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Working in wood by Ernest Scott

Working in wood

by Ernest Scott

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0399125507, Hardcover)

Here is an illustrated guide to tools, materials, techniques, and planning-with six specially designed projects for beginners.

Whether you want to know how to execute a perfect tongued and grooved joint or how to maintain your tenon saw in top condition, Working in Wood: an Introduction provides all the practical advice and step-by-step instructions you will need.

A beautifully illustrated fact-filled work of reference, Working in Wood covers materials, hand and power tools, design and planning, methods and techniques, and fixtures and fittings. Learn how to acquire the skills of a professional and then put them into practice on six specially designed, easy-to-follow carpentry projects that specifically implement the techniques and methods detailed in the book.

Learn how to use and look after hand and power tools, the proper way to use a handsaw and chisel, the best way to use a router or jigsaw, and more. The book also contains sections on woodturning, hinges, carving, types of wood, and much more, including a thorough glossary of terms and a handy index.

All in all, Working in Wood is the most comprehensive and authoritative illustrated book to explain everything today's woodworker needs to know about woods and woodworking.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:17:27 -0400)

Covers all aspects of woodworking from fundamental carpentry to advanced furniture building techniques, with more than two thousand illustrations and scores of easy-to-understand exploding diagrams highlighting construction details.

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