Woodworking with Hand Tools
Tools, Techniques & Projects
Paperback ISBN: 1631869396
For woodworkers, hand tools put the emphasis on the process of woodworking rather than the result. Yet hand tools also are essential to the highest level of craftsmanship, bringing a refinement to work that machines alone cannot produce. Whether using hand tools alone as a source of pleasure, quality, or efficiency, or in combination with machines, woodworker can trust the information in Woodworking with Hand Tools, a collection of 35 articles from the experts at Fine Woodworking magazine. In Woodworking with Hand Tools, expert craftsmen explain how they choose, sharpen, and use every kind of hand tool. - There's advice on tool maintenance, techniques for getting the most from the tools, and projects made using hand tools. - With clear photographs, drawings, and step-by-step instructions, Woodworking with Hand Tools will be a useful and necessary resource for anyone who works wood.
The Art of Jewelry: Wood
Techniques, Projects, Inspiration
Hardcover ISBN: 160059106x
Presenting a stunning assortment of wood jewelry projects, a lavishly illustrated handbook features thirty innovative necklaces, bangles, earrings, and other items to make, accompanied by detailed directions on the techniques used, tips on materials, and professional advice from artists and designers.
The Invisible Line
When Craft Becomes Art
Hardcover ISBN: 1617136530
(Book). The Invisible Line: When Craft Becomes Art is a compilation of seven West Coast artisans' thoughts on a subject that is normally left to art historians and PhD candidates. The contributors are all at the top of their respective fields and have been self-employed most of their careers, which gives them a unique insight into the question at hand. Copious photos of their exquisite work offer readers a window into their world.
Paperback ISBN: 1561580600
This collection of articles from FINE WOODWORKING magazine focuses on machine-cut joints, from table-sawn tenons to biscuit joinery. In-depth information on laying out complex joints, joining rails and stiles, machining raised panels, coping with seasonal wood movement, and selecting and using workshop adhesives is included.
A Modern Guide to Carving Spoons, Bowls, Boards, and Other Homewares
Hardcover ISBN: 1419724762
Heirloom Wood is a love letter to wood’s form and function through simple woodworking projects. Combining traditional techniques with contemporary design, Max Bainbridge teaches you how to identify wood types, source timber, and set up a basic toolbox, then offers step-by-step carving and cutting techniques for making your own pieces. With little experience and very few tools, you’ll learn to create hand-carved bowls, cutting boards, spoons, knives, and spatulas, perfect for adding a touch of the handmade to your home. With further advice on finishing your projects—how to sand, ebonize, scorch, and texture the surfaces, as well as wax and oil your new, beloved kitchen creations—each of your handcrafted projects will be imbued with a tangible history visible through the maker’s mark. With beautiful photography and clear how-to instruction, Heirloom Wood gives you everything you need to create timeless kitchen keepsakes to be passed down from generation to generation.
A Woodworker's Guide
Paperback ISBN: 1784944416
Joints: A Woodworker's Guide takes one of the most important and challenging aspects of woodworking and demystifies the all-important subject of choosing, designing and cutting woodworking joints. Strong, appropriate and well-fitting joints are one of the hallmarks of the skilled woodworker. Making them properly and accurately calls for good planning and marking out as well as a good degree of care in the cutting, fitting and final assembly. It is essential to approach making joints methodically, this book provides all the necessary information to ensure success. - Aimed at both those new to woodworking as well as the experienced woodworker - Joints: A Woodworker's Guide is broken down into three main sections: planning and preparation, basic techniques of joint making and individual joints in detail. - Areas covered include: Planning the work and preparing the wood; Measuring and marking; Cutting and fitting, Glues and assembly.