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Decorative arts

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In a period of meaningless mass manufacturing, our growing appetite for hand-made objects, artisan food, and craft beverages reveals our deep cravings...
Truth & beauty
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Started in the early 19th century by a group of British painters who rejected the sovereignty of the Royal Academy, the Pre- Raphaelites embraced the ...

Paper World
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Pretty-up your world with the perfect paper creations in Paper World. Simply pop-out, fold and stick together each of the ten super simple, super styl...
Jackson's hallmarks
Our Price: £6.95
Since first published in 1991, Pocket Jackson's, as it is most often called, has enjoyed enormous success and is constantly rated as a best seller in ...

Abandoned castles
Our Price: £19.99
An ancient hilltop fortress. A crusader citadel in the West Bank. A fairytale medieval castle fallen into ruin. From ancient times to the end of the n...
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Modern calligraphy has taken social media by storm and inspired thousands of people to put pen to paper and get involved with ink. For years, handwrit...

Abandoned civilisations
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Ruined cities overgrown by jungle. Towns buried beneath the ground. Statues lying half- hidden in the sand. Why do civilisations collapse? Why are tow...
Hardening, tempering and heat treatment for model engineers
Our Price: £7.16
In this valuable book Tubal Cain takes the reader beyond the superficial or the simply practical with explanations of the composition of steel, its ad...

Foundrywork for the amateur
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This book is regarded as the perfect introduction to casting common hot metals in moulds, providing all the information needed by amateur foundrymen. ...
The Queen's diamonds
Our Price: £95.00
Published on the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, this book tells the story of the magnificent royal inheritance of diamonds fro...

Sheet metal work
Our Price: £7.16
Model engineers, DIY enthusiasts and other amateur home craftsmen are from time to time called upon to work with sheet metal. These people may be newc...
The backyard foundry
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At one time, most towns of any size had somewhere a small foundry that would undertake small casting jobs, often more out of interest and good neighbo...

The art of welding
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The art of welding wrought iron has been practiced by village smiths in their forge fires for centuries. Gas and electric arc welding are however comp...
The Queen's dolls' house
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The Queen's Dolls' House is one of the largest, most beautiful, and most famous dolls' houses in the world. Created for Queen Mary in the early 1920s ...

Ivy and the Inky Butterfly
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Bring your own colour to the storyFrom colouring book queen Johanna Basford, a lavishly illustrated fable about a girl named Ivy who stumbles upon a s...
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With this pocket-sized guidebook and a trusty Swiss Army Knife, readers will be ready to whittle wherever they go. World-famous whittler Chris Lubkemann shows how to carve 43 useful and whimsical objects using nothing more than a stick and an original Swiss Army Knife.

William Morris and the arts & crafts home
Our Price: £17.96
Now available in paperback, Pamela Todd's book celebrates William Morris's genius, presenting a thorough overview of his life and career, while settin...
Lost crafts
Our Price: £13.49
navigating by the stars - thatchingcharcoal burning - maze laying - making candlesmaking besom brooms - making ciderblacksmithing - haymaking - ...

The dark carnival
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For some, heaven will not be a perpetual dawn but rather an endless night - an eternity of the wild hours between dusk and sunrise.The Dark Carnival i...
Folding techniques for designers
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Many designers use folding techniques in their work to make three-dimensional forms from two-dimensional sheets of fabric, cardboard, plastic, metal, ...