Hew, Screw, and Glue: How Stuff Is Made
by James Innes-Smith (9780810982598)

Hew, Screw, and Glue: How Stuff Is Made
 
James Innes-Smith
Release Date: 01 May 2009
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 127
Category: Curiosities & Wonders
ISBN: 9780810982598
ISBN-10: 0810982595



Did you know:
The sap from the "Hevea brasiliensis "species of tree is transformed into condoms Lipstick was originally made from crushed ants and carmine beetles Some perfumes come from the anal glands of beavers Mussel shells and corn cobs were commonly used as toilet paper Fish bones were once used as toothpaste
"Hew, Screw & Glue "investigates 30 common household items and explores the step-by-step production process from development to packaging to sale. Complete with whimsical illustrations, irreverent anecdotes, a brief history of the product, and lots of fun (and sometimes astonishing) facts, "Hew, Screw & Glue "is the perfect gift for trivia hounds and curious minds by the bestselling authors of "Bad Hair "and "Big Hair."

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