Complete Illustrated Guide to Woodworking
by Lonnie Bird, Jeff Jewitt, Thomas Lie-Nielsen,
Andy Rae and Gary Rogowski

Softcover
230 x 275mm
311pp

Published by The Taunton Press, Connecticut, USA.

R.R.P.$34.90

ISBN 978-1-60085-302-9

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Extract from back cover of book:

This step-by-step shop reference, culled from the first six volumes of Taunton's Complete lllustrated Guides, covers all of the fundamental techniques every woodworker needs to know. Organized for quick access, this book makes it easy to find the information you are looking for. Over 1,200 photos and drawings illustrate how to accomplish essential woodworking tasks from setting up a shop to finishing.

Photos: Colour

Units of Measurement: Imperial

Contents

Introduction
How to use this book

Section 1: The Workshop
Shop Space and Fixtures
Mobilize Your Workshop

Section 2: Outfitting the Shop
Holding the Work
Edge Tools
Measuring and Marking Tools
Hammers and Striking Tools
Sharpening Equipment
Portable Power Tools
Miter Saw
Stationary Machines
Blades, Bits and Cutters
Dust Collection

Section 3: Working Wood
Buying and Preparing Solid Wood
Flattening a Board by Hand
Working with the Grain
Smoothing with Edge Tools
Good Sanding Techniques
Keeping Parts Flat
Plywood and Other Man-Made Boards
Mixing Materials
Laying Out and Cutting Plywood
Using Cutting Lists
Choosing and Using Glue

Section 4: Dimensioning Wood
Jointing and Planing
Ripping
Crosscutting
Cutting Sheet Goods

Section 5: Case Joinery
Butt Joints
Biscuit Joints
Dowel Joints
Rabbets
Grooves
Dadoes
Drawer Lock Joints
Tongue and Groove
Miter Joints
Finger Joints
Dovetails

Section 6: Frame Joinery
Butt Joints
Dowel Joints
Biscuit Joints
Miter Joints
Lap Joints
Bridle Joints
Scarf Joints
Splice Joints
Mortises
Tenons
Through Mortises

Section 7: Shaping Wood
Tapers and Octagons
Arcs, Circles and Ellipses
Curves
Shaped Edges
Coves
Turning Shapes
Bending

Section 8: Construction
Case Construction
Shelves
Drawers
Doors
Locks and Catches
Bases
Backs
Tops

Section 9: Sharpening
Planes
Chisels
Scrapers
Spokeshaves
Handsaws

Section 10: Finshing
Surface Preparation
Fixing Defects
Coloring Wood
Applying Finish
Rubbing Out Finishes

Index