This lavishly illustrated collection gives clear instructions for “how-to-do” everything from properly using and maintaining tools, to designing, drafting and accomplishing projects on every scale (up to and including building, roofing, wiring and burglar-proofing a house!), to becoming an inventor, and following the step by step process required to carry a new idea all the way from first imaginings to working prototype to patent-protected product ready for the marketplace. Combining three vintage Wwi era “How To” guides – Carpentry for Boys, Electricity for Boys, and Practical Mechanics for Boys – How To Do It! brings practical, hands-on woodworking, electrical and mechanical skills, not just to boys, but to adult would-be handymen (and women!) everywhere. With more than 400 pages of approachable instruction, and over 500 original illustrations, J. S. Zerbe’s How To Do It! is the ultimate “How-To” manual for beginning “do-it-yourselfers” of any age.