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Basic Woodworking By Albert Jackson

Basic Woodworking
by Albert Jackson

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A guide for people 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.
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Basic Woodworking: What Every First-time Woodworker Needs to Know by Albert Jackson

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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About Albert Jackson


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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GOR003640065
Basic Woodworking: What Every First-time Woodworker Needs to Know by Albert Jackson
Albert Jackson
Collins Good Wood S.
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2001-11-05
128
0007129491
9780007129492
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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