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A newly updated and revised edtiion of a classic guide to woodworking methods. Every technique involved with chopping, splitting, using the workbench, sawing, hewing, boxing, chiseling, shaping, planing, turning is described in detail. Also included are valuable tips on the role of various tools in the evolution of wood products and the types and characteristics of wood. Illus. in B&W.

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A revised edition of a classic guide to woodworking methods provides valuable information on the evolution of wood products, the types and characteristics of wood, essential tools, and such techniques as planing, splitting, boring, chiseling, and shaping.

About the Author

Alex W. Bealer was an advertising executive in Atlanta, Georgia.  He was a collector of old tools, an expert on old crafts, and a skilled woodworker and blacksmith.  He is the author of The Art of Blacksmithing, Only the Names Remain, The Picture-Skin Story, and The Successful Craftsman.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780785807100
Author:
Bealer, Alex W.
Publisher:
Castle Books
Illustrator:
Bealer, Alex W.
Author:
Bealer, Alex W.
Location:
Edison, N.J. :
Subject:
Technique
Subject:
Woodwork
Subject:
Sale Adult - Crafts / Hobbies
Subject:
Wood-carving
Subject:
Woodwork - General
Subject:
Crafts/Woodworking
Subject:
Woodworking
Subject:
Crafts, crafting, woodwork
Subject:
Carpentry
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series Volume:
22
Publication Date:
20090231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
255
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.25 in 1.25 lb

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