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Hew, Screw, and Glue: How Stuff Is Made

Hew, Screw, and Glue: How Stuff Is Made

$12.69 USD

Did you know:
  • The sap from the Hevea brasiliensis species of tree is transformed into condoms
  • Lipstick was originally made from crushed ants and carmine beetles
  • Some perfumes come from the anal glands of beavers
  • Mussel shells and corn cobs were commonly used as toilet paper
  • Fish bones were once used as toothpaste 
    Hew, Screw & Glue investigates 30 common household items and explores the step-by-step production process from development to packaging to sale. Complete with whimsical illustrations, irreverent anecdotes, a brief history of the product, and lots of fun (and sometimes astonishing) facts, Hew, Screw & Glue is the perfect gift for trivia hounds and curious minds by the bestselling authors of Bad Hair and Big Hair.

By: James Innes-Smith


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