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Tools : working wood in eighteenth-century America

Author: James M Gaynor; Nancy L Hagedorn
Publisher: Williamsburg, Va. : Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, ©1993.
Series: Williamsburg decorative arts series.; Wallace Gallery decorative arts publication.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In contrast to commonly held assumptions, 18th-century tools were often very sophisticated, and in the hands of skilled users, were very effective. This book describes woodcarving tools of the 18th  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gaynor, James M.
Tools.
Williamsburg, Va. : Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, ©1993
(OCoLC)891965251
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James M Gaynor; Nancy L Hagedorn
ISBN: 0879350989 9780879350987
OCLC Number: 28708751
Description: xiv, 126 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
English and American Toolmaking --
Tools for Sale --
Tools and Work --
Tools and Products --
A Pictorial Essay of Selected Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century Woodworking Tools --
Layout Tools for Measuring and Marking --
Chisels and Gouges --
Saws --
Tools for Boring Holes --
Planes --
Afterword --
Notes --
Glossary --
Further Reading --
Index.
Series Title: Williamsburg decorative arts series.; Wallace Gallery decorative arts publication.
Responsibility: by James M. Gaynor and Nancy L. Hagedorn.

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