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Did Monkeys Invent the Monkey Wrench? : Hardware Stores and Hardware Stories
by Vince Staten




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Is the Swiss Army Knife really Swiss? What feats of imagination went into inventing the Vise-Grip, the reciprocating saw, the Weed Eater? In this charming romp through hardware stores and lore, Vince Staten uncovers the secret history of the things that hold a house together--and hold many people in thrall. Illustrations.

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Overview

Is the Swiss Army Knife really Swiss? What feats of imagination went into inventing the Vise-Grip, the reciprocating saw, the Weed Eater? In this charming romp through hardware stores and lore, Vince Staten uncovers the secret history of the things that hold a house together--and hold many people in thrall. Illustrations.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780684832746
  • ISBN-10: 0684832747
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
  • Publish Date: June 1997
  • Page Count: 256
  • Dimensions: 8.56 x 5.5 x 0.59 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.69 pounds


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