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Title: Workshop Makeshifts. Being a Collection of Practical Hints and Suggestions For the Use of Amateur Workers in Wood and Metal
Description: London England, L. Upcott Gill, 1898. First Edition, Binding: Cloth, Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall Octavo Hardback Hardback. First Edition. Workshop Makeshifts. Slight shelf wear to top and bottom edge of spine and corners. Brown cloth with gilt lettering. This handbook is by no means to be taken as being in any way a technical manual. All that it pretends to be is merely a collection of hints as to, and illustrations of, what may be done with the roughtest of tools, and it is designed to help those amateur Tubal-Cains and Jospehs who care to read it to Aristotle's conclusion, namely: that the best shoemaker is not necessarily he who makes the best shoes, but is he who makes the best shoes with the leather at his command. Contents: Introduction. Lathes and Lathe Appliances. The Home Manufacture of Tools for Metal Work. The Home Manufacture of Tools for Wood-Working. Miscellaneous Tools and Recipes. Illustrations and advertisements. 248 pp.

Keywords: Non Fiction Workshop Makeshifts Collection Practical Hints Suggestion Amateur Works Wood Metal

Price: GBP 18.00 = appr. US$ 25.70 Seller: The London Bookworm
- Book number: 091404

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