Dictionary of American Hand Tools: A Pictorial Synopsis (A Schiffer Book for Collectors)

Dictionary of American Hand Tools: A Pictorial Synopsis (A Schiffer Book for Collectors)

Here is the greatest assembly of hand tools ever assembled. It is a fascinating chronicle of nearly every tool ever used in North America, including ancient tools used by Native Americans; trade tools used to create coaches, pianos, ships, and saddles; tools for harvesting farm goods, turpentine, and ice; and tools for fine trades such as bookbinding and watch repair. The tools are organized according to profession, from Beekeeper to Wheelwright, and will fascinate today's practitioners of these trades and hobbies. This comprehensive volume includes more than 4,500 images from catalog illustrations, trade literature, and hand drawings. Descriptions provide dimensions and applications. This is a must have for the tool collector and antique dealer, as well as anyone fascinated by the means of production.

  • Brand: Alvin Sellens
  • ASIN: 0764315927

A Museum of Early American Tools (Americana)

A Museum of Early American Tools (Americana)

This absorbing and profusely illustrated book describes in detail scores of early American tools and the wooden and metal artifacts made with them. Informally and expressively written, the text covers bulding tools and methods; farm and kitchen implements; and the tools of curriers, wheelwrights, coopers, blacksmiths, coachmakers, loggers, tanners, and many other craftsmen of the pre-industrial age. Scores of pen-and-ink sketches by the author accurately depict "special tools for every job," among them a hollowing gouge, hay fork, cornering chisel, apple butter paddle, boring auger, mortising chisel, a holding dog, hauling sledge, winnowing tray, reaping hooks, splitting wedge, felling axe, propping saw horse, and other traditional implements. Sure to be prized by cultural historians, this volume will delight woodcrafters interested in making their own tools and thrill general readers with its store of Americana.

  • Brand: Eric Sloane
  • ASIN: 0486425606
  • UPC: 800759425600

Turn-of-the-Century Farm Tools and Implements (Dover Pictorial Archive Series)

Turn-of-the-Century Farm Tools and Implements (Dover Pictorial Archive Series)

In 1898, Peter Henderson & Company published an abundantly illustrated trade catalog advertising tools, fertilizers, insecticides, and other essentials for the turn-of-the-century garden, farm, greenhouse, lawn, orchard, poultry yard, stable, and household. The comprehensive tools and implements catalog, with its nearly 700 line illustrations and descriptive captions, advertised such commonly used equipment as a one-horse disc harrow for $21; a string-tooth cultivator, $6.75; a corn sheller with feed table, $11.25; and a “Eureka Steam Cooker,” capable of cooking a variety of food for 12 to 20 people, for $6.50.This excellent reprint of an extremely rare volume also features a lice-killing machine, cast-iron field rollers, manure spreaders, broadcast seeders, corn harvesters and huskers, root cutters, grinding and cider mills, “Siamese” lawn sprinkler attachments, veterinary remedies, an “improved winged shovel plow,” and hundreds of other items. Informative captions provide a detailed description of each product and its price.Of interest to social historians, this intriguing book will also be indispensable to collectors and antique dealers, of immense value to artists and designers in search of permission-free images, and a delight to lovers of Americana.

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 0486421147
  • UPC: 800759421145

Dictionary of American Hand Tools: A Pictorial Synopsis

Dictionary of American Hand Tools: A Pictorial Synopsis

Here is the greatest assembly of hand tools ever assembled. It is a fascinating chronicle of nearly every tool ever used in North America, including ancient tools used by Native Americans; trade tools used to create coaches, pianos, ships, and saddles; tools for harvesting farm goods, turpentine, and ice; and tools for fine trades such as bookbinding and watch repair. The tools are organized according to profession, from Beekeeper to Wheelwright, and will fascinate todays practitioners of these trades and hobbies. This comprehensive volume includes more than 4,500 images from catalog illustrations, trade literature, and hand drawings. Descriptions provide dimensions and applications. This is a must have for the tool collector and antique dealer, as well as anyone fascinated by the means of production.

  • ASIN: 0961206845

Old Ways of Working Wood: The Techniques and Tools of a Time Honored Craft

Old Ways of Working Wood: The Techniques and Tools of a Time Honored Craft

A revised edition of a classic guide to woodworking methods that have been refined and developed over thousands of years. It teaches and preserves techniques and historical information that were lost when modern woodworking technology, dedicated to mass production, displaced the craftsman. Every woodworking operation?"chopping, splitting, using the workbench, sawing, hewing, boring, chiseling, shaping, planing, turning?"is described in detail. There is also information on the role of various tools in the evolution of wood products, the types and characteristics of wood, the preparation and maintenance of tools, collective tools of antique value, and instruction on the subtleties of the craft, from rabbeting to molding. The professional woodworker, the hobbyist, the collector, the antiques dealer, and the craft enthusiast will discover valuable information in this definitive work. It is reference, guide, and history all in one volume.This book contains over 200 line drawings by the author to illustrate age-old, yet fascinating, ways of working with wood. With chapters that describe the ways to fell a tree, methods for splitting wood, and more, along with a complete appendix and index, this is a great reference for anyone interested in the ways of wood working.

  • Brand: Alex W Bealer
  • ASIN: 0785807101

Dictionary of American Hand Tools: A Pictorial Synopsis (Schiffer Book for Collectors) (2007-07-01)

Dictionary of American Hand Tools: A Pictorial Synopsis (Schiffer Book for Collectors) (2007-07-01)

  • ASIN: B01N3QJJO5

Dictionary of American Hand Tools : A Pictorial Synopsis(Hardback) - 2007 Edition

Dictionary of American Hand Tools : A Pictorial Synopsis(Hardback) - 2007 Edition

  • ASIN: B01IULA5YQ
  • UPC: 884901824503

Dictionary of American Hand Tools( A Pictorial Synopsis)[DICT OF AMER HAND TOOLS][Hardcover]

Dictionary of American Hand Tools( A Pictorial Synopsis)[DICT OF AMER HAND TOOLS][Hardcover]

Title: Dictionary of American Hand Tools( A Pictorial Synopsis) Binding: Hardcover Author: AlvinSellens Publisher: SchifferPublishing

  • ASIN: B00QPBNIXO

AGI Dictionary of Geological Terms 260

AGI Dictionary of Geological Terms 260

The Third Edition prepared by the American Geological Institute includes hyphenation and pronunciation guide, commonly used abbreviations, many word orgins and a geologic time and life chart. Users can learn the difference between look-alike pairs, such as sylvanite (a mineral) and sylvinite (a rock); the origin of terms; the meaning of abbreviations and acronyms common in the geoscience vocabulary; the dates many terms were first used; the meaning of certain prefixes; and the preferred term of two or more synonyms. Many Glossary entries contain a syllabification guide and background information.

  • Brand: AGI Publications Center
  • ASIN: B00MV0ZCIC

The Traditional Tools of the Carpenter and Other Craftsmen Arnold and Walker Catalogue 3

The Traditional Tools of the Carpenter and Other Craftsmen Arnold and Walker Catalogue 3

Pictures and description of each tool and value

  • ASIN: B000V54R3A
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CHP Hand Tools: An Overview and Closer Look at the CHP Cutters — Video by American Hakko

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This is the official video from American Hakko — The CHP brand offers a vast line of precision tools including a wide selection of cutters, pliers, shears, wire strippers, lead formers, depaneling tools, and tweezers. The CHP cutters exhibit the same high quality performance of a forged tool bu...

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