Like this guy, Joseph Moxon’s Mechanick Exercises, the oldest known book on woodworking published in English. And check out this. I’ve always been surprised how hard it is to find Joseph Moxon’s “Mechanick This entry was posted in Downloads, The Art of Joinery. Joseph Moxon’s “Mechanick Exercises” is more than just a curiosity for his- torians of the craft of woodworking. The woodworking tools that Moxon describes and.
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The Art of Joinery by Joseph Moxon
There is some noxon information here for the beginning woodworker and enough to keep the more advanced woodworker reading along as well. May 13, at About Lost Art Press Publisher of woodworking books and videos specializing in hand tool techniques.
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In this updated version, Moxon’s original text and illustrations are further supplemented by dozens of new pages of Schwarz’ extensive commentary, as well as several black-and-white photographs.
The Art of Joinery
Return to Book Page. Share your thoughts with other customers. Start reading Mechanick Exercises on your Kindle in under a minute. The reading can be a bit challenging at first as it is written in 18th century English! Customers who bought this item also bought. If you would like to place a pre-paid store pick-up order, add the item to your shopping cart, proceed to checkout and jlseph the ‘Store Pick-up’ option on the billing information screen.
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Showing of 12 reviews. Please try again later. You will notice very quickly that “s’s and f’s” seem to be interchangeable in the spelling of words and again this is due to the book having been written when it was.
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The link is for the section on joinery. After the First English Civil War the family returned to London and Moxon and his older brother, James, started a printing wpodworking which specialized in the publication of Puritan texts, with the notable exception of A Book of Drawing, Limning, Washing jseph Colouring of Mapps and Prints of which was produced for Thomas Jennera seller of maps.
Cozy Fabrics for Fall. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Even if you’re not really interested in woodworking or furniture making it was fun to read a text written the way books were written that long ago.
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