The Boy Mechanic: Volume 1 by Popular Mechanics

PopmechEdward writes “The Boy Mechanic: Volume 1 by Popular Mechanics. Offered thru Project Gutenberg. 700 Things for Boys to Do. This book was my first intro to making things when I was a kid. Published in 1913. The PDF version is richly illustrated.” Link.

6 thoughts on “The Boy Mechanic: Volume 1 by Popular Mechanics

  1. Wow. One of the projects is Complete Homemade Gasoline Engine. My mom didn’t let me even put gas in the lawnmower myself until I was 14.

  2. Years ago my father handed down a copy of The Boy Mechanic (Book 3, I believe) to me. It was one of my favorite books. When I got my MAKE subscription I couldn’t help but think of the similarites to it and The Boy Mechanic. It’s good to see they still have them for sale.

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