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Front cover of The Sourcebook of Contemporary Jewelry Design by Natalio Martin Arroyo
The Sourcebook of Contemporary Jewelry Design - Natalio Martin Arroyo

The Sourcebook of Contemporary Jewelry Design by Natalio Martin Arroyo is a cutting-edge design anthology featuring more than 300 established and emerging designers around the world. Included in this volume are the world's most notable contemporary jewellery designers, master jewellers and up-and-coming designers alike, showcasing their work in over 1300 graphic full-colour photographs and illustrations. Also included is a visual index for quick reference and designers' contact information.

R435.00
Front cover of Designing Celtic Ornament by David Balade
Designing Celtic Ornament - David Balade

Designing Celtic Ornament by David Balade draws on the immense popularity and the timeless appeal of Celtic ornament. Author David Balade, an acclaimed artist who created many drawings and paintings in the Celtic style, has chosen the most interesting, diverse and typical patterns and motifs of Celtic art for this beautifully designed practical and historical sourcebook. Starting with an illustrated introduction to the Celts and the development of Celtic art, all designs showcased in Designing Celtic Ornament are placed in their historical context.

R175.00
Front Cover of Snowflake Seashell Star by Alex Bellos with Edmund Harriss
Snowflake Seashell Star - Alex Bellos with Edmund Harriss

Snowflake Seashell Star by Alex Bellos with Edmund Harriss is an interesting take on adult colouring in books that takes you on a calming and colourful journey into the magical world of mathematics. Snowflake, Seashell, Star is full of intricate and divinely beautiful illustrations, using patterns such as loops, waves and spirals, created by Alex Bellos in collaboration with his friend and mathematical artist, Edmund Harriss. Stretch your artistic talents and embrace mathematics' aesthetic and conceptual exquisiteness.

R120.00
Front cover of Traditional Woodworking Handtools by Graham Blackburn
Traditional Woodworking Handtools - Graham Blackburn

Traditional Woodworking Handtools by Graham Blackburn describes in detail the major woodworking handtools. The author has assembled a virtual encyclopaedia of traditional woodworking handtools, including holding tools, saws, planes, edge tools, setting-out tools, boring tools, and striking tools. Each tool is listed and includes a full description of what it does and how it s used. His engaging writing, which includes anecdotes from his four decades as a master woodworker, entertains as well as instructs. And the hundreds of line drawings of handtools are illuminating.

R295.00
Front cover of Shaker Design edited by Jean M Burks
Shaker Design - Jean M Burks

Shaker Design edited by Jean M Burks presents a wide array of extraordinarily fine examples of Shaker furniture, household objects, textiles, religious drawings, and items made to sell to the “world’s people” (non-Shakers). Reaching an apogee of 6,000 members in the years just before the Civil War, the Shaker movement was the most extensive, enduring, and successful utopian society ever established in America. Leaving Manchester, England, in 1776 to avoid persecution, the Shakers crossed the Atlantic and during the next 50 years established 19 villages from Maine to Kentucky.

R435.00
Front cover of Woodworking FAQ by Spike Carlsen
Woodworking FAQ - Spike Carlsen

Woodworking FAQ by Spike Carlsen is an essential tool for the home workshop, in an easy-reference format with a lay-flat binding. It's like having a master carpenter at your elbow to answer whatever question arises, including: What's the difference between hardwood and softwood? How do I make base moulding fit tightly on the inside corners? How do I prevent splintering on the end of a board when I rout it? How do I taper cut a table leg? Is there any way to take the wobble out of a chair without taking the whole thing apart? And many more intriguing and useful questions.

R110.00
Front cover of Gustav Stickley by David Cathers
Gustav Stickley - David Cathers

Gustav Stickley by David Cathers is the first ever authoritative and comprehensive monograph on the life and career of Stickley, and constitutes an essential contribution to the field of American Arts & Crafts and decorative arts. Gustav Stickley (1858-1942) was an iconic character and one of the most influential figures of the American Arts & Crafts movement. A self-made man whose furniture company, Craftsman Workshops, and the seminal magazine he founded in 1901, The Craftsman, held wide-ranging influence over American interior design and decorative arts for decades.

R320.00
Front cover of New Directions in Punched Metal Jewelry by Aisha Formanski
New Directions in Punched Metal Jewelry - Aisha Formanski

New Directions in Punched Metal Jewelry by Aisha Formanski allows you to discover a simple technique that creates striking and original results. Using basic metal punch tools--dots and lines--author Aisha Formanski brings a fresh approach to jewellery making inspired by Mexican stamped tin mirrors. Styles range from direct references to the Mexican folk art that first inspired her, to geometric patterns that resemble tin ceilings or printed fabric, or to designs that look like Japanese sashiko or other embroidery.

R90.00
Front cover of Cool Knits for Kids by Kate Gunn and Robyn Macdonald
Cool Knits for Kids - Kate Gunn and Robyn Macdonald

Cool Knits for Kids by Kate Gunn and Robyn Macdonald lets you can create fab and fashionable items for all the cool kids you know. Containing 25 fresh, modern designs while retaining time-tested traditional techniques, this book provides a wide range of functional and fashionable items to keep your child warm, safe and looking great. With clear step-by-step guidance, lavish and detailed photography and complete explanations of all knitting techniques, knitters of all abilities will be able to produce everything from bootees and blankets to toys and sweaters.

R45.00
Front cover of How to do Absolutely Everything by Instructables.com
How to do Absolutely Everything - Instructables.com

How to do Absolutely Everything by Instructables.com is a mammoth collection of projects selected for this oversized volume. The authors in this book cover the entire spectrum of possibilities that the popular website has to offer, showcasing how online communities can foster and nurture creativity.

