Catch. FOUR: JUGGLING OTHER ITEMS: Juggling with Household Items; Eating an Apple. FIVE: TRICKS FOR TWO: Two Person Cascade; Two Person Pass; SIX: RINGS. SEVEN: CLUBS; followed by a glossary and an index. 
Price: 10.95 CDN
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9 Boxtel, John C. GO FLY A KITE - The Kite Builder's Manual
Burnstown, Ontario General Store Publishing House 1990 0919431313 / 9780919431317 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo Hugh Malcolm; 
80 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Cover art and interior line drawings by Hugh Marlowe. The Contents are: Introduction; Basic Materials; The Basic Kite - Diamond Kite; Tails; Wind; Flying; Important Hints; Square Hummer Kite; Hexagon Hummer Kite; House Kite; Sailboat Kite; Pirate Ship Kite; Man Kite; Bird Kite; Windmill Kite; Box Kite; Aeroplane Kite; EAgle Kite; Messages; and Ideas. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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10 Burch, Monte REFINISHING PINE FURNITURE
Pownal, Vermont Storey Communications - Garden Way Publishing 1980 0882662058 / 9780882662053 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
32 pp. Garden Way Publishing Bulletin A-31. Staple-bound pamphlet in pictorial card covers. Light rubbing on the corners; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The Chapters are: Stripping; Water Washable Remover; Safety Rules; One Surface; Bubbles; Use Large Scraper; Surface Preparation; Remove Dust; Staining; Selecting the Stain; Penetrating Oil Stain; Non-penetrating Oil Stain; Water-based Stains; Finishing; Stir Don't Shake; Varnish; Seal First; Rubbed Oil Finish; Penetrating Oil Finishes; Lacquer; Flow It On; Clean Surface; Explosive - Watch Out; Keep Gun Parallel to Surface; Shellac and Wax; Finish Amalgamators; and Polishing. 
Price: 5.45 CDN
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11 Daffron, Joe (editor) TWENTY-FIVE WEEKEND BUILD-IT PROJECTS - 1974 Edition
New York Davis Publications 1974 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
96 pp. Magazine format. Light edge and corner wear; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and construction diagrams. This issue contains: Modern and Traditional Projects: Built-in Bar; Early American Dry Sink; Buffet Storage Chest; Child's Bookrack-Stool; Drop-leaf Server; Race-car Bed; Hall Clock; Telephone Stand; 3-way Sport Cabinet; Early American Wall Box; Drop-leaf Coffee Table; Dual Purpose Beauty Bar; TV Cabinet Bookcase; Adjustable Colonial Stand; Modern Desk; Utility Shelves; Hutch 2-3-4; Sewing Machine Cabinet; Buffet Wine Cellar. Projects for Outdoor Use: Tree Seat; Portable Planter Screen; Patio Furniture Set; Wagon Kitchenette; Trash Can Bin; Patio Galley. And Bonus Features: Keep Your Tools in Tune; All About Antiquing; Duplicating Your Circular Saw; Decorative Cuts with Common Tools; and Trick it Out with Moldings. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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12 Day, Keith MODELLING - MOLDING - CASTING MATERIALS AND COMPOUNDS - An Indepth Review of a Selected Range of Materials
Aurora, Ontario Model Builders Supply 1996 Second Edition Paperback Very Good 4to 
36 pp. Magazine format. Illustrated throughout with black and white drawings, photographs and diagrams. Light wear on the corners; no interior markings. The Contents are: Introduction - Important Stuff; Clear Casting Resin; RTV Silicone Rubber Mold Compounds; Vinamold Reusable Mold Compounds; Casting Plasters; Durina Plasticized papier Mache Compound; Milliput Epoxy Modelling Compound; Cernit, the Porcelain-like Modelling Clay; Klean Klay Sulfur Free Modelling Clay; Alumilite Casting Resin; Plasticast Casting Resin; Synair Casting Plastic; Mold Making for Flexible Molds; Casting of Plastic Resins; and Miscellaneous Casting Additives. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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13 Dean, Audrey Vincente EASY TO MAKE DOLLS
London Brockhampton Press 1996 1860191444 / 9781860191442 First Printing - First Thus Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
111 pp. Pictorial boards matching the dustjacket. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. Illustrated throughout with colour photographs, patterns and diagrams. The Chapters are: PLAY DOLLS: Two-faced dolls; Frog prince; Ballerina; Sweet Sue; Sock Gnome; Happy Clown; Cuddly Rabbit. USEFUL DOLLS: Message Doll; Tidy Teddy; Doorstop Cat; Victorian lady. LITTLE DOLLS: Christmas Fairies; House of dolls; Dolly Pocket; Baby bunting; Baby doll; Flying witch. BETTER DOLL MAKING. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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14 Eisinger, Larry; Tilton, George (editors) WORKSHOP IDEAS - Mechanix Illustrated: Blackboard Desk; 48 Hour Workbench; Recipe Box; Rolling Picnic Set; Treasure Chest for Toys; Sectional Patiol Tables; A Frame that Swings; Telescopic Periscope; Turned Pipe Rack; Build a 2-Wheel Tornado
Greenwich, Connecticut Fawcett Books 1966 First Edition Paperback Very Good 4to 
112 pp. Fawcett Book 673. Trade paperback format. Edge and corner wear with some minor creasing on the front cover; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white diagrams and photographs. The Chapters are: Blackboard Desk; 48 Hour Workbench; Recipe Box; Rolling Picnic Set; Treasure Chest for Toys; Sectional Patiol Tables; A Frame that Swings; Telescopic Periscope; Turned Pipe Rack; Build a 2-Wheel Tornado; Hidden Book Ends; Step Stool; Portable Planter Screen; Frameless Aquarium; This Table Top Tells Time; Breakfast Bar; A Settle is for Sitting; Build a Super Skateboard; Three Legged Stool; Compost Tank; Fungo Freddy; Miniature Vises; How to Laminate a Door; Ever Ready Slide Projector; An Elegant Timepiece to Remember; Sailing Dinky; Kid's TV Chair; Spinning Wheel; Simple Simon Swan; Build This Low Cost Pool Table; Cork Cannon; Teenager's Record Cabinet; Hot Bread Basket; Pegged Coat Rack; Secretary Desk; Spiral Candelabrum; Bird's Nest Sewing Kit; Lounge Chair; Sliced Bamboo Lamp; Valet for Junior; Bathtub Boat; Cube Table; Happy Hound; Knockdown Sawhorses; Sea n Sandbox; Shop Stool; and Inlaid Trivet. 
