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Woodworking From Offcuts

Author : Derek Jones
ISBN : 9781784941468
Genre : House & Home
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This book features enticing projects that will show you what to do with the collection of offcuts in your workshop. Ranging from a simple serving platter to a beautiful bird box there is a project to suit every level of expertise.
Category: House & Home

Avaldsnes A Sea Kings Manor In First Millennium Western Scandinavia

Author : Dagfinn Skre
ISBN : 9783110421132
Genre : History
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The Avaldsnes Royal Manor project explores early kingship in Northern Europe, spanning the period c. AD–1320 AD. The principal case is the Norwegian kingdom and the core site is Avaldsnes near Haugesund, Western Norway. 9th–10th century skaldic poems as well as 13th century sagas implies that Avaldsnes was the principal Viking Age royal manor. The site has produced numerous exquisite gravefinds from the Roman period onwards. Among them are the third century Flaghaug grave and two ship graves from the late 8th century. Also, the Oseberg ship, excavated near Oslo, is now proven to have been built c. 820 near Avaldsnes. The Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo, excavated the Avaldsnes settlement in 2011–12. A team of 23 scholars from prominent academic institutions, including the University of Cambridge and University College London, participate in the research. This first of two volumes contains their results regarding the manor and its setting on the island of Kǫrmt by the Norðvegr, the sheltered sailing route along the West-Scandinavian coast. Together, the chapters produce a detailed 1000-years’ history of a complex central-place area, its monuments and buildings, its activities and functions, its blooming and fading, and eventually its downfall in the 14th century.
Category: History

Place And Memory

Author : Julian Thomas
ISBN : IND:30000122550233
Genre : History
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This volume is concerned with the investigation of three complexes of prehistoric ceremonial monuments in the immediate environs of Dumfries in the south-west of Scotland, conducted between 1994 and 1998. These were the Pict's Knowe henge, the Holywood cursus complex, and the post alignments/cursus at Holm. The field research was designed in such a way as to recognise that prehistoric monuments often have complex and individual sequences of construction and use, while also acknowledging that detailed studies of particular sites and local contexts will ultimately advance our understanding of monumentality in prehistoric Europe. The three sites of the Pict's Knowe, Holywood and Holm have proved especially helpful in addressing questions of how particular places maintained their importance over long periods of time. In each instance the location was characterised by features which possess a high degree of archaeological visibility. In the former case it was the upstanding earthwork of the bank and ditch that identified the site as a henge monument, while Holywood and Holm were discovered through aerial photography. Each of the sites investigated had complex sequences of development, in which the structural elements that were recognised prior to fieldwork were not necessarily the most important or the most long-lived. This book considers the details of the excavated features, environmental and artefactual evidence, as well as more general concerns. The first part of the volume concentrates on the Pict's Knowe, while the second looks at the more spatially and typologically related sites of Holywood and Holm.
Category: History

Power From Pellets

Author : Stefan Döring
ISBN : 9783642199622
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This book provides a practical description of the technology of pellet production on the basis of renewable sources as well as the utilization of pellets. The author explains what kinds of biomass are usable in addition to wood, how to produce pellets and how to use pellets to produce energy. Starting with the basics of combustion, gasification and the pelletizing process, several different technologies are described. The design, planning, construction and economic efficiency are discussed as well. The appendix gives useful advice about plant concepts, calculations, addresses, conversion tables and formulas.
Category: Technology & Engineering

A Crannog Of The First Millennium Ad

Author : Anne Crone
ISBN : 9780903903363
Genre : Archaeology, Medieval
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The early medieval crannog in Loch Glashan was excavated in 1960 by Jack Scott, in advance of dam construction. The crannog produced a rich organic assemblage of wood and leather objects, as well as exotic items such as continental imported pottery and a brooch studded with amber. This title examines all the evidence from the crannog.
Category: Archaeology, Medieval

Manual Of Purpose Made Woodworking Joinery

Author : Les Goring
ISBN : 9781317937821
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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A practical introduction to woodworking and purpose-made joinery, this book starts with the basics of interpreting drawings and works right the way through to designing and making stairs. Les Goring introduces each chapter with a brief historical overview of the topic, then goes on to explain how to carry out each task in a step-by-step manner. Including several hundred images, this book covers everything a student or keen hobbyist needs to know in order to carry out their own work. The breadth of coverage and easily accessible approach makes this book an ideal resource for apprentices taking NVQs and those following Construction Awards within Wood Occupations from City & Guilds/Construction Skills. The technical detail and practical focus ensures that this book will be a vital purchase for all students, and an essential reference for any experienced carpenter or joiner. In-depth, practical and accessible approach – ideal for new apprentices and experienced tradespeople alike. Fully up to date with the current Building Regulations and developments in the trade. Clear layout makes it easy to follow instructions. Also by this author: Manual of First and Second Fixing Carpentry, Third Edition 9781856177689
Category: Technology & Engineering

Home Woodworking

Author : Fred Sherlock
ISBN : 0408011211
Genre : Woodwork
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Category: Woodwork

Woodworking With Scraps

Author : Percy W. Blandford
ISBN : 0830699791
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Fine Woodworking

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ISBN : UOM:39015048221462
Genre : Woodwork
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Category: Woodwork