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You wanted more, now you've got it! In response to reader requests, Ken Horner, author of the best-selling Woodworkers' essential Facts, Formulas and Short-Cuts, Picking up where the first book left off, this all-new volume contains 23 chapters of easy-to-understand information on solving a variety or everyday workshop problems. The clear explanations, which feature both mechanical and no-math rules-of-thumb methods, are accompanied by 290 detailed illustrations and handy reference tables. Among the many solutions to tricky problems, you will find: How to make sure your wood or joinery is strong enough How to prevent sagging the secrets of reverse turning, segmented turning and spiral twists How to determine column strength the ins and outs of marquetry, inlay and intarsia How to prevent tools from rusting Addressing key woodshop problems and solutions, this volume is an indispensible reference for woodworkers of all skill levels.

Synopsis:

Enjoy workshop success without being troubled by difficult mathematical setbacks. Get the answers to all of your perplexing woodworking questions in this handy workshop reference tool.

Synopsis:

This essential woodworking reference provides jargon-free explanations of the behavior of wood, allowing craftspeople to enjoy workshop success without being troubled by difficult mathematical setbacks. Providing detailed solutions to workshop equations, chapters address popular issues such as dyeing wood, rust removal, moisture protection, shaping with patterns and templates, and inlay intarsia. Math-free solutions coupled with explanatory notes on the science of wood make this handbook an essential addition to any workshop.

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.

Table of Contents

Dedication...5 Author's Preface...8 Acknowledgements...9 1. Wood Basics...11 2. Drying Wood...24 3. Wood Movement...42 4. Building with Wood Movement...56 5. Wood Strength...72 6. Moisture Protection...85 7. Post-and-Rung Joints...93 8. Column Strength and entasis...100 9. Marquetry, Inlay and Intarsia...119 10. Twists and Spirals...136 11. Mechanics - Simple and Complex...152 12. Rust - Cause and Prevention...171

Product Details

ISBN:
9781892836212
Publisher:
Fox Chapel Publishing
Subject:
Reference
Author:
Horner, Ken
Subject:
Woodwork
Subject:
Woodworking tools
Subject:
Woodwork - General
Subject:
Crafts/Woodworking
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20060531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
343
Dimensions:
9.88x8.30x.86 in. 1.80 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Enjoy workshop success without being troubled by difficult mathematical setbacks. Get the answers to all of your perplexing woodworking questions in this handy workshop reference tool.
"Synopsis" by , This essential woodworking reference provides jargon-free explanations of the behavior of wood, allowing craftspeople to enjoy workshop success without being troubled by difficult mathematical setbacks. Providing detailed solutions to workshop equations, chapters address popular issues such as dyeing wood, rust removal, moisture protection, shaping with patterns and templates, and inlay intarsia. Math-free solutions coupled with explanatory notes on the science of wood make this handbook an essential addition to any workshop.
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