For the woodworker embarking on a career with wood or just as a hobby, this book is ideal as it clearly lays out in very descriptive illustrations and text all the required information from preparing timber to the finished product. It gives an insight into the methods used for jointing wood as well as an-easy-to read description for joinery and furniture construction, including the tools required, setting and marking out, assembly, finishes etc. Geoff Malthouse has, over the years, whilst working with wood and teaching the craft for a number of years, gained a vast amount of knowledge and experience on the use and beauty of wood. Contents: Foreword; Introduction; Planning Your Work; Basic Geometry; Maths for Woodworkers; Sharpening Your Tools; Timber; Technology for Woodwork; Setting and Marking Out; Joints; Frame Exercises; Constructing Cabinets, Frames and Project Work; Fixings and Fittings; Workshop Aids and Devices; Projects to xMake; Joinery; Bibliography; Index.
|Publisher:||Stobart Davies Ltd|
|Product dimensions:||8.44(w) x 11.64(h) x 0.47(d)|