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Make a Chair from a Tree: An Introduction to Working Green Wood

By: Alexander, Jr., John D.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Newtown, CT, The Taunton Press: 1978

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 2622


Sewn wraps, ,23 by 22.8 cm, 125 [1] pp., well illus. in black and white. Fair with rubbing and wear to the covers, corners and edges. There is a bookplate on the half-title page that is placed over another label (probably an address label). The interior is mostly clean with some faded highlighting on a single page. Includes sections on hardwoods for chairs, tools, working surfaces and holding devices, rungs, posts, tenons, mortises, assembling posts and rungs, slats,... View more info

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Welsh Stick Chairs [Signed First]

By: Brown, John

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Pembrokeshire, Wales, Abercastle Publications: 1990

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2632


Sewn card wraps, 18.4 by 24.4 cm, 94 pp., heavily illus. with black and white photographs. Near fine. Inscribed and signed by the author on the half-title page: “For […], With very best wishes / John Brown / Mynachlog-ddu / Oct. 1993.” A classic of the genre, covers the history and traditions of the Welsh stick chair, and the step-by-step process of making them, including bending the wood. No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. We ship our books in ... View more info

Gordon Russell: Designer of Furniture 1892-1992

By: Jeremy Myerson

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, The Design Council: 1992

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 430


Hardcover with dust jacket, 8 1/2 by 10 1/4-inches, 137 pp. Black textured paper with bright gilt spine titles. Both the book and jacket are near fine with only the faintest signs of shelf wear. This copy has a series of six inscriptions on the ffep from Gordon Russell employees welcoming Pablo […], a designer based in America, to the team. A well-illustrated company history of Gordon Russell and the firm that bears his name. Dust jacket present. Firs... View more info

Elementary Woodwork or Carpentry for Boys: For manual Training Instruction in the Use of the Principal Tools in Carpentry and Joinery

By: Kilbon, George B

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co.: 1893

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 723


Berkeley: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., 1893. First edition. Very Good +. Berkeley: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., 1893. First edition. Very Good +. Kilbon, George B. Elementary Woodwork or Carpentry for Boys: For manual Training Instruction in the Use of the Principal Tools in Carpentry and Joinery. Boston: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., 1893, first edition. Hardcover, red cloth with black spine and cover titles and cover illustration, iii, 99 pp. Faint rubbing to the... View more info

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Furniture Family: The Story of the Irwin Family and the Ups, Downs, and Turnarounds of the Companies They Built [Irwin Seating Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan]

By: Olson, Gordon L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: [Grand Rapids, MI], Irwin Seating Company: 2008

Seller ID: 2615


Glossy wraps, 21.7 by 27.9 cm, xii 126 pp., heavily illus. in color and black and white, index. Very good with only faint shelf wear to the wraps and a tiny dent near the bottom edge of the front cover. Faint yellowing around the edges of the leaves. A well-illustrated history of the Irwin Seating Company and their products, a storied manufacturer with a rich history in Furniture City USA (Grand Rapids, Michigan). No writing, highlighting, names, or other markings. W... View more info

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How to Make Wooden Planes

By: Perch, Daviud; Leonard Lee

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Ontario, Lee Valley Tools Limited: 1981

Seller ID: 2633


Staple-bound card wraps, 15 by 23 cm, 49 pp., well illus. Good with some edge wear, sun fading on the spine and edges, a few scratches, and a light sticker ghost on the wraps; the interior, aside from a previous owner’s bookplate, is clean and bright. A step-by-step guide to making a wooden plane, illustrated with clear, simple drawings. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB) is dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. View more info