Synopses & Reviews
REA's Hobbies & Crafts series will instruct and inspire hobbyists from the novice to the expert. These unique "how-to books" provide comprehensive treatment of materials, tools, and techniques. They are the ideal reference for creating beautiful and lasting projects. Each book is divided into two sections.The first section discusses the history of the craft and the essential tools for creating and building the projects. The second section consists of dozens of beginner and advanced projects with fully illustrated designs and plans.The hobbyist will acquire a working knowledge of materials, a higher level of control over work and tools, and an understanding of basic design principles.Woodworking & Cabinetry provides an introduction to woodworking, woodcarving and woodturning, as well as the use of varnishes and lacquers. Designs and plans for over 80 projects are also included.
Designed to instruct and inspire woodworkers from the novice to the expert, this book is a step-by-step guide to essential woodworking skills, techniques, tools, and tips. It takes the reader from the principles of basic design to essential woodworking techniques with a gallery of over 85 completed project plans.
You will aquire a working knowledge of woodworking materials, a higher level of control over your work and tools, and an understanding of basic design principles. It includes a discussion of all the principle hardwoods and softwoods, how to choose and use hand tools, detailed information on every woodworking technique jointing, bonding, fastening, laminating and much more.
For the beginning woodworker or the most experienced hobbyist, this book is of incredible value to all.