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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 and bestselling woodworker's bible. Authoritative, superbly crafted and easy to use, Collins Complete Woodworker's Manual is the UK bestseller and the one book every woodworker needs. This revised edition has been extensively rewritten and contains new photographs and illustrations. It includes new products and techniques developed since the last edition. Every stage in crafting furniture and other decorative pieces are fully explained starting with the basics; the nature of wood, the tools required and setting up a workshop. The book then examines the principles of three-dimensional design from inspiration to construction. 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. The book also includes a chapter on using other materials, such as metal, glass and leather in combination with wood, plus a chapter on fixings and fittings.

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By: Collins.   2005

Collins Good Wood Joints
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This is the first title in a series of instructional woodworking books. It enables the woodworker to select the best joint for the job, then describes in detail how to construct it. Every traditional hand-cut woodworking joint is described, with all its variations.
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By: Collins.   1996-01-11

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

Collins Complete Home Restoration Manual: How to Restore and Maintain the Older House
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A practical guide to renovating and maintaining the decorative architectural features of older houses, in particular those built between 1750 and 1939. After the 1960s and 1970s, when it was fashionable to "modernize" properties by covering over or removing old features, the majority of home-owners are now keen to restore their homes to their original state, not just to add period character but also to increase the value of the property. The book includes information on all styles of period doors, windows, fireplaces, brickwork and flooring; practical advice for those choosing to do the work, or for those wishing to brief a builder; how to create period bathrooms and kitchens and install authentic lighting.
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By: Collins.   1992-04-21

Good Wood Handbook
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Book by Jackson, Albert
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By: Popular Woodworking Books.   1999-08

Collins Complete DIY Manual. Albert Jackson and David Day
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Collins Complete DIY Manual has sold over 3 million copies and is the most comprehensive and authoritative DIY manual ever produced. For 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. This fully updated version features an even more accessible design to help you navigate easily through the info, and thousands of new photographs and illustrations to make sure you get your job done quickly and safely. There have been many changes to regulations in recent years, particularly in electricity (the new Part P legislation and changes to cable colours) - the Manual not only lists but also clearly explains these new regs and helps you work with them. And as we all become much more conscious of the environmental impact our homes have, new material on energy-saving DIY is essential reading for any householder - saving you money too in the process.
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By: Collins.   2011-03-01

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 Good Wood Guide
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This publication is a comprehensive guide to selecting the right wood for the job - including hardwoods, softwoods, veneers and man-made boards. It should be a useful reference for every woodwork enthusiast. The book provides information on all types of wood and their practical uses. Topics include: wood as a raw material; woods of the world; softwoods; hardwoods; wood veneers; man-made boards; wood finishes; and tree species.

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By: Collins.   2002-04-02


 

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