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Cool Tools

A Catalog of Possibilities
(Book - 2013 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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"Cool Tools is a highly curated selection of the best tools available for individuals and small groups. Tools include hand tools, maps, how-to books, vehicles, software, specialized devices, gizmos, websites--and anything useful. Tools are selected and presented in the book if they are the best of kind, the cheapest, or the only thing available that will do the job. This is an oversized book which reviews over 1,500 different tools, explaining why each one is great, and what its benefits are. Indirectly the book illuminates the possibilities contained in such tools and the whole catalog serves an education outside the classroom. The content in this book was derived from ten years of user reviews published at the Cool Tools website, cool-tools.org."--Amazon.com
Title: Cool tools
a catalog of possibilities
Publisher: [United States] :, KK*,, [2013]
Edition: First edition
Characteristics: 472 pages :,color illustrations ;,36 cm
Statement of Responsibility: [edited by] Kevin Kelly
Notes: Includes index
Based on the blog Cool Tools
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Summary: "Cool Tools is a highly curated selection of the best tools available for individuals and small groups. Tools include hand tools, maps, how-to books, vehicles, software, specialized devices, gizmos, websites--and anything useful. Tools are selected and presented in the book if they are the best of kind, the cheapest, or the only thing available that will do the job. This is an oversized book which reviews over 1,500 different tools, explaining why each one is great, and what its benefits are. Indirectly the book illuminates the possibilities contained in such tools and the whole catalog serves an education outside the classroom. The content in this book was derived from ten years of user reviews published at the Cool Tools website, cool-tools.org."--Amazon.com
Additional Contributors: Kelly, Kevin - 1952-
ISBN: 9781940689005
1940689007
Branch Call Number: 621.9 C7741 2013
Distributor: [United States] :, Distributed in the United States by Publishers Group West,, [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
Subject Headings: Appropriate technology Catalogs Handicraft Equipment and supplies Catalogs Manufactures Catalogs Implements, utensils, etc. Catalogs
Topical Term: Appropriate technology
Handicraft
Manufactures
Implements, utensils, etc
LCCN: 2013916271
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This book reviews over 1,500 different tools, explaining why each one is great, and what its benefits are. Indirectly the book illuminates the possibilities contained in such tools and the whole catalog serves an education outside the classroom.


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Aug 22, 2014
  • gillythebetter rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A large book, be prepared if you put it on hold. Also set aside some time, because you'll THINK you can just look at it for a few minutes, and then an hour's gone by. Something for everyone. Really fun and extremely useful. Totally unique. It reviews books too, so now I've put more books on hold from the library...

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