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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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 1854718215

Condition: Very Good


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

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NATURAL HOME BUILDER Volume One

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Victoria, Earth Garden Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30271

ISBN: 0958639795

Condition: New


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

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CITY PERMACULTURE : THREE

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Trentham, Vic, Earth Garden Books: 2013

Seller ID: 30136

ISBN: 0980848792

Condition: New


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 pages View more info

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BACK YARD OVENS Earth Brick Stone Fire Food

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Victoria, Earth Garden Books: 2007

Seller ID: 29892

ISBN: 0957894716

Condition: New


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

HOUSEHOLD HINTS : 100S OF HINTS FROM CLEANING TO COOKING GUARANTEED TO MAKE YOUR LIFE EASIER! Summer 1989 No. 2

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Harris Publishing: 1989

Seller ID: 32010

Condition: Very Good; Browned paper


Heaps of hints, retro illustrations. Stapled booklet. 180gms weight; Vol. 6; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 98 pages View more info

Healthy, Wealthy and Wise Fact Sheets from the Highly Successfull T.V. Series

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Viking O'Neil: 1993

Seller ID: 32028

ISBN: 0670906379

Condition: Very Good-; Yellowed paper.


Index, recipes, plenty of practical advice. 350gms weight; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 182 pages View more info

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BASIC GUIDE TO CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION

By: N/A

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Cement and Concrete Association of Australia: 1975

Seller ID: 32599

ISBN: 0909942196

Condition: Very Good; Owner's name top of title page.


Index. Reprinted 1978 with corrections. Includes picture of Sydney Opera House under construction ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 112 pages View more info

Diary of an Eco-builder

By: Anderson, Will

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Totnes, Green Books: 2006

Seller ID: 30945

ISBN: 1903998794

Condition: Very Good; Usual library stamps and markings. Covered in clear adhesive plastic


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

ISBN: 0646043188

Condition: Very Good


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

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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

ISBN: 0958639760

Condition: New


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

ISBN: 0947277412

Condition: Fine


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

ISBN: 1863304010

Condition: Very Good+; 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

ISBN: 0830647880

Condition: Very Good+


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

A CHINESE BIOGAS MANUAL Translated from the Chinese by Michael Crook

By: Buren, Ariane Van (Ed)

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, Intermediate Technology Publications Ltd.: 1979

Seller ID: 31558

ISBN: 0903031655

Condition: Very Good-; Top edge of title page removed.


Fourth impression 1981. Describes how to build a biogas pit with designs to suit varying soil conditions. 250gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 136 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

ISBN: 0684155095

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0091826543

Condition: Good; 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: $12.00

Publisher: Marshall Editions: 2000

Seller ID: 21419

ISBN: 1840283688

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 095863971x

Condition: New


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

ISBN: 0908068026

Condition: Very Good


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