Homebuilding and Woodworking in Colonial America

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Chelsea House, Apr 1, 1997 - Crafts & Hobbies - 121 pages
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This very detailed book describes the tools, materials, techniques, & designs used to build the basic structures that were common in 17th- & 18th-century America. Students will get a sense of what homes were like & what responsibilities were involved in building & running them. Bibliography & index. Part of the Illustrated Living History series.

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Another treasure Maggie and I acquired at King's Mountain. Laid out in a charming, faux-handwritten typeface, and profusely illustrated with beautiful line drawings, this little marvel covers the ... Read full review


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About the author (1997)

Wilbur is a retired medical doctor, and spends much of his time pursuing his long-standing interest in archaeology and artifact collecting. He is an accomplished historian and craftsman.