Cover image for Woodworking basics : the principles and skills of good joinery / Alan Goodsell and Randall Maxey.
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Woodworking basics : the principles and skills of good joinery / Alan Goodsell and Randall Maxey.
ISBN:
9781784944087
Publication Information:
Lewes, East Sussex : Guild of Master Craftsman Publications, 2018.

©2018
Physical Description:
159 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
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Includes index.
Abstract:
"The perfect introduction to the fundamentals of working with wood, this book describes the basic hand tools that a beginner will need and explains how to use each one, giving useful tips and expert advice along the way. From how to hammer a nail to using a chisel, this book tells you exactly what you need to know to be able to pick up your tools and get started. Finally, put the skills you have learnt into practice with six simple projects for the home and workshop."--Back cover.
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Woodworking Basics is the perfect introduction to the fundamentals of working with wood for those with little or no experience. The book covers all of the basic hand tools that a beginner will need and describes how to use each one, giving useful tips and expert advice along the way. Successful woodworking is all about best practice and this book shows how it is possible to create all manner of pieces with a very limited and inexpensive set of tools.

Includes photos and diagrams to guide you through each project and technique. Also covered are the important techniques of accurate measuring and marking, gluing, sanding and making simple joints such as butt, lap, and mitres.
6 simple projects are included.
Projects which can be made using the skills are covered: toolbox, shelf unit, table, cabinet, box, and picture frame.