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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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f andtravels in a straight line in the direction in whichB the pistol is aimed. It is advisable to keepthis pistol out of range of your companionsfaces. A Shot-gun can be made on the samescheme as the pistol, by cutting a stock thesize of that used for the cross-bow (Fig.231), and fastening several rubber bandstogether to extend around the added length.An Elastic Sling made with a wire frame-work, as shown in Fig. 238, is an improvement over theone made out of a tree crotch, as it is not easily broken.About No. 12 wire, which is the thickness of eight-pennynails, should be boughtfor this. With a pair ofpincers, bend it into theshape shown in the drawl-ing, with loops at A and B.Wrap the handle withcord, and attach strongrubber bands to A and B^with a piece of shoeleather or kid glove set in between, at C. Fig. 239. — a Barrel-hoop Target. A most satisfactory scheme for A Boys Target is shown in Fig. 239. It consists of abarrel-hoop, fastened by means of staples to a wooden Screweyes

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Date: 2014-07-30 05:31:26

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:279 bookcollection:library_of_congress bookcollection:americana

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