Downloads of books on traditional crafts available online

A British website, Countryside Agency Archive, offers free, downloadable books on a number of traditional crafts including blacksmithing, thatching, saddlery, wheel making and furniture design.

From the website:

This page gives details of publications that provide detailed guides for people training in a range of traditional rural crafts. All of the publications listed below are available to download free from this website as PDF documents. Please note that the national crafts training programme is now delivered by Herefordshire College of Technology.

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