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The woodwright's companion : exploring traditional woodcraft

Author: Roy Underhill
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With The Woodwright's Companinon, Roy Underhill continues to demonstrate "how to start with a tree and an axe and make one thing after another until you have a house and everything in it." This volume features chapters on helves and handles, saws, the search for the whetstone quarry, crow chasers and turkey calls, hurdles, whimmy diddles, snaplines and marking gauges, candle stands, planes, window sash, riven  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Underhill, Roy.
Woodwright's companion.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1983
(DLC) 82020077
(OCoLC)8931489
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Underhill
ISBN: 9780807869826 0807869821
OCLC Number: 301173325
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (189 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover Page; THE WOODWRIGHT'S COMPANION; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Thanks; Introduction; CHAPTER 1 FINDING; CHAPTER 2 THE FOREST; CHAPTER 3 HELVES AND HANDLES; CHAPTER 4 SAWS; CHAPTER 5 THE WHETSTONE QUARRY; CHAPTER 6 CROW CHASERS AND TURKEY CALLS; CHAPTER 7 HURDLES; CHAPTER 8 WHIMSY DIDDLING; CHAPTER 9 TWO TOOLS; CHAPTER 10 CANDLE STANDS AND THE SLIDING DOVETAIL; CHAPTER 11 PLANES; CHAPTER 12 THE SASH JOINER; CHAPTER 13 RIVEN ROOF; CHAPTER 14 PITMAN'S PROGRESS; CHAPTER 15 THE HOUSEWRIGHTS; Selected Chronological Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Roy Underhill.

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With The Woodwright's Companinon, Roy Underhill continues to demonstrate "how to start with a tree and an axe and make one thing after another until you have a house and everything in it." This volume features chapters on helves and handles, saws, the search for the whetstone quarry, crow chasers and turkey calls, hurdles, whimmy diddles, snaplines and marking gauges, candle stands, planes, window sash, riven shingles, and pit sawing. The final chapter offers a glimpse of traditional woodworking techniques still used by the Colonial Williamsburg housewrights. More than 260 photograp.

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