Your First Workshop
Getting Stared in Woodworking -
A Practical Guide to What You Really Need

by Aime Ontario Fraser

Softcover
215 x 275mm
156pp

Published by The Taunton Press, Connecticut, USA.

R.R.P.$24.90

ISBN 1-56158-688-9

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Extract from back cover of book:

Now you have the guidance of an expert woodworker to help you choose the right tools and equipment to outfit your shop. You'll learn exactly what to buy (and why you need it) for each skill level in your woodworking. Plus you'll get smart advice on how to organize, light and power your shop, and where to store your stuff.

About the author: Aime Ontario Fraser has been woodworking and boat building since high school. A former editor of Fine Woodworking, she is a frequent contributor to woodworking magazines. She also teaches woodworking and boatbuilding in Norwalk, Connecticut USA.

Photos: Colour

Units of Measurement: Imperial

Contents

Introduction

The Essential Shop
What to Consider
Workbench
Cordless Drill/Driver
Measuring and Marking Tools
Edge Tools
Hammers and Screwdrivers
Circular Saw
Clamps
Sanders and Shapers
Shop Vacuum
Safety Gear
The Essential Shop Space

The Basic Shop
What to Consider
Router
Compound Miter Saw
Jigsaw
Bench Planes
More Chisels
Sharpening Tools
Measuring and Marking Tools
Handsaws
Scrapers
Woodworker's Bench
More Clamps
The Basic Shop Space

The Efficient Shop
What to Consider
Bandsaw
Tablesaw
Jointer
Planer
Router Table
Drill Press
Specialty Hand Tools
Mechanic's Tools
The Efficient Shop Space

The Well-Rounded Shop
What to Consider
Dust Collector
Sanders
Biscuit Joiner
Tablesaw Accessories
Hollow-Chisel Mortiser
The Well-Rounded Shop Space