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Decorative arts

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Truth & beauty
Our Price: £44.99
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
Our Price: £11.69
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 ...
Milling operations in the lathe
Our Price: £7.16
Despite the growing numbers of milling machines in amateur workshops, a majority of model engineers still rely on a lathe and a drilling machine as th...

Inkspired
Our Price: £15.29
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...
My bedroom is an office & other interior design dilemmas
Our Price: £13.49
Just moved into your new home? No idea where to start or what to do? Landlord won't let you paint your walls? Hate your sofa but can't afford a new on...

Abandoned civilisations
Our Price: £17.99
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...

Metalwork and machining hints and tips
Our Price: £7.16
Over many years in a workshop, the knowledge and ability to perform a wide number of relatively minor jobs becomes second nature to a skilled engineer...
Foundrywork for the amateur
Our Price: £7.16
This book is regarded as the perfect introduction to casting common hot metals in moulds, providing all the information needed by amateur foundrymen. ...

Elements of architecture
Our Price: £90.00
Elements of Architecture focuses on the fragments of the rich and complex architectural collage. Window, façade, balcony, corridor, fireplace, stair, ...
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
Our Price: £7.16
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
Our Price: £7.16
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...

Ivy and the Inky Butterfly
Our Price: £11.69
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...
Victorinox
Our Price: £8.09
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...
Cræft
Our Price: £20.00
In a period of meaningless mass manufacturing, our growing appetite for hand-made objects, artisan food, and craft beverages reveals our deep cravings...

Lost crafts
Our Price: £13.49
navigating by the stars - thatchingcharcoal burning - maze laying - making candlesmaking besom brooms - making ciderblacksmithing - haymaking - ...
Furnitecture
Our Price: £15.26
As the definition of 'designer' expands and architects today create everything from jewelry to urban masterplans, a new wave of objects ranging from f...