Online Catalogue last updated 25th of June 2012
This book tells the story of one of Northern California's best kept secrets-the Blue Ox Millworks Historic Park. Included in its pages are valuable background information and step-by-step instructions for the many traditional skills described within. Also included are dozens of formulas for home-made paints, varnishes, glues, and other concoctions useful to artisans and craftsmen alike.
Lavishly illustrated with nearly 300 pen-and-ink drawings, "Tales from the Blue Ox" is a source of both information and inspiration for anyone interested in the traditional arts and/or the golden age of craftsmanship: the Victorian Era.
Blacksmithing, Craftsman's Alchemy, Boat Building, Decorative Plaster, Doors and Windows, Molding, Printing, Pottery, The Sawmill, Shingle Making, Victorian Architecture, Wood Turning and more.
Code No. 010688, 232 pages, ISBN 1931626162, $71.50