Country Tools and How to Use Them
Written by a master craftsman, this profusely illustrated guide to early tools and their functions depicts and describes scores of devices — from hammers, gouges, planes, and saws to tools for blacksmithing, spinning, weaving, and baking. An invaluable asset for hobbyists, collectors, and lovers of traditional ingenuity and know-how.
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