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Wool Away: The Art and Technique of Shearing

By: Bowen, Godfrey

Price: $45.00  $36.00

Publisher: N Y, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co.: 1974

Seller ID: 129686

ISBN: 0442209649

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 192 pages. Many b&w photos and illustrations. The main topics are quality of work, style, blades v. machines, the sheepowner's responsibilities, the shearer's diet and clothing (ladies can make adaptions), runs (working periods), shearing the sheep, dealing with difficult sheep, crutching, the shearer's gear, grinders, sharpening cutters and combs, hand-pieces, work in the shed, care and repair of shearing machines, shearing competitions, safety in the woolshed, and the design of woolshed... View more info