Handy Farm and Home Devices and How to Make Them

Handy Farm and Home Devices and How to Make Them

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Gathers information on first aid, home repairs, carpentry, gardening, car care, water conservation, livestock raising, and masonry

MIT Press
"By far the best of its type...that's crossed my desk in ten years of dealing with such books."
—J. Baldwin, Technical Editor, CoEvolution Quarterly

Want to know how to make a hacksaw, build a ladder, mix cement? How to lay bricks, raise sagging beams, insulate and waterproof walls? How to recane furniture, cut glass, make an iceless cooler or a fireless cooker? How to split logs with explosives, how to roof a haystack, stretch a frame, aerate stale well water? How to dip a sheep, tie a colt, teach chickens to roost, and stop dogs from chasing cars? How to plant fruit trees, how to mark seed rows, how to make a lawn settee? How to clean shoes, open stubborn jars, fly-proof a house? The how-to's and what-with's of all these projects and hundreds more carefully illustrated farm- and home-tested tips are to be found in the pages of Handy Farm and Home Devices and How to Make Them.
The how-to's and what-with's of all these projects and hundreds more carefully illustrated farm- and home-tested tips are to be found in the pages of Handy Farm and Home Devices and How to Make Them.

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1981, c1980
Edition: 1st MIT Press pbk. ed
ISBN: 9780262520645
0262520648
Characteristics: 304 p. : ill ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Bartlett, J. V.

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