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Description - Dictionary of American Hand Tools by Alvin Sellens

Here is the greatest assembly of hand tools ever assembled. It is a fascinating chronicle of nearly every tool ever used in North America, including ancient tools used by Native Americans; trade tools used to create coaches, pianos, ships, and saddles; tools for harvesting farm goods, turpentine, and ice; and tools for fine trades such as bookbinding and watch repair. The tools are organized according to profession, from Beekeeper to Wheelwright, and will fascinate todays practitioners of these trades and hobbies. This comprehensive volume includes more than 4,500 images from catalog illustrations, trade literature, and hand drawings. Descriptions provide dimensions and applications. This is a must have for the tool collector and antique dealer, as well as anyone fascinated by the means of production.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780764315923
ISBN-10: 0764315927
Format: Hardback
(279mm x 216mm x mm)
Pages: 546
Imprint: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 16-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Alvin Sellens

Alvin Sellens is a noted authority on handtools, having written extensively on the subject.

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