|Review by mafe||posted 09-05-2011 04:32 PM||2526 views||3 times favorited||16 comments|
A Museum of early American tools
by: Eric Sloane
Again a book I was recommended, this time by our fellow LJ littlecope who got his from his father.
It is a book of illustrations with short texts that explains the tools and their use.
For those of us that are curious about old traditional hand tools, this book is a pearl, not only does it show us the tools and tell us the story, but it is also so beautifully illustrated that you can enjoy it as a art piece.
I do not have a lot of words, meaning I am speechless, this book is BEAUTIFUL and really interesting.
It is not woodworking learning book, but a book that shows you the tools used and types of tools, like a glimpse in history.
I love it, nothing less.
Here a site about Eric Sloane: http://www.ericsloane.com
-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.