The Mechanic's Companion, or the Elements and Practice of Carpentry, Joinery, Bricklaying, Masonry, Slating, Plastering, Painting, Smithing, and Turning

The Mechanic's Companion, or the Elements and Practice of Carpentry, Joinery, Bricklaying, Masonry, Slating, Plastering, Painting, Smithing, and Turning : Comprehending the Latest Improvements and Containing a Full Description of the Tools Belonging to Eac

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Excerpt from The Mechanic's Companion, or the Elements and Practice of Carpentry, Joinery, Bricklaying, Masonry, Slating, Plastering, Painting, Smithing, and Turning: Comprehending the Latest Improvements and Containing a Full Description of the Tools Belonging to Each Branch of Business; With Copious Directions for Their Use and an Explanation of the Terms Used in Each Art These exercises commence with those arts which work in wood, namely, Carpentry and Joinery which are much alike in their tools and modes of working: then comes Bricklaying, which with Carpentry are certainly the most essential of all in the construction of a building. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 420 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 22mm | 558g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243091052
  • 9780243091058