All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get StartedBook - 2004
A fully illustrated introduction to hand and machine tools. Detailed, step-by-step guidance on essential woodworking techniques. Instructions for several complete projects plus it covers finishing, staining, and painting.
The history of woodworking spans cultures and millennia, and each year more and more people take up this exciting and challenging craft. Illustrated with hundreds of full-color photographs, Basic Woodworking helps beginners learn the fundamentals of working with wood and avoid frustration and injury in the process. Following a complete introduction to both hand tools and woodworking machines, the book guides readers step-by-step, from start to finish, through several simple projects--including a cutting board, peg shelf, and step stool--and, along the way, builds a foundation of knowledge by teaching the essential skills that will serve them in future woodworking endeavors.