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The Tools That Built America

Alex W. Bealer

The Tools That Built America tells the story of woodworking in colonial America, concentrating on the tools used to build log cabins and houses, furniture and cabinets.

The tools depicted include axes, carpenters saws, planes, hammers, chisels, bevels, lathes and calipers. This is a must read for antique tool enthusiasts or anyone fascinated by the ingenuity of early American carpenters and woodworkers. **Over 200 B&W drawings and photographs**


212 pages, Paperback, B&W, 6" x 9", 2004
Order Number: VAP189..........$13.95

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