Mechanick Exercises: Or, The Doctrine of Handy-works. Applied to the Arts of Smithing, Joinery, Carpentry, Turning, Bricklayery. To which is Added, Mechanick Dyalling: Shewing how to Draw a True Sun-dyal on Any Given Plane, However Scituated; Only with the Help of a Straight Ruler and a Pair of Compasses, and Without Any Arithmetical Calculation (Google eBook)

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D. Midwinter and T. Leigh, 1703 - Industrial arts - 352 pages
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WIthout doubt one of the greatest publications to ever see a press. Moxon did the world a great service when he took it upon himself to detail these "handy-works".
Hours of careful reading will
give you a headache, but the insight it provides into the minds of our ancestors is well worth the trouble. We should all strive to contribute so much to our descendants. 

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