The Scientific American Boy Or, The Camp at Willow Clump Island
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The Scientific American Boy Or, The Camp at Willow Clump Island

By A. Russell (Alexander Russell) Bond
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  • THE SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN BOY
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • THE SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN BOY.
  • CHAPTER I.
    • THE OLD TRUNK.
      • CHRISTMAS VACATION.
      • "BILL'S" SKATE SAIL.
      • WILLOW CLUMP ISLAND.
      • ORGANIZING THE SOCIETY.
    • CHRISTMAS VACATION.
    • "BILL'S" SKATE SAIL.
    • WILLOW CLUMP ISLAND.
    • ORGANIZING THE SOCIETY.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • THE DOUBLE SWEDISH SAIL.
      • THE SINGLE SWEDISH SAIL.
      • THE LANTEEN SAIL.
      • THE DANISH SAIL.
      • BAT'S WINGS.
    • THE SINGLE SWEDISH SAIL.
    • THE LANTEEN SAIL.
    • THE DANISH SAIL.
    • BAT'S WINGS.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • CHAIR SEAT SNOW SHOE.
      • BARREL STAVE SNOW SHOE.
      • BARREL HOOP SNOW SHOE.
      • THE SIOUX SNOW SHOE.
      • THE IROQUOIS SHOE.
      • THE AINU SNOW SHOE.
      • THE NORWEGIAN SKI.
      • THE SWISS SNOW SHOE OR SWAMP SHOE.
    • BARREL STAVE SNOW SHOE.
    • BARREL HOOP SNOW SHOE.
    • THE SIOUX SNOW SHOE.
    • THE IROQUOIS SHOE.
    • THE AINU SNOW SHOE.
    • THE NORWEGIAN SKI.
    • THE SWISS SNOW SHOE OR SWAMP SHOE.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • THE CANVAS TENT.
      • TIE BLOCKS.
      • THE ANNEX.
    • TIE BLOCKS.
    • THE ANNEX.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • TENT FLY.
      • PROVISIONS AND SUPPLIES.
      • CROSSBOW.
      • MEGAPHONE.
      • THE SCOW.
    • PROVISIONS AND SUPPLIES.
    • CROSSBOW.
    • MEGAPHONE.
    • THE SCOW.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • A UNIQUE ALARM CLOCK.
      • THE TRIP TO THE ISLAND.
      • PRELIMINARY EXPLORATION.
      • A RUSTIC TABLE.
      • THE SMALL FILTER.
      • THE BARREL FILTER.
      • THE KLEPALO.
    • THE TRIP TO THE ISLAND.
    • PRELIMINARY EXPLORATION.
    • A RUSTIC TABLE.
    • THE SMALL FILTER.
    • THE BARREL FILTER.
    • THE KLEPALO.
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • THE SURVEYING INSTRUMENT.
      • SPIRIT LEVELS.
      • THE TRIPOD.
      • SURVEYOR'S CHAIN.
      • THE SURVEYOR'S ROD.
      • A SIMPLE METHOD OF SURVEYING.
      • MAPPING THE ISLAND.
    • SPIRIT LEVELS.
    • THE TRIPOD.
    • SURVEYOR'S CHAIN.
    • THE SURVEYOR'S ROD.
    • A SIMPLE METHOD OF SURVEYING.
    • MAPPING THE ISLAND.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • SWIMMING ON A PLANK.
      • SHOOTING THE RAPIDS.
      • RESTORING THE DROWNED.
      • HOW TO WORK OVER A PATIENT ALONE.
    • SHOOTING THE RAPIDS.
    • RESTORING THE DROWNED.
    • HOW TO WORK OVER A PATIENT ALONE.
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • SPAR BRIDGE.
      • THE ROPE RAILWAY.
      • SUSPENSION BRIDGE.
      • PONTOON BRIDGE.
      • THE KING ROD TRUSS.
      • STIFFENING THE BRIDGE.
      • THE KING POST BRIDGE.
    • THE ROPE RAILWAY.
