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This delightful evocation of simpler times and the tools that built America has always held a special place in the hearts of lovers of Americana and Yankee ingenuity. This engaging, informative book features 184 of the author's inimitable drawings. Table of Contents for A Museum of Early American Tools Author's Note The Romance of Tools Crude Shops, Magnificent Results An Ax Is an Axe! A World of Axes The Broad Axe How the Broad Axe Was Used A Giant and a Midget The Hatchet Hammers The Axe and the Log House The Adze Canoes and Bowls Wedges and Froes The Fine Art of Splitting Tools with Legs The American Horse For Making "Snitzels" Little Shavers and Big The Days of River Rafting Tools of the River Lumberman Of Cider and Apple Butter To Remove Bark Two Heads Are Better Than One The Chisel Chisels and Gouges Planes The Moulding Plane The Rabbet The Plow Early American Saws A Gallery of Frame Saws The Biggest Saws To Make a Hole To Make a Hole Bigger To Make a Bigger Hole The Brace or Bitstock The Things You'll Find in a Barn! Some Were Special These Were Tools Too! Jacks The Blacksmith Wrought Nailmaking Tanners and Curriers About Wheels It's All in the Way You Hit It Hay Implements Knives and Grass Found in the Barn Index

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Museum of Early American Tools

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Product code: 425606
Detailed descriptions w/ pen & ink sketches. Will delight those interested in making their own tools.
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Weight 0.5625
Author Eric Sloane
Pages 128
Product Form N/A
Size 8.5" x 11"
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