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The Complete Manual of Woodworking: A Detailed Guide to Design, Techniques, and Tools for the Beginner and Expert
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With more than 1,800 drawings, diagrams and photos, this authoritative guide encompasses the whole art and craft of woodworking. Designed to instruct and inspire every woodworker from the beginner to the most exacting expert, it has become a classic. It includes a discussion of all the principal hardwoods and softwoods, how to choose and use hand tools, detailed information on every woodworking technique--jointing, bonding, fastening, laminating, and much more.
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By: Knopf.   1996-12-03

Collins Complete Woodworker's Manual
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A completely revised, redesigned and updated edition of the definitive woodworker's bible. Woodworker's Manual is the one book every woodworker needs. photographs and illustrations to give the book a contemporary feel, and includes all the new products and techniques developed since the last edition. and other decorative pieces. Starting with the basics -- the nature of wood, the tools required, setting up a workshop -- the book then examines in depth the principles of three-dimensional design, from inspiration to methods of construction. various skills and techniques a woodworker requires. Step-by-step illustrations demonstrate how to make every type of joint, and all the major crafts are given detailed coverage with the same step-by-step approach: bending wood, veneering and marquetry, woodcarving and finishing.Add to this a chapter on using other materials, such as metal, glass and leather, in combination with wood, plus a chapter on fixings and fittings -- and the book has everything you need to complete the job.

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By: Collins Publishers.   2005

Good Wood Finishes
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Good Wood Finishes
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By: Popular Woodworking Books.   1997-04

Wood Working for Beginners
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This guide to working with wood explains the basics of tools, wood selection, techniques and good practice. Coverage includes: hand tools and how to use and maintain them; properties and versatilities of different types of wood; and woodworking joints and how to make them.
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By: Harper Collins.   1998

Woodworking For Begininners
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A full-color beginners guide to woodworking tools materials and techniques
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By: Lyons Press.   2001-11-01

Popular Mechanics Plumbing & Heating
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Plumbers and other repairmen charge a mint these days—but with Popular Mechanics on your side, it’s possible to cut these costs dramatically by both preventing and managing pipe-related emergencies on your own. It lays out the basics, explaining what’s involved in a typical plumbing system, along with supply lines, drainage, and venting. Hundreds of line drawings and easy-to-follow instructions lead you through every step, including: dealing with frozen and split pipes; making an epoxy patch repair; fitting the bathroom with a sink, toilet or tub; fixing leaky faucets; checking the heating system for faults; putting in a wood-burning stove; and replacing damaged radiators. An illustrated glossary presents the complete plumber’s toolkit, and the skills needed to use them safely.
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By: Hearst.   2006-09-28

Good Wood Routers
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The router has become the most versatile and popular woodworking tool in the workshop today. This book shows and describes typical routers designed for the home workshop, together with the range of cutters and accessories available. Using colour photographs and step-by-step drawings, the book demonstrates the basics of setting up, using and maintaining a router in the inverted and overhead positions for special tasks. Further chapters explain how to use the router for shaping, drilling and boring, how to construct woodworking joints, and how to utilize the router for jobs around the house, all clearly presented to enable the woodworker to get the best from this popular woodworking machine.
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By: Popular Woodworking Books.   1996-04

Joints (Collins Good Wood)
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This is a practical reference for all people in woodworking. It contains advice on how to select and construct the best joint for the job, and step-by-step instructions for all types of joint, whether hand- or machine-cut. A chart matches each joint to its function and the toolsthat can be used to cut it and the book also indicates whether a joint is suitable for use with hardwoods, softwoods or man-made boards. Comprehensive advice and instructions are accompanied by hundreds of step-by-step drawings and photographs.
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By: Collins.   2002-08-05

Collins DIY Manual
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This international bestseller is the most comprehensive and authoritative DIY manual ever produced. This new edition has been updated with information on all the latest changes in products, techniques and regulations developed since the last edition (published in 2004). Catering to novices, DIY enthusiasts or professionals, this essential book continues to be the most in-depth, up-to-date and user-friendly DIY book on the market, covering everything from decorating and repairs to electricity, plumbing and much more.
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By: HarperCollins UK.   2007-09-28

Collins Care and Repair of Period Houses
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After the destructive 60s and 70s when it was fashionable to "modernise" properties by covering over or removing old features, the many home-owners today are now keen to restore their homes to their orginal state, not just to add period, but also to increase the value of their property. This text is a comprehensive, photographic guide to renovating and maintaining the decorative architectural features of older houses. It functions as both a sourcebook of historical styles and as a practical manual on the care and repair of houses built between the mid-18th century and the outbreak of World War II. The text includes: external features and roofs - brickwork, stucco, stonework, balconies, gates, railings, decorative woodwork, wooden wall cladding, slate & tiled roofs, shingles, bargeboards, chimneys; interior walls and ceilings - plasterwork, ornamental mouldings, wall tiles, carved woodwork, wall panelling and finishes; floors - flagstones, floorboards, parquet floors, quarry tiles, decorative painting; doors and windows - doorcases and door surrounds, panelled and glazed doors, sash and casement windows, leaded lights, stained and patterned glass, fanlights, shutters, door and window furniture; stairs - wooden staircases, stone steps, balusters, newel posts, handrails; fireplaces - mantelpieces, grates, hearths, stoves, tiled and marble fireplaces.

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By: Collins.   1998-05-05


 

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