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Woodshop tools are a major investment -- so it makes sense to keep them in good running order. This book is a complete reference guide for anyone who owns tools and wants to learn how to assemble, tune, maintain and repair them.
Woodshop tools are a major investment -- and keeping them in good running order is essential. In Care and Repair of Shop Machines, veteran woodworker John White shows you how to assemble, tune, maintain and repair the machines that you count on. Throughout the book, Whites approach is practical, straight-forward, and effective.
White includes chapters on tune-up, the jointer, the table saw, the thickness planer, the drill press, the bandsaw, the router table and the miter saw. This is the first book youll reach for when your machines arent performing, and its the book you need to keep them running at their best.
Care and Repair of Shop Machines gives you:
- complete guidance on assembling, tuning, maintaining and repairing all major shop machines
- low-tech solutions and alternatives to expensive set up tools and jigs
- clear, concise troubleshooting information geared to help you solve common tool problems
- some excellent jigs to improve tool performance
Previously an owner of a cabinetmaking shop and construction business in Vermont, White has been the shop manager for Fine Woodworking magazine since 1997. His text provides tool owners with useful guidelines for operating and maintaining accurate, consistent, and safe woodworking machinery, includi
About the Author
White has been a cabinetmaker for 20 years.