Title 1878 FRETSAWING WOOD CARVING illustrations CABINETRY Harper's Monthly March 334
Binding No Binding
Book Condition Good
Edition 1st Edition
Size 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾
Publisher New York Harper's Monthly Magazine 1878
Seller ID 000494
1878 History of FRETSAW and WOOD CARVING Fretsawing Cabinet Author: Wilcox, Julius Title: Fret-Sawing and Wood-Carving Publisher: New York: Harper & Brothers, 1878. Notes: A 7 page article on the history of fret sawing and wood carving, and the (new) technology of a 'sawing machine' - which turned out to be the first invention of the modern day scroll saw. Article contains 15 different detailed engravings / illustrations of artist-quality woodworking examples, in the French, German & American designs, including two additional images of blade types and an ornate 'sawing machine'. Condition: Complete article removed from within original Harper's Monthly Magazine. Original wrapers-bound removed and missing. Now enclosed in a archival crystal-clear magazine slip.