Peaceful Creek

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The Best Books......Hard To Find Collectibles......and other Wares!

Do you love horse drawn carriages want to get ideas about building, painting and carriage hardware?
Unfortunately, when carriage factories closed their doors; and when the more than 40 carriage trade associations disbanded; when the technical schools for the craft ceased to exist; their literature was dispersed, destroyed, and forgotten.
For all practical purposes, the manufacture of carriages is a vanished craft.

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Within these books you will learn the most practical ways to build carriages...........Complete knowledge on carriage painting..........and have many book and catalog sources with pictures for research on carriage styles, wheel types, kinds of hardware and many other Horse Drawn items.
If you are undertaking a restoration project or even building your own carriage you will get many ideas and specific instruction on the complete process.
*Preparation of the design and pattern layout
*Materials used in Coach Building
*Building under-carriage parts like perches and brakes
*Making wheels.......Axles......Springs......Wheel Plates and Fore-Carriages
*General aspects of the Iron and Metal Work
*How to info on Ornamental Painting.........Striping........Varnishing........and other ornamental work
*Learn lining and trimming
*Learn the best ways to maintain and keep your carriage sound
You will learn how the master builders made their carriages.......from the mechanical parts to the ornamentals!
Also within the many vintage catalogs included in this collection you will have many sources for ideas on Carriage styles.......types of hardware and trimmings...........tack ideas and much more.
The books in this set on CD include:
*Coach Building.....James Burgess
Full information of the various processes involved in building, with hints on the proper keeping of carriages, 57 illustrations, 252 pages
*Carriage Painting......F. Maire
A series of practical information on the painting of carriages including full instructions for Striping......Lettering......Scrolling......Ornamental Work......Varnishing......Ornaments......Applying Gold Leaf and more, 168 pages
*Carriage Trimmings......Catalog, James Bailey Company
175 pages of vintage carriage trimmings and gear, 1909
*New Haven Wheel Company......Details of wheels and axles from the time period
*E.A. Richmond Carriage Company Brochure.......Carriages, Sleighs, and Harness
*Light Vans and Business Carts......60 pages of examples
*Moyer Carriage Catalog......Designer and Builder of Fine Grade Carriages, 1909 contains over 100 pages of fine examples of carriages. Very nice catalog.
*Watertown Carriage Co......Carriage Builders, 1909, Another fine catalog showing over 80 carriage diagrams from the time period.
*Coach and Wagon Directory
Over 700 pages of wagon makers, trade resources and manufacturers from 1903. If you want to know who was in the business in your area this is your resource.
*Ohio Carriage Mfg. Co.......Split Hickory Vehicles, 1912. Most predominate manufacturer in Ohio. Extensive 170+ page catalog. Very nice material.
*Added Bonus Book
I'm including my copy of Elementary Forge Practice, 154 pages........Beginners blacksmithing book that will come in handy for anyone looking to build carriages.

So all together in this collection on CD you will get:
* 10 Vintage Horse Drawn Carriage books on CD
* Bonus Elementary Blacksmithing book on same CD
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Use this material and enjoy it! If you are unhappy with it for whatever reason just return it within the next 365 days (a year) and I will refund your money 100%.

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The attractive "Gift Quality" CD set looks like this:

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