Woodworker's Guide to Joinery: Straight Talk for Today's Woodworker

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Fox Chapel Pub. Company, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 189 pages
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With a focus on the intricate art of joinery, this instructional handbook lays the foundation for a skill that allwoodworkers need. Whether making a simple tabletop or an ornate chest, strong joints give items remarkable longevity andan attractive design in addition to showcasing true attention to craftsmanship. Woodworkers will learn how to master thevarious families of joinery-from the most basic butt joints to half-blind dovetails, tongue-and-groove joints, and beyond. Theclear illustrations, comprehensive details, and compact size make this an ideal shop companion for all woodworkers.Author Bio: John Kelsey is a journalist, an editor, and a writer specializing in woodworking and furniture making. He is aformer editor in chief of Fine Woodworking magazine and a publisher of woodworking and home building books at theTaunton Press. He is the author of several woodworking books, including Furniture Projects for the Deck and Lawn and KidCrafts: Woodworking and works as the editorial director for Fox Chapel Publishing. He lives in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

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John Kelsey is a journalist, an editor, and a writer specializing in woodworking and furniture making. He is a former editor in chief of Fine Woodworking magazine and a publisher of woodworking and home building books at the Taunton Press. He is author of several woodworking books, including Furniture Projects for the Deck and Lawn, and Kid Crafts: Woodworking. He currently serves as the Editorial Director for Fox Chapel Publishing.

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