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Farm Conveniences and How to Make Them
Classic American Labor-Saving Devices
Byron D. Halsted

Farm Conveniences and How to Make Them is a fascinating volume abounding in valuable hints and suggestions for the construction of homemade farming and homesteading devices. First published in 1884, it contains the best ideas gathered from farmers, and teaches valuable lessons in rural economy. Filled with more than two hundred engravings, Farm Conveniences and How to Make Them includes information on how to build a milking shed, a dam, a sled for removing corn shocks, a variety of animal traps, gatepost braces, a log boat, cards, and a great number of other instruments.

 

256 pages, B&W, 5" x 7", © 2013
Order Number: VAP365............$12.95
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