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Colonial America (1492-1776)
Colonial Woodworkers

Colonial America (1492-1776)
Colonial America (1492-1776)

Colonial Woodworkers
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     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 5 to 7
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   7.77

     challenging words:    cabinetmaker, drawknife, hand-operated, harpsichord, inshave, lathe, poplar, sawyers, scorp, vises, heated, provided, colonial, locust, spokes, woodworkers

Colonial Woodworkers
By Sharon Fabian

1     Take a walk through your neighborhood, and you may see houses made of brick, wood, stone, vinyl siding, and other materials. In colonial days, houses were mostly made of wood.
2     Today we have furniture made of wood, metal, plastic, and other materials. The colonists had furniture made almost entirely of wood.
3     We use containers made of plastic, glass, metal, cardboard, and other materials. Many of the containers used by the colonists were made of wood.
4     Most of our vehicles have tires made of rubber over metal wheels. The colonists' vehicles had wheels made of wood.

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