Complete Idiot's Guide to Woodworking

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From learning about the right tools for the right jobs to looking at a plan and beginning your own project, "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Woodworking" teaches the novice woodworker all there is to know about this wonderful hobby. This step-by-step book takes you through the workshop, whether it's a shed in the backyard or a three-foot space in a one-bedroom apartment, showing you how to create beautiful pieces of furniture and decorative items with the right tools. You'll learn how to set up a workspace, buy hand and power tools, set goals within a realistic budget, work with plans and put the finishing touches on your project. Basic plans for a variety of projects are included.

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Reed Karen is a teacher of woodworking at Parsons School of Design in New York City. He studied under Tage Frid, an author and woodworker who is famous in woodworking circles, and went on to start his own business. Some of Reed's clients include Polo/Ralph Lauren, Barney's New York, Rush Limbaugh, and Bret Easton Ellis. His work has been published in Harper's Bazaar, Architectural Record, House Beautiful, Metropolitan Home, and Architectural Digest. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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