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Sharpening woodworking tools is a task many put off until it is necessary. Learn how to embrace the fun and essence of sharpening tools, and why regular attention to sharpening can increase efficiency and improve quality. This book contains techniques for keeping hand tools like saws, chisels, gouges, and planes razor sharp. It also shows how to extend the life of power tools with well-maintained blades and bits.
Book News Annotation:
Illustrated throughout with hundreds of detailed color photographs, this resource for professionals and do-it-yourselfers describes the techniques used in sharpening common woodworking tools. Toolmaker Lie- Nielsen begins with an overview of the uses of basic tools and materials such as grinders and abrasives. In each of the remaining chapters, he provides step-by-step instructions for sharpening particular types of tools (i.e., knives, planes, chisels, drills, handsaws, power tools, etc.). Oversize: 9x11".
Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
This must-have reference covers all types of sharpening equipment and methodsof sharpening hand tools. Includes sharpening power tool blades and bits.
As a toolmaker, Tom Lie-Nielsen brings a special perspective to the subject of sharpening. In this must-have reference, the author covers all types of sharpening equipment and methods of sharpening hand tools. Over 700 color photographs and illustrations are included, along with information on sharpening power tool blades and bits.
About the Author
John Kelsey is a journalist, an editor, and a writer specializing in woodworking and furniture making. He is a former editor in chief of Fine Woodworking magazine, the author of Furniture Projects for the Deck and Lawn and Kid Crafts: Woodworking, and the editorial director for Fox Chapel Publishing.
Table of Contents
*Sharpening and Maintaining Hand Tools
*Sharpening Power Tool Blades and Bits
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