This delightful book guides the reader through the basics starting with straightforward projects such as a garden dibber and a paper knife, then progresses to more complex and intricate items. The tools you'll need, plus the basic techniques and how to perform them safely are all covered in a clear and easy-to-follow way.
In this inspiring and thought-provoking guide, Michael O'Donnell, one of the foremost exponents of the technique of wood turning, explains how to harvest and store timber, and how to make the best use of the grain pattern and other properties.
A compilation of projects and plans from "Furniture and Cabinetmaking" magazine, offering practical guidance, approaches and tricks of the trade. It includes 30 varied projects that range from a simple dining table to an ambitious Robert Adams-style breakfront bookcase, and cover various tastes and abilities.
Strong, appropriate and well-fitting joints are one of the hallmarks of the skilled woodworker. Making them properly requires intelligent planning, accurate marking out and a sufficient degree of care in the cutting, fitting and final assembly. This book demystifies the all-important subject of choosing, designing and cutting woodworking joints.