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UNIVERSITY of CALIFORNIA

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LIBRARY



Manual Arts
for Vocational Ends

By Fred D. Crawshaw, B. S., M. E.

Professor of Manual Arts, University of Wisconsin.

Author of "Problems in Furniture Making"

and "Metal Spinnine."




THE MANUAL ARTS PRESS

PEORIA, ILLINOIS






COPYRIGHT 1912.

Fred D. Crawshaw.



Fourth Edition, 1920



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TO MY PARENTS

WHO MADE IT POSSIBLE IN MY YOUTH

FOR ME TO RECEIVE THE KIND OF AN

EDUCATION FOR WHICH THIS

LITTLE BOOK MAKES AN

APPEAL.



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PREFACE.

The agitation of industrial education during the past
$ few years has made all teachers of the manual arts in
elementary and grammar grades, as well as in the high
school, consider the question of the sufficiency of their
subject and the efficiency of their teaching. If the man-
ual arts were first introduced into the public schools
for the purpose of making boys and girls more efficient
, community workers and if, after twenty-five years of
вАҐ* instruction in the manual arts, it is found that boys and
*.\^ girls are st iH unable, when they leave school, to meet
reasonable community demands, then something should be
done to change this condition. Certainly the public
schools should be held responsible for an education which
v will enable the youth of our land to perform a service
*' upon leaving school immediately profitable both to them-
v selves and to the community at large.

If one is to receive a profitable return from a wage-
earning occupation he must prepare particularly to do
A what is required of those engaged in the occupation. A


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