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.

Understanding Wood

Author: R. Bruce Hoadley
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1561583588
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

The twenty-fifth anniversary edition of this craftsman's classic instructs readers in the art of cutting, seasoning, machining, joining, and bending wood.

The Handbuilt Home

Author: Ana White
Publisher: Potter Craft
ISBN: 9780307587336
Release Date: 2012-10-09
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

Create a Beautiful, Modern Home with One-of-a-Kind DIY Furniture Beds, organizers, Adirondack chairs, a play table, and more! It's easy to build inexpensive, quality furnishings with this indispensible collection of woodworking projects from Ana White, the popular blogger who has inspired millions of homemakers with her stylish furniture plans and DIY spirit. As a young mom on a tight budget, Ana learned to make her own well-designed pieces inspired by the styles in her favorite stores—saving thousands of dollars in the process. Now, in this reference for woodworkers of all skill levels, Ana shares everything she has learned along the way. Inside The Handbuilt Home you'll find: • Plans for 34 versatile furniture projects for every room in your house—from beginner-friendly home accessories to sturdy tables, a media center, kids’ items, and storage solutions • Comprehensive information on using off-the-shelf lumber and basic equipment—almost every project can be made with a drill, a saw, and some hand tools • Easy-to-follow instructions, costs, and time estimates to guide even the most amateur of carpenters through any project You don’t need to be physically tough or superstrong to make your own furniture, and it’s okay if you don’t know that a 2x4 doesn’t actually measure 2 by 4 inches. All you need is the determination to create a better home for yourself or your family and the confidence to say, “I can build that.” Also available as an eBook

Collins Complete Woodworker s Manual

Author: Albert Jackson
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: UOM:39015065054408
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Cabinetwork

A completely revised, redesigned and updated edition of the definitive and bestselling woodworker's bible. Authoritative, superbly crafted and easy to use, Collins Complete Woodworker's Manual is the UK bestseller and the one book every woodworker needs. This revised edition has been extensively rewritten and contains new photographs and illustrations. It includes new products and techniques developed since the last edition. Every stage in crafting furniture and other decorative pieces are fully explained starting with the basics; the nature of wood, the tools required and setting up a workshop. The book then examines the principles of three-dimensional design from inspiration to construction. Step-by-step illustrations demonstrate how to make every type of joint and all the major crafts are given detailed coverage with the same step-by-step approach: bending wood, veneering and marquetry, woodcarving and finishing. The book also includes a chapter on using other materials, such as metal, glass and leather in combination with wood, plus a chapter on fixings and fittings.

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.

Good Clean Fun

Author: Nick Offerman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101984659
Release Date: 2016
Genre: CRAFTS & HOBBIES

The author shares the passion for woodworking that inspires him and his companions at the Offerman Woodshop, provides instructions for some of their most popular projects, and includes humorous essays and odes to his woodworking heroes.

The Joint Book

Author: Terrie Noll
Publisher:
ISBN: PSU:000050605347
Release Date: 2002
Genre: House & Home

All the knowledge woodworkers need to choose the right joint for the job. Covers every basic joint in every joint family, including a range of joint variations and helpful jigs.

The Complete Book of Woodworking

Author:
Publisher: Landauer Books
ISBN: 1890621358
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

More than 40 fabulous projects and 1,200 step-by-step illustrations offer users information they need to become master woodworkers.