Black and Decker The Complete Guide to Basic Woodworking: Skills and Projects Every Woodworker Needs

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Quarto Publishing Group USA, Feb 1, 2005 - House & Home - 304 pages
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The all-in-one woodworking guide for serious amateurs.

A Complete Guide to Basic Woodworking gives beginning and intermediate do-it-yourselfers everything needed to become successful woodworkers-from tips on choosing and using tablesaws and other tools, to complete plans for a variety of useful woodworking projects.

While most books on woodworking aim for the needs of accomplished woodworkers, this book is ideal for the beginner entering this fast-growing and rewarding hobby. It includes more than 600 color photos and illustrations that leave nothing to chance.

Blended with time-tested standard woodworking techniques, readers will find information on the newest tool models and accessories. The project plans make use of innovative, time-saving hardware products to create elegant, professional-looking projects with ease.

  • Provides an all-in-one guide perfect for woodworkers who are enthusiastic but not yet fully experienced.
  • Includes a comprehensive guide to choosing and using basic power tools.
  • Project plan section includes complete plan drawings, cutting lists, and directions for 15 versatile projects for the home.
 

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SETTING UP SHOP
7
OVERVIEW OF POWER TOOLS
19
CHOOSING LUMBER AND SHEET GOODS
55
PLANNING PROJECTS
71
BUILDING PROJECT PARTS
83
MAKING WOOD JOINTS
133
ASSEMBLY FINISHING
175
PROJECTS
204
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The editors of Creative Publishing international have created dozens of best-selling titles in the fields of home repair, home improvement, home decor, and landscaping.

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