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In this indispensable new guide to the basic principles of furniture making David Charlesworth reinforces his status as a dedicated commentator and teacher of the craft. This book is an ideal workshop accessory, with easy to follow instruction on the use of hand tools and how to build confidence and creativity with new, or maybe just rusty, techniques. Designed to encourage the complete beginner and challenge the student or keen amateur, all woodworkers will glean inspiration from the sound knowledge and advice within these pages. The book is suitable for all levels and abilities and includes tips & techniques on how to get the best from hand tools.

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Woodworkers dont live by power tools alone! With a focus on traditional and modern hand tools, acclaimed craftsman David Charlesworth presents an indispensable guide for all levels and abilities. Lively writing and more than 300 photographs show how to select and use equipment such as chisels, planes and peen hammers to make high-quality furniture. Covering everything from plans for making a spokeshave adjustor to age-old dovetailing techniques and ways to keep tools in top shape, this is the ideal workshop accessory. Theres also instruction on finishing techniques, and lots of inspiration and encouragement.

About the Author

David Charlesworth is a well-known craftsman with 30 years of experience in the furniture industry, whose work has been published extensively in the UK and USA. He has contributed to GMCs Furniture & Cabinet Making Magazine since the first issue, and has two previous books with GMC Publications: David Charlesworth's Furniture-Making Techniques - Volume 1 (

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ISBN:
9781861084330
Author:
Charlesworth, David
Publisher:
GMC Publications
Author:
Keith
Subject:
Furniture
Subject:
Woodworking
Subject:
Woodwork
Subject:
Woodwork - Furniture/Cabinetry
Subject:
Woodworking tools
Subject:
Crafts/Woodworking
Subject:
REFERENCE - WEDDING/ETIQ TRD HC
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Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20060931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
11.5 x 8.25 in

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Woodworkers dont live by power tools alone! With a focus on traditional and modern hand tools, acclaimed craftsman David Charlesworth presents an indispensable guide for all levels and abilities. Lively writing and more than 300 photographs show how to select and use equipment such as chisels, planes and peen hammers to make high-quality furniture. Covering everything from plans for making a spokeshave adjustor to age-old dovetailing techniques and ways to keep tools in top shape, this is the ideal workshop accessory. Theres also instruction on finishing techniques, and lots of inspiration and encouragement.
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