Mastering Hand Tool Techniques: A Comprehensive Guide on how to Sharpen, Tune and Use Classic Hand Tools to Add Power to Your Woodworking

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Betterway Books, 1997 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
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Mastering Hand Tool Techniques will enable you to get the best out of your hand tools. It introduces you to the full range of hand tools from rules and tapes, to saws and planes, and gives step-by-step illustrated instruction on how to use them. There is advice on what tools to buy, how to sharpen and tune them and how to care for and store them. In addition, the book is packed with tips on workshop layout, working wood, safety, measuring and marking, clamping, gluing, repairing and renovating tools and ways of combining power tool working with hand techniques. Finally, a directory of over 40 of the most popular woods provides guidance on the best wood for your particular project.

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Contents

A QUARTO BOOK Introduction 6 Bench Holdfast
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This book was produced by Milling Wood 14 The Crosscut Saw
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Manufactured in Singapore bv Scribes and Awls 21 Fretting a Chair Splat
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The Bridgewaters have written and illustrated more than 40 books on woodworking and crafts, including Building Doors and Gates, How to Use and Care for Woodworking Tools, and Boxes and Chests.

The Bridgewaters have written and illustrated more than 40 books on woodworking and crafts, including Building Doors and Gates, How to Use and Care for Woodworking Tools, and Boxes and Chests.

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