By Fred D. Crawshaw, Emil W. Lehmann, Byron D. Halsted, James H. Stephenson
The Ultimate advisor to Farm Mechanics combines 3 vintage farming texts for the 1st time, compiling wisdom from the easiest resources released way back to 1884. A finished reference publication that belongs in any farming family at the present time, it deals an array of farm wisdom for either specialists and amateurs alike.
The publication is split into 3 elements: the 1st covers normal talents similar to woodworking and blacksmithing, the second one is devoted to farm engines and the way to run them, and the 3rd teaches readers easy methods to build vintage labor-saving units corresponding to an efficient 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 accurately and economically.
Filled with difficult illustrations, photographs, and diagrams, Ultimate advisor to Farm Mechanics offers a wealth of data nonetheless vital to the modern day farmer. either the informal and beginner reader will examine necessary classes from the outdated lecturers of early twentieth-century farming within the United States.
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