Elementary Sloyd and Whittling: With Drawings and Working Directions

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Silver, Burdette, 1906 - Sloyd - 97 pages
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Well, my copy, 1906, doesn't even look like any that I see online. What is it worth as an original? First Printing. I would like to attach a front cover of mine but don't see anyplace to attach a file.

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Page 1 - Sloyd' is tool work so arranged and employed as to stimulate and promote vigorous, intelligent self-activity for a purpose which the worker recognizes as good.
Page 7 - ... panelling for ceilings. In recent years, large quantities of linden have been converted into wood pulp. (22) The maple. There are four varieties of this tree, all of which supply an excellent material for the interior furnishings of railway and tramway cars. (23) The poplar. This tree very often rises to a height of one hundred and twenty feet, with a diameter of eight for a distance of several yards above the level of the ground. It is used in many articles of manufacture, such as wood pulp,...
Page 19 - Brass adjusting nut. 9. Lateral adjustment. 10. Frog screw. 11. Handle. ' 12. Knob. 13. Handle
Page 12 - QUIVER teaches us that there should be a place for everything and everything in its place, in order that we may not waste our precious moments in idle search for things mislaid.
Page 71 - Whittling is recommended only when it is not possible to have the Elementary Sloyd, which requires a special room fitted up with benches and a variety of tools.
Page 8 - One of the largest and most beautiful of our natives trees, known to reach the height of one hundred and ninety feet, with a trunk ten feet in diameter ; its ordinary height, seventy to one hundred feet. Found sparingly in New England, abundant on the southern shore of Lake Erie and westward to Illinois. It extends south to Alabama and Georgia, and is rare west of the Mississippi River. Prefers deep, rich, and rather moist soil; is common, though...
Page 1 - The objects are chosen with special reference to the interests of a. child at this age, and are different from those which have been suggested for the three upper grammar grades. This course may include toys and games which appeal to young children.
Page 1 - is meant bench work in wood, in two dimensions adapted to children from eight to twelve years of age. In 1889 I published a series of working drawings for "Preliminary Sloyd" with a teachers' "Sloyd Manual of Working Directions.
Page 8 - ... time or opportunity to assemble personally. Specimens in such a prepared collection are usually well -labeled with mineral name, variety name, chemical name, formula, and locality. Since these specimens are for cabinet use instead of for individual study, they should be of prettv good size, say from four to five inches long and from three to four inches
Page 11 - Flowers and Trees with the Poets," compiled by Minnie Curtis Wait and Merton Charming Leonard.

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