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Woodwork : a step-by-step photographic guide to successful woodworking

Author: Alan Bridgewater; Simon Rodway; et al
Publisher: London ; New York : DK Pub., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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"In an age of mass-produced flat-pack furniture, there is a particular pleasure to take from returning to the tradition and craft of working with wood by hand. Woodwork is a celebration of carpentry, featuring easy-to-follow instructions for mastering core skills, along with a range of beautiful and achievable projects with full step-by-step instructions"--Cover, p. 2.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Bridgewater; Simon Rodway; et al
ISBN: 9780756643065 0756643066
OCLC Number: 535716631
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 400 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: [I]. Tools : Introduction ; Work safety --
Hand tools : Saws ; Planes ; Chisels ; Measuring and marking tools ; Striking tools ; Clamps --
Power tools : Drills and drivers ; Routers ; Hand-held power saws ; Sanders and nailers --
Stationary and machine tools : Table saws ; Band saws ; Planers and thicknessers ; Lathe and cutting tools ; Mortisers ; Commercial joining systems ; Drill presses ; Fixings ; Workshop ; Workbenches and work supports ; Sharpening tools ; Gluing and clamping ; Scrapers and abrasives ; Safety clothing and first aid --
[II]. Techniques : Introduction ; Preparing wood --
Joinery : Choosing a joint ; Edge-to-edge joint ; Loose tongue-and-groove joint ; Fixed tongue-and-groove joint ; Cross-halving joint ; Dovetail half-lap joint ; Corner-halving joint ; Scarf joint ; Full housing joint ; Shouldered and stopped housing joint ; Dovetail housing ; Butt-miter joint ; Mitered half-lap joint ; Loose-tongue miter joint ; Keyed miter joint ; Basic mortise-and-tenon joint ; Haunched-tenon joint ; Secret haunched-tenon joint ; Wedged through mortise-and-tenon joint ; Knock-down tenon joint ; Draw-bore tenon joint ; T-bridle joint ; Corner-bridle joint ; Comb joint ; Through-dovetail joint ; Lapped-dovetail joint ; Floating-tenon joint ; Joints using commercial connectors ; Jigs and templates ; Turning techniques ; Veneering ; Finishing techniques ; Restoring furniture --
[III]. Woods : Woods ; Softwoods ; Hardwoods ; Veneers --
[IV]. Projects : Introduction ; Chopping board ; Coat rack ; Mirror frame ; Wine rack ; Hall shelf ; Laundry box ; Plate rack ; Screen ; Bookcase ; Breakfast table ; Wall cabinet ; Garden table ; Demi-lune table ; Trinket box ; Coffee table ; Tool box ; Bedside table ; Linen chest ; Chest of drawers ; Bed ; Glass-fronted cabinet ; Gateleg table ; Buffet ; Chair.
Other Titles: Wood work
Responsibility: [writers, Alan Bridgewater ... [et al]. ; illustrator, Simon Rodway].
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"In an age of mass-produced flat-pack furniture, there is a particular pleasure to take from returning to the tradition and craft of working with wood by hand. Woodwork is a celebration of carpentry, featuring easy-to-follow instructions for mastering core skills, along with a range of beautiful and achievable projects with full step-by-step instructions"--Cover, p. 2.

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