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Overview

A comprehensive guide for aspiring carpenters, cabinetmakers, or woodworking hobbyists, WOODWORKING , 2nd Edition introduces the basics of woodworking tools and materials while also exploring the art of creating finished pieces and establishing a career in the woodworking industry. Featuring a full color design, each procedure is fully explained in a clear, step-by-step manner, from the beginner woodworking tasks to the more complex processes involved in cabinetry, joinery, finish carpentry and more. With a strong emphasis on safety and solid craftsmanship, WOODWORKING, 2nd Edition encourages the development of effective practices and skills that are sure to lead to success!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781133949633
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 3/25/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 928
  • Sales rank: 759,992
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Nancy MacDonald is an instructor in the Technology Division/Woodworking Program at State University of New York College at Delhi, where she received the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching. Her credentials include a BA from Hartwick College, an MA from Yale University, and an MS in Vocational and Technical Education from the State University of New York at Oswego.

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Table of Contents

SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION TO THE WORLD OF WOODWORKING. 1. The Woodworking Industry. 2. General Safety Practices. SECTION 2: TOOLS OF THE TRADE. 3. Hand Tools. 4. Portable Power Tools. 5. Stationary Shop Tools. SECTION 3: CLAMPS, FASTENERS AND ADHESIVES. 6.Clamps. 7. Fasteners. 8. Adhesives. SECTION 4: WOODWORKING MATERIALS. 9. Wood. 10. Panel Products. 11. Veneer. 12. Synthetic Materials. SECTION 5: JOINERY AND ASSEMBLY. 13. Construction Methods. 14. Stock Preparation. 15. Case Joints. 16. Frame Joints. 17. Rail Joints. 18. Housed Joints. 19. Making Wide Panels, Thick Blanks, and Corner Joints. SECTION 6: CABINET AND FURNITURE ANATOMY. 20. Cabinets. 21. Cabinet Doors and Drawers. 22. Tables and Desks. 23. Chests. 24. Beds. 25. Chairs. 26. Hardware. SECTION 7: FINISHING. 27. Surface Preparation. 28. Finishes and Application Methods. SECTION 8: SPECIAL TOPICS. 29: Bending Wood. 30. Veneering. 31. Decorative Techniques. 32. Designing a Project. 33. Fabricating Countertops. 34. Running Your Own Business.

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