R150.00
Front cover of The Extraordinary Projects Bible by Instructables.com
The Extraordinary Projects Bible - Instructables.com

The Extraordinary Projects Bible by Instructables.com is a mammoth collection of projects has been selected and curated for this special best-of volume of Instructables. The guides in this book cover the entire spectrum of possibilities that the popular website has to offer, showcasing how online communities can foster and nurture creativity. From outdoor agricultural projects to finding new uses for traditional household objects, the beauty of Instructables lies in their ingenuity and their ability to find new ways of looking at the same thing.

R110.00
Front cover of How to Fix Absolutely Anything by Instructables.com
How to Fix Absolutely Anything - Instructables.com

How to Fix Absolutely Anything by Instructables.com is the one book that shows you how to fix anything anywhere in your home There are a million things that can go wrong in your home. Faucets leak. Floorboards creak. Paint flakes. Chairs break.

R150.00
Front cover of Origami Airplanes by Paul Jackson and Miri Golan
Origami Airplanes - Paul Jackson and Miri Golan

Origami Airplanes by Paul Jackson and Miri Golan is spectacular. The paper airplanes in this book are so easy and fun to make, even first-time flyers will have a plane soaring through the air in no time. All the designs were chosen because they feature a special detail of paper plane design, such as being very wide or narrow, great for flying outdoors, a strange shape, having an unusual launch or being acrobatic. Origami Airplanes includes 40 sheets of origami paper as well as tips and tricks for making all your planes fly really . . . REALLY . . . well!

R110.00
Front cover of The Practical Woodworker Volume 4 edited by Bernard E Jones
The Practical Woodworker Volume 4 - Bernard E Jones

The Practical Woodworker Volume 4 edited by Bernard E Jones is a foundation book for the woodworker interested in early 20th-century woodworking techniques. Volume 4 covers more advanced projects including a roll-top desk and other office furniture, sleighs and toboggans, mantel fittings and even "aeroplane woodwork." Plus wood turning, veneering, inlay and marquetry, woodcarving, wood finishing, pattern making and upholstery, as well as an early treatment of "woodworking by machinery."

R120.00
Front cover of The Practical Woodworker by Bernard E Jones
The Practical Woodworker Volume 1 - Bernard E Jones

The Practical Woodworker Volume 1 edited by Bernard E Jones is a foundation set of books for the woodworker interested in early 20th-century woodworking techniques. Volume 1 covers the workshop and its equipment, including shop appliances such as a saw bench, as well as the tools and foundation techniques of the trade: measuring and marking tools, saws and sawing, hammer and mallets, chisels and gouges, planes and planing, gluing, nailing and screwing and more.

R120.00
Front cover of The Practical Woodworker Volume 3 edited by Bernard E Jones
The Practical Woodworker Volume 3 - Bernard E Jones

The Practical Woodworker Volume 3 edited by Bernard E Jones is a foundation book for the woodworker interested in early 20th-century woodworking techniques. Volume 3 explores the heart and soul of projects for most woodworkers. Covered are tables, chairs (including frames for upholstered furniture), furniture for bedrooms (including beds, wardrobes and chests of drawers) as well as mantels, mirrors, clock cases, hanging cupboards and a wide variety of basic and special-application cabinetry.

R120.00
Front cover of The Dressmaking Technique Bible by Lorna Knight
The Dressmaking Technique Bible - Lorna Knight

The Dressmaking Technique Bible by Lorna Knight is a fully updated version of the best selling The Dressmaker's Technique Bible, complete with an all-new fabric guide to choosing the right fabric for the right garment. Dressmaking is having a renaissance, driven by hugely successful programmes such as the Great British Sewing Bee and Project Runway. This dressmaking handbook offers all the guidance you need to create beautiful clothes, whether you are following a pattern, adding embellishments or starting from scratch.

R110.00
Front cover of The Art of Seamless Knitting by Merchant-Dest and  Goberstein
The Art of Seamless Knitting - Simona Merchant-Dest and Faina Goberstein

The Art of Seamless Knitting by Simona Merchant-Dest and Faina Goberstein allows you to take your knowledge of top-down, bottom-up, and seamless knitting to a higher level by learning how to convert and adapt lace, cable, and color patterns to circular knitting and shaping techniques. Seamless and top-down knitting have become extremely popular techniques with knitters over the past few years: they knit up quickly, give a custom fit, and do not require sewing.

R110.00
Front cover of Mechanick Exercises by Joseph Moxon
Mechanick Exercises - Joseph Moxon

Mechanick Exercises by Joseph Moxon was written, printed and published by Joseph Moxon between 1683 & 1685 and reprinted in 1703. Breaking away from Guild restrictions, Moxon wrote of what he knew from his experiences as a practitioner of skilled trades. A mathematician, writer, printer, publisher and maker of maps, globes and scientific instruments, Joseph Moxon was also the first tradesman to be awarded membership in the Royal Society of London.

R195.00
Front cover of Mechanic's Companion by Peter Nicholson
Mechanic's Companion - Peter Nicholson

Mechanic's Companion by Peter Nicholson describes in detail the skilled building trades of the 19th Century: Carpentry; Joinery; Bricklaying; Masonry; Slating; Plastering; Painting; Smithing & Turning. In print for more than half a century, THE MECHANIC'S COMPANION was a primary reference for the amateur, the student and the practical mechanic. Published first in 1812 as Mechanical Exercises, then in 1831 as The Mechanic's Companion, this reprint of the 1850 edition is a true facsimile of the original book.

R155.00