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Tools That Built America
 
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Alex W. Bealer
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Tools That Built America

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Fascinating story of early American woodworking, told by a master craftsman, enthusiastically describes and clearly illustrates a wide array of axes, saws, planes, hammers, and other implements used by frontiersmen. Delicate tools such as calipers, bevels, and lathes employed by cabinet- and furniture-makers are portrayed as well. Over 200 drawings and photographs.
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Hardcover, 212 pages
Published May 6th 1981 by Random House Value Publishing (first published January 1st 1976)
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