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Machinery's Reference Series No 7 Lathe and Planer Tools

By: N/A

Price: $13.17

Publisher: Lindsay Publications: 1986

Seller ID: 1384


40p booklet, card cover stapled. Each pamphlet is one unit in a complete library of machine design and shop practice revised and republished from Machinery. Originally published by the Industrial Press in 1908. B/w diagrams and drawings in 4 articles by different experts on cutting tools, boring tools, straight and circular forming tools. Bookshop sticker on back. Outside cover.; 8vo View more info

Home Hints and Handy Tips : the Complete Housekeeping and Home Maintenance Handbook

By: N/A

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Australia, Penguin: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3690


288 pages, index. Ringgrip produced this complete housekeeping and homemaintenance handbook full of practical hints, diagrams. Almost new. ; 8vo View more info

NATURAL HOME BUILDER Volume One

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Victoria, Earth Garden Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30271


Colour photos of Australian owner builder homes made from strawbale, rock, mudbrick and other natural materials to be energy efficient, passive solar designs and affordable. First in a new, annual series from the down to earth Earth Garden Magazine publishers. Includes plans and diagrams for the homes featured. 200gms weight ; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 80 pages View more info

CITY PERMACULTURE : THREE

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Trentham, Vic, Earth Garden Books: 2013

Seller ID: 30136


If you live in the city, anywhere, now is the time to embrace urban food growing and sustainable living. Volume Three of City Permaculture builds on this inner city wisdom and presents real life examples of enterprising urbanites having the best of both worlds. Courtyard gardens, - raised beds, permablitz, chookproof permaculture, green roof gardens. Foreword by Rosemary Morrow. Cost of postage will be reduced for this item. ; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 80... View more info

BACK YARD OVENS Earth Brick Stone Fire Food

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Victoria, Earth Garden Books: 2007

Seller ID: 29892


Reprinted 2009 . Index. Collection of articles on making woodfired ovens sourced from Earth Garden Magazine Australia. 250gms weight. Cost of Postage will be reduced for this item. ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 80 pages View more info

Diary of an Eco-builder

By: Anderson, Will

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Totnes, Green Books: 2006

Seller ID: 30945


Author recorded his eco-house building experience in The Independent, well illustrated. 600gms weight; Ex-Library; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages View more info

On the Water Front : Making Your Water Safe to Drink

By: Archer, John

Price: $9.46

Publisher: New South Wales, Pure Water Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9590


3rd printing August 1991 96p illustrated. Scratch to front cover. ; 8vo View more info

DIRT CHEAP : THE MUD BRICK BOOK

By: Archer, John & Gerry

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Victoria, Compendium: 1976

Seller ID: 29997


Chipping to base of spine; Loosely inserted article by Keith Smith "Build a House from the Earth Beneath Your Feet" from The National Times June 10, 1978 which describes Dirt Cheap as " A 'new wave' practical book, with lots of photos of 1930s earth buildings at Montsalvat, Victoria. Recounts building of the authors' house. " ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 94 pages View more info

THE MUD BRICK ADVENTURE : FROM BEGINNING TO END A Step-By-Step Fully Illustrated Guide to Building Your Own Earth Home Includes Fold-Out Copy of Andrew's House Plans.

By: Bianco, Andrew

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Trentham, Vic, Earth Garden Books: 2001

Seller ID: 29604


Step-by-step fully illustrated guide to building your own home, providing a clear understanding of the home-building process. Written by a self taught owner builder, this book covers everything from clearing the block to dealing with tradespeople. Cost of postage will be reduced for this item ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 44 pages View more info

A - Z of Handy Hints

By: Bibby, Deborah

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Sydney, Choice Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8531


1998 reprint174p, index. ; 8vo View more info

CLASSIC COUNTRY WISDOM

By: Bjelke-Petersen, Flo

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Mandarin: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13660


Crimped top edge of front cover; 1994 reprint Index Alphabetical collection of home hints and tips for repairs, stain removal, cookery and gardening from Queensland's Lady Flo Bjelke-Petersen. 300gms weight ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 146 pages View more info

Handbook of Practical Boat Repairs Covers all Types of Boats, from Canoes to Yachts, Including Aluminium, Fiberglass and Ferroconcrete!

By: Blandford, Percy W

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania, U. S. A., Tab Books: 1975

Seller ID: 28898


Looks unread. Index. First printing August, 1975. 250gms weight; Tab Books; Vol. 788; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages View more info

Framing Pictures

By: Burns, J. T.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribnes Sons: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1438


A growing number of artists, photographersand those who possess pictures prefer to do their own framing. This book provides advice renovating old frames, gilding, repairing and other problems. Section of front and back free endpaper darkened from inside cover. , 96p, index, illustrated.; 8vo View more info

PLASTER WORK : A PRACTICAL GUIDE Styles, History, Materials, Suppliers

By: Capon, Joanna

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Random House Australia: 1991

Seller ID: 24097


Covered in clear adhesive plastic Usual library stamps and markings; Illustrated history of plaster work in Australia showing changing styles, repair techniques, tools and supplies. 300gms weight ; Australian Home Renovator; Ex-Library; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 94 pages View more info

TILING

By: Cassell, Julian And Parham, Peter

Price: $9.29

Publisher: Marshall Editions: 2000

Seller ID: 21419


Softcover, spiral bound with flaps, index, repair, renovation and tiling techniques. 350gms weight; " House Beautiful " DIY Factfiles; Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 112 pages View more info

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GETTING STARTED IN THE COUNTRY

By: Chambers, Stephanie; Hall, Anne (Ed)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Trentham, Vic, Earth Garden Books: 1999

Seller ID: 29948


Index. DescriptionIdeal introduction to life on the land, with invaluable advice and information, whether planning to buy a weekend rural retreat or thinking of a major lifestyle change. Addresses 45 common questions and challenges. Cost of postage will be reduced for this item ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 80 pages View more info

SOLAR ENERGY An Introduction to the Principles and Applications

By: Charters, William W S; and Pryor, Trevor, L

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Beatrice Publishing: 1981

Seller ID: 29263


Diagrams. Provides an overview of possibilities and limitations of solar energy as a source of energy for Australia. Both authors were academics in the Mechanical Engineering Dept of the University of Melbourne at time of publication. Yellowed paper no creases. 360gms weight. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 90 pages View more info

Forgotten Arts, Book 4. Yesterdays's Technology Adapted to Today's Materials

By: Clark, Edie (Ed)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Emmaus, Pennsylvania, U. S. A., Yankee Books: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26296


64p. Articles with illustrations from Yankee Magazine - flax growing, maple syrup, chimney cleaning, solar drying, herbal medicines. Cover shows wear with crease to centre.; 8vo View more info

Make Do and Mend

By: Clark, Muriel

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Collins: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1243


"An organized account of home economy and maintenance for the householder of the seventies. "168p, index, diagrams , usual library stationery; Ex-Library; 8vo View more info

LIVING THE GOOD LIFE How One Family Changed Their World from Their Own Backyard

By: Cockburn, Linda

Price: $17.13

Publisher: Hardie Grant Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20021


Index. Queensland family attempt to survive on a suburban block and grow own food. 500 grams weight. ; Remainder; Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 274 pages View more info