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Woodworking Basics presents an approach to learning woodworking that has proven successful for hundreds of people who have taken the author’s introductory course over the past 20 years. Peter Korn’s method helps new woodworkers learn the right techniques from the beginning. More experienced woodworkers can use it to master the classic furniture-making skills key to fine craftsmanshipKorn includes two attractive and useful projects — a small bench and a side table with a door and drawer ― providing you the opportunity to practice skills and develop confidence with tools.

This book provides a step-by-step introduction to all aspects of woodworking, including:

  • Safe use of woodworking machinery
  • Correct use of hand tools
  • Milling a board four-square
  • Cutting a mortise-and-tenon joint
  • Cutting dovetails
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Woodworking: The Complete Step-by-Step Manual

Get started on your woodwork practice with this ultimate guide to essential carpentry skills, techniques, tools, tips, and tricks.

Complete and easy directions for key skills, from simple joinery techniques to more involved woodworking projects, with clear helpful photographs. Key carpentry skills, from simple joinery techniques to fine woodworking projects, through clear, step-by-step instructions and photographs.

New carpenters will learn about the essential tools needed and the principles of basic design and practice crucial techniques like wood joints, finishing, woodturning, and furniture restoration.

Experienced crafters will enjoy enhancing their skills and learning something new. We’ll make sure you choose the right wood for the job and find more than 100 hard and softwoods, plus their properties, in our handy directory.

Put your skills into practice with 28 DIY woodworking projects. This carpentry book will show you how to create home accessories, furnishings, outdoor projects, workshop projects, and more. This reference book provides all the information you need to become a master carpenter and have a houseful of fine furnishings to show for the effort!

Everything You Need to Know About Woodworking

Woodworking is a complete illustrated carpentry course with comprehensive and extensive photos to show you how to become a craftsman. You’ll have all the information you need to start your projects right away with simple step-by-step instructions. It also makes a fantastic gift for hobby carpenters.

Inside, you’ll discover:

• Tools: Understand how to use hand, power, and machine tools, and choose the right wood for every job.
• Techniques: Follow clear, step-by-step instructions to master all key woodworking techniques.
• Projects: Put your skills into practice to create well-crafted and practical objects, from a wine rack to a chest of drawers.

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Featuring illustrated instructions for over 70 joints, this spiral-bound book is the perfect companion for any woodworker interested in improving their joint-making skills.

The Joint Book provides easy-to-follow directions for creating edge and scarf jointslapped and housed jointsmortise-and-tenon jointsmiters and bevelsdovetails, and dowels and biscuits, plus detailed descriptions of fasteners, hardware, and knockdown joints.

This hardcover book with internal spiral binding is 6.5” × 8”, the perfect size for carpenters and woodworkers to keep near their workbench or toolbox for quick access. The design of this book allows it to lay open flat for easy and frequent reference. The interior photographsillustrations, and diagrams make the learning process simple and fun for beginners, while advanced readers will gain insight from the book’s useful tips.

Within, you’ll find:

  • Step-by-step illustrated instructions for making all the basic joints in every joint family—mortise and tenon, dovetails, miters, and more—and their variations.
  • Both hand tool methods and power tool techniques, plus a variety of easy-to-build jigs.
  • How the nature of wood and its properties affect joinery, glue, and furniture design.

The Joint Book is the ultimate workshop reference, providing woodworkers with the knowledge to choose the right joint for the job.

Hand-crafted design

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We offer a wide range of sign designs, including hand-carved and hand-painted signs. We have a team of skilled designers who create custom graphics for our clients. We also offer hand-drawn design services as well as hand-painted murals that are perfect for any type of business or event.

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