Price: 16.45 CDN
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15 Frederick, Guy MAGIC TRICKS
New York Sterling Publishing 1958 First Softcover Edition Paperback Very Good 12mo 
128 pp. Sterling Book 102. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with diagrams. The Chapters are: Fundamental Tricks; Card Tricks; Tricks with Coins; Mind-reading Tricks; Rope String and Ribbon Tricks; Impromptu Tricks; After-dinner Tricks; Odd Tricks; Advanced Tricks; and Do-it-yourself Magic; followed by an index. 
Price: 21.95 CDN
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16 Galloway, Margaret MAKING AND PLAYING BAMBOO PIPES
Leicester, England The Dryad Press 1958 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
40 pp. Staple-bound in card covers; illustrated with black and white plates and diagrams. Light edge and corner wear; previous owner's name inside. The Contents are: Introduction by Margaret James; Directions for Making a Simple Treble Pipe; Full-Size Diagram of the Treble Pipe; Possible Difficulties and How to Overcome Them; Tunes for the Completed Pipe; Chromatic Notes and Notes in the Upper Octave; Decorating a Bambook Pipe; Table of Measurements for Treble, Alto and Tenor Pipes; Fingering Chart for Treble and Tenor Pipes; Fingering Chart for Alto Pipe; and An Account of the Pipers' Guild. 
Price: 8.75 CDN
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17 Gillon, Edmund V. Jr. BUILD YOUR OWN GUILLOTINE - THE WAY THINGS WORK - Make a Model That Actualy Works
New York Perigee Books 1982 0399506209 / 9780399506208 First American Edition Paperback Very Good 4to 
Unpaginated. Light edge and corner wear with some rubbing on the front cover; previous owner's name inside. The Contents are: Introduction - The History of the Guillotine; General Instructions; Tips Before Beginning; Assembling Instructions: Constructing the Scaffold Base; Constructing the Scaffold Floor; Constructing the Stairs; Constructing Tower Posts; Constructing the Guillotine Blade; Mounting the Pulley Rod; Constructing the Body Shelf; Constructing the Winch; Constructing the Head and Body Baskets; and Constructing the Tumbrel. 
Price: 27.45 CDN
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18 Gross, Fred (editor) HOW TO WORK WITH TOOLS AND WOOD - A Do-it-Yourself Guide for the Beginner, the Home Craftsman, the Handyman or the Homeowner
New York Pocket Books 1955 First Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good 
215 pp. Pocket Book 1057. Light edge and corner wear with some minor creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white drawings. The Contents are: All of Us Can Use Tools; How to Become Skillful; Let's Make Something; Taking It from a Working Drawing; Finishing Up the Project; This Will Be a Bench; And Now About Using Tools; Sharpening the Tools; More About Putting the Pieces Together; Some Fancy Touches; Getting It Ready for Use; and Things Around the House; followed by appendices: Working Drawings for Nine Things to Build; Selecting Tools for the Home Workshop; and an index. 
Price: 8.75 CDN
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19 Haynes, F. H. THE AMATEURS' BOOK OF WIRELESS CIRCUITS
London The Wireless Press 1923 First Edition Paperback Very Good 8vo 
110 pp. Oblong softcover with light edge and corner wear and minor creasing on the spine; no interior markings. Profusely illustrated with diagrams. Everything from Series-Parallel Aerial Condenser Switching through Simple Crystal Circuits to H. F. Amplifier with Transformer, Crystal Detector and Note Magnifier and The Circuit of the Wilson Transmitter. 
Price: 43.95 CDN
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20 Hughes, F. Clark AMATEUR HANDCRAFT
Milwaukee, Wisconsin The Bruce Publishing Company 1947 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Only 8vo 
127 pp. Orange cloth with a small black pictorial and black lettering on the front panel; lettered in black on the spine; profusely illustrated with line drawings and designs by the author. Chipping and short tears around the edges of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Preface; Finishing Toys and Small Projects; Handcraft Projects; Tin Can Projects and Electrical Work; and Leatherwork. There are too many projects to list them all here but some of the highlights are: Making a Feather Glider; Weather Vane; Toy Engine; Totem Pole; Hobby Horse; Birdhouses; Making Small Boxes; Model Sailboat; An Ornamental Ship Model; Ship Model of the Galleon Type; and many more. 
Price: 27.45 CDN
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