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I am looking for a couple of books. Making Wooden Mechanical Models by Allan Bridgewater and Making More Wooden Mechanical Models again by Allan Bridgewater. Both appear to be out of print. If anyone has a copy or knows were one an get one, in print or electronically (PDF) please let me now.


-- Ray

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#1 posted 1291 days ago

Looks like they are out there, but for $50 :-((

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 1291 days ago

You can (almost 100% sure) get these titles on inter-library loan.

I’ve been buying out-of-print books online for years and I’ve noticed that
over time prices fluctuate a lot. Eventually one of the sellers of the book
you want will break rank, decide he wants to sell it, and drop the price
to less than half what others are asking. It could take a long time but it
will happen.

There are few titles which can be out-of-print, sell consistently for
collectible prices on the used market, and remain out of print. Jeff
Miller’s chairmaking book is an example – a year or two ago copies were
being sold online for over $100 and now there’s a 2nd edition and
prices have dropped dramatically.


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#3 posted 1290 days ago

Thanks will check into that.

-- Ray

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