Antique Woodworking Tools: A Guide to the Purchase, Restoration and Use of Old Tools for Today's Shop
A professional woodworker who specializes in antiques offers modern craftsmen advice on buying, restoring, and using the principal general-purpose tools of preindustrial woodworkers
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