“Things To Make” by Archibald Williams

“Things To Make” by Archibald Williams

Make Pt0392
Sam writes in –

I found this little gem on gutenberg. there’s probably some other stuff of value hidden in the archives, searching for ‘craft’ gets a number of good results too.

“Things To Make” by Archibald Williams – Link.

6 thoughts on ““Things To Make” by Archibald Williams

  1. JoshCube says:

    From the glossary in the front:

    Creosote – An oily liquid containing phenols and creosols, obtained from coal tar. Used as a wood preservative and disinfectant. Can cause severe neurological disturbances if inhaled.

    Okay, I’m hooked! :)

  2. IanM says:

    there are plans for Hot Air Engine that look to me like a Stirling engine (Page 239 in the PDF)

  3. karl long says:

    Just found a copy of this book that was owned by my great grandfather and passed down to my Dad. It’s an incredible book with plans to make everything from work benches to toys to several kinds of steam engine. 

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