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The entries are in alphabetical order by magazine name and then in chronological sequence.
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How to judge an old book and determine if it has antique or historical value.
AMERICANA Jul-Aug 1981 (v.9#3) pg. 57

How to convert an old book into a secret hiding place.
BOYS' LIFE Sep 1984 (v.74#9) pg. 70

Tips on how to buy a how-to book. Advice on pinpointing the type of book you're after and then discerning the good from the bad.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1986 (v.9#7) pg. 20

Make your own books. A 5-year-old describes how to make glued and sewn books. Three art techniques for the book covers are described: watercolor, lazy-man tie-die, and vegetable stamp printing.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #97 Jan-Feb 1986 pg. 48

How to catalog your home library.
SHUTTLE, SPINDLE & DYEPOT #42 Spring 1980 (v.11#2) pg. 22

An action book to sew for a child. Each page contains snaps, buckles, or zippers giving the child something to do.
SUNSET Apr 1980 (v.164#4) pg. 136

Sturdy, stand-up alphabet book's pages are made from 6-inch square sheets of balsa wood. Illustrations are glued in place and sealed with varnish. Pages are connected by gluing strips of ribbon to join back edges.
SUNSET Sep 1986 (v.177#3) pg. 106

A touch-and-learn book for pre-schoolers is sewn from scraps and fasteners. Activities include tying a shoe lace, telling time, counting, operating a zipper and buttons, learning colors and letters.
WORKBASKET May 1981 (v.46#7) pg. 26