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Popular Mechanics Carpenters' Handbook

Popular Mechanics Carpenters' Handbook

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Popular Mechanics Carpenters' Handbook

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Chicago: Popular Mechanics Press, 1925. Edition not stated. Octavo (24.5cm); brown publisher's cloth, stamped in black; 104pp. Cocked spine; surface wear, minor rubbing and dings to boards; mild soiling throughout, with foxing to textblock edges; ownership signature on ffep. Very Good.

This is but one volume of many published by Popular Mechanics at the time, advertised as using "clear and concise language" and geared towards "anyone who has the slightest mechanical instinct, including women". This particular book compiles previous Popular Mechanics articles on carpentry tools and equipment, tips, techniques, and projects, helpfully accompanied by b/w photo-illustrations and diagrams. Also includes advertisements for other Popular Mechanics publications.


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Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...
A common abbreviation for Front Free End Paper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that...
Publisher's cloth
A hardcover book comprised of cloth over hard pasteboard boards. ...
Refers to a state where the spine of a book is lightly "twisted" in such a way that the front and rear boards of a book do not...