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Coping Saw Carpentry:  Handicraft Guide No. 1
1 Coping Saw Carpentry: Handicraft Guide No. 1
U. S. Army Service Forces, Special Services Division N.D. Softcover Very Good; Covers sunned. 
Circa 1940s. Green printed stapled wraps. Illustrated. Instructions for making sailor book ends and a pipe rack and other hints for woodcrafts. "For use of U. S. Armed Forces Personnel only". Prepared by Popular Mechanics Magazine. ; 16 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Craftsmen's Catalog:  Metalcraft Tools and Supplies
2 Craftsmen's Catalog: Metalcraft Tools and Supplies
NY Paul H. Gesswein & Co. 1949 Softcover Very Good; Covers lightly scuffed and soiled. 
Printed stapled wraps. Many black and white engravings, photos and other illustrations. Index, price guide. ; 36 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Everlasting Flowers: the Beauty of Nature Preserved in Dried and Pressed Flower Arrangements
3 Everlasting Flowers: the Beauty of Nature Preserved in Dried and Pressed Flower Arrangements
NY MacMillan 1976 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered. 
Profusely illustrated with color photos. Library of Congress number 76-3361.; 4to - over 9" - 12" tall; 88 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Knots and Nets
4 Knots and Nets
Ithaca, NY Cornell University 1988 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed. 
An exhibition catalog for show organized by the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, July 12 - September 25, 1988. Many color plates, bibliography, glossary, notes. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 56 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Multiplicity in Clay, Metal, Fiber Skidmore College Craft Invitational 1984
5 Multiplicity in Clay, Metal, Fiber Skidmore College Craft Invitational 1984
Saratoga Springs, NY Skidmore College Art Center 1984 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers rubbed. 
An exhibition catalogue for show held July 7-September 23, 1984, Skidmore College Art Center, Saratoga Springs, NY, 1984. Essays by Dore Ashton, C. E. Licka, Michael McTwigan and Ellen Schwartz. Many black and white illustrations, short biographies of featured artists. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 106 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Sandal Making
6 Sandal Making
Fort Worth, TX Tandy Leather Company N.D. Softcover Very Good; Covers rubbed. 
Circa 1970s. Color photographically-illustrated stapled wraps. No. 1916. "A comprehensive guide for custom Sandal Making. Fully illustrated with Step-by-Step Instructions" for making various styles: the Rivieria, the Bacchus, the Rambler, the Magnum, the Conqueror, the Beachcomber, the Spartacus, the Love, the Jamaican, the Sebastian, the Lounger, and the Crusader. Black and white photos throughout. "Today is the 'Age of Leather'. The feel, the smell, the pleasure of having leather on you and about you evidences the fact that leather is the most appreciated material provided by nature." ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 32 pages 
Price: 100.00 USD
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The Art of Dressmaking
7 The Art of Dressmaking
NY Butterick Publishing Company 1927 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn. 
Green cloth binding. Many illustrations. A good vintage sewing book and full of practical advice for the seamstress, costumer, or fashionista. 1920s fashions. ; 255 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Good Housekeeping Manual of Home Handicraft
8 The Good Housekeeping Manual of Home Handicraft
Chicago Phelps Publishing Company 1908 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned and scuffed, spine cracked. 
Decorative green cloth binding. Many black and white photos. All kinds of handwork projects for household items, from stenciled aprons and tote bags, to homemade memory books, to paper lamp shades and leather goods. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 144 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Rustic Artistry of Clarence O. Nichols:  Furniture in the Collection of the New York State Museum
9 The Rustic Artistry of Clarence O. Nichols: Furniture in the Collection of the New York State Museum
Blue Mountain Lake, NY The Adirondack Museum 1987 0910020396 / 9780910020398 First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Wraps very lightly scuffed. 
