Woodworking for Beginners
by Charles Gardner Wheeler
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's sons 1900
Number of pages: 558
The aim of this book is to suggest to amateurs of all ages many things which they can profitably make of wood, and to start them in the way to work successfully. Great care (based upon an extended experience with boys and amateurs) has been taken to include only what can be profitably done by an intelligent boy of from ten to eighteen or by the average untrained worker of more mature years.
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