Sturt, George The Wheelwright's Shop

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‘The Wheelwright’s Shop’ was written by George Sturt (better known as George Bourne). This book contains passages selected and edited by A.F. Collins, who was an inspector of Handicraft and Science at Birmingham Educational Authority – as well as several black and white photographs illustrating the text. George Sturt (1863 - 1927) was an English writer on rural crafts and countryside affairs, who lived in the village of Farnham, Surrey all his life. He took over his father’s ‘Wheelwright Shop’ upon the formers’ death, and wrote many texts whilst simultaneously keeping up the business. This work contains chapters on buying, carting and converting timber, as well as ‘wheel-stuff’, ‘hand-work’, ‘wagons’ and ‘learning the trade.’ ‘iron-work and jobbing’ as well as the work of the Smith; ‘putting on’ and ‘boxing on’ are also included. It is essential reading for all those interested in rural crafts and the specifics of wood, iron and metal work.

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' ... a classic ... Mr Sturt's masterpiece. A delightfully urbane and informing book, full of valuable material for the social historian and a sheer pleasure to read.' New Statesman

'It shows in the author a combination of the gifts of a handicraftsman, the actual maker of things, with the powers of a writer, in a way not common in English literature.' The Times Literary Supplement

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George Sturt's frank and moving account of his trade as a wheelwright in the late nineteenth century offers a unique glimpse into the working lives of craftsmen in a world since banished by technology.

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