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Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Woodworking (Complete Illustrated Guides)by Lonnie Bird
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Introducing a new woodworking series in the tradition of Tage Frid...a series filled with essential information required by woodworkers today. For the first time ever, all the techniques and processes necessary to craft beautiful things from wood have been compiled into three comprehensive volumes: The Complete Illustrated Guides. Highly visual and written by woodworking\'s finest craftsmen, these three titles — Furniture and Cabinet Construction, Shaping Wood, and Joinery — will establish a new standard for shop reference books.'
The Complete Illustrated Guide to Furniture and Cabinet Construction is the ultimate reference work — a graphic, step-by-step presentation of basic furniture-construction techniques. Expert woodworker Andy Rae brings organization, enthusiasm, and more than 20 years\' experience to this essential book. Readers will acquire a working knowledge of woodworking materials, a higher level of control over their work and tools, and an understanding of basic design principles.
This must-have reference covers all types of sharpening equipment and methodsof sharpening hand tools. Includes sharpening power tool blades and bits.
Expert woodworker Andy Rae brings his enthusiasm to this ultimate reference--a graphic, step-by-step presentation of basic furniture construction techniques. 847 color photos. 127 drawings.
Like its predecessor, Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Woodworking-containing Finishing, Sharpening, and Using Woodworking Tools-is a broad, general reference for shop practices and proven know-how. With over 2,400 photographs, it is a complete resource that will appeal to all woodworkers.
Now in paperback, this step-by-step shop reference, culled from the first six volumes of Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guides, covers all of the fundamental techniques every woodworker needs to know. Organized for quick access, this book makes it easy to find the information you are looking for. Over 1,200 photos and drawings illustrate how to accomplish essential woodworking tasks from setting up a shop to finishing. This book helps woodworkers of all levels choose the right method and tools to bring great results, pleasure, and satisfaction to working with wood.
About the Author
Lonnie Bird, a professional woodworker specializing in period furniture, runs a woodworking school in Dandridge, Tennessee. Jeff Jewitt is a professional finisher and refinisher in Cleveland, Ohio, and a contributing editor to Fine Woodworking. Thomas Lie-Nielsen is the founder and owner of Lie-Nielsen Toolworks which manufactures high quality hand tools. Andy Rae, from Asheville, North Carolina, is a professional woodworker who writes frequently for woodworking magazines and teaches woodworking. Gary Rogowski, a contributing editor to Fine Woodworking, operates his own school, the Northwest Furniture Studio, in Portland, Oregon.
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