Basic Woodworking

Basic Woodworking

by James Summers, Mark Ramuz
     
 

Functional and decorative wooden objects can be crafted by beginners with this superbly illustrated workshop guide. Following the clear instructions set forth in these pages, even complete novices will know the satisfaction of turning raw wood into beautiful and useful objects for the home. To help readers select materials, the book begins with a directory of woods,… See more details below

Overview

Functional and decorative wooden objects can be crafted by beginners with this superbly illustrated workshop guide. Following the clear instructions set forth in these pages, even complete novices will know the satisfaction of turning raw wood into beautiful and useful objects for the home. To help readers select materials, the book begins with a directory of woods, then presents a thorough rundown of the tools on the market. Basic skills for using these tools to produce high-quality work are covered next, with excellent color photographs demonstrating each technique in close-up detail. Specific step-by-step projects include easy constructions, from bookcases and garden benches to birdhouses and simple toys. Do-it-yourselfers will especially benefit from this book's simple variations that tailor projects to specific tastes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823025282
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/01/1997
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.71(w) x 11.46(h) x 0.55(d)

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