The Complete Manual of Woodworking

Author: Albert Jackson
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
ISBN: 9780679766117
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Encompassing all facets of the woodworking craft, this detailed handbook ranges from a history of woodworking, to a discussion of the principles of design, to instruction in tools, materials, and techniques.

Classic Joints with Power Tools

Author: Yeung Chan
Publisher: Lark Books
ISBN: 1579902790
Release Date: 2002
Genre: House & Home

This book provides a fresh approach to forming classic joints using common shop machinery. The table saw, bandsaw, router, Hollow-chisel mortiser, drill press and biscuit jointer, in addition to plenty of shop-made jigs are included to show you how each can form perfect joints.

Encyclopedia of Furniture Making

Author: Ernest Joyce
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 0806971428
Release Date: 2000-03-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

An illustrated reference guide to furniture making, including material characteristics and properties, necessary equipment, techniques, and tips on component construction, veneering, marquetry and inlaying.

The Big Book of Weekend Woodworking

Author: John A. Nelson
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 1579906001
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Every woodworker will want to own this colorful, information-packed, mammoth resource for weekend crafting. It's filled with 150 classic projects, and features an introductory section that walks readers through the various planning stages. It's all covered: selecting the right wood, working with patterns, gluing, and finishing. Novices can effortlessly make simple mirrors, shelves, clocks, and jewelry boxes, while those with slightly more advanced skills can try the small cupboard, blanket chest, or side table. For outdoors, there are whimsical weathervanes, whirligigs, plants stands, and trellises. Some of the sweetest items are just for kids, such as animal pull toys, wheeled cars, puzzles, a winged rocking chair, and vintage-style doll accessories. Every project include finishes or surface decoration options, plus drawings and patterns.

Woodworking for the Serious Beginner

Author: Pamela Philpott-Jones
Publisher: Lyons Press
ISBN: 096439992X
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

The best beginning for the woodworker who wants to advance surely and safely to craft-level skills: photos and drawings teach woodworking as it was taught to Philpott-Jones during her apprenticeship under master carpenter Paul McClure.

Woodwork

Author: DK
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780756670023
Release Date: 2010-04-19
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Whether you want to build your own bed or put a bookshelf together, find out how to tackle your chosen woodwork task with confidence with Woodwork: A Step-by-Step Photographic Guide. Learn how to master the key woodwork techniques, from simple skills to intricate carving, following clear instructions and photographs. Find out how to use hand, power and machine tools and discover the strengths of over 100 different woods. Packed with inspirational and practical craft projects that are easy-to-follow, this is the only book to give you a complete illustrated woodworking course. Perfect for enthusiasts who want to develop their skills and ideal for the beginner, intermediate and advanced woodworkers alike.

Woodworking Basics

Author: Peter Korn
Publisher: Taunton
ISBN: 156158620X
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Based on a two-week course in woodworking fundamentals offered at the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Camden, Maine, this book takes a traditional approach to teaching, with the idea that learning basic skills is essential to craftsmanship. In the process, the book covers all the bases--from working with hand tools to cutting dovetails. Includes two complete projects: a bench and a small cabinet.

Great Book of Woodworking Projects

Author: Randy Johnson
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 1565235045
Release Date: 2011-01
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Shop tested expert advice for woodworkers on how to build 50 attractive and functional woodworking projects for all areas of the house from storage for the kitchen and the outdoors, to furniture and heirlooms. An ideal resource for woodworkers looking for a new project or wanting to spruce up their home, this book has plans for projects that can take a few hours, or up to a weekend to complete.

The Foundations of Better Woodworking

Author: Jeff Miller
Publisher: Popular Woodworking Books
ISBN: 1440321019
Release Date: 2012-11-30
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Woodworking with Mind, Body, and Senses What's the secret to producing beautiful furniture that you and your family will treasure for generations? It starts with the fundamentals--those essential, yet often overlooked principles upon which all of your skills should be based. In The Foundations of Better Woodworking, craftsman, teacher and noted woodworking author Jeff Miller clearly lays out these basic concepts, helping you understand: How proper body position and mechanics improve your ability to cut precise joins, as well as add efficiency and safety. Just what it means to cut a line. How the wood works, so you can avoid such problems as tear out, splitting and warping--whether you use hand tools, machinery or both. How woodworking tools actually cut and work, so you learn to use them more easily, effectively and accurately. Follow the advice in this book and you'll build the foundation for making significant advances as a woodworker. Your time in the shop will be more rewarding, and your results more satisfying.

Woodwork

Author: DK Publishing, Inc
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
ISBN: 0756643066
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Presents a guide to woodworking techniques, essential tools, and types of wood, and offers projects ranging from furniture and custom cabinetry to household items.