Synopses & Reviews
Like its predecessor, Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Woodworking-containing Finishing, Sharpening, and Using Woodworking Tools-is a broad, general reference for shop practices and proven know-how. With over 2,400 photographs, it is a complete resource that will appeal to all woodworkers.
Like its predecessor, this 3-book set is a broad general reference for shop practices and proven know-how. With over 2,400 photos and 800 pages, it's a must-have resource that appeals to all woodworkers.
About the Author
Jeff Jewitt is the author of Hand-Applied Finishes
and Great Wood Finishes.
He lives in Cleveland.Andy Rae worked with George Nakashima and Frank Klausz before founding his own woodworking business. He has been awarded a New Jersey Council of the Arts Fellowship for his furniture designs. A former editor of "American Woodworker," Rae currently works in Asheville, North Carolina, making furniture as well as teaching and writing about woodworking.
Lonnie Bird, a professional woodworker specializing in period furniture, runs a woodworking school in Dandridge, Tennessee.
Toolmaker Thomas Lie-Nielsen brings a unique perspective to the subject of sharpening. He started making hand tools in 1981, after working in New York City at tool dealer Garrett Wade. Lie-Nielsen Toolworks now makes several dozen different high-end hand planes and saws, based on traditional designs.
Gary Rogowski is a contributor for Taunton Press titles including Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Woodworking.