This guide is for those discovering the pleasures of working with wood for the first time. Whether as a hobby, at evening classes or in the schoolroom, this book provides essential knowledge on tools, wood selection, techniques and good practice. The book starts with an introduction on how to set out a proper workshop and highlights some essential health and safety points. The following four chapters give detailed information for the woodworking beginner on: hand tools and how to use and maintain them; the properties and versatility of different types of wood and manmade boards; woodworking joints and how to make them; and successful wood finishing techniques such as sealing, bleaching, staining, and waxing.
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Albert Jackson and David Day are the authoritative writers on DIY, home improvement and maintenance. They have made many television appearances, and have presented two major BBC series on furniture making and renovation. Their best-selling books include the Collins Complete DIY Manual, Collins Complete Woodworkers Manual and Collins Home Restoration Manual.
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Book Description Collins, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Sent from the UK within 24 hours. EXPEDITED UK DELIVERY AVAILABLE. Bookseller Inventory # BBI2304860
Book Description Collins, 2001. Book Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has soft covers. In good all round condition. Bookseller Inventory # 5915182
Book Description Collins, London, United Kingdom, 2001. Limp. Book Condition: Very Good. originally published as 'Woodworking for Beginners'. Bookseller Inventory # 009478
Book Description HarperCollins, London, 2001. Card Covers. Book Condition: Very Good. Harris, Robin & Day, David (illustrator). First published as Woodworking for Beginners in 1998. Clean, bright large format paperback which is a beginner's guide to woodworking tools, materials and techniques. Some light wear/curl to covers. 128 pages including index. Next post dispatch from GB. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 025239
Book Description Harper Collins, London, 2001. Pictorial Soft Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Reprint. 128 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in Fine condition throughout. A Beginner's Guide To Woodworking Tools, Materials And Techniques. Bookseller Inventory # 094074
Book Description Collins, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Good condition, some are ex-library and can have markings. Bookseller Inventory # GD-131-19-9653009
Book Description Collins, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Very good. Bookseller Inventory # HH-131-19-9653009