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Title: The Village Carpenter
Publication Date: 1995
Book Condition: New
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Walter Rose was a carpenter and the son of carpenters in Victorian England, a time when the village woodworker made everything except, perhaps, wagon wheels. He writes eloquently of the importance of skill and the attitudes of the craftsman to work and to village life. Content: Early Associations; The Old Country Business; Timber; The Carpenter's Shop; Tools; Work on the Farm; Wooden Pumps; Roofs; Work on the New House; Work at Water-Mills; Wind-Mill Repairs; Undertaking; Furniture Repairs; The Outlook.Review:
The reader glories in the vivid descriptions of skill, tools, community, and craft....Charming. (Gregory Kealy Forest and Conservation History)
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