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Ancient Carpenters' Tools: Illustrated and Explained Contributor(s): Mercer, Henry C (Author), 2016 reprint

Ancient Carpenters' Tools: Illustrated and Explained Contributor(s): Mercer, Henry C (Author), 2016 reprint

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Ancient Carpenters' Tools: Illustrated and Explained
Contributor(s): Mercer, Henry C (Author)

ISBN: 1614279543    EAN: 9781614279549
Publisher: Martino Fine Books  
US SRP: $16.95 US 
Binding: Paperback
Pub Date: April 13, 2016
Physical Info: 0.78" H x 9.21" L x 6.14" W (1.18 lbs) 348 pages

2016 Reprint of 1950 Second Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Classic reference describes in detail hundreds of implements in use in the American colonies in the 18th century. Over 250 illustrations depict tools identical in construction to ancient devices once used by the Greeks, Egyptians, and Chinese, among them axes, saws, clamps, chisels, mallets, and much more. An invaluable source book. All illustrations have been faithfully reproduced. Chapters include: Tools for Felling, Splitting, & Log Sawing pg 1 Tools for Moving & Measuring pg 35 Tools for Holding & Gripping pg 69 Tools for Surfacing, Chopping, & Paring pg 81 Tools for Shaping & Fitting pg 136 Tools for Fastening & Unfastening pg 235 Tools for Sharpening pg 283 Addenda pg 303 Bibliography pg 313 Index pg 317
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