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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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Fig. 399. — The Elephant. the end of the cork. The legs are, of course, largeraround than those of the horse, and, as matches will betoo slender, whittle four short wooden pegs for them. Point these pegs at one end, and,after dipping them in glue, stickthem into the cork. The Giraffe is just as simple tomake as any of the animals, forhe is put together in the samemanner, except that a taperedcork is used for the body. Thehead and neck are made in onepiece of cardboard (see illustra-tion), and a piece of worsted formsthe tail. When you have paintedthe head and neck a tan color toFig. 400. —The Giraffe. match the cork, and marked a

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366 INDOOR PASTIMES number of brown spots upon the body, this tall andmost graceful of animals will appear very life-like. A Porcupine is simple to make out of a long, straightcork with toothpicks cut into small pieces for quills, andstuck into the cork as close as you can place them. Thehead and other portions of this animal can easily bemade with the aid of a natural history, and it will be asimple matter to devise Other Animals upon the same schemes as those justdescribed, by consulting the pictures in one of these books. It is not neces-sary to always copy a realanimal. Use your inge-nuity and see what queer-looking creatures you canmake. Figure 401 givesa suggestion for one ofthese, which we will call The Korka-bird. — Youwill see by looking at thedrawing that the two legsare made of matches, thelower ends of which arestuck into a piece of cork for a standard; and the neckconsists of a burnt match stuck into the end of the corkwith its upper end split to receive the cardboard h

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Date: 2014-07-30 05:44:13

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:418 bookcollection:library_of_congress bookcollection:americana

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