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A classic from the golden age of American farming
 
Handy Farm Devices, Second Edition, is as useful and pertinent for homesteaders and small-scale farmers today as it was when it was first published nearly 100 years ago. A wealth of labor- and money-saving projects fills this century-old guide to low-tech property maintenance along with easy-to-follow instructions and practical illustrations.
 
 Within the pages of this book you will learn to make:

 •Spill-proof chicken waterers

 •Portable chicken coops

 •A lightweight orchard ladder

 •A small truss bridge

 •An easy fence-post and stump-puller

 •Gates that dont sag

 •Gates that lift over snowdrifts

 •A handy wood splitter

 •A bicycle-powered washing machine

 •And much more

 
Handy Farm Devices, Second Edition is a rare and engaging combination of nostalgic Americana and helpful instruction, sure to appeal to everyone inclined toward self-sufficiency and the country life.

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Practical projects as useful today as when first published nearly 100 years ago.

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HANDY FARM DEVICES: And How to Make Them, Second Edition

 

Rolfe Cobleigh

 

 

 

The original guide to “living green” in a handsome new package

 

 

Those who want to reduce their carbon footprint might do well to consult this century-old guide to low-tech property maintenance. Step-by-step instructions include how to build a lightweight ladder, a small truss bridge, a stump puller, gates that don’t sag and can lift over snowdrifts, a wood splitter, and bicycle-powered machines.  For anyone who lives a self-sufficient country life—or for those who wish to—this classic guide from the annals of American history remains current and very practical.

 

           

 

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ISBN:
9781599213255
Author:
Cobleigh, Rolfe
Publisher:
Lyons Press
Subject:
Equipment, Appliances & Supplies
Subject:
Hand Tools
Subject:
Lifestyles - Farm Life
Subject:
Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades
Subject:
Agriculture
Subject:
Do-it-yourself work
Subject:
Home Construction-Tools
Edition Description:
Second
Publication Date:
20080731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
b/w illustrations throughout
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Practical projects as useful today as when first published nearly 100 years ago.

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HANDY FARM DEVICES: And How to Make Them, Second Edition

 

Rolfe Cobleigh

 

 

 

The original guide to “living green” in a handsome new package

 

 

Those who want to reduce their carbon footprint might do well to consult this century-old guide to low-tech property maintenance. Step-by-step instructions include how to build a lightweight ladder, a small truss bridge, a stump puller, gates that don’t sag and can lift over snowdrifts, a wood splitter, and bicycle-powered machines.  For anyone who lives a self-sufficient country life—or for those who wish to—this classic guide from the annals of American history remains current and very practical.

 

           

 

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