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Identifier: boycraftsmanprac01hall
Title: The boy craftsman; practical ad profitable ideas for a boy's leisure hours
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Authors: Hall, A. Neely (Albert Neely), b. 1883
Subjects: Woodwork Toys Amusements
Publisher: Boston, Lee and Shepard
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation

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Powder-\an. hypo into the developer). In order to have light forthis shelf, you had better follow the scheme shown inFig. 170. Cut an opening four by six inches in thework-table directly in front of the window, and makea half-inch rabbet around itsupper edge to receive a five-by-seven camera plate (seeFig. 170). If it is not possible to haveoutside light for the darkroom, A Home-made Lantern, suchas is illustrated in Fig. 176,will be found very satisfactory.It is made out of a wooden boxabout ten by ten by twelveinches. Cut two openingssix inches square in two sidesof the box and cover one withone sheet and the other withtwo sheets of orange or redpaper, spreading paste overthe entire surface of the paperto make it stretch tightly overthe openings as it dries. The orange and red wrappersof some makes of printing papers and developing pow-ders can be used for the covering of these openings. For a chimney, procure a long slender baking-powder

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Fig. 176. — A Home-made Dark-room Lantern. 164 PROFITABLE PASTIMES can, remove the cover and bottom, and insert it in a hole cut for it in the top of the box. Then an arrangement must be made, as shown in Fig. 176, to prevent light from emitting from the top of the can. This consists of a tomato-can placed over the baking-powder can, bottom side up, with its edge fastened in kerfs cut in the ends of four wooden stilts (see illustration). Drive the stilts firmly into holes bored for them in the top of the box. The edge of the tomato-can should now be about an inch and one- half above the box, and its bottom an inch or more above the bakins^-pow-FiG. 177- , ^ ^ der can. Below the chimney attach a wooden stilt to the bottomof the lantern, and tack a can cover to the top of it, as shownin the drawing. This forms a cup holder for the candle,which not only catches the drippings, but also makes thelantern fire-proof should the candle burn down to the endbefore you notice it. Bore a number

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bookid:boycraftsmanprac01hall bookyear:1905 bookdecade:1900 bookcentury:1900 bookauthor:Hall__A__Neely__Albert_Neely___b__1883 booksubject:Woodwork booksubject:Toys booksubject:Amusements bookpublisher:Boston__Lee_and_Shepard bookcontributor:The_Library_of_Congress booksponsor:Sloan_Foundation bookleafnumber:200 bookcollection:library_of_congress bookcollection:americana

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