Carpentry & Mechanics for Boys: Up-To-The-Minute Handicraft

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Read Books, 2008 - Crafts & Hobbies - 444 pages
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Carpentry & Mechanics For Boys: Up-To-The-Minute Handicraft. INTRODUCTORY NOTES WHEN the author produced The Boy Craftsman, Handicraft for Handy Boys, The Handy Boy, and Home-made Toys for Girls and Boys, he presented his latest developments in handicraft. These books have been recognized generally as the most up-to-date publications of their kind. Boys handicraft, however, has felt wars influence as has everything else. Wireless telegraphy, that most popular of boys hobbies, has been shelved for the duration of the war, because of Government restrictions, and other activities have suffered on account of the scarcity as well as the cost of materials. But new fields of endeavor have been created. Aircraft, sea-craft, underseacraft, and land-craft are being reproduced in miniature in fact, there is no phase of modern narfftre which boys are not investigating.

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