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The Boy Mechanic: Best Projects from the Classic Popular Mechanics Series

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These vintage craftwork projects date from a simpler time, when people were more likely to make their own amusements rather than buy them. Drawn from Popular Mechanics magazines of the 1940s, The Boy Mechanic features a tremendous variety of well-illustrated projects. They range from the practical to the fanciful, comprising everyday items such as birdhouses and bean shooters as well as unusual ventures, including ice gliders and magnetic theaters.

Girls, boys, and adults of both genders will appreciate these engaging projects, which require only common tools and inexpensive supplies. Whether used as a manual or simply read for the pleasure of a look back at the good old days, this book promises hours of enjoyment.

Synopsis:

Selection of articles from the 1940 and 1945 editions of The boy mechanic published by Popular Mechanics Press, Chigaco.

Synopsis:

A nostalgic flashback to a simpler time, this compilation features a variety of profusely illustrated craftwork projects that range from the everyday (birdhouse, bean shooter), to the highly unusual (ice glider, magnetic theater). Provides hours of entertainment, whether used as a manual or simply read for pleasure.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486452272
Author:
Popular Mechanics
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Popular Mechanics Company
Subject:
Crafts & Hobbies
Subject:
CRAFTS & HOBBIES / General
Subject:
Handicraft for boys
Subject:
Children s-Crafts
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Children's Activity Books
Publication Date:
20061031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 6 up to 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.5 in 0.57 lb
Age Level:
from 12

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A nostalgic flashback to a simpler time, this compilation features a variety of profusely illustrated craftwork projects that range from the everyday (birdhouse, bean shooter), to the highly unusual (ice glider, magnetic theater). Provides hours of entertainment, whether used as a manual or simply read for pleasure.

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