Basket Work of all Kinds - With Numerous Engravings and Diagrams (Paperback)
"Basket Work of all Kinds" is a 1912 work by Australian engineer Paul N. Hasluck. Within this book, Hasluck offers simple instructions and expert tips on making a range of beautiful and practical baskets. With simple diagrams and clear explanations, this volume is suitable for anyone with an interest in the handicrafts and basket weaving in particular. Paul Nooncree Hasluck (1854 - 1916) was an Australian engineer and editor. He was a master of technical writing and father of the 'do-it-yourself' book, producing many books on subjects including engineering, handicrafts, woodwork, and more. Other notable works by this author include: "Treatise on the Tools Employed in the Art of Turning" (1881), "The Wrath-Jobber's Handy Book" (1887), and "Screw-Threads and Methods of Producing Them" (1887). Contents include: "Tools and Materials", "Simple Baskets", "Grocer's Square Baskets", "Round Baskets", "Flat Fruit Baskets", "Oval Baskets", "Wicker Baskets", "Doctors and Chemists Baskets", "Fancy Baskets", "Sussex Trug Baskets", "Miscellaneous Baskets", etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.