The Fundamentals of Fine Woodworking identifies the essential knowledge, processes and tools upon which all furniture construction is based. It will show you that there are irreducible and recurring relationships between wood, tools and the methods involved in creating joints.
The secrets to fine woodworking lie within these relationships, and this book
is the only one that recognizes that they exist and offers them to you.
It all begins with a plan and the knowledge to carry out that plan.
With this eBook you will learn:
•The Concept of Reference
•The Principles of Layout
•How to Sharpen Chisels and Bench Planes
•How to Tune Up and Use Bench Planes
•How to Tune Up and Use Layout Tools
•How to Plan the Purchase and Milling of Rough Lumber
•How Flatten the Face of a Board with a Bench Plane
•How to Mill Rough Lumber with a Bench Plane
•How to Prepare Edge to Edge Joints with a Bench Plane
•How to Make Mortise and Tenon Joints
•How to Make Through and Half-Blind Dovetail Joints
•The Elementary Principles of Fine Woodworking