By Simon Watts

Eric Hollenbeck Proves You Can Make Money the Old-Fashioned Way: With 19th-century Machines and Skills

Eric Hollcnbcck has two passions in life: one for early woodwork-ing machines and the other for preserving the skills it takes to run them. He and his wife and business partner, Viviana, have combined these two themes beautifully at Blue Ox Millworks, their company in Eureka, California, that specializes in replicating 19th-century wooden moldings, gutters, balusters and the like.

A tour of Blue Ox Millworks is an education in the old wavs of industrial

Wood Working for Amateur Craftsman

Wood Working for Amateur Craftsman

THIS book is one of the series of Handbooks on industrial subjects being published by the Popular Mechanics Company. Like Popular Mechanics Magazine, and like the other books in this series, it is written so you can understand it. The purpose of Popular Mechanics Handbooks is to supply a growing demand for high-class, up-to-date and accurate text-books, suitable for home study as well as for class use, on all mechanical subjects. The textand illustrations, in each instance, have been prepared expressly for this series by well known experts, and revised by the editor of Popular Mechanics.

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