Featuring more than 60 categories, including adzes, anvils, mallets, cement tools, carpenter tools, drills, hatchets, chisels, beekeeping, plumbing tools, gardening tools, surveying and wood cutting, this comprehensive guide covers the tools and machinery of yesteryear.
Author C.H. Wendel has spent the past 40 years gathering information, literature, old catalogs, as well as antiques, and has assembled them all into this fully-illustrated identification guide. Each item is listed with a description, history, common uses, and manufacturers. Many tools are depicted with fascinating photos and illustrations. This is a great identification resource for all collectors.
-More than 60 categories of antique tools and machinery bring the past to life
-More than 1,000 photographs and illustrations to aid the collector in identification