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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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ng-w^ax in the same manner asyou attached spool B. The works should now be attached to the woodenframe. Place them with the striker uppermost, near theedofe of the frame, so that the small belt-wheels are inline with one another. Then bore a number of gimletholes in the wooden frame and run copper wire throughthem, passing it around the posts of the clock-frameand twisting its ends until the works are firmly fastenedin place. A rubber band about an eighth of an inch wide andlong enough to reach from one belt-wheel to the othershould be procured for The Belt. — This should stretch just enough to clingupon the spools, as more than that would cause toomuch friction. Before going any further with the construction of theautomobile Test the Machine, to be sure that it is in perfect run-ning order. Wind up the main-spring, pressing a fingeragainst one of the wheels to hold it in check untilyou are ready to start the machine. When properlymade, the clockwork automobile should run a distance

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347 348 INDOOR PASTIMES of from twenty to twenty-five feet upon a wooden floor,while about three-quarters of that distance should becovered upon a floor with a fairly smooth carpet. The Cardboard Sides and other details of the auto-mobile should now be made. The pattern for thesehave been so shown in Figs. 37S-;^8^ that they caneasily be laid out to the proper shape and size bymeans of the process of enlarging by squares describedon page no, Chapter VIII. Whitecardboard should be used upon whichto draw these pieces, and the thinner itis the easier you will find it to workwith. First prepare the two sides, cuttingthem out by the pattern of Fig. T,yS.Then glue the bottom edge of eachside to the edge of the wooden frame, HAMMER . . ON cuttmg: holes m the left side for the Clockworks ^ belt-wheels and projecting posts to runFig. 386. through (see Fig. 375 and A, B, C, D, and E, Fig. 387). The top to the front of the carshould now be cut as shown in Fig. 388, the distancebetween the sides

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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:400 bookcollection:library_of_congress bookcollection:americana

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