NickTASC writes – “Perfect for all makers that enjoy reading on a lazy day. 441 pages of projects from 1882 aimed at young boys looking for out door fun. Way too many projects to list, but a few of the chapters cover: War Kites, Home-made fishing tackle, Stocking and keeping a marine aquarium, Underwater telescopes, Rigging and Sailing small boats, taxidermy, and the creation of snow forts. For $9.71 it’s definitely within any maker’s budget.”
Related: American Girls Handy Book.
Also, see our mention of the American Boy’s Handy Book in MAKE volume 01 Heirloom Technology, Finding the technology of the future from the forgotten ideas of the past by Tim Anderson – (subscriber access here).