National Geographic : 1926 Jun
REVEALS THE BEAUTY OF cmerican umwood FORTUNATE is the home possessing pan cling and other woodworkfabricated from this beautiful and distinctive hardwood. An elusive warmth of tone in the natural red dish-brown coloration suffuses itself through any finish applied. The effect is very delicate, further emphasized by a satin-like sheen peculiar to this wood. Figured gumwood, ranging from highly ornate to unobtrusive ribbon-like patterns, may be used with plainer panels to provide a rich decorative effect. No cabinet wood offers more interesting possibilities. What are known as the sap gum grades are ideal for built-in household conveniences, such as breakfast nooks, service cabinets, cozy corners, etc., where dark brown, gray, ivory, or enamel finishes are desired. Color finishes This twenty-four page illustrated booklet covers the accepted use ofgumwood in furniture. It contains full page color plates suggesting the decorative possibili ties of this wonderful wood for paneling and interior woodwork. Free on request. IMail coupon today for this book ',' GUMWOOD SERVICE BUREAU OF THE HARD lim WOOD MFRS. INSTITUTE Bank of Commerce Bldg., Memphis, Tenn. Please send me your free booklet "Beautiful American Gumwood." Name ...-----..-.. -- -.. ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---. . . -- Address Have you Seen thei EICRICIAWN MIOWJR? gHE latest electrical labor saving development. Does away with the drudgery of pushing the lawn mower. As easy to operate as a vacuum cleaner. Propels itself and mows as it goes. All the operator has to do is steer it. Simple-clean--quiet. Con nects to any garage or house light socket (on either direct or alternating current) and uses about the same amount of current as an electric iron. Carries 150 feet of cable (allowing a 300 foot cutting radius) on a friction reel, which takes up and pays out auto nxatically, thus keeping the cable tight and out of the way of the machine and the operator. Cuts a 21 inch swath-1/4 of an acre an hour. Mower by Cold well-Motor by General Electric. Timken tapered roller bearings and cut steel gears run in oil. See it in action today, at your hardware dealer's. Send for detailed information and literature on the Coldwell Electric Lawn Mower. COLDWELL DEPENDABLE LAWN COWERS Hand • Horse - Gasoline • Electric COLDWELL LAWN MOWER CO., NEWIBURGH, N. Y.