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Traditional trades & skills books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Traditional trades & skills category. Presented with a red border are the Traditional trades & skills books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Trades and Traditions 2018 Traditional and Manual Trades by Alain Gaymard Trades and Traditions 2018 Traditional and Manual Trades

Despite the arrival of modern trades, some old crafts still remain intact. This calendar shows some half-forgotten traditional trades. Calvendo calendars are premium products - a bit more pricey than others but with added benefits: Our calendars always look beautiful...
Format: Calendar - Released: 11/04/2017

A Manual for Neanderthals by H. Mewhinney A Manual for Neanderthals

The story of humanity's earliest days on earth has come down to us chiefly in the tools and weapons early hominids shaped from flint. With these tools, they gained ascendancy over less dexterous beasts and began the slow conquest of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2014

Traditional Blacksmithing The Fine Art of Horseshoeing and Wagon Making by J. G. Holmstrom Traditional Blacksmithing The Fine Art of Horseshoeing and Wagon Making

Provides practical instruction for all manner of small-scale blacksmith work. Including general life lessons for blacksmiths, such as not falling prey to habits of intemperance, this title covers topics such as:: setting up shop, building your own machinery, repairing horse...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2012

Irish Stone Walls History, Building, Conservation by Pat McAfee Irish Stone Walls History, Building, Conservation

A unique history and 'how to' book on one of Ireland's most distinctive landscape features - the stone wall. The Irish countryside is a patchwork of over 250,000 miles of stone wall.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/03/2011

Mastercrafts Rediscover British Craftsmanship by Tom Quinn Mastercrafts Rediscover British Craftsmanship

An exploration of traditional British craftsmanship, accompanying the prime time BBC TV series presented by Monty Don. It celebrates various aspects of rural crafts including woodcraft, thatching, weaving, stone masonry, metalwork and glass making. It showcases some of Britain's leading...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/02/2010

Living Wood From Buying a Woodland to Making a Chair by Mike Abbott Living Wood From Buying a Woodland to Making a Chair


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2008

A Solitary Trade The Art and Craft of Dry Stone Walling by Robert Drake A Solitary Trade The Art and Craft of Dry Stone Walling


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2008

In the Shadows Unknown Craftsmen of Bengal by Payal Mohanka In the Shadows Unknown Craftsmen of Bengal

In certain villages of West Bengal, the rural economy is driven by rather unusual professions including making wigs, polo balls and shuttlecocks.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/07/2007

Other books in this genre

Building Chicken Coops by Gail Damerow Building Chicken Coops

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/01/1999

Master Bladesmith Advanced Studies in Steel by Jim Hrisoulas Master Bladesmith Advanced Studies in Steel

* The Master Bladesmith is the perfect addition for those who wish to continue learning the art of the bladesmith after enjoying Hrisoulas' previous work The Complete Bladesmith This advanced study of steel reveals forging secrets that for centuries have...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/1991

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