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Ultimate guide to farm mechanics : a practical how-to guide by Fred D. Crawshaw, Emil W. Lehmann, Byron D. Halsted, James

By Fred D. Crawshaw, Emil W. Lehmann, Byron D. Halsted, James H. Stephenson

A reference and guideline consultant to the mechanics of operating the land.

The Ultimate consultant to Farm Mechanics combines 3 vintage farming texts for the 1st time, compiling wisdom from the simplest assets released way back to 1884. A finished reference ebook that belongs in any farming family this present day, it deals an array of farm wisdom for either specialists and amateurs alike.

The booklet is split into 3 components: the 1st covers basic abilities equivalent to woodworking and blacksmithing, the second one is devoted to farm engines and the way to run them, and the 3rd teaches readers the best way to build vintage labor-saving units equivalent to a good milking stool, plowing apparatus for a kicking mule, and a nest for egg-eating hens. Readers are taught to fix damaged instruments, make fertilizer and corn fodder, purchase engine components, and deal with fuel engines adequately and economically.

Filled with elaborate illustrations, pictures, and diagrams, Ultimate advisor to Farm Mechanics offers a wealth of information nonetheless quintessential to the modern day farmer. either the informal and novice reader will study precious classes from the outdated academics of early twentieth-century farming within the United States.

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Ultimate guide to farm mechanics : a practical how-to guide for the farmer

A reference and guide consultant to the mechanics of operating the land. the last word advisor to Farm Mechanics combines 3 vintage farming texts for the 1st time, compiling wisdom from the simplest assets released way back to 1884. A accomplished reference ebook that belongs in any farming loved ones this day, it bargains an array of farm wisdom for either specialists and amateurs alike.

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Location of nails for stringing. String the cord continuously back and forth between the opposite sides of the box, the cord running between one pair of sides to be at right angles with that strung between the sides of the other pair. 53. Supplementary Instructions. —(a) paring a broad surface and (b) cutting a mortise. Examples of the former are found in the body of the saw horse, where are-cess for the leg is formed, or in the upright of the harness clamp, where supporting surfaces for the barrel staves are formed; while the latter is used in working out and cutting a mortise and tenon for the joint in the milking stool.

89. Socket chisel. FIG. 90. Tang chisel. 44. Preliminary Instruction. For carpentry work, a heavy chisel is required, one in which the handle fits into a socket in the chisel blade, called the socket chisel (Fig. 89). For ordinary use, however, even though the handle of the chisel will be struck with a mallet occasionally, but lightly, a chisel with a spike on the end of it (a “tang”) which fits into the handle is used (Fig. 90). FIG. 91. Paring with chisel. The work a chisel does is divided into two classes, depending upon the relation of the direction of cutting and the grain of the wood cut.

9). c) Window stick (Fig. 10). d) Buggy axle rest (Fig. 11). e) Peck crate (Figs. 12, 13, 14). FIG. 8. Garden marker. FIG. 9. Flower trellis. FIG. 10. Window stick. 8. Saws Used. The tools emphasized in this group are the crosscut-saw and rip-saw. Auxiliary tools are the hammer, brace and bit, bevel square, try-square and marking gage. While there are many saws which constitute a complete equipment, as indicated in the classification of woodworking tools (Sec. 7), there are three only which are used generally—the crosscut-, rip- and back-saws.

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