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  • Published: New York : Hearst Books, c2006.
  • Year Published: 2006
  • Description: 272 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

Reading Level

  • Lexile: 1290

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 1588165094
  • 9781588165091



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Popular mechanics : the boy mechanic : 200 classic things to build.

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Where To Find It

Call number: Y 745.5 Po

Available Copies: Downtown Youth, Malletts Youth, West Youth

Additional Details

Projects and informative articles taken from Popular mechanics books and magazines spanning the first two decades of the 20th century.

Includes index.

Foreword -- Workshop tools and projects -- Handcrafted furniture -- In the garden -- Great outdoors -- Toys, games and other amusements -- Index.

"Offers many projects that are still functional today as well as several that are purely entertaining."--Source other than the Library of Congress.

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Great informative articles, but I had hoped for a few more how-to's to actually do! As fantastic as it is to know how to hang a garden gate, I can't do this without the need. I suppose I had hoped for a few more "frivolous" activities to spend an afternoon on.



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