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320                          IDEAL HOME LIFE
A Weather House
An interesting thing for a boy to make is found in Figure 28. This is a weather house, and will help to show the boy whether he is to play out of doors or work at his bench that day.
The piece of catgut, which holds up the figures, absorbs moisture from the air and untwists, thus causing the man to come out. When the air becomes dry, the string twists more tightly, and the woman comes out. The weather house should be put out of doors, but not exposed to rain or sun.
The drawing has on it all the necessary dimensions for
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