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Collecting Antique Tools

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by Herbert P. Kean and Emil S. Pollak

A comprehensive guide that describes and illustrates over 700 of the most important antique tools, covering all categories from wooden and metal planes, braces and measuring devices, to axes, saws and wrenches. Included are over 250 original photographs, plus many line drawings that show these tools in use. Also covered are: where to find antique tools; how to buy and sell them; valuable tips on cleaning, restoring and displaying; books to read; clubs and organizations to join; common and not-so-common pitfalls to avoid; materials used in tools. A complete and conveniently organized reference guide for anyone concerned with antique tools. 203 pages. 81/2" x 11". Soft cover.

This is a quality work. Tool collectors of every level will no doubt spend much time with this book. (Antique Week)
Astragal Press has given tool collectors another must book. (The Tool Group of Canada Journal)
A wealth of historical information on tools. (Woodshop News)

Pages: 203
Binding: TP
Publisher: Astragal Press
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