This great how to book was first printed in 1923 and this edition is 1949. It is a practical illustrated trade assistant on modern construction for carpenters - joiners - builders - mechanics and all woodworkers. Sections include - classifications of woods - how to use tools for fancy cuts - joints on cabinet making and easily made furniture pieces. It is full of pictures and illustrations of old tools & tools that are still used today and the proper way to use them. A great guide for any master builder or anyone who wants to be.