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Forum topic by Dan'um Style posted 11-22-2007 01:55 AM 1918 views 0 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Dan'um Style

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11-22-2007 01:55 AM

Topic tags/keywords: used woodworking books

www.abesbooks.com connects with everthing.

If you can’t find it here, you never will !!!

thats my tip for today !

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-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain


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Lee A. Jesberger

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#1 posted 11-22-2007 05:37 AM

Hi Dan;

I can really appreciate this information. I’m a woodworking book nut. I think I like reading about it as much as doing it! (less dust) LOL.

Lee

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#2 posted 11-22-2007 05:50 AM

Great resource Dan. Thank you very much.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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mot

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#3 posted 11-22-2007 06:12 AM

Oh cool! Thanks, Dano!

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#4 posted 11-22-2007 06:44 AM

Before you spend all of your money at abesbooks.com look at addall.com it is a search engine for just books. You can give part of a name or author and it will give you all the places to buy it and the price.

It’s the best searching that I’ve found for books. I go to Borders and find books that I might want and then go and buy them at a discount using addall.com

Good luck there.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#5 posted 11-22-2007 06:57 AM

My wife loves Abe’s.
If your ever in Portland, OR you owe yourself a trip to Powell’s Bookstore. It’s pretty great too. It’s huge, and I’ve never been to a used bookstore where they hire someone to play a baby grand piano while customers shop. They have a website too.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#6 posted 11-22-2007 06:22 PM

Yes! I go to abe.com first. But I learned recently to check out other places like Karson suggests – (amazon, etc.) too for used books. Someone was looking for a good furniture design book recently and I warned how expensive the out of print title I suggested was going to be. I was a bit embarrassed when others soon pointed out how inexpensive it was found “over here” on the web.

-- Paul, Texas

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Dan'um Style

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#7 posted 11-22-2007 06:42 PM

I do the same thing as Karson. Never tried his like but will from now on. Many times, I find a book I want on ebay and check out the prices on amazon and abes looking for the best deals. I like ebay because of paypal, but can use my paypal atm card as a credit card on other sites too.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#8 posted 11-23-2007 10:19 PM

I’ve used abebooks a great deal over the years. Before I bid on eBay, I invariably check out prices on abebooks and thus set my limit. Often eBay bids far exceed several abe sellers. I recently bought the Fine Woodworking Design Book 3 from the USA through abebooks. Not only was the book price lower but the mailing costs were half what the eBay seller was asking.

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gbvinc

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#9 posted 11-24-2007 01:36 AM

Dan, Interesting morph from Asimov to Zappa :-)

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Dan'um Style

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#10 posted 11-24-2007 02:19 AM

cool … that was a record, now to try another

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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