Dominic Chinea

Tools A Visual History: The Hardware that Built, Measured and Repaired the World

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ISBN: 9780241561966
Autorius : Dominic Chinea
Leidėjas: DK
Puslapių skaičius: 240
Leidinio kalba: Anglų
Formatas: Kieti viršeliai
Formatas: 233 x 193

A beautifully illustrated celebration of over 150 essential tools.

A tool is an object with endless possibilities. Contained within each item is the chance to create, to inspire, to repair and improve. It's no wonder that scientific studies have shown humans are hardwired to appreciate hardware.

This book is a celebration of both that potential and our reverence, exploring more than 150 incredible tools, their history, their unique appeal and how they are used by creative people to make just about anything. From the workhorses designed to fuel the industrial revolution to the specialist tools that allow highly-skilled artisans to produce ornate creations, this book shines a light on the most interesting tools found in the workshop of expert craftsman Dom Chinea. With each entry accompanied by a stunning illustration, this book will become a trusted reference for all creators and craftspeople.

Turn the page to explore:

- Stunning illustrations throughout by award-winning artist Lee John Philips that highlight the beauty and patina of each tool.
- Each profile explains what the tool used, its history, how to care for it and any additional tips/insight Dom has.

A must-read for makers, tinkerers, fixers and creators, Dom Chinea shares his knowledge and enthusiasm for the history and practical uses of tools.

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