Practical Projects for the Handy Man…

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Keeping with this weekend’s theme of old Maker books – Practical Projects for the Handy Man from Popular Mechanics 1913 – The book contains over 700 practical projects (and over 800 illustrations) with instructions for making kites, steam engines, cameras, toasters, swimming pools, lanterns, sundials, hammocks, model boats, and much more. Ingenious writes – “It’s an amazing collection of Popular Mechanics projects…Amazon claims that it’s out of print (but potentially available) and I encountered my first copy in a Cracker Barrel.” Link.

I scored one on Ebay for $10 (total!) – here are some others


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