1. Origins; 2. Timber; 3. General work; 4. Wheels; 5. Tyring; 6. Smithing and sundries; 7. The old order changing; Notes; Glossary; Index.
' ... a classic ... Mr Sturt's masterpiece. A delightfully urbane and informing book, full of valuable material for the social historian and a sheer pleasure to read.' New Statesman 'It shows in the author a combination of the gifts of a handicraftsman, the actual maker of things, with the powers of a writer, in a way not common in English literature.' The Times Literary Supplement