A Boy's Workshop: With Plans and Designs for In-door and Out-door Work (Google eBook)

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Lothrop publishing Company, 1884 - Carpentry - 221 pages
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Page 194 - Wherever I went, I cut a piece of a branch from a tree — these constituted what I called my log-book ; and I intended to have a set of chess-men out of them, each having reference to the place where it was cut — as the kings from Falkland and Holyrood; the queens from Queen Mary's...
Page 220 - For sale by all booksellers, or sent postpaid on receipt of price by the publishers, AL BURT COMPANY, yt-sS Duane St., New York.
Page 220 - Nearly all books on the subject call for a greater outlay of money than is within the means of many boys, or their parents wish to. expend in such ways. In this book a number of chapters give suggestions for carrying on a small business that will bring a boy in money with which to buy tools and materials necessary for making apparatus and articles described in other chapters, while the ideas are so practical that many an industrious boy can learn what he is best fitted for in his life work. No work...
Page 220 - ... boy in good need. Beyond a doubt in its line this is one of the cleverest books on the market. — Providence News. If a boy has any sort of a mechanical turn of mind, his parents should see that he has this book . — Boston Journal. This is a book that will do boys good. — Buffalo Express, • The boy who will not find this book a «nine of joy and profit must be qoeertf constituted.
Page 220 - We cannot imagine a more delightful present for a boy than this book. — Churchman, NT Every boy should have this book. It's a practical book — it gets right next to the boy's heart and stays there. He will have it near him all the time, and on every page there is a lesson or something that will stand the boy in good need. Beyond a doubt in its line this is one of the cleverest books on the market.
Page 220 - ... books on the market. — Providence News. If a boy has any sort of a mechanical turn of mind, his parents should see that he has this book . — Boston Journal. This is a book that will do boys good. — Buffalo Express, • The boy who will not find this book a «nine of joy and profit must be qoeertf constituted.
Page 220 - Leisure Hours THE BOY CRAFTS MAN By A. NEELY HALL Illustrated with over 400 working drawings 8vo diagrams and Price, $2.00 U* VERY real boy wishes to design and make *—' things, but the questions of materials and tools are often hard to get around. Nearly all books on the subject call for a greater outlay of money than is within the means of many boys, or their parents wish to expend in such ways In this book a number...
Page 220 - I7VERY real boy wishes to design and make '--' things, but the questions of materials and tools are often hard to get around. Nearly all books on the subject call for a greater outlay of money than is within the means of many boys, or their parents wish to expend in such ways. In this book a number of chapters give suggestions for carrying on a small business that will bring a boy in money with which to buy tools and materials necessary for making apparatus and articles described in other chapters,...
Page 117 - Their weapons were rods of bamboo, about three feet long, an inch and a half wide, and an eighth of an inch thick.
Page 32 - ... which would cause the plane to stick fast; and when this inconvenience is felt, it may almost always be avoided by turning the wood, and planing in the opposite direction. In planing mahogany and some other hard woods, it is more difficult to avoid meeting the grain, as it will often be found running one way in one part of the board and another way in another. ' To remedy this inconvenience...

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