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A
MANUAL
OF THE
HAND LATHE:

COMPRISING

CONCISE DIRECTIONS

FOR

WORKING METALS OF ALL KINDS, IVORY, BONE AND PRECIOUS

WOODS; DYEING, COLORING, AND FRENCH POLISHING;

INLAYING BY VENEERS, AND VARIOUS METHODS

PRACTICED TO PRODUCE ELABORATE WORK

WITH DISPATCH, AND AT SMALL EXPENSE.

BY EGBERT P. WATSON,

LATE OF “THE SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN,” AUTHOR OF “THE MODERN PRACTICE OF

AMERICAN MACHINISTS AND ENGINEERS.”


ILLUSTRATED BY SEVENTY-EIGHT ENGRAVINGS.


PHILADELPHIA:

HENRY CAREY BAIRD, INDUSTRIAL PUBLISHER,

406 WALNUT STREET.

LONDON:

SAMPSON LOW, SON & MARSTON,

Crown Buildings, 188 Fleet St.

 

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