Library Catalogue

The Woodworking Association of Pretoria is the proud owner of a book collection. These books were donated over the years by a number of members. The books are available for use by our members only.

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Please note that books with call numbers 74 – 90 belong to Leon Wolmarans and are kept in his private collection. If you would like to view these books please make arrangements with Leon

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#TitleAuthorPublisherOwnerBook ThemeISBNCover Photo
#TitleAuthorPublisherOwnerBook ThemeISBNCover Photo
1Furniture Making Plans, Projects & DesignKevin LeyGuild of Master CraftsmenWAPCabinet Making978-1-86108-448-4
2Built-In FurnitureJim TolpinThe Taunton PressWAPCabinet Making1-56158-637-4
3Advanced Woodworking and Furniture MakingJohn L Feirer and Gilbert R HutchingsChas. A. Bennett CO. INCWAPCabinet Making87002-205-9
4A Wood Carver's PrimerJohn UptonSterling PublishingWAPWood Carving0-8069-8788-X
5Basic PerspectiveRobert W GillThames & HudsonWAPGeneral0-500-27043-0
6Building Electric GuitarsMartin KochMartin KochWAPGeneral3-901314-07-5
7Build Your Own Shop Jigs & FixturesWood MagazineSterling Publishing Co.WAPGeneral978-1-4027-2043-7
8Basic Machines and How They WorkUS Bureau of Naval PersonnelDover Publications, Inc.WAPGeneral0-486-21709-4
9Cabinetmaking and MillworkJohn L FeirerBennettWAPCabinet Making87002-238-5
10Carving In Wood - A Personal Approach to an Old CraftDavid GreenVictor Gollancz.Ltd WAPWood Carving0-575-02964-1
11Classic Furniture ProjectsA W MarlowStein and DayWAPCabinet Making0-8128-6034-9
12Design From Scandinavia 10th AnniversaryEditor: Kirsten BjerregaardWorld PicturesWAPCabinet Making87 87541 122
13Design From Scandinavia No. 8Editor: Kirsten BjerregaardWorld PicturesWAPCabinet Making87 87543 08 4
14Design From Scandinavia No. 9Editor: Kirsten BjerregaardWorld PicturesWAPCabinet Making87 87541 10 6
15Die Houtsnyer se ABCI Watson, L Watson and E RallHaumWAPWood Carving0-7986-0930-3
16Designs For WoodAlonzo W P KettlessCharles Scribner's SonsWAPCabinet Making0-684-15541-9
17Federal FurnitureMichael DunbarThe Taunton PressWAPCabinet Making0-918804-48-5
18Fine Woodworking on: Proven Shop TipsJim Richey - EditorTaunton PressWAPGeneral0-918894-32-9
19Fine Woodworking on: More Proven Shop TipsJim Richey - EditorTaunton PressWAPGeneral0-942391-43-8
20Fine Woodworking on: The Small WorkshopEditors: Fine Woodworking magazineTaunton PressWAPGeneral0-918804-27-2
21Great Designs from Fine Woodworking FurnitureEditors of Fine WoodworkingThe Taunton PressWAPCabinet Making1-56158-828-8
22Fine Woodworking Design Book TwoEditors of Fine WoodworkingThe Taunton PressWAPCabinet Making0-918804-07-8
23Fine Woodworking Design Book ThreeEditors of Fine WoodworkingThe Taunton PressWAPCabinet Making0-918804-18-3
24Fine Woodworking Design Book FourEditors of Fine WoodworkingThe Taunton PressWAPCabinet Making0-918804-83-3
25Fine Woodworking Design Book FiveEditors of Fine WoodworkingThe Taunton PressWAPCabinet Making0-942391-28-4
26Fine Woodworking Design Book SixEditors of Fine WoodworkingThe Taunton PressWAPCabinet Making1-56158-017-1
27Fine Woodworking Techniques 3Editors: Fine Woodworking magazineThe Taunton PressWAPGeneral0-9188804-10-8
28Fine Woodworking Techniques 4Editors: Fine Woodworking magazineTaunton PressWAPGeneral0-918804-13-2
29Fine Woodworking Techniques 5Editors: Fine Woodworking magazineTaunton PressWAPGeneral0-918804-17-5
30Fine Woodworking Techniques 7Editors: Fine Woodworking magazineThe Taunton PressWAPGeneral0-918804-42-6
