Classic Joints with Power Tools
If you think cutting dovetails or making a mortise-and-tenon is beyond your skills, relax: take this easy approach for cutting these classic joints using common workshop machinery: - table saw - bandsaw - router - hollow-chisel mortiser - drill press - biscuit joiner - * Don't fancy hand-chiseling a mortise-and-tenon joint? Here are 100 alternative procedures, just right for the modern woodworker and modern power tools: - butt joints - tongue and groove - splines - biscuits - dowels - rabbets - - dadoes - finger joints - lap joints - mortise-and-tenon - dovetails - * Simple step-by-step instructions and hundreds of step-by-step colour photographs promise superb results every time. * Bonus: a selection of clever shopmade jigs that simplify the task of making beautiful tight-fitting joints. * 16 page gallery of colour photographs of fine furniture by accomplished woodworkers, illustrating the major joints.
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Modern woodworkers rely on machines more than ever before, but the actual joints they use have changed little over the years. Most woodworking titles continue to show a combination of hand-tool and ... Read full review
I went out and bought this book on the strength of what I saw online, it was worth it just for the horizontal router plans. One of the clearest and best books I've run into to explain traditionally joinery and how to acheive it without doing everything by hand. Great, great book.