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By Roy Underhill

With The Woodwright's Companinon, Roy Underhill keeps to illustrate "how first of all a tree and an awl and make something after one other till you've gotten a home and every thing in it." This quantity good points chapters on helves and handles, saws, the hunt for the whetstone quarry, crow chasers and turkey calls, hurdles, whimmy diddles, snaplines and staining gauges, candle stands, planes, window sash, riven shingles, and pit sawing. the ultimate bankruptcy bargains a glimpse of conventional woodworking concepts nonetheless utilized by the Colonial Williamsburg housewrights. greater than 260 images supplement the text.

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