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Author: DK

Type: Hardback

ISBN: 9780241653081

Date: 7th March, 2024


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  2. Architecture: Interior Design
  3. Utilities and Tools
  4. Diy: General


Master the art of carpentry and create timeless handcrafted pieces with this essential guide to working with wood. Discover key woodworking techniques - from basic to more advanced types of wood joints, finishing, wood turning, and furniture restoration - in this hands-on, instructive carpentry manual. Discover how best to use all the essential woodworking tools, including hand tools, power tools, and machine tools. Become knowledgeable about woods to choose the right wood for the job - more than 100 hard- and softwood profiles are covered. Then, put your skills into practice with over 25 DIY woodworking projects, with detailed plans and step-by-step photographic instructions. Start with a simple chopping board or shelf, or try more advanced woodworking ideas like a blanket box or garden bench. Accredited by the Worshipful Company of Carpenters, Woodworking is a complete illustrated woodworking course, giving you all the carpentry skills and techniques you need to create well-crafted and practical objects in treated wood. Explore chapters full of techniques and tips on carpentry. First, learn about the correct tools such as Saws, Chisels, Measuring and marking tools. Then, learn about technique, find out more about the types of wood, hardwood, and veneers, and finally, try out some projects to test the skills you have learned. This book is ideal for those new to woodwork who want to learn about the basic tools and techniques and gain the skills and knowledge to make simple objects in wood before progressing to more complex projects. Carpentry and furniture-making students who need a clear reference book to reinforce workshop learning. Experienced woodworkers looking to hone their core skills and embark on more ambitious furniture projects.

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