Revised – 19-Mar-2013


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Trinders’ Fine Tools

Malting Lane,


Nr. Sudbury

CO10 8NW


B357) Middleton, David and Townsend, Alan. MARQUETRY TECHNIQUES 1993. Folio, 144 pages. A few colour, but mainly black and white illustrations. Covers all techniques and a number of projects. Hb, very good. 20.00 pounds sterling

B2312) Jones, Andy. DECORATIVE PAINT FINISHES FOR THE HOME : A Complete Guide to Decorative Paint Finishes for Interiors, Furniture and Accessories. 1996. 10" x 7 5/8", 144 pages, 275 colour and 13 black and white illustrations. Clear thorough instructions for completing a wide range of unique painted finishes for use anywhere, on anything. Fully illustrated step-by-step guides demonstrate all the various finishing techniques, including antiquing, metal leafing, and many marbleizing effects. Soft covers, near fine. US$ 22.50 / 15.00 pounds sterling

B1090) Spencer, Stuart. THE ART OF MARBLING. Techniques for creating painted marble effects on interiors, furniture and objects. 9 5/8" x 7 1/4", 128 pages, many colour photographs and drawings; illustrates the step-by-step creation of 12 different marble effects. Soft covers, near fine. US$ 20.00 / 10.00 pounds sterling

B358) Maule, Magie M. DECORATIVE STENCILS FOR INTERIOR DESIGN. 1991 Quarto, 120 pages. Black and white illustrations. Contains over 150 stencil motifs from classical architectural periods. Soft covers, very good. Us$ 15.00 / 8.50 pounds sterling / E12.75

B359) Miller, Martin and Judith. PERIOD FINISHES AND EFFECTS. 1995 reprint. Large quarto, 175 pages. Mainly coloured illustrations, covers lime washing, stencilling, aging paint, staining and liming, wood graining, trompe l'oeil etc. Hb in dw, very good. US$ 31.5 / 18.00 pounds sterling / E27.00

B348) Waring, Janet. EARLY AMERICAN STENCILS ON WALL AND FURNITURE. Quarto, 1968 reprint, first published in 1937. 146 pages. Black and white and coloured illustrations. Covers stencilled walls in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Ohio, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and Maine, and many furniture examples. Soft covers, a little creased, otherwise very good. 9.50 pounds sterling

B267) Sloan, Annie. SIMPLE PAINTED FURNITURE. 1989. Quarto, 128 pages. Mainly coloured illustrations. Hb in dw. Very good. US$ 17.00 / 9.50 pounds sterling

B268) Hayward, Charles. PRACTICAL VENEERING. Reprint 1951. 166 pages. Black and white illustrations. Hb, dw well rubbed, with some pieces lost otherwise good. A Woodworker Handbook. US$ 22.00 / 12.50 pounds sterling

B269) Rhodes & Windsor (revised by), originally by John Parry. GRAINING AND MARBLING. 1985, originally published 1949. Octavo, 114 pages. Black and white illustrations. Pb. Very good. US$ 17.00 / 9.50 pounds sterling SORRY, SOLD

B271) Drucker & Funkelstein. RECIPES FOR SURFACES - DECORATIVE PAINT FINISHES MADE SIMPLE. 1990. Large quarto, 255 pages. Black and white and coloured illustrations. Hb in dw. Very good. US$ 26.50 / 15.00 pounds sterling


B124) Allen, Sam. MAKING WORKBENCHES. 1995. Quarto, 160 pages. Black and white photographs and line drawings. Covers planning, building and outfitting. Soft covers, crease to rear cover, otherwise a very good copy. 9.50 pounds sterling.

B58) Landis, Scott. THE WORKBENCH BOOK. 5th. printing 1992. Small folio, 248 pages. Many black and white and colour illustrations with line drawings. A first class book, much recommended. Let me know if you have a bench like that illustrated on the dustwrapper for sale! Hb. Fine in dw. 25.00 pounds sterling.


B8) Sainsbury, John. HOME WORKSHOP. 1994. Quarto, 255 pages. Many black and white and colour illustrations on all aspects of woodworking. Pb. Fine. 10.00 pounds sterling.


B123) Duginske, Mark. BAND SAW HANDBOOK. 1989. Quarto, 319 pages. Black and white photographs and line drawings. Essential reference work by an acknowledged expert. Pb. Fine 12.50 pounds sterling.

B12) Mehler, Kelly. THE TABLE SAW BOOK. 1993. Quarto, 179 pages, many black and white illustrations. The author shows you how the best can be got out of this essential tool. Pb. Good. 12.00 pounds sterling.