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Title:
The toaster project : or A heroic attempt to build a simple electric appliance from scratch
Author:
Thwaites, Thomas, 1980-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Princeton Architectural Press, [2011]

©2011
Physical Description:
191 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 20 cm
Summary:
The story of the author's nine-month-long journey to build a toaster from scratch--from his local appliance store to remote mines in the UK to his mother's backyard, where he creates a crude foundry--aims to help the reader reflect on the costs and perils of our cheap consumer culture.
Language:
English
Contents:
Deconstruction -- Steel -- Mica -- Plastic -- Copper -- Nickel -- Construction.
ISBN:
9781568989976
Format :
Book