Good Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman Woodshop

23 February 2020 | By Nick Offerman | Filed in: woodwork.

After two New York Times bestsellers, Nick Offerman returns with the subject for which he s known best his incredible real life woodshop Nestled among the glitz and glitter of Tinseltown is a testament to American elbow grease and an honest to god hard day s work Offerman Woodshop Captained by

Hand Tools: Their Ways and Workings

23 February 2020 | By Aldren A. Watson | Filed in: woodwork.

For those who would like to have the benefit of a woodworker s extensive experience with hand tools, this is the book to own Crammed with practical information, it is the next best thing to looking over a craftsman s shoulder as he works with his tools, asking questions and getting straight answers

By Hand & Eye

23 February 2020 | By George R. Walker | Filed in: woodwork.

By Hand Eye is a deep dive into the world of history, architecture and design And the authors have emerged with armloads of pearls for readers Instead of serving up a list of formulas with magical names i.e the Golden Section, the Rule of Thirds that will transform the mundane into

The New Traditional Woodworker: From Tool Set to Skill Set to Mind Set

23 February 2020 | By Jim Tolpin | Filed in: woodwork.

Working Wood, Not Machining It If you re interested in working with wood rather than machining it, you will be relieved to learn that expensive powered machinery isn t required to build furniture You can also forget the dust masks, face shields and hearing protection since many of the safety

The Complete Manual of Woodworking

23 February 2020 | By Albert Jackson | Filed in: woodwork.

With than 1,800 drawings, diagrams and photos, this authoritative guide encompasses the whole art and craft of woodworking Designed to instruct and inspire every woodworker from the beginner to the most exacting expert, it has become a classic It includes a discussion of all the principal

Understanding Wood Finishing: How to Select and Apply the Right Finish

23 February 2020 | By Bob Flexner | Filed in: woodwork.

Taking the mystery out of wood finishing, this completely updated second edition includes the latest technical updates on materials and techniques from spray guns to French polishing with detailed step by step instructions and explanations The most practical, comprehensive book on finishing ever

The Joiner and Cabinet Maker: His Work and Its Principles

23 February 2020 | By Anonymous | Filed in: woodwork.

The Joiner and Cabinet Maker is a huge book with than 370 pages of detailed handtool instruction, including many processes that have not been covered before in the early woodworking literature Though this sounds impossible, please read on Let s begin in 1839 In that year, an English

A Cabinetmaker's Notebook

23 February 2020 | By James Krenov | Filed in: woodwork.

Cabinetmaking at the highest level is an art, a discipline, a philosophy even a way of life in addition to being a useful craft In this book one of the greatest living cabinetmakers reflects on the deeper meanings of his craft and explains for less accomplished workers how the right attitudes

Complete Guide to Sharpening

23 February 2020 | By Leonard Lee | Filed in: woodwork.

Lee, a well known tool manufacturer, covers the practical and technical information to sharpen tools quickly, efficiently and safely Descriptive photos, clear line drawings and step by step instructions show exactly how to improve the performance and safety of any cutting tool 255 photos.

The Perfect Edge: The Ultimate Guide to Sharpening for Woodworkers

23 February 2020 | By Ron Hock | Filed in: woodwork.

Sharp Tools Work Better If you ve never experienced the pleasure of using a really sharp tool, you re missing one of the real pleasures of woodworking In The Perfect Edge, the mystery of the elusive sharp edge is solved by long time sharpening expert and tool maker Ron Hock You ll soon find how

Understanding Wood

23 February 2020 | By R. Bruce Hoadley | Filed in: woodwork.

In this essential reference for woodworkers, R Bruce Hoadley explains everything from how trees grow to how best to cut, season, machine, join, bend, and finish wood Why do miters open and glue joints loosen How do you get a really sharp edge Examples of problems and solutions help woodworkers