Working With Wood English | 1979 | ISBN: 0690018207 | 160 pages | PDF | 95 MB
This is a basic woodworking manual and a guide to the skills of traditional and modern woodworking. With its A-Z glossary, tips on wood qualities, uses and storage, and its unusually clear and concise tool-use descriptions and workshop instructions, WORKING WITH WOOD serves as both a useful reference source and as a handbook for the beginning carpenter. The author introduces the hand and power tools needed for home woodworking and explains how they are used, cared for, and repaired. There are sections on the different kinds ofwood, the purposes for which each is best suited, and on selecting, seasoning, and storing wood. Techniques for working man-made materials such as plywood and chipboard are introduced, and detailed information is given on fasteners, glues, and joinery techniques. The book also features six projects, including a simple workbench on which tyro carpenters can test their skills.