Woodturning Projects

Author: Mark Baker
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781861083913
Size: 54.60 MB
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Woodturning enthusiasts looking to advance their skills will delight in this collection of 50 challenging and diverse projects. Some of the featured designs include boxes: cylindrical, diabolo and clamshell; bowls: round-bottom, flared and winged; and platters: minimalist, handled and roll-rimmed. Each project is accompanied by diagrams, wood and tool requirements, and even suggestions for alternative designs. Beginners who wish to build skill by approaching these projects at a simpler level will benefit from the thorough sections on safety, tools and equipment, finishing products and types of wood. More seasoned turners hoping to test their expertise might take the designs found here and create even bigger, more elaborate constructions.

The Ultimate Router Guide

Author: Popular Woodworking
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1440339724
Size: 13.43 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Learn all about the most versatile tool in your workshop! What can a router add to your woodworking? You can produce a dizzying array of decorative edge and surface treatments, from a basic chamfer or roundover, to intricate intarsia and inlay on boxes, cabinetry, tables, chairs, doors and much, much more. In a special 54-page primer you'll learn the basics on fixed-base routers, plunge routers and router tables. An entire section on router joinery will give you details on half-laps, dados, mortise & tenons, dovetails, cope-and-stick, lock joints and more. Learn to make and use router jigs that will improve the accuracy and performance of your tools, and even offer new ways to use them. Mounting a router in a table offers even more versatility, and included are plans for five simple router tables. Also included are four projects that use routers in all their versatility, to let you put your knowledge to work. These collected articles are from the most-respected and knowledgeable authors from Popular Woodworking and include everything you need to start working with routers, or to expand your use of this amazing and powerful tool.

Wood Bending Made Simple

Author: Lon Schleining
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1600852491
Size: 28.69 MB
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Wood bending is intriguing to the vast majority of woodworkers, but until now most have not had access to the information they need to add it to their repertoire. This highly visual book and DVD changes that. It features step-by-step instruction on some of the most common techniques. Expert Lon Schleining explains and demonstrates both steam bending (where steam relaxes wood fibers so they can be shaped when clamped to a bending form) and bent lamination (where thin strips of wood are glued together, then clamped to a bending form). Schleining shows just how easy it can be to master these techniques, even using relatively low-tech equipment.

The Minimalist Woodworker

Author: Vic Tesolin
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781940611358
Size: 34.79 MB
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Woodworking is thriving in the hands-on, DIY, maker world we currently live in. Yet, for it's increasing popularity, there are many crafters who don't engage in woodworking because they falsely believe you need a large workshop and a full-blown collection of tools and equipment. The Minimalist Woodworker is about eliminating this myth. To enjoy woodworking, all you need is a few essential tools, a little bit of space, and the desire to make something with your own two hands. The Minimalist Woodworker is about making woodworking clean and simple – from the tools and the workspace to the easy-to-follow instructions. It eliminates the fears and excuses as it demystifies the craft. Written by Vic Tesolin, aka the Minimalist Woodworker, a woodworker, instructor, and writer who is currently a technical adviser at Lee Valley Tools, The Minimalist Woodworker is a stress-free approach for the hobbyist that emphasizes the destination is actually the journey. Beginning with an understanding of the minimalist mindset, The Minimalist Woodworker quickly details how to make a small space productive and outlines the most efficient tools for a woodworker. Each piece of equipment is explained and instructions on how to use are provided. Techniques for keeping them sharp and maintained are also explained. Once space and tools are covered, seven projects are presented: a saw bench and matching saw horse, a Nicholson-style workbench, a shooting board/bench hook, a shop mallet, and a small hanging cabinet. Each project not only develops woodworking skills, but also outfits The Minimalist Woodworker's small shop. With step-by-step instruction, photos and illustrations, and an easy-going voice, The Minimalist Woodworker offers a stress-free point of entry into the life-long craft of woodworking.

Making Mechanical Marvels In Wood

Author: Raymond Levy
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780806973586
Size: 12.21 MB
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Provides instructions and diagrams for making miniature wooden machines, including a Geneva wheel, intermittent drive, positive action cam, and roller-gearing mechanism

Making Woodwork Aids And Devices

Author: Robert Wearing
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781861081292
Size: 32.70 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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“203 ‘original’ solutions for various woodworking endeavors....ideas range from simple jigs, marking aids and holding devices to more complex machining aids and specialty tools...goals are to eliminate difficult procedures, speed up time-consuming and repetitive jobs, reduce costly material waste and make better use of tools already owned....Projects feature instructions and illustrations.”—Woodshop News.

Dictionary Of Architecture And Building Construction

Author: Nikolas Davies
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0750685026
Size: 67.74 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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With more than 20,000 words and terms individually defined, the Dictionary offers huge coverage for anyone studying or working in architecture, construction or any of the built environment fields. The innovative and detailed cross-referencing system allows readers to track down elusive definitions from general subject headings. Starting from only the vaguest idea of the word required, a reader can quickly track down precisely the term they are looking for. The book is illustrated with stunning drawings that provide a visual as well as a textual definition of both key concepts and subtle differences in meaning. Davies and Jokiniemi's work sets a new standard for reference books for all those interested in the buildings that surround us. It has comprehensive coverage of architecture and building terms. It has a detailed and innovative cross-referencing system. It is beautifully illustrated with detailed technical drawings.

Trim Carpentry

Author: Fine Homebuilding
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1600855024
Size: 24.14 MB
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Compiles articles from Fine Homebuilding magazine about trim carpentry, including tips, techniques, and advice from professionals about the craft.

Popular Woodworking Pocket Shop Reference

Author: Tom Begnal
Publisher: Popular Woodworking Books
ISBN: 1440316139
Size: 39.38 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Your personal research assistant Anyone who works wood knows that the craft veers into math, biology and chemistry. You often have to compute some odd joint angle, calculate the amount of wood movement in a panel, choose appropriate metal hardware, or select the proper adhesive or finish for the job at hand, to name just a few examples. Fortunately, you no longer have to spend hours laboring over magazines and books for this kind of information. A quick look at the table of contents in this little compendium shows that it's crammed with exactly the kind of answers a woodworker needs to have on hand. It includes common geometry equations, math conversion tables, standard furniture dimensions, shelf load limit charts, a glossary of joints, properties of various woods, adhesives, finishes, and lots more. The best thing is that all the information is at your fingertips and easy to find, making this one of the hardest working little shop helpers you could hope to have.

The Complete Illustrated Guide To Furniture Cabinet Construction

Author: Andy Rae
Publisher: Taunton
ISBN: 9781561584024
Size: 41.39 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This illustrated reference to woodworking focuses on the basics of furniture and cabinet construction, equipping readers with the knowledge base tehy require to get started in both activities.