This acclaimed title answers the question "How do they make that?" with 100 in-depth, illustrated articles covering a wide variety of products such as silver, piano, camera, paper currency and more.
Each entry offers a straightforward, step-by-step description of the manufacturing and assembly process for the product. You'll also find historical information on the product, raw materials used, by-products generated during manufacture, quality control procedures, future applications and sources for more information. Vintage product photographs and sidebars relating historical trivia are provided. A multi-level cumulative index has also been added to aid the user.
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"Whether a junior high school student, an undergraduate, or a layperson, one will find informative and easy-to-read essays. This work is recommended for most reference collections." -- ARBA (American Reference Books Annual) 1999
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