The Encyclopedia of Woodworking Techniques is the essential reference guide for the home woodworker or carpenter. Those who have discovered the magic of working with wood will appreciate the practical and informative advice compiled in this fully illustrated and comprehensive volume. Clear photography and step by step instructions enable the reader to tackle everything from basic joints to advanced finishes with confidence. Expert tips and tricks of the trade give the inside track on choosing and working with hand and power tools. This book includes sections on wood types, tools and equipment, basic techniques, making joints, wood finishes, furniture repair and fixing errors. The encyclopedia begins with a look at the properties of common woodworking timbers together with advice on buying tools and setting up a workshop. This is followed by a section on basic techniques, sawing, planing, drilling, and sanding, and a look at essential woodworking joints and their uses. The fourth section examines a range of traditional wood finishes, from staining in French polishing and varnishing.The second half of the encyclopedia builds on skills and techniques outlined in the first half of the book and includes descriptions of advanced techniques such as veneering, bending and shaping wood, and turning.This book includes sections on wood types, tools and equipment, basic techniques, making joints, wood finishes, furniture repair and fixing errors.
|Title||:||The Encyclopedia of Woodworking Techniques|
|Publisher||:||Chartwell Books - 2012-08-01|