This practical, easy-to-follow guide gives expert guidance on working with wood around your home - whether assembling flat-pack furniture, building shelves, rehanging a door or laying laminate flooring. The book begins with a comprehensive section on basic tools and techniques, introducing you to the most popular types of wood and all the essential power and hand tools needed to master the basic skills. You'll also find detailed step-by-step instructions on all the techniques you need to know, from measuring and marking to sawing, planning and using simple power tools. The book includes a wide range of practical woodworking projects for basic home improvements including shelving and built-in cupboards, flat-pack furniture, wooden mouldings such as architraves and picture rails, laying new flooring and restoring old floors, and repairing doors and windows. It also includes a section on restoring wooden furniture. Packed with practical information on tools and techniques, this book will give you the confidence and know-how to tackle basic home woodworking jobs around the home safely and competently.
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Book Description Reader's Digest, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0276440811
Book Description Reader's Digest, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0276440811