What every first-time woodworker needs to know.
This is the perfect guide for people discovering the pleasures of working with wood for the first time. It provides essential knowledge on tools, wood selection, technique and good practice.
The book starts with an introduction on how to set out a proper workshop and highlights some essential health and safety points. The following four chapters give detailed information for the woodworking beginner on:
- Hand tools and how to use and maintain them
- The properties and versatility of different types of wood and manmade boards
- Woodworking joints and how to make them
- Successful wood finishing techniques such as sealing, bleaching, staining, waxing etc