31Fine Woodworking Techniques 8Editors: Fine Woodworking magazineTaunton PressWAPGeneral0-918804-49-3
32Getting the best out of your Drill PressA S BarnesA.S. Barnes and CompanyWAPGeneral0
33Handtool Handbook For WoodworkingR J de ChristoferoHP BooksWAPCabinet Making0-912656-53-0
34How To Build Your Own FurnitureR J de ChristoferoHarper & RowWAPCabinet Making0-06-01 1031-7
36How to Build Shaker FurnitureThos MoserSterling Publishing Co. INCWAPCabinet Making0-8069-8392-2
37How to Plan and Build Your WorkshopDavid X MannersArco Publishing CoWAPGeneral0-668-04142-0
38How To Work With Tools & WoodFred GrossPocket Books INC, New YorkWAPGeneral0
39Teaches Woodworking Joinery: Tools and TechniquesTage Frid (for Fine Woodworking magazine)Taunton PressWAPCabinet Making0-918804-03-5
40Lapidary Carving - Design and TechniqueFrank W LongVan Nostrand ReinholdWAPWood Carving0-442-24882-2
41Modern WoodworkingWillis H. WagnerGoodheart-WillcoxWAPGeneral0-87006-180-1
42Modern Cabinetmaking In Solid WoodFranz KargBell & Hyman LimitedWAPCabinet Making0 7135 1203 2
43Making Dinosaur Toys In WoodDavid WakefieldSterling Publishing Co., Inc.WAPGeneral0-8069-6956-3
44Machine Woodworking Technology For Hand WoodworkersF E SherlockButterworth ScientificWAPGeneral0 408 00113 5
45My Fun With Wood BookEdeitor: Mark HarwoodHamlynWAPGeneral0 600 36050 4
46Period Furniture DesignCharles H HaywardSterling Publishing Co., Inc.WAPCabinet Making0-8069-7664-0
47Reproducing Antique FurnitureFranklin H. GottshallStobart & Son, LtdWAPCabinet Making0 85442 025 8
48Solid Wood Cabinet ConstructionFranz KargThe Taunton PressWAPCabinet Making0-942391-97-7
49Simple Colonial FurnitureFranklin H. GottshallBonanza BooksWAPCabinet Making0-517-069571
50Simplified Furniture DesignsDavid F. ButlerA. S. Barnes and CompanyWAPCabinet Making498 07345 9
51The Home CabinetmakerMonte BurchHarper & RowWAPCabinet Making0-06-010349-3
52The Making Of ToolsAlexander G WeygersVan Nostrand Reinhold CompanyWAPGeneral0 442-29360-7
53The Recycling, Use, & Repair of ToolsAlexander G WeygersVan Nostrand Reinhold CompanyWAPGeneral0-442-29358-5
54The Technique of Furniture MakingErnest JoyceB.T. BatsfordWAPCabinet Making0-7134-0217-2
55The Woodwork BookJohn MakepeacePan books LtdWAPCabinet Making0-330-26175-4
56The Woodworker's BibleAlf MartenssonPitman Publishing (A & C Black)WAPGeneral0-7136-2685-2
57The Woodworker's BiblePercy W BlandfordTAB BooksWAPGeneral0-8306--5860-2
58The Tool CatalogueEditors Of Consumer GuideBeekman HouseWAPGeneral0-517-350017
59Tools and Technologies - Americas Wooden AgePaul B Kebabian and William C Lipke (eds)Burlington VermontWAPGeneral0
60Tools and Their UsesUS NavyDover PublicationsWAPGeneral0-486-22022-2
61Wood carvingPercy W BlandfordFoyles HandbooksWAPWood Carving0
62Wooden Toys Step By StepRoger HorwoodStruikWAPGeneral1 86825 378 3
63Woodworking Techniques and ProjectsRosario CapotostoVan Nostrand Reinhold CompanyWAPCabinet Making0-442-21671-8
64Woodwork Q&AGordon WarrNewness Technical BooksWAPGeneral0-408-01405-9
65Woodturning Design: Using Shape, Proportion and DecorationDerek HayesTaunton PressWAPWoodturning978-1-60085-399-9
66Turned-Bowl DesignRichard RaffanTaunton PressWAPWoodturning0-918804-82-5
67Cabinets & Storage SolutionsEditors of Woodworker's JournalFox ChapelWAPCabinet Making978-1-56523-344-7
68Decks & DeckingAllan and Gill BridgewaterNew Holland PublishersWAPGeneral1-84330-142-3
69Decks, Pergolas, Fences and ShedsPenguin BooksPenguin BooksWAPGeneral0-14-300163-9
70Design and Build Your Ideal Entertainment CenterEditors of Popular WoodworkingPopular Woodworking BooksWAPCabinet Making1-55870-697-6
