The Essential Guide to Woodworking (Paperback)Chris Simpson (author)
Paperback Published: 01/06/2008
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"The Essential Guide to Woodworking" is the definitive reference book for all woodwork enthusiasts. With informative illustrations and inspiring photography, this book will enable you to furnish your home with a host of exquisite timber pieces. After an introduction to timber, there are also useful pointers as to which type of wood to use for which purpose, as well as advice on buying and storing timber.The 'Design and Construction' section explains designing your own stylish and functional furniture. 'Tools and Techniques' demonstrates what equipment and skills you need, from drilling and finishing to making mortise and tenon or dovetail joints. Containing 29 projects, graded according to difficulty, you can work from simple pieces, such as a trivet, to intermediate projects, including a workbench, and finish with advanced items, such as a dining chair with a curved back. Combining hard-working practical information with stylish, original ideas, this book is one you will want to return to time and time again.
Publisher: Murdoch Books
Dimensions: 280 x 225 mm
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