THE COMPLETE PRACTICAL WOODWORKER A comprehensive and easy to follow course for the home woodworker Stephen Corbett - The complete practical woodworking book a definitive reference guide for the beginner and the accomplished woodworking enthusiast alike. Packed with useful woodworking information, including a guide to timber, directions on buying and using hand and power tools, and advice for setting up your workshop. Learn about fixings and fastenings, basic and advanced techniques, making joints and wood finishing. Over 20 beautiful projects to develop your skills, including a storage chest, CD rack and bookcase. CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM
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About the Author: Stephen Corbett has had a successful career in professional woodworking design and construction for more than 20 years. A skilled craftsman, he not only makes beautiful furniture and wooden artefacts, but also plans