This special re-print edition of Cobleigh's' book "Handy Farm Devises and How To Make Them" is an old fashioned guide to making old fashioned things. Written in 1909, this classic text provides insight into how to make useful and functional devices for use around the farm, homestead or home. Included are hundreds of practical projects in this easy to read and enlightening book. Chapters include The Workshop and Tools, The Steel Square, In and Around the House, Barns and Livestock, Poultry and Bees, Garden and Orchard, Field and Wood, Gates and Doors, When We Build and Things Worth Knowing. Examples of projects include How To Make Tools, Homemade Wire Splicers, A Step Saving Dumb Waiter, Homemade Furniture, Homemade Baby Cradles, A Pedal Powered Washing Machine, Homemade Water Coolers, Homemade Rerigerators, Water Filtering Systems, Root Cellars, Water Supply Systems, Milking Stools, Feed Troughs For Animals, Poultry Houses, Grain Bins, Homemade Bee Hives, Plant Support Systems, Cold Frames, Tree Moving Rigs, Homemade Fruit Pickers, Orchard Ladders, Homemade Harrows, Bridges, Seed Sowing Machines, Homemade Tents, Gates, Fences, Doors, Farm House Construction and much, much more A truly interesting read for those interested in farming, homesteading, self reliance, home projects, DIY work, carpentry, old fashioned skills or for those who are just interested in a truly ecclectic read. A real blast from the past Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface. As a result, some type characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in the page background.