Modern Carpentry: A Practical Manual - Fred T. Hodgson - 1902 hardcover edition
"Modern Carpentry: A Practical Manual, Vol. 1" by Fred T. Hodgson. 1902 revised and enlarged edition. Frederick J. Drake, publisher. Green cloth hardcover. Lavishly illustrated.
No table of contents. Sections include Carpenter's Geometry, Practical Examples, Joiner's Work, Useful Tables, Case Making, Panels, Stiles and Rails, Architrave of Door and a quiz.
"House Plan Supplement: Perspective Views and Floor Plans of Twenty-Five Low and Medium Priced Homes" at the back with plans could be ordered.
Frederick Thomas Hodgson (1832-1919) was a Canadian architect and author credited with 144 titles, although many of those are repackagings of previous titles.
This book is a perfect gift for the fine woodworker or someone restoring an antique home.
SIZE 5.25" x 7.5" , 275 pages plus home plan supplement
Good condition. Book has been gently read. Minor shelf wear on the cover. Tight binding. Clean pages with tanning on the edges. Two bent corner pages. No tears or rips.
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