71Cottage Furniture in South AfricaJohn KetchCJ StruikWAPCabinet Making0-86977-351-8
72Country Pine: Furniture ProjectsBill Hylton Fox Chapel PublishersWAPCabinet Making978-1-56523-376-8
73Building Traditional Country FurnitureEditors of Popular Woodworking MagazinePopular Woodworking BooksWAPCabinet Making1-55870-585-6
74Creating Beautiful Boxes with Inlay Techniques (Owned by Leon Wolmarans)Doug StowePopular Woodworking BooksLeon WCabinet Making978-1-55870-443-5
75Box Making (Owned by Leon Wolmarans)Doug StoweTaunton PressLeon WCabinet Making1-56158-593-9
76Box Making Basics - Design, Techniques, Projects (Owned by Leon Wolmarans)David M FreedmanTaunton PressLeon WCabinet Making978-1-56158-123-8
77Woodturning - A Manual of Techniques (Owned by Leon Wolmarans)Hugh O'NeillCrowood PressLeon WWoodturning1-85223-723-6
78New Masters of Woodturning - Expanding the Boundaries of Wood Art (Owned by Leon Wolmarans)Terry Martin and Kevin WallaceFox ChapelLeon WWoodturning978-1-56523-334-8
79Ellsworth on Woodturning - How a Master Creates Bowls, Pots, and Vessels (Owned by Leon Wolmarans)David EllsworthFox ChapelLeon WWoodturning978-1-56523-377-5
80Turning (Owned by Leon Wolmarans)Richard RaffanTaunton PressLeon WWoodturning978-1-56158-672-1
81The Art of Turned Bowls - Designing Bowls with a World-Class Turner (Owned by Leon Wolmarans)Richard RaffanTaunton PressLeon WWoodturning978-56158-954-8
82Turning Boxes (Owned by Leon Wolmarans)Richard RaffanTaunton PressLeon WWoodturning1-56158-224-7
83Woodturning - Two-in-One Manuals (Owned by Leon Wolmarans)Phil IronsApple PressLeon WWoodturning978-1-84092-243-1
84500 Wood Bowls (Owned by Leon Wolmarans)Ray Leier, Jan Peters and Kevin Wallace Lark BooksLeon WCabinet Making1-57990-483-1
85A Polishers Handbook (Owned by Leon Wolmarans)Neil EllisU-Beaut PublishingLeon WGeneral0-646-25424-3
86Understanding Wood Finishing - How to Select and Apply the Right Finish (Owned by Leon Wolmarans)Bob FlexnerReader's DigestLeon WGeneral0-7621-0621-2
87Ingeneous Jigs and Shop Accessories (Owned by Leon Wolmarans)Editors of Taunton PressTaunton PressLeon WGeneral1-56158-301-4
88Step-by-Step Wooden Toys (Owned by Leon Wolmarans)Roger HorwoodStruik PublishersLeon WGeneral1-86825-378-3
89American Craft (Owned by Leon Wolmarans)Editors of American CraftAmerican Craft CouncilLeon WGeneral0
90Woodturning Basics (Owned by Leon Wolmarans)Editors of Fine Woodworking MagazineTaunton PressLeon WWoodturning0
91Lettercarving in WoodChris PyeGuild of Master CraftsmanWAPWood Carving1-86108-043-3
92Bert Marsh WoodturnerBert MarshGuild of Master CraftsmanWAPWoodturning0-946819-51-3
93Challenge V: International Lathe- Turned OblectsAlbert B LeCoffWood Turning Centre, IncWAPWoodturning0-9624385-7-X
94Turning WoodRichard RaffanThe Taunton PressWAPWoodturning0-918804-24-8
95Make money from WoodturningAnn & Bob PhillipsGuild of Master CraftsmanWAPWoodturning0-946819-50-5
96The fine art of small-scale woodturningWilliam R DuceSterling Publishing CoWAPWoodturning0-8069-6301-8
97Bowl Turning Techniques MasterclassTony BoaseGuild of Master CraftsmanWAPWoodturning 1-86108-117-0
98Jim Partridge: WoodworkerRalph TurnerCrafts Council GalleryWAPWoodturning1-870145-00-3
99Turning BoxesRichard RaffanThe Taunton PressWAPWoodturning1-56158-224-7
100Turning ProjectsRichard RaffanThe Taunton PressWAPWoodturning0-942391-38-1
101The Art of the Lathe: Award winning DesignsPatrick SpielmanSterling ChapelleWAPWoodturning0-8069-4272-X
102Illustrated Woodturning TechniquesJohn HunnexGuild of Master CraftsmanWAPWoodturning1-86108-006-9