Rustic furniture designs of Clarence O. Nichols as exhibited at the New York State Museum and Adirondack Museum in 1987-88. Printed stiff wraps. Many color plates. Essays by Craig Gilborn and John L. Scherer. ; 35 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Art Unfolding:   New Works by New Hampshire Furniture Masters, Association, New Hampshire Furniture Masters
10 Association, New Hampshire Furniture Masters Art Unfolding: New Works by New Hampshire Furniture Masters
New Hampshire Furniture Masters Association 2007 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Softcover with wire spiral binding and tri-fold front cover. Color photos throughout. A handout from the twelfth annual NHFMA furniture auction and exhibition which features the works of furniture masters Ted Blachly, Jon Brooks, Timothy Coleman, Jeffrey Cooper, Henry Fox, Garrett Hack, Howard Hatch, David Lamb, Wayne Marcoux, Tom McLaughlin, Brian Sargent, William Thomas, David Upfill-Brown, Leonard Bellanca, Aurelio Bolognesi, Brian Reid, Martin Milkovits, and Allen Eason. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 34 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Embroiderer's Story:  Needlework from the Renaissance to the Present Day, Beck, Thomasina
11 Beck, Thomasina The Embroiderer's Story: Needlework from the Renaissance to the Present Day
Newton Abbot, Devon David & Charles 1995 0715302388 / 9780715302385 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Bibliography, index. Many photographs and illustratings, including many in color. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Schwalm Embroidery:   Techniques and Designs, Bishop, Christine
12 Bishop, Christine Schwalm Embroidery: Techniques and Designs
Bowral, Australia Sally Milner Publishing 2000 1863512209 / 9781863512206 Later Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Many illustrations and photos. Explains history, techniques and designs of this form of traditional whitework embroidery which incorporates stitching, pulled fabric, drawn thread, needlelace and needleweaving. ; Milner Craft Series; 112 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Make Your Own Elegant Jewelry, Boulay, Roger; Kallem, Anne E. (editor)
13 Boulay, Roger; Kallem, Anne E. (editor) Make Your Own Elegant Jewelry
NY Sterling Publishing 1972 0806952229 / 9780806952222 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers rubbed, gift inscription on front free endpaper, else a clean, tight copy. 
Pictorial hardcover. Many black and white photos. ; Little Craft Book; 48 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Fair Isle Sweaters Simplified, Bourgeois, Ann; Bourgeois, Eugene
14 Bourgeois, Ann; Bourgeois, Eugene Fair Isle Sweaters Simplified
Woodinville, WA Martingale and Company 2000 1564773116 / 9781564773111 Later Printing Softcover Very Good 
Softcover with French Flaps. Many drawings and color photos throughout. Instructions for knitting 16 Fair Isle style sweaters. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Jewelry Engraver's Manual, Bowman, John; Hardy, R. Allen
15 Bowman, John; Hardy, R. Allen The Jewelry Engraver's Manual
Princeton, NJ D. Van Nostrand Company 1966 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Corners bumped, boards and jacket rubbed. 
Index, illustrations. Library of Congress number 54-11403. "A complete guide to the tools, equipment and techniques of jewelry engraving". ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 143 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Art of Oriental Embroidery:  History, Aesthetics, and Techniques, Chung, Young Yang
16 Chung, Young Yang The Art of Oriental Embroidery: History, Aesthetics, and Techniques
NY Scribner 1979 0684162482 / 9780684162485 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Index, many illustrations and photos. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 183 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Art of African Textiles, Clarke, Duncan
17 Clarke, Duncan The Art of African Textiles
London Grange Books 1997 1840130741 / 9781840130744 Reprint Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Pictorial boards. Jacket scuffed, corners rounded. Profusely illustrated in color. "Examination of the materials and techniques of traditional African weaving, printing, decorating and cloth production" with specific emphasis on Ghanaian kente cloths, Zairean raffia, Bogolan mud-dyed cloth of Mali, Yoruba ceremonial cloth and African wax-printed cloths. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 128 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Americana Wood Carving and Needlework, Colio, Quintina
18 Colio, Quintina Americana Wood Carving and Needlework
Science Press 1974 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed. 
Blue cloth binding with gilt lettering on front boards. Many color photos. Science Press engaged the services of Sotheby Parke Bernet employee Quintina Colio to produce this Christmas Keepsake sent to customers and friends in 1974. The book represents the folk art carvings of Pennsylvania artist Lewis Bieber DeTurk (1862-1933) , with their whimsical birds, angels, rabbits, and human figures. The book also features the Victorian era perforated-card needlework art primarily drawn from the author's collection. Foreword by Alan S. Holliday. Ev; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 112 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Twined Knitting: A Swedish Folkcraft Technique, Dandanell, Birgitta; Danielsson, Ulla; Hansen, Robin Orm (translator)
19 Dandanell, Birgitta; Danielsson, Ulla; Hansen, Robin Orm (translator) Twined Knitting: A Swedish Folkcraft Technique
Loveland, CO Interweave Press 1989 1883010020 / 9781883010027 First English Language Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
Bibliography, resources, many photos, including some in color. Patterns, instructions and history of this Swedish style of knitting. ; 120 pages 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Plastic Craft, DeWick, Ernest S.; Cooper, John H.
20 DeWick, Ernest S.; Cooper, John H. Plastic Craft
NY The Macmillan Company 1946 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped, soiled and tattered. 
Black cloth binding with silver design and letter stamped on front boards and spine. Many black and white photographs and mid-century Modern graphics. Introduction by Arthur L. Perry. Forewords by John A. McCarthy and Robert A. Campbell. xii, 184 pp. How-to instruction on how to use various kinds of plastics in art and industrial design projects. Specific details for construction of 70 plastics projects, including lamps, signs, shelves, food trays, book ends, and even a used razor-blade jail. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 20.00 USD
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