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Popular Woodworking - Complete Book of Tips, Tricks & Techniques
     

Popular Woodworking - Complete Book of Tips, Tricks & Techniques

by Popular Woodworking
 

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ISBN-10: 1558707166

ISBN-13: 2901558707169

Pub. Date: 07/28/2004

Publisher: F+W Media

The ultimate encyclopedia of woodworking! Inside this complete guide, woodworkers will find tips and tricks for making their woodworking easier and more efficient. Whether a novice or advanced at their craft, readers will get quick answers to all of their woodworking technique questions. Popular Woodworking Books and Popular Woodworking magazine have pulled out all

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The ultimate encyclopedia of woodworking! Inside this complete guide, woodworkers will find tips and tricks for making their woodworking easier and more efficient. Whether a novice or advanced at their craft, readers will get quick answers to all of their woodworking technique questions. Popular Woodworking Books and Popular Woodworking magazine have pulled out all the stops to bring the answers and advice readers have been looking for, including:*How to select the best wood for their projects *When to use plywood *How to make their own veneer *A basic shop set-up to get started in their woodworking *The basics of cabinet and furniture construction In addition, Popular Woodworking's Complete Book of Tips, Tricks and Techniques answers questions on joinery, using hand and power tools, finishing and so much more!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901558707169
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
07/28/2004
Pages:
256

Table of Contents

Shop
Chapter 1What makes an ultimate workshop?8
Chapter 2The ultimate home workshop11
Chapter 3Ernie conover's shop18
Chapter 4Sam maloof's shop20
Chapter 5Warren may's shop24
Chapter 6Kelly mehler's shop26
Chapter 7Scott phillips' shop28
Chapter 8George reid's shop31
Materials
Chapter 9Drawer slide basics34
Chapter 10Gluing up panels39
Chapter 11Choose the right lumber43
Chapter 12Modern materials and hardware49
Chapter 13Manufactured woods58
Sharpening
Chapter 14Why you should freeze your tools68
Chapter 15Shaping plane irons and chisels72
Chapter 16Very scary sharp78
Tools
Chapter 17Band saws82
Chapter 18Biscuit joiners86
Chapter 19Drill presses88
Chapter 20Dust collectors91
Chapter 21Hand tools95
Chapter 22Jigsaws98
Chapter 23Jointers100
Chapter 24Miter saws104
Chapter 25Mortisers107
Chapter 26Thickness planers110
Chapter 27Routers115
Chapter 28Random-orbit sanders119
Chapter 29Table saws121
Joinery
Chapter 30Biscuit joinery128
Chapter 31Cope-and-stick joinery134
Chapter 32Crosscutting138
Chapter 33Dado joints140
Chapter 34Dovetail jig146
Chapter 35Edge jointing150
Chapter 36Face frames151
Chapter 37Face jointing157
Chapter 38Make accurate half-lap joints159
Chapter 39Mortise-and-tenon joinery163
Chapter 40Four good ways to cut rabbets167
Chapter 41Ripping170
Shelving & Cabinetry
Chapter 42Wall and base cabinets172
Chapter 43Shelving fundamentals180
Chapter 44Built-in basics188
Finishing
Chapter 45Finishing for first-timers194
Chapter 46Reducing brush marks and orange peel196
Chapter 47Caring for furniture199
Chapter 48The challenge of cherry202
Chapter 49The basics of coloring wood204
Chapter 50Colors to dye for206
Chapter 51Protecting exterior wood208
Chapter 52The folly of food-safe finishes210
Chapter 53Glazes and glazing techniques213
Chapter 54Hvlp finishing215
Chapter 55Oil finishes: their history and use219
Chapter 56Exhausting overspray in the home shop221
Chapter 57Paint and varnish removers223
Chapter 58The best way to reglue furniture225
Chapter 59Prevent, remove and disguise glue splotches227
Chapter 60How to remove watermarks229
Chapter 61Rubbing for a perfect finish231
Chapter 62The case for shellac233
Chapter 63Understanding solvents and thinners235
Chapter 64Stripping finishes from wood237
Chapter 65The keys to understanding finishes239
Chapter 66Finishing walnut242
Chapter 67Finishing wood floors244
Chapter 68Water-based finishes246
Reference Materials
Chapter 69The 16 dumbest woodworking mistakes248
Suppliers252
Index255

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