Nagyszalanczy Sandor:
Tools Rare and Ingenious: Celebrating the World's Most Amazing Tools

Taunton Press Inc (United States), 2005
Hardback, 210 pagesSize: 254x241 mm
ISBN-13: 9781561586561
ISBN-10: 1561586560

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Sandor Nagyszalanczy

Sandor Nagyszalanczy of Bonny Doon, California is a professional furniture designer and freelance writer, photographer and consultant. With nearly 25 years of experience building custom furniture, he is a former senior editor of Fine Woodworking magazine and has appeared on The History Channel's "Modern Marvels" and ABC Television's "World News Tonight with Peter Jennings." Sandor has authored and photographed nine books published by the Taunton Press, including: Woodshop Jigs and Fixtures, Fixing and Avoiding Woodworking Mistakes, Woodshop Dust Control, The Wood Sanding Book, The Art of Fine

Tools Rare and Ingenious: Celebrating the World's Most Amazing Tools

Over the centuries, craftsmen have transformed humble objects--drills, saws, planes, and levels--into works of art. This new title expands on Sandor Nagyszalanczy's acclaimed "The Art of Fine Tools by offering a world tour of objects that rarely leave the private vaults of collectors. A visual feast of the finest and most beautifully crafted vintage tools ever made, "Tools offers engaging facts about their history, function, and manufacture. Collectors and craftsmen will relish the depth of historical and technical information that accompanies each of the over 400 color photographs. And anyone who has ever held a hammer or a saw will marvel at these masterpieces of art and utility.

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