Making Hand Tools

Author: Harry Bryan
Publisher: Wooden Boat Publications
ISBN: 1934982024
Release Date: 2009-10
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

New Brunswick boat builder Harry Bryan teaches readers how to make lots of useful hand tools like the rabbit plane, bevel gauge, woodworking vice and more. An experienced boat builder, teacher and hand tool devotee, Bruce crafts his tools by hand, then uses them to build his boats with little or no impact on the environment. Making Hand Tools is a complete reference for those who want to make a similar commitment or just explore an old tradition.

Classic Hand Tools

Author: Garrett Hack
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1561582735
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

A photographic celebration of the beauty and practicality of hand tools for carpentry and woodworking discusses techniques for incorporating these classic tools into contemporary woodworking and includes the history and development of many unusual tools.

Choosing Using Hand Tools

Author: Andy Rae
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 1600592740
Release Date: 2008-03-01
Genre: House & Home

An informative reference guide to the traditional workshop showcases dozens of practical hand tools, ranging from clamps and drills to chisels and saws, describing the various tools, what they are used for, how to select the right tools for specific needs, how to maintain and care for them, and how to use them effectively to accomplish a wide range of jobs around the house. Original.

Working with Hand Tools

Author: Paul N. Hasluck
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781632201973
Release Date: 2014-10-28
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies

An all-in-one guide containing everything there is to know about woodworking hand tools. Whether you are a beginner with an idea in mind—and not a clue where to start—or an old pro with years of experience, you need the knowledge to ensure your project comes out right. From identifying and holding tools properly to constructing your own household furniture, Working with Hand Tools is your trusted resource for all things related to woodwork. Precise illustrations and design details provide a map for hundreds of woodworking projects, including: • Sheds • Trellises • Tables • Yard and garden accessories • Fences • Porches • Furniture • Cabinets • And much more! This comprehensive guide to the tools and techniques of woodworking has been a favorite of both amateur and professional woodworkers for over a century. Readers will learn to make almost anything using only hand tools. With nearly three thousand illustrations, this definitive guide is an invaluable resource for any do-it-yourselfer. If it’s wood, and there’s work to be done, don’t start without Paul N. Hasluck’s essential guide.

David Charlesworth s Furniture making Techniques

Author: David Charlesworth
Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Limited
ISBN: 1861084331
Release Date: 2006
Genre: House & Home

Woodworkers don't live by power tools alone! With a focus on traditional and modern hand tools, acclaimed craftsman David Charlesworth presents an indispensable guide for all levels and abilities. Lively writing and more than 300 photographs show how to select and use equipment such as chisels, planes and peen hammers to make high-quality furniture. Covering everything from plans for making a spokeshave adjustor to age-old dovetailing techniques and ways to keep tools in top shape, this is the ideal workshop accessory. There's also instruction on finishing techniques, and lots of inspiration and encouragement.

Sharpening Hand Tools

Author: Max Alth
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603425971
Release Date: 1982-01-06
Genre: House & Home

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

Ergonomics and Safety in Hand Tool Design

Author: Charles A. Cacha
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1566703085
Release Date: 1999-02-26
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This book focuses exclusively on ergonomics in the design and use of hand tools. Hand tools have been an integral supplement to the human hand since the beginning of civilization. Recently, they have been pinpointed as a prominent cause of workplace disease. Cumulative Trauma Disorders such as Tendonitus, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, and Raynaud's Syndrome are caused by the specialization of motion employed when using a screw driver, the shock to the hand and wrist when a hammer strikes a nail, or the vibration of a power saw. Ergonomics and Safety in Hand Tool Design explores the relationship between Biomechanics, Safety, and Ergonomics allowing the reader to recognize, evaluate, and control ergonomic risk factors and improve hand tool design. After a history of hand tool use and design, the book is broken down by the various disciplines as they apply to hand tools, taking a broad approach. The author gives special attention to safe design and use, illustrated with detailed diagrams. The text serves as a guide to the human factors in safety and ergonomics for safety professionals.

Manufacturing Processes and Materials Fourth Edition

Author: George F. Schrader
Publisher: Society of Manufacturing Engineers
ISBN: 9780872635173
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This best-selling textbook for major manufacturing engineering programs across the country masterfully covers the basic processes and machinery used in the job shop, tool room, or small manufacturing facility. At the same time, it describes advanced equipment and processes used in larger production environments. Questions and problems at the end of each chapter can be used as self-tests or assignments. An Instructor's Guide is available to tailor a more structured learning experience. Additional resources from SME, including the Fundamental Manufacturing Processes videotape series can also be used to supplement the book's learning objectives. With 31 chapters, 45 tables, 586 illustrations, 141 equations and an extensive index, Manufacturing Processes & Materials is one of the most comprehensive texts available on this subject.