The American Boy "How To" Book. Originally published in 1930, this is a marvellous collection of (mainly outdoor) activities for children. Contents Include: The boy trapper To make a canvas canoe A homemade swimming pool How to make your own fishing tackle Experiments with a homemade kaleidoscope How to mount birds How to build a rowing skiff How to build a Canadian canoe How to braid and throw a lariat A skating sail Ornaments made of walnuts Cardboard yachts A catamaran houseboat How to sail a boat To make soap bubbles durable A champion skater tells how to skate fast Sailing an ice yacht How to throw a lasso How to lay out football grounds How to camp out How to make old books look like new How to make an outdoor gymnasium How to measure the chest What can be made of orange peel How to carve a turkey How to find the points of the compass How to make a doll house -A miniature navy How to make a bicycle out of groceries for display purposes How to handle a monkey wrench How to care for your watch How to cut paper How to break your colt How to make tailless kites A water wheel that may be made at home How to make a pair of home made scales How to make a bicycle tent Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Number Of Pages: 132
Published: 4th January 2006
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97 x 0.79
Weight (kg): 0.18