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Appropriate Paper-based Technology (APT): A Manual Paperback – 1 Jan 1989

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  • Paperback: 168 pages
  • Publisher: ITDG Publishing; Revised edition edition (1 Jan. 1989)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1853392685
  • ISBN-13: 978-1853392689
  • Product Dimensions: 1.3 x 18.4 x 24.8 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,641,764 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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This is a comprehensive survey of the technologies for making a wide range of products from chess-men to arm chairs, from trays to solar cookers, using paper. It is a revised and updated edition of the Manual of APT published by IRED, Harare, 1989 and 1991 which has reached 60 or more countries. The revised edition includes: additional models and extra pages of colour photographs and special supplements on APT in the Service of disabled people which contain models of furniture and equipment dealing especially with the needs of disabled children, and in particular to help develop their ability to sit, stand, walk and their general mobility (for example rocking and moving around on wheeled equipment).

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