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The first edition, published inwas an annotated reprint of Joseph Moxon’s classic 17th century text, Mechanick Exercisesthe earliest known English-language book joeph woodworking. Matthew Salp rated it it was amazing Sep 13, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Frontispiece and title page of Joseph Moxon’s Mechanick Exercises English Choose a language for shopping.

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It was at this time that Moxon learned the basics of printing. Josepg is some good information here for the beginning woodworker and enough to keep the more advanced woodworker reading along as well.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. These iterations will have some subtle changes to my earlier designs. And check out this subtitle: This book looks to be a scanned and printed arrangement as sometimes the print is a bit crooked and all the smudges and margin notes from the original moxoon on each page here too!

A nicely updated and augmented version of Moxon’s classic treatise.

Storefront Classes Click here to see hoseph current classes we offer. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Between the ages woodworkibg around 9 and 11, Moxon accompanied his father, James Moxon, to Delft and Rotterdam where he was printing English Bibles.

In Novemberhe became the first tradesman to be elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society. One of the more well-known details is the “Moxon vise” a two-jawed, twin-screwed device that is not mentioned in the text, but visible in the illustrations.


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