The Stanley Book of Woodworking Tools, Techniques & Projects by Mark Finney

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The Stanley Book of Woodworking Tools, Techniques & Projects by Mark Finney

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Synopsis
This is absolutely the essential hand woodworking book for any beginner--even those who have never before picked up a plane. Published in conjunction with the world's leading tool manufacturer, it provides comprehensive and expert guidance on equipment and key techniques, as well as projects for six pieces of furniture. A wealth of diagrams and color photos show how to use everything from saws, planes, chisels, and hammers to drills, braces, and vices. In-depth instructions cover measuring, cutting and fitting joints, assembling the pieces, gluing them up, and finishing. Choosing both hard and soft woods, creating a layout, and making a workbench, bookcase, child's desk, and more: there's enough here to turn a novice into a skilled craftsperson in no time!

Your essential hand woodworking book - whether you've never picked up a plane before or want to improve on basic skills, The Stanley Book of Woodworking: Tools, Techniques and Projects, is the handbook you need. It explains clearly how to use the mains tools, from saws, planes, chisels and hammers to braces and vices; then explains with step-by-step instructions, diagrams and colour photos all the key techniques, including planing, cutting and fitting joints, assembling and gluing up and finishing. To try out these techniques, the book provides projects to make six pieces of furniture. Illustrated throughout to accompany straight-talking text, the book is arranged as follows: Introduction: How to Use this book - Safety in the Workshop Materials: Softwood - Hardwood - Man-made Boards Tools: Measuring and layout tools - Saws - Planes - Hammers and mallets - Chisels - Hand drills and braces - Screwdrivers - Tools used for holding - Caring for your tools Techniques: Layout - Planing - Cutting and fitting joints - Assembling and gluing up - Finishing Projects: Workbench - Bookcase - Child's desk - Chest - Bedside cabinet - Small table with drawer Published in association with the world's leading hand tool manufacturer Essential guide for any beginner Comprehensive and expert guidance on tools and techniques Projects for six pieces of furniture - from workbench to child's desk

Product Identifiers
ISBN-10 0713490039
ISBN-13 9780713490039

Key Details
Author Mark Finney
Number Of Pages 160 pages
Edition Description Revised
Format Paperback
Publication Date 2006-04-28
Language English
Publisher Pavilion Books

Additional Details
Copyright Date 2006
Illustrated Yes

Dimensions
Weight 22.2 Oz
Height 0.4 In.
Width 9.8 In.
Length 9.8 In.

Target Audience
Group Trade

Classification Method
LC Classification Number TT185

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