Antique Woodworking Tools: Their Craftsmanship from the Earliest Times to the Twentieth Century

Antique Woodworking Tools: Their Craftsmanship from the Earliest Times to the Twentieth Century

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by David R. Russell, Robert Lesage
     
 

A stunning array of edge and boring tools from Britain, continental Europe and North America provides a survey of hand tool-making from prehistory to today.
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A stunning array of edge and boring tools from Britain, continental Europe and North America provides a survey of hand tool-making from prehistory to today.

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"The excellent photographs and descriptions do more than justice to one of the most outstanding collections I have ever seen."
--The late Roy Arnold

"I would like to commend David Russell on this fascinating history of woodworking tools. The book shows clearly the kinds of tools that enabled craftsmen to make the most beautiful pieces of furniture and other items." --David Linley

"The Russell collection volume [is] intended to glamorize unsung innovations."
--Eve M. kahn, The New York Times

"Anyone who appreciates the beauty of antique tools needs to have a copy."
--Jim Gehring; The Fine Tool Journal

the late Roy Arnold
The excellent photographs and descriptions do more than justice to one of the most outstanding collections I have ever seen.
David Linley
I would like to commend David Russell on this fascinating history of woodworking tools. The book shows clearly the kinds of tools that enabled craftsmen to make the most beautiful pieces of furniture and other items.
The New York Times - Eve M. Kahn
The Russell collection volume [is] intended to glamorize unsung innovations.

The Fine Tool Journal - Jim Gehring
Anyone who appreciates the beauty of antique tools needs to have a copy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781898565055
Publisher:
John Adamson Dist A/C
Publication date:
06/16/2013
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
10.40(w) x 13.70(h) x 1.70(d)

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