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Dating from the Golden Age of American Farming, this volume is both a tribute to days gone by and a resource for present day homeowners, farmers, and ranchers striving toward greater self-sufficiency. Here you will find hundreds of clever ways to transform those odds and ends that might seem like junk into very useful gadgets and tools, from a treadmill that can power a dairy separator and churn, to a drinking fountain for chickens. Other devices include a rig for moving large trees; a self-feeder for bees; a hand garden cultivator; and gates that lift over snowdrifts. It’s full of useful illustrations and includes a whole section of tried-and-true tips.

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"As relevant today as in 1909."—Out Here magazine

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"As relevant today as in 1909."'"Out Heremagazine

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Dating from the Golden Age of American Farming, this volume is both a tribute to days gone by and a resource for present day homeowners, farmers, and ranchers striving toward greater self-sufficiency. Here you will find hundreds of clever ways to transform those odds and ends that might seem like junk into very useful gadgets and tools, from a treadmill that can power a dairy separator and churn, to a drinking fountain for chickens. Other devices include a rig for moving large trees; a self-feeder for bees; a hand garden cultivator; and gates that lift over snowdrifts. It's full of useful illustrations and includes a whole section of tried-and-true tips.

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Rolfe Cobleigh was the associate editor of American Agriculturist in the early 1900s. He is the author of Handy Farm Devices and How to Make Them, Old-Time Farm and Garden Devices and How to Make Them, and The Home Physician.

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ISBN:
9781602391031
Author:
Cobleigh, Rolfe
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Subject:
Hand Tools
Subject:
Agriculture
Subject:
Woodwork - Tools
Subject:
Do-it-yourself work
Subject:
Farm equipment -- Design and construction.
Subject:
Crafts/Woodworking
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
October 2007
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Black-and-white illustrations throughout
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5 x 5.1 in 8.72 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Dating from the Golden Age of American Farming, this volume is both a tribute to days gone by and a resource for present day homeowners, farmers, and ranchers striving toward greater self-sufficiency. Here you will find hundreds of clever ways to transform those odds and ends that might seem like junk into very useful gadgets and tools, from a treadmill that can power a dairy separator and churn, to a drinking fountain for chickens. Other devices include a rig for moving large trees; a self-feeder for bees; a hand garden cultivator; and gates that lift over snowdrifts. It's full of useful illustrations and includes a whole section of tried-and-true tips.
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