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Woodworkers' Essential Facts, Formulas & Short-Cuts: Figure It Out, with or Without Math

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How high is a dining table or a coffee table? How do you draw the ellipse for a butler's tray? What is the Golden Mean and how can a woodworker use it? How to evenly space the balusters in a railing? How do you saw perfect miter and bevel angles? How much load can a shelf carry before it sags or breaks? Every day, every woodworker has to scratch his head over questions like these. Every workshop operation requires knowing some kind of measurement, formula, fact, or calculation. Workshop problems usually can be solved with mathematics, but as this interesting book shows, there's often a no-math solution too. In most situations, the savvy craftsman can get the answers either with math or by applying common-sense rules of thumb. This handbook presents both approaches so readers can choose what works best in their particular situation. With this handbook on the bench, readers will enjoy success in the workshop whether or not they are comfortable with mathematics. Hundreds of illustrations guide readers through the solutions to everyday workshop problems. Straightforward writing and a simplified approach to calculations lead readers step-by-step to the answers they need. Dozens of useful tables put essential reference information into this single, easy-to-follow resource. This practical handbook, packed full of facts, formulas and shortcuts, is essential for woodworkers of all skill levels.

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How big is it? Will it fit? What's the miter angle? How do I lay it out? Nearly every woodworking operation requires a fact, a calculation, or a resonably close estimate. Woodworkers' Essential shows the savvy craftsman how to solve workshop problems by using math, or by following a simple rule of thumb. With this fact-packed handbook on the bench, woodworkers can enjoy workshop success even if they are not comfortable making calculations. -321 careful illustrations -dozens of useful tables -clear writing -no-math rules of thumb -step-by-step examples -for woodworkers of all skill levels

Synopsis:

Provides more jargon-free answers to the most baffling woodworking equations and questions. Enjoy woodworking without the head-scratching questions and mathematical setbacks.! This best-seller provides practical solutions to countless workshop issues. With a straight-forward approach and hundreds of clear illustrations, useful tables, and a myriad of facts, formulas and shortcuts, this handy reference is a must-have for any woodworker.

About the Author

Ken Horner is a retired organic chemist and computer consultant who resides in Sunnyvale, California, deep in the heart of the Silicon Valley. A veteran woodworker, he is a member of the South Bay Woodworkers Association.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781892836151
Author:
Horner, Ken
Publisher:
Fox Chapel Publishing
Location:
Bethel, CT
Subject:
Woodwork
Subject:
Woodwork - General
Subject:
Crafts/Woodworking
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Woodworker's Essentials and More
Series Volume:
no. 1739S
Publication Date:
20030431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
311
Dimensions:
10.16 x 8.06 x 1 in 1.54 lb

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"Synopsis" by , How big is it? Will it fit? What's the miter angle? How do I lay it out? Nearly every woodworking operation requires a fact, a calculation, or a resonably close estimate. Woodworkers' Essential shows the savvy craftsman how to solve workshop problems by using math, or by following a simple rule of thumb. With this fact-packed handbook on the bench, woodworkers can enjoy workshop success even if they are not comfortable making calculations. -321 careful illustrations -dozens of useful tables -clear writing -no-math rules of thumb -step-by-step examples -for woodworkers of all skill levels
"Synopsis" by , Provides more jargon-free answers to the most baffling woodworking equations and questions. Enjoy woodworking without the head-scratching questions and mathematical setbacks.! This best-seller provides practical solutions to countless workshop issues. With a straight-forward approach and hundreds of clear illustrations, useful tables, and a myriad of facts, formulas and shortcuts, this handy reference is a must-have for any woodworker.
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