A Handbook of Woodworking

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Southwater, 2003 - Crafts & Hobbies - 256 pages
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A guide for both the novice and the accomplished woodworking enthusiast, this book begins with an introduction to timber and outlines the differences between softwood and hardwood. A complete guide to the tools of the trade follows, detailing which tools to acquire first, how to use them and how to implement safety practices.

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Getting Started
Fixings and Fastenings

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Stephen Corbett has had a successful career in professional woodworking design and construction for more than 20 years. A skilled craftsman, he not only makes beautiful furniture and wooden artifacts, but also plans home improvements, storage solutions and major design installations. Stephen contributes regularly to various woodworking magazines as a technical consultant.

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