Category: Crafts


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Grain of Truth The Ancient Lessons of Craft

By: Laird, Ross

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Walker & Company: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12413

ISBN: 0802713890

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

Signed by Author; Signed by Laird on title page. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 0.81 x 8.42 x 6.48 Inches; 187 pages; "Laird, a poet and Vancouver native, reflects on the rewards and frustrations of woodworking in eight pensive chapters ingrained with sensual, sinuous language and an intuitive understanding of the topic's metaphoric possibilities. Whether describing the construction of a wooden hand plane (toolmaking, Laird says, is a particular marker in the evolution from apprentice to craftsman) or the transformation of Brazilian purpleheart wood into a reliquary for his wi... View more info

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Home Tanning of Sole and Harness Leather; with Notes on Raw Hide and Robe Making

By: Prairie Chemical Co.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Prairie Publishing Company: N.D.

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 14800

Condition: Very Good

Light edge wear to boards. ; A bright, solid book ; 0.25 x 10.5 x 8 Inches; 23 pages; The red hardcover binding is set to flip open from bottom, creased at top so that it lays flat when open. Above the crease the boards and pages are stapled and covered with red tape. The first page appears to be hand drawn illustrations of equipment to be used. The following pages are instructions and recipes for various treatments of the hides.On the final page appears the instruction write the Prairie Chemical Co. of Winnipeg Manitoba for prices on a list of ingredients required in tanning.This is not dated... View more info

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Treasury of Mennonite Quilts

By: Rachel and Kenneth Pellman

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Intercourse, PA, Good Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19418

ISBN: 1561480592

Condition: Very Good+

Card covers show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book.; Color Photographs; 10.8 X 8.4 X 0.3 inches; 128 pages; "An extraordinary collection of dazzling quilts from Mennonite communities across North America. This deluxe quality book presents a variety of applique, patchwork, and elaborate crazy patch designs from the late 19th to the early 20th centuries. Some quilts follow traditional patterns; others are simply one-of-a-kind. All express the creative and innovative spirits of their Mennonite makers. All exhibit precision and fine attention to detail." View more info