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Historical Devices and Tools
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The Handplane Book

Garrett Hack

Handplanes evoke the romance of an earlier era, when they performed countless woodworking tasks from preparing stock to shaping moldings. In The Handplane Book, aficionado Garrett Hack reveals the rich heritage of this classic tool with a treasure trove... (read more)

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A Victorian Handbook of Mechanical Movements

Thomas Walter Barber

This Victorian-era handbook for civil engineers presents sketches and brief descriptions of more than 1,900 mechanical devices. Contents include gears of all kinds, chains and links, cranes, cutting tools, pumps, water wheels, turbines, and much more... (read more)

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  1. Building a Single-shot,...
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  2. How to Build a Hovercraft: Air... Used Trade Paper $17.50
  3. Things Come Apart: A Teardown Manual... New Hardcover $29.95
  4. Making Pure Corn Whiskey: A... New Trade Paper $25.00
  5. Making Fine Spirits Using Simple...
    New Trade Paper $25.00
  6. Backyard Ballistics Used Trade Paper $7.50
  7. Miniature Ringbom Engines
    New Trade Paper $12.00
  8. The Art of the Catapult: Build Greek...
    Used Trade Paper $7.95
  9. Lee's Priceless Recipes
    New Trade Paper $9.50
  10. Getting to Know Arcgis Desktop... New Trade Paper $79.95
  11. Tricks & Secrets of Old Time... New Trade Paper $9.95
  12. Backyard Ballistics: Build Potato... New Trade Paper $16.95
  13. Sundials, Their Theory and Construction Used Trade Paper $4.50
  14. Learning the lost Art of Hand... New Pamphlet $4.95
  15. Sawhorse Layout with the Framing... New Pamphlet $3.25
  16. Tricks & Secrets of Old Time... New Trade Paper $9.95
  17. Build the Snow a Tandem Double... New Trade Paper $14.95
  18. Tricks & Secrets of Old Time... New Trade Paper $9.95
  19. Cordial Waters a Complete Guide To... New Trade Paper $25.00
  20. Tricks & Secrets of Old Time... New Trade Paper $9.95
  21. Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction Targets Used Trade Paper $4.95
  22. Building the Tesla Turbine New Ephemera $9.95
  23. Sundials: History, Theory, and Practice New Trade Paper $15.95
  24. A Thousand & One Formulas: 1920 Used Trade Paper $6.95

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