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Woodworkers and carpenters will learn to solve virtually every geometry and layout problem with this handy guide to the steel square. Loaded with diagrams, practical advice and exercises. Learn how valuable the steel square can be. Loaded with diagrams, practical advice, and skill-building exercises.
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Essentiial Guide to the Steel Square Facts, Short-Cuts & Problem-Solving Secrets Unlock the Secrets of a Timeless Tool of the Trade For centuries, the steel square has been a mainstay in the toolbox of skilled craftsmen. In the hands of someone who knows how to use it, this simple tood can quickly solve countless construction and geometric problems involving angles, arcs, circles, and squares. Now, with the help the Essential Guide to the Steel Square and Ken Horner, author of the best -selling Woodworker's Essential Facts, Formulas, & Short- Cuts series, anyone can unlock the helpful secrets of this valuable, time-honored tool. With 17 chapters packed with hundreds of clear illustrations and diagrams, skill-building exercises, and simple rules of thumb, this handy reference will show any curious carpenter, woodworker, or serious do-it-yourselfer how indispensable the steel square can be in building stairs, roofs, rafters, and practically everything else. 17 Chapters: Introduction History of the Steel Square A Close Look at the Steel Square Types of Sqaures Testing for Square Truing a Square Porblem-Solving Techniques Starirs Roofs Laying Out the Rafters The Speed Square Circles and Sqaure Problems Laying Out Angles Proportioning Problems Arch, Arc, ellipse Problems Cylinders and Cones: Sheet-Metal Problems Ken Horner is a retired organic chemist and computer consultant who resides in Sunnyvale, California, deep in the heart of the SIlicon Valley. A Veteran woodworker, he is a member of the South Bay Woodworkers Association. Also available from Cambium Press and Fox Chapel Piublishing: Woodworker's Essential Facts, Formulas & Short-Cuts "Few book are for everyone. but this one is" Christopher Schwarz Popular Woodworking More Wooderker's Essential Facts, Formulas &Short-Cuts A Main Selection of the Woodworker's Book ClubAbout the Author:
Ken Horner is a retired organic chemist and computer consultant who resides in Sunnyvale, California, deep in the heart of the Silicon Valley. A veteran woodworker, he is a member of the South Bay Woodworkers Association.
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Book Description Fox Chapel Publishing, 2007. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111565233425