The Soul of a Tree: A Master Woodworker's Reflections

The Soul of a Tree: A Master Woodworker's ReflectionsOn a farmlike compound near New Hope, Pennsylvania, George Nakashima, his family, and fellow wood workers create exquisite furniture from richly grained, rare timber Tables, desks, chairs, and cabinets from this simple workshop grace the homes and mansions and executive boardrooms of people who pri

Hand Tools: Their Ways and Workings

Hand Tools: Their Ways and Workings For those who would like to have the benefit of a woodworker s extensive experience with hand tools, this is the book to own Crammed with practical information, it is the next best thing to looking over a craftsman s shoulder as he works with his tools, asking questions and getting straight answers

By Hand & Eye

By Hand & EyeBy Hand Eye is a deep dive into the world of history, architecture and design And the authors have emerged with armloads of pearls for readers Instead of serving up a list of formulas with magical names i.e the Golden Section, the Rule of Thirds that will transform the mundane into perfecti

The Complete Manual of Woodworking

The Complete Manual of WoodworkingWith than 1,800 drawings, diagrams and photos, this authoritative guide encompasses the whole art and craft of woodworking Designed to instruct and inspire every woodworker from the beginner to the most exacting expert, it has become a classic It includes a discussion of all the principal har

The Joiner and Cabinet Maker: His Work and Its Principles

The Joiner and Cabinet Maker: His Work and Its PrinciplesThe Joiner and Cabinet Maker is a huge book with than 370 pages of detailed handtool instruction, including many processes that have not been covered before in the early woodworking literature Though this sounds impossible, please read on Let s begin in 1839 In that year, an English publ

Complete Guide to Sharpening

Complete Guide to SharpeningLee, a well known tool manufacturer, covers the practical and technical information to sharpen tools quickly, efficiently and safely Descriptive photos, clear line drawings and step by step instructions show exactly how to improve the performance and safety of any cutting tool 255 photos.

A Cabinetmaker's Notebook

A Cabinetmaker's Notebook  Cabinetmaking at the highest level is an art, a discipline, a philosophy even a way of life in addition to being a useful craft In this book one of the greatest living cabinetmakers reflects on the deeper meanings of his craft and explains for less accomplished workers how the right attitudes towar

Good Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman Woodshop

Good Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman WoodshopAfter two New York Times bestsellers, Nick Offerman returns with the subject for which he s known best his incredible real life woodshop Nestled among the glitz and glitter of Tinseltown is a testament to American elbow grease and an honest to god hard day s work Offerman Woodshop Captained by hi

The Perfect Edge: The Ultimate Guide to Sharpening for Woodworkers

The Perfect Edge: The Ultimate Guide to Sharpening for WoodworkersSharp Tools Work Better If you ve never experienced the pleasure of using a really sharp tool, you re missing one of the real pleasures of woodworking In The Perfect Edge, the mystery of the elusive sharp edge is solved by long time sharpening expert and tool maker Ron Hock You ll soon find how e

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