Online Catalogue last updated 25th of June 2012
This is a fascinating volume abounding in valuable hints and suggestions for the easy and quick construction of home made farming and homesteading devices. First published in 1884, it contains the best ideas gathered from farmer, and teaches valuable lessons in rural economy. Filled with more than 200 engravings, it includes information on how to build a milking shed, a dam, a sled for removing corn shocks, a variety of animal traps, gatepost braces, a log boat, carts, and a great number of other instruments. Also an everyday handbook, it provides instructions on how to use wastelands, prevent the washing of hillsides, harvest manure, dress meat, build shelters, and much more.
Code No. 009084, ISBN 1558217274