103Decorating Turned Wood: The Maker's EyeLiz & Michael O'DonnelGuild of Master CraftsmanWAPWoodturning1-86108-204-5
104WoodturningWoodturing MagazineGuild of Master CraftsmanWAPWoodturning1-86108-107-3
105Carving on TurningChris PyeGuild of Master CraftsmanWAPWoodturning0-946819-88-2
106Faceplate TurningFine WoodworkingThe Taunton PressWAPWoodturning0-918804-72-8
107Fine Woodworking Biennial Design BookEditors of Fine WoodworkingThe Taunton PressWAPCabinet Making0-918804-00-0
108Techniques of RoutingJim PhillipsThe Garden City Press LTDWAPGeneral7198 2840-6
109Fine Woodworking on Boxes, Carcases, and DrawersEditors of Fine WoodworkingThe Taunton PressWAPCabinet Making0-918804-26-5
110The Book of Wood Carving Technique, Designs and ProjecsCharles Marshall SayersDover Publications, INC.WAPWood Carving0-486-23654-4
111Making Little Boxes From Wood.John BennettGuild of Master CraftsmanWAPCabinet Making0-946819-39-4
112Getting the most out of your Radial SawRockwell InternationalRockwell InternationalWAPGeneral0
113Learn to BURN, A step-by-Step Guide to Getting Started in PyrographySimon EastonFox Chapel Publishing, WAPWood Carving978-1-56523-728-5
114Maklike StofferingVertalingTafelbergWAPGeneral0-624-03767-3
115Guide to TREES introduced into Southern AfricaHugh Glen & Braam van WykStruik NatureWAPGeneral978-1-77584-125-8
116Remarkable Trees of South AfricaNeels Esterhuyse, Jutta von Breitenbach, Hermien S?hnge & ..BrizaWAPGeneral978-1-920217-66-2
117Guide to the Properties and uses of Southern African WoodStephanie Dyer, Barry James, Danielle JamesBrizaWAPGeneral978-1-920217-58-7
118Guide to the Properties and uses of Southern African WoodStephanie Dyer, Barry James, Danielle JamesBrizaWAPGeneral978-1-920217-58-7
119The Complete Practical WoodworkerStephen CorbettLorenz BooksWAPCabinet Making0-7548-0631-6
120Basic WoodworkingEditors Sunset BooksWAPCabinet Making0-376-01585-3
121Step-by-Step Basic CarpentryBetter Homes and GardensBetter Homes and GardensWAPCabinet Making0-696-20665-x
122The Complete Guide to Home CarpentryBlack and DeckerCreative PublishingWAPCabinet Making0-86573-577-8
123JoineryGary RogowskiTaunton _PressWAPCabinet Making1-56158-401-0
124A Woodworkers Guide to Furniture DesignGarth GravesStobart DaviesWAPCabinet Making0-85442-073-8
125Masterpieces of FurnitureVerna Cook SalomonskyDover PublicationsWAPCabinet Making0-486-21381-1
126Designing and Building CabinetsEditors - Fine WoodworkingTaunton PressWAPCabinet Making978-1-56158-732-2
127Bookcases and ShelvesEditorsWoodsmithWAPCabinet Making0-9729769-9-x
128The Complete Guide to KitchensBlack and DeckerCreative PublishingWAPCabinet Making1-58923-138-4
129Building Kitchen CabinetsUdo SchmidtTaunton PressWAPCabinet Making978-1-56158-470-3
130Building Traditional Kitchen CabinetsJim TolpinTaunton PressWAPCabinet Making1-56158-797-4
131Learn to TurnBarry GrossFox Chapel PublishersWAPWoodturning978-1-56523-273-0
132Woodturning - A Foundation CourseKeith RowleyGuild of Master CraftsmanWAPWoodturning978-1-78494-063-8
133Woodturning ProjectsMark BakerGuild of Master CraftsmanWAPWoodturning1-86108-391-2
134Tools and JigsEditors - ShopnotesAugust Home Publishing WAPGeneral978-0-9798873-0-7
135Jigs and FixturesEditors - Woodworkers JournalFox Chapel PublishersWAPGeneral978-1-56523-325-6
136VlieërsIzak C RustDelogWAPGeneral1-86826-026-7
137The Great All-American Toy BookNorman MarshallReaders DigestWAPGeneral0-7621-0172-5
138Water-based FinishesAndy CharronTaunton PressWAPGeneral1-56158-236-0
139The New Dolls' House DIY BookVenus & Martin DodgeDavid and CharlesWAPGeneral0-7153-0616-2