This antiquarian text contains a introductory guide to woodworking on the farm, with information on trees and lumber, tools, sawing, framing, and various other aspects of farm carpentry. Complete with simple step-by step instructions, helpful tips, and a plethora of detailed diagrams and illustrations, this book constitutes the perfect guide for amateur woodworkers with an interest in farm work. It will make for a worthy addition to any collection of such literature. Although old, the information contained herein is timeless, and will be of as much use to modern readers, as it was when first published. The chapters of this book include: Logging, Milling, Tree Growth, Seasoning, Measurements and Calculations, Rip-Sawing, Gauging for Width, Making Fan Strips, Boring Holes, Sawing Ends, Ripping Off One-Half-Inch Strip, Ripping Tapered Edges, Ripping for Fan Strip... and more. We are proud to republish this vintage book, now complete with a new introduction on woodworking.