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All Screwed Up
SPECIAL UK PRICE of only £20.00 incl. post and packing
In 1893 Professor Louis Hoffmann published a book, entitled PUZZLES OLD AND NEW. John has adapted some of these puzzles and, thanks to present availability of imported hardwoods, has improved them. In some cases he has made them even more difficult to solve. Plans for these puzzles are no longer available separately, but you now have the opportunity of buying 20 of the best puzzle plans in his book, brilliantly published by specialists Stobart Davies.
This book will enthrall all of you who have an interest in turning and especially
in thread chasing. It describes in detail, with hundreds of colour pictures,
how to make about twenty mind teasing puzzles.
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Traditional Wooden Toys
Their tradition and how to make them
br Cyril Hobbins
This is a newly released book by a brilliant traditional toymaker ..and friend of mine.
Cyril Hobbins, ‘The Toy Maker from Kenilworth’, introduces a wide range of traditional wooden toys, dolls and games from around the world. Many of the toys here have stood the test of time, proving over the centuries their everlasting appeal to all age groups.
The book is richly illustrated throughout with a wealth of Cyril’s beautiful watercolour pictures of his toys. This unique book will provide a valuable resource for those wishing to make toys, those interested in the history of toys and toymaking, and for school teachers, for whom the book offers a range of material relevant to many aspects of the National Curriculum. All the featured toys are accompanied by their historical background and full instructions on how to make them.
205mm x 253mm
Price £19.99 from Stobart Davies