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how to set a sundial

How to Set a Sundial

How to Set a Sundial – Part 1 The sundial is an instrument for measuring time by using the shadow …
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Caning Chairs – How to Cane a Chair

How to Cane a Chair – There are but few households that do not have at least one or two …
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How to Make a Rabbit Trap

How to Make a Rabbit Trap

A good serviceable rabbit trap can be made by sinking a common dry goods box in the ground to within …
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How to Make a Paper Balloon

How to Make a Paper Balloon – Easy Science Projects

Balloons made spherical, or designed after the regular aeronaut’s hot-air balloon, are the best kind to make. Those having an …
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Chinese Kite – How to Make a Chinese Kite

How to Make and Fly a Chinese Kite – The Chinese boy is not satisfied with simply holding the end of …
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How to Make an Ammeter

How to Make an Ammeter

How to Make an Ammeter – Contributed by George Heimroth, Richmond Hill, L. I. / /  Excerpt from the book: …
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How to Make Boomerangs Out of Wood

How to Make Boomerangs Out of Wood

A boomerang is a weapon invented and used by the native Australians and is a curved stick of hardwood, Fig …
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How to Make a Bell Tent – An Inexpensive Home-Made Tent

How to Make a Bell Tent – An Inexpensive Home-Made Tent – – – – – Excerpt from the book: …
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How to Make a Copper Bowl

How to Make a Copper Bowl

To make a copper bowl, such as is shown in the illustration, secure a piece of No. 21 gauge sheet …
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Homemade Compass – How to Make a Homemade Compass

Magnetize an ordinary knitting needle, A, and push it through a cork, B, and place the cork exactly in the …
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How to Build a Rabbit Trap

How to Make a Self-Setting Rabbit Trap Secure a good-sized box, say, 1 ft. high, 1-1/2 ft. wide, and 3 …
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Homemade Air Thermometer

Homemade Air Thermometer – How to Make a Homemade Thermometer

The illustration shows the complete thermometer. The water in the glass tube is caused to rise and fall by the …
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How to Make a Tangent Galvanometer

How to Make a Tangent Galvanometer -Excerpt from the book: THE BOY MECHANIC – VOLUME I 700 THINGS FOR BOYS …
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How to Waterproof Canvas – method used by the British navy yards

The method used by the British navy yards for waterproofing and painting canvas so it will not become stiff and …
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Mission Library Table – How to Make a Mission Library Table

The mission library table, the drawings for which are here given, has been found well proportioned and of pleasing appearance …
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How to Make a Hygrometer

Mount a wire on a board which is used for a base and should be 3/8 by 4 by 8 …
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How to Make an Induction Coil

A small shocking coil, suitable for medical purposes, may be constructed of materials found in nearly every amateur mechanic’s collection …
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Wooden Porch Swing Plans – How to Make a Wooden Porch Swing

How to Make a Wooden Porch Swing – The material needed for making this porch swing chair are two pieces …
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Making a Book Cover

Making a Book Cover – How to Make a Book Cover Out of Paper

Making a Book Cover – How to Make a Book Cover Out of Paper Book covers become soiled in handling …
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Wooden Flat Bottom Boat – How to Build a Wooden Flat Bottom Boat

A flat bottom boat is easy to make and is one of the safest boats, as it is not readily …
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