Subtitled, 1001 Labor-Saving Devices for Farm, Garden, Dairy, and Workshop, this extensive book, originally published in 1897, is full of practical innovative ideas from an era when farmers had to make things themselves or do without. The illustrated book covering a wide range of topics such as gate construction, self-closing doors, portable fences, wire fence tightener, poultry nesting boxes, feeding cribs and a pitchfork holder. Especially for do-it-yourselfers, this book has ideas to help on every part of the farm. Copyright 2007, softcover, 640 pages. Historical reprint.