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Book Index

Listed below, in alphabetical order, are all the books available from Astragal Press. Click on a title for more information about the book. Or you may SEARCH for a book title. Please check out our SALE BOOKS and our SPECIAL SETS. Books followed by an asterisk (*) are available at dealer discount prices from Astragal Press.


40 Power Tools You Can Make
50 Things to Do with a Penknife

$50 Knife Shop
1800 Mechanical Movements
1895 Montgomery Ward Catalogue

A Passion for Metal: Reflections and Techniques of a Metal Sculptor
Advertising Openers

Am. Foot Power & Hand Power Mach.

Ancient Carpenter Tools
Antique Iron
Antique Mining Equipment
Antique Swords & Daggers

Antique Woodworking Tools
Architectural Ironwork

Art Deco Ironwork and Sculpture
Art of Basketry
Art of the Edge Tool
Art of the Sailor
Art of Splitting Stone
Art of Whittling
Astragal Press T-shirt
Ax Book, The

Backyard Foundry For Home Machinists
Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects
Backyard Lumberjack The Ultimate Guide to Felling, Bucking, Splitting, & Stacking

Backyard Sugarin' A Complete How- To Guide
Barbed Wire The Fence that Changed the West
Barbs, Prongs, Points, Prickers, and Stickers
Barns A Close-Up Look
Basic Carpentry & Interior Design Projects for the Home and Garden
Basic Lathework for Home Machinists
Bemrose on Traditional Woodworking
Bicycle and Tricycles
Big Book of Gizmos & Gadgets

Big Book of Wooden Locks Complete Plans for Nine Working Wooden Locks, The

Book of Old-Time Trades and Tools
British Saw and Saw Makers from 1660
British Saws: A History & Collector's Guide
Building a Strip Canoe
Building With Secondhand Stuff
Building With Stone




Casting in Iron, The Art of
Classic Railroad Signals
Classic Period of Am. Toolmaking
Collectible Blowtorches

Colonial Craftsmen
Compass Chronicles

Complete Book of U.S. Military Pocket Knives: From the Revolutionary War to the Present

Complete Dovetail Joints
Complete Metalsmith

Coulter & Payne Farm Distillery's 101 Uses for Moonshine
Cowboy Culture: The Last Frontier of American Antiques, 2E
Creative Metal Forming
Cyril Colnik: Man of Iron

Decorative Ironwork of Italy
Decorative Ironwork: Wrought Iron Gratings, Gates and Railings
Decorative Knots
Decorative & Sculptural Ironwork

Dictionary of American Hand Tools

Direct Metal Sculpture
Discovering Japanese Handplanes
Driving Horse-Drawn Carriages


Early European Decorated Tools
Early Logging Tools
Edgar Brandt: Art Deco Ironwork
Essential Guide to the Steel Square
Everyday Artifacts

Fancy Knives: A Complete Analysis & Introduction to Make Your Own
Farm Conveniences
Farm Mechanics
Fifty Years a Planemaker & User
Fireplace Accessories

Forged Dovetail Joint with Monica Coyne DVD
Forging a Striking Knife -DVD
Forging Japanese Knives for Beginners
From Fire to Form

Gears and Gear Cutting for Home machinists
Gentleman's Pocket Knife, The

Getting Started with Hand Planes
Gimlet Patterns & Manufacture
Great Book of Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture
Great Book of Wooden Toys
Gruber Wagon Works

Hammered Copper
Handbook for Ironmongers
Hand Planes for the Modern Shop
Handmade: Creative Focus in the Age of Distraction
Hand Tools: Their Ways & Workings
History & Geology of the Leesville, Ohio Stone Quarries
Homeowner's Complete Guide Chainsaw

Homemade Contrivances
Horse-Drawn Commercial Vehicles
Horse-Drawn Days

Houses of St. Augustine
How to Build Animal Housing

Ironwork Today 1, 2, 3, & 4
Ironwork: Dynamic Details

Italian Ironwork: Medieval: Renaissance: Baroque: Neo Classical

Japanese Knife Sharpening: With Traditional Waterstones
Jeans of the Old West
Jewelry Techniques of West Africa (DVD)
John Deere, That's Who!


Knife Sharpening Made Easy

Last Train to Paradise
Leather Braiding
Learn to Timber Frame

Legacy: Jewelry Techniques of West Africa
Liner Lock Knives
Living Crafts, Historic Tools

Lockback Folding Knife
Low-Cost Pole Building Construction

Making a Copper Weathervane
Making Full Tang Knives for Beginners
Making Hidden Tang Knives
Making Integral Knives
Making Leather Knife Sheaths Vol. 2
Making Leather Knife Sheaths Vol. 3
Making Mobiles
Making Sculpture From Scrap Metal
Making Wood Tools

Math to Build On
Measuring, Marking, and Layout

Mechanical Appliances...

Metal Lathe
Metal Projects
Metal Working

Metalworker's Data Book for Home Machinists
Metalworker's Art: A Pictorial Celebration
Metalworker's Workshop
Mind & Hand

Milling Machine
Mining in the Old West
Mini-Lathe Tools and Projects for Home Machinist
Model Building with Brass
Model Engine-Making
Mokume gane Jewelry: Make a Bracelet
Mokume gane Jewelry: Make a Pillow Pendant
Motorcycles, Planes, & Revolutions
Mr.Marquois's Most Useful Pair of Scales
My Life As Artist-Blacksmith

New Directions in Punched Metal Jewelry
New Woodturning Techniques and Projects
Norwegian Wood

On Body and Soul
Old-Fashioned Toolmaking
Old Time Gates & Fences and How to Build Them
Organic Metalworking Volume One - The Grapevine

Paracord Knife Handle Wraps
Plane Talk
Pocket-Knife Making for Beginners

Pole Building Projects
Practical Casting
Practical Knots & Ropework
Precision Handcutting of Dovetails

Reinventing the Chicken Coop
Ridiculously Simple Furniture Projects
Root Cellars in America
Roy Visits Colonial Williamsburg DVD

Self-Sufficiency Handbook
Sharpening and Knife Making
Sharpening Woodworking Tools
Shirt, Astragal Press
A Short History of Technology
Sheet Metal Skills

Splicing Wire & Fiber Rope
Stanley Woodworking Tools
Steel- Toolmaking Strategies & Techs.
Storey's Basic Country Skills
Sundials Their Construction and Use
Swept Away: The Vanishing Art of Broom Making
Sword: Myth & Reality: Technology, History, Fighting, Forging, Movie Swords, The

This Was Logging
This Was Sawmilling
Tool & Cutter Sharpening for Home Machinists

Tools Teach
Tools That Built America

Toolshed Coloring Book

Town-Country Old Tools
Tracking and Reading Sign
Traditional Wooden Handplanes
Turn-of-the-Century Farm Tools

Ult. Guide to Home Butchering
Useful Machine Shop Tools to Make

Universe of Metal Sculpture


Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Whittling Book


Weekend Woodturning Projects
Welding Complete, 2E
Whips and Whipmaking
Wild & Wacky Birdhouses & Feeders

Wood Identification & Use
Woodcarving Magic
Wood Pallet Projects

Woodwork Joints
Woodworkers Guide to Handplanes
Woodwright's Companion
Woodwright's Guide
Woodwright's Shop
Woodwright's Workbook

Working Drawings of Horse Drawn Vehicles
Working with Hand Tools

Yesterday's Farm Tools & Equipment

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