Synopses & Reviews
Furniture Making A Foundation Course Much like a traditional apprenticeship, this comprehensive and jargon-free guide presents all you need to learn the craft of furniture making. With professional woodworker John Bullar as your instructor, you'll master every step, including properly choosing and storing wood, using and maintaining hand tools, and creating precision joints. You'll also receive an introduction to lamination and veering and a look at basic machinery. Ten attractive practice projects - starting with a simple oak stool and progressing to a more challenging veneered table - will bring together all of the techniques you've learned. So, whether you're a beginner, a student, or simply looking to brush up on your woodworking skills, this foundation course will develop your talents and is an asset in any workshop. Furniture Making includes these other great projects: * Cabinet * Bookcase * Bedside Tables * Bed * Wardrobe * Coopered Box * Curved "Demilune" Table * Set of Dining Chairs John Bullar designs and makes custom furniture. A contributor to many woodworking magazines, John's clear and concise approach makes his work extremely popular with wood workers learning the craft of furniture making.
Similar to a college course, this jargon-free guide presents everything the beginner needs to start building beautiful furniture. Step-by-step instructions teach novice crafters the fundamentals of choosing timber, using hand and power tools, creating precision joints, and shaping work with laminate and veneers. Ten practice projects put learned skills to the test-beginning with a simple oak stool and progressing to more challenging work, like a set of dining room chairs. Color photos leave nothing to the imagination and clear writing makes even the most complex techniques easy to understand.
Wouldn't it be nice if you could take a college course in furniture making, without having to pay university prices? Now you can - similar to a college course, this jargon-free guide presents everything you would learn from those furniture design schools to build fine, beautiful furniture.
About the Author
John Bullar is a designer and builder of traditional and contemporary bespoke furniture and a contributor to Furniture and Cabinetmaking magazine.