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 11 - 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 17 - ... 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 11 - 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 11 - 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 11 - Flowers and Trees with the Poets," compiled by Minnie Curtis Wait and Merton Charming Leonard.

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