This early manual is a fascinating read for any carpentry enthusiast or historian, but contains much information that is still useful and practical today. Workshop projects are extensively illustrated with hundreds of drawings, diagrams and photographs, this comprehensive work is thoroughly recommended for inclusion on the bookshelf of all woodworkers and craftsmen. Special Features Include: Ways to Improve Your Home, Lawn and Garden Betterments, Craftwork Novelties for Gifts, Things to Please Children, and Homemade Furniture. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.