Woodworking Machines
Back to Basics Series

Softcover
190 x 230mm
189pp

Published by Fox Chapel Publishing Co. Inc., East Petersburg PA USA

R.R.P.$27.90

ISBN 978-1-56523-465-9

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Extract from back cover of book:

Get the straight talk about woodworking machines, including:

- The best way to set up your woodworking equipment

- How to maintain your tools to work better and last longer

- Techniques for keeping blades and bits razor sharp

- Key jigs and fixtures to maximize each machine's performance

- Helpful Shop Tips that will make you work smarter

- Safety fundamentals to remember when working with machines

Photos & Illustrations: Colour

Contents

What You Can Learn

Chapter 1 - Maintaining Stationary Tools
- Checking Drive Belts
- Maintaining Tabletops
- BMaintaining Switches

Chapter 2 - Portable Power Tools
- Maintenance Tips and Schedules
- Anatomy of an Electric Drill
- Anatomy of a Router
- Anatomy of a Saber Saw
- Anatomy of a Plate Joiner
- Anatomy of a Circular Saw
- Repairing Portable Power Tools

Chapter 3 - Sharpening Blades and Bits
- A Gallery of Blades and Bits
- Tools and Accessories for Sharpening
- Router Bit and Shaper Cutters
- Molding Knives
- Drill Bits
- Circular Saw Blades
- Band Saw Blades
- Jointer and Planer Knives

Chapter 4 - Table Saw
- Anatomy of a Table Saw
- Setting Up
- Table Saws
- Safety
- Table Saw Blades
- Ripping
- Crosscutting
- Angle Cuts
- Dado Cuts
- Moldings
- Joints

Chapter 5 - Band Saw
- Anatomy of a Band Saw
- Setting Up
- Safety
- Band Saw Blades
- Cutting Curves
- Straight Cuts
- Angle and Taper Cuts
- Cutting Duplicate pieces
- Band Saw Joinery

Chapter 6 - Radial Arm Saw
- Anatomy of a Radial Arm Saw
- Setting Up
- Radial Arm Saw Blades and Accessories
- Safety
- Crosscutting
- Angle Cuts
- Ripping
- Dado Cuts

Chapter 7 - Drill Press
- Anatomy of a Drill Press
- Set-up and Safety
- Bits and Accessories
- Straight and Angled Holes
- Dowels, Plugs and Tenons
- Mortising Techniques
- The Drill Press as a Sander

Chapter 8 - Jointer
- Anatomy of a Jointer
- Set-up and Safety
- Jointer Knives
- Rabbets, Chamfers and Tapers

Chapter 9 - Other Tools
- Planer
- Lathes and Shapers

Index