Synopses & Reviews
Woodworkers are always looking for ways to improve their workshops, and this book is exactly what they need to outfit a shop for the first time, or expand their existing shop. Setting Up Shop, Revised takes the practical knowledge and ingenious solutions of the first edition, and combines them with additional photos and drawings to create the most comprehensive workshop book on the market. The second edition includes new photos and also updates on technology especially regarding dust collection, pneumatic tools, and safety. Topics covered include determining the best shop location, shop layout, equipping the shop with tools and accessories, shop safety, and storage. Setting Up Shop, Revised answers the real questions woodworkers have on how to achieve their dream shops, economically and straightforwardly.
A furniture designer and builder presents hundreds of suggestions on building a new workshop or improving a worn-out one. The CD-ROM features layout planning tools, calculators for conversions, tool acquisition schedules, and other valuable features. 200 color photos.
A furniture designer and builder presents hundreds of suggestions on building a new workshop or improving a worn-out one. 200 color photos.
Every woodworker dreams of setting up an ideal workshop, a dream that calls for hundreds of considerations and practical decisions. Professional woodworker Sandor Nagyszalanczy offers expert advice in this book and walks the reader through the steps necessary to outfit a functional shop that suits every need and budget.
About the Author
Sandor Nagyszalanczy of Bonny Doon, California is a professional furniture designer and freelance writer, photographer and consultant. With nearly 25 years of experience building custom furniture, he is a former senior editor of Fine Woodworking magazine and has appeared on The History Channel's "Modern Marvels" and ABC Television's "World News Tonight with Peter Jennings." Sandor has authored and photographed nine books published by the Taunton Press, including: Woodshop Jigs and Fixtures, Fixing and Avoiding Woodworking Mistakes, Woodshop Dust Control, The Wood Sanding Book, The Art of Fine Tools, Setting Up Shop and Power Tools: An Electric Celebration and Grounded Guide, The Homeowner's Ultimate Tool Guide, and Tools Rare and Ingenious.