Classic Hand Tools

Classic Hand Tools

Book - 1999
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Baker & Taylor
A photographic celebration of the beauty and practicality of hand tools for carpentry and woodworking discusses techniques for incorporating these classic tools into contemporary woodworking and includes the history and development of many unusual tools

Book News
A professional furniture maker and tool collector celebrates the rich heritage of classic hand tools in words and pictures. Chapters discuss how hand tools cut; workshops, benches, and clamps; the different tools and the use and maintenance of each (separate chapters for each type, e.g. marking and measuring tools, striking tools, chisels, planes); making and restoring hand tools; and buying used handtools. Sidebars offer historical facts about the carpentry and woodworking trades as well as advice and helpful tips. Oversize: 9.25x11. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Ingram Publishing Services
The rich variety and history of hand tools is revealed through vivid color photos while in-depth information reveals how to integrate their use into modern woodworking. 16 drawings. 320 photos.
Before the machine age, all woodworking and carpentry was done with hand tools, and an amazing variety of tools evolved for a wide range of tasks. Many of these tools are as elegant as they are ingenious, and Classic Hand Tools celebrates their great heritage in words and pictures.

Baker
& Taylor

A photographic celebration of the beauty and practicality of hand tools for carpentry and woodworking discusses techniques for incorporating these classic tools into contemporary woodworking and includes the history and development of many unusual tools.

Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, c1999
ISBN: 9781561582730
1561582735
Branch Call Number: 621.908 HAC
Characteristics: 218 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Alternative Title: Hand tools

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