The Woodwright's Workbook
Roy Underhill is America's best-known master of traditional woodcraft. Creator of the popular PBS series The Woodwright's Shop, Roy has inspired millions--from professional craftsman to armchair woodworker--with his talent, knowledge, and enthusiasm.
Roy returns here with his third book. The Woodwright's Workbook features step-by-step instructions for a selection of projects from his television series. All projects are illustrated with photographs and measured drawings. Included here are plans for tool chests, workbenches, lathes, and historical reproductions of items for the home: a six-board chest, rustic chairs with cattail seats, a churn for the kitchen, and the Rittenhouse hygrometer. Roy also explores building barns, forges, boats, and even colonial fortresses.
A wonderful feature of this book is Roy's own translation of the humorous fifteenth-century poem The Debate of the Carpenter's Tools. He also provides a fascinating and useful 'field guide' to American tool marks that shows how to identify the specific tool used by the marks it left. Whether Roy is an old friend or a new acquaintance, let him be your guide to the world of traditional woodworking.
What people are saying - Write a review
The woodwright's workbookUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Followers of The Woodwright's Shop TV series on PBS will be interested in Underhill's third book (prior titles: The Woodwright's Shop ; The Woodwright's Companion ), which details in text, photos, and ... Read full review
Other editions - View all
adze angle auger bark barn bench bend bevel blade block block and tackle boards boat bore bottom broad axe carpenter century chair chest chisel Colonial Williamsburg cord corner crab cutter cylinder diameter dovetail drawknife edge end grain face fastened flywheel Fore frame garboard gauge glue gode gouge groove hammer hickory hole iron joints Joseph Moxon kerf legs look marks Martin's Hundred master mortice and tenon moulding planes nails notches panel piece plane pull pulley rabbet rabbet plane rafters rails Roubo schall scratch awl screw screwbox seyd shaving shaving horse side space spiral split spoon bit square stem and transom stick stretchers surface tapered thickness thou threads tight timber tongues and grooves treadle lathe tree turn twist vise wall weave wheel white oak width wood wooden woodworking wylle wyrke
Adhesion Measurement of Films & Coatings: Volume 2
K. L. Mittal
Limited preview - 2001
All Book Search results »
Adhesion Measurement of Films and Coatings, Volume 2
K. L. Mittal
No preview available - 2001