    • SUSPENSION BRIDGE.
    • PONTOON BRIDGE.
    • THE KING ROD TRUSS.
    • STIFFENING THE BRIDGE.
    • THE KING POST BRIDGE.
  • CHAPTER X.
    • UNCLE ED'S DEPARTURE.
      • A VISIT FROM MR. SCHREINER.
      • THE SAILING CANOE.
      • STRETCHING ON THE CANVAS.
      • THE RUDDER.
      • THE DEEP KEEL.
      • CANOE SAILS.
      • LEE BOARDS
      • THE INDIAN PADDLING CANOE.
    • A VISIT FROM MR. SCHREINER.
    • THE SAILING CANOE.
    • STRETCHING ON THE CANVAS.
    • THE RUDDER.
    • THE DEEP KEEL.
    • CANOE SAILS.
    • LEE BOARDS
    • THE INDIAN PADDLING CANOE.
  • CHAPTER XI.
    • THE GRASS HUT.
      • THE GOBLINS' DANCING PLATFORM.
      • DUTCHY TAKES A DARE.
      • A PATH UP THE FISSURE.
      • ROPE LADDERS.
      • THE DERRICK.
      • THE TREE HOUSE.
      • SLIDING DOORS.
    • THE GOBLINS' DANCING PLATFORM.
    • DUTCHY TAKES A DARE.
    • A PATH UP THE FISSURE.
    • ROPE LADDERS.
    • THE DERRICK.
    • THE TREE HOUSE.
    • SLIDING DOORS.
  • CHAPTER XII.
    • A COUNCIL OF WAR.
      • VENGEANCE.
      • A DOUBLE SURPRISE.
      • TRAMP-PROOF BOAT MOORING.
    • VENGEANCE.
    • A DOUBLE SURPRISE.
    • TRAMP-PROOF BOAT MOORING.
  • CHAPTER XIII.
    • WIGWAG SIGNALS.
      • WIGWAGGING AT NIGHT.
      • THE HELIOGRAPH.
      • THE SINGLE MIRROR INSTRUMENT.
      • THE SIGHT ROD.
      • THE SCREEN.
      • FOCUSING THE INSTRUMENT.
      • HELIOGRAPH SIGNALING.
      • THE DOUBLE MIRROR INSTRUMENT.
    • WIGWAGGING AT NIGHT.
    • THE HELIOGRAPH.
    • THE SINGLE MIRROR INSTRUMENT.
    • THE SIGHT ROD.
    • THE SCREEN.
    • FOCUSING THE INSTRUMENT.
    • HELIOGRAPH SIGNALING.
    • THE DOUBLE MIRROR INSTRUMENT.
  • CHAPTER XIV.
    • BREAKING CAMP.
      • THE ICE BOAT.
      • THE SLEDGE.
      • THE TOBOGGAN.
      • THE RENNWOLF.
      • ICE CREEPERS.
    • THE ICE BOAT.
    • THE SLEDGE.
    • THE TOBOGGAN.
    • THE RENNWOLF.
    • ICE CREEPERS.
  • CHAPTER XV.
    • A CAVE-IN.
      • EXCAVATING FOR THE CAVE.
      • COVERING THE CAVE.
      • THE BIG BUG CLUB.
      • MIDNIGHT BANQUETS.
      • THE CLUB PIN.
      • THE COMBINATION LOCK.
    • EXCAVATING FOR THE CAVE.
    • COVERING THE CAVE.
    • THE BIG BUG CLUB.
    • MIDNIGHT BANQUETS.
    • THE CLUB PIN.
    • THE COMBINATION LOCK.
  • CHAPTER XVI.
    • A SAIL IN THE SCOW.
      • OUR CRAFT STRIKES THE ICE.
      • THE SCOOTER SCOW.
      • A SPRIT SAIL.
      • SCOOTER SAILING.
      • A MEETING OF THE SOCIETY.
      • AN INTERVIEW WITH MR. VAN SYCKEL.
      • THE SCOOTER CANOE.
    • OUR CRAFT STRIKES THE ICE.
    • THE SCOOTER SCOW.
    • A SPRIT SAIL.
    • SCOOTER SAILING.
    • A MEETING OF THE SOCIETY.
    • AN INTERVIEW WITH MR. VAN SYCKEL.
    • THE SCOOTER CANOE.
  • CHAPTER XVII.
    • WILLOW CLUMP ISLAND IN WINTER.
      • KINDLING A CAMP FIRE.
      • THE OUTDOOR FIREPLACE.
      • A STONE-PAVED FIREPLACE.
      • A COLD NIGHT IN THE HUT.
      • MOUNTAIN CLIMBING.
      • A POOR SHELTER.
      • A COSTLY CAMP FIRE.
      • A FRIEND IN TIME OF TROUBLE.
    • KINDLING A CAMP FIRE.
    • THE OUTDOOR FIREPLACE.
    • A STONE-PAVED FIREPLACE.
    • A COLD NIGHT IN THE HUT.
    • MOUNTAIN CLIMBING.
    • A POOR SHELTER.
    • A COSTLY CAMP FIRE.
    • A FRIEND IN TIME OF TROUBLE.
  • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • SLEEPING BAGS.
      • BILL'S "MUMMY CASE."
      • THE "A" TENT.
      • A CAMP CHAIR.
      • THE CAMP BED.
      • THE CAMP BED IN A SHOWER.
      • A NIGHTMARE.
      • PACK HARNESS.
      • RIVETING.
    • BILL'S "MUMMY CASE."
    • THE "A" TENT.
    • A CAMP CHAIR.
    • THE CAMP BED.
    • THE CAMP BED IN A SHOWER.
    • A NIGHTMARE.
    • PACK HARNESS.
    • RIVETING.
  • CHAPTER XIX.
    • THE FRAME OF THE YACHT.
      • A SIMPLE TURNBUCKLE.
      • STEPPING THE MAST.
      • MOUNTING THE FRAME ON BICYCLE WHEELS.
      • THE TILLER.
      • A "LEG-OF-MUTTON" SAIL.
      • A SAIL THROUGH THE COUNTRY.
    • A SIMPLE TURNBUCKLE.
    • STEPPING THE MAST.
    • MOUNTING THE FRAME ON BICYCLE WHEELS.
    • THE TILLER.
    • A "LEG-OF-MUTTON" SAIL.
    • A SAIL THROUGH THE COUNTRY.
  • CHAPTER XX.
    • BILL'S CAVE.
      • THE BARREL STAVE HAMMOCK.
      • THE BARREL ARMCHAIR.
      • THE SUMMER TOBOGGAN.
      • TAILLESS KITES.
      • A FIVE-FOOT MALAY KITE.
      • AN EIGHT-FOOT MALAY KITE.
      • THE ELASTIC BELLY BAND.
      • PUTTING THE KITES TO WORK.
      • THE DIAMOND BOX KITE.
    • THE BARREL STAVE HAMMOCK.
    • THE BARREL ARMCHAIR.
    • THE SUMMER TOBOGGAN.
    • TAILLESS KITES.
    • A FIVE-FOOT MALAY KITE.
    • AN EIGHT-FOOT MALAY KITE.
    • THE ELASTIC BELLY BAND.
    • PUTTING THE KITES TO WORK.
    • THE DIAMOND BOX KITE.
  • CHAPTER XXI.
    • THE WATER WHEEL.
      • SURVEYING FOR THE WATER WHEEL.
      • TOWERS FOR THE WATER WHEEL.
      • THE WHEEL.
      • THE BUCKETS.
      • THE PADDLES.
      • THE RECEIVING TROUGH.
      • SETTING UP THE TOWERS.
      • MOUNTING THE WATER WHEEL.
      • COOLING THE FILTER BARREL.
      • THE CANVAS BUCKET.
      • MR. HALLIDAY'S WATER WHEEL.
    • SURVEYING FOR THE WATER WHEEL.
    • TOWERS FOR THE WATER WHEEL.
    • THE WHEEL.
    • THE BUCKETS.
    • THE PADDLES.
    • THE RECEIVING TROUGH.
    • SETTING UP THE TOWERS.
    • MOUNTING THE WATER WHEEL.
    • COOLING THE FILTER BARREL.
    • THE CANVAS BUCKET.
    • MR. HALLIDAY'S WATER WHEEL.
  • CHAPTER XXII.
    • FOUNDATION OF LOG CABIN.
      • A LOGGING EXPEDITION.
      • THE LOG RAFT.
      • THE SAIL-RIGGED RAFT.
      • BUILDING THE LOG CABIN.
      • THE ROOF OF THE LOG CABIN.
      • THE DOOR AND WINDOW FRAMES.
      • THE FIREPLACE.
      • THE PROPER WAY TO BUILD A STONE WALL.
      • THE FLOOR OF THE CABIN.
      • THE DOOR HINGES AND LATCH.
      • THE WINDOW SASH.
      • BUNKS.
      • STOPPING UP THE CHINKS.
    • A LOGGING EXPEDITION.
    • THE LOG RAFT.
    • THE SAIL-RIGGED RAFT.
    • BUILDING THE LOG CABIN.
    • THE ROOF OF THE LOG CABIN.
    • THE DOOR AND WINDOW FRAMES.
    • THE FIREPLACE.
    • THE PROPER WAY TO BUILD A STONE WALL.
    • THE FLOOR OF THE CABIN.
    • THE DOOR HINGES AND LATCH.
    • THE WINDOW SASH.
    • BUNKS.
    • STOPPING UP THE CHINKS.
  • CHAPTER XXIII.
    • DIGGING THE WELL.
      • THE WINDMILL TOWER.
      • THE CRANK SHAFT.
      • THE WIND WHEEL.
      • A SIMPLE BREAK.
      • THE PUMP.
      • THE PUMP VALVES.
      • ACTION OF THE PUMP.
    • THE WINDMILL TOWER.
    • THE CRANK SHAFT.
    • THE WIND WHEEL.
    • A SIMPLE BREAK.
    • THE PUMP.
    • THE PUMP VALVES.
    • ACTION OF THE PUMP.
  • CHAPTER XXIV.
    • THE CAR.
      • THE FLANGED WHEELS.
      • THE CAR AXLES.
      • MOUNTING THE WHEELS.
      • THE RAILWAY TRACK.
      • THE CARPENTER'S MITER BOX.
      • LAYING THE TRACK.
      • THE FIRST RAILWAY ACCIDENT.
      • TESTING THE TRACK.
    • THE FLANGED WHEELS.
    • THE CAR AXLES.
    • MOUNTING THE WHEELS.
    • THE RAILWAY TRACK.
    • THE CARPENTER'S MITER BOX.
    • LAYING THE TRACK.
    • THE FIRST RAILWAY ACCIDENT.
    • TESTING THE TRACK.
  • CHAPTER XXV.
    • FRAMES FOR THE CANTILEVER BRIDGE.
      • ERECTING THE TOWERS.
      • SETTING UP THE FRAMES.
      • BINDING AND ANCHORING THE STRUCTURE.
      • THE CENTER PANELS OF THE BRIDGE.
      • A SERIOUS INTERRUPTION.
      • DISPOSSESSED.
      • FAREWELL TO WILLOW CLUMP ISLAND.
      • REDDY'S CANTILEVER BRIDGE.
    • ERECTING THE TOWERS.
    • SETTING UP THE FRAMES.
    • BINDING AND ANCHORING THE STRUCTURE.
    • THE CENTER PANELS OF THE BRIDGE.
    • A SERIOUS INTERRUPTION.
    • DISPOSSESSED.
    • FAREWELL TO WILLOW CLUMP ISLAND.
    • REDDY'S CANTILEVER BRIDGE.
  • INDEX
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