A comprehensive step-by-step course in working with wood
Wood is one of the oldest known natural resources and its universal appeal remains timeless. As every woodworker will testify, to work with this material is to understand its subtlety and to appreciate its amazing versatility. This comprehensive practical book demonstrates the basic techniques of woodworking, providing the foundation on which to build your skills and knowledge. It begins with an introduction to timber and a guide to tools. Essential advice on getting started is given, as well as in-depth guides to fixings and fastening, joints, and advanced woodworking techniques. There are also 20 step-by-step projects from basic tasks, such as a wine rack, picture frame or bookshelf, to complex ventures for experts, such as a bedside cabinet, butcher
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