Encyclopedia of Furniture Making
Ernest Joyce, Revised & Expanded by Alan Peters, Technical Consultant, Patrick Spielman It’s been the number-one book on the subject for most of the 20th century; the encyclopedia with the latest information on the tools, techniques, and processes. “This thorough...edition introduces furniture construction, design, and restoration. Choice color photographs accent...abundant black-and-white photographs and drawings...an invaluable reference.”—Booklist.
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