193 x 239 x 20mm
This book will cover the basics of one of today's most popular hobbies - woodworking. The book will provide a solid introduction into the process of woodworking, including step-by-step instructions for creating beautiful pieces of furniture and decorative items such as puzzles and chess figures.
Readers will discover how-to set up shop from choosing, purchasing, and caring for the latest and greatest hand or power tools and adhesives, to actually organising their workspace, whether it's a cramped space in a studio apartment or an enormous shed in their back yard.
The book will also give readers the inside scoop on the varieties and temperaments of wood, as well as show them how-to recognize the most common types. Readers will also determine the best piece of wood for the job and discover the art of jointery, edging and more.
Detailed illustrations and photos will be featured throughout. Also touches on finishing including the preparing of surfaces, choosing the best finish for the project, and applying stains, oils, polyurethanes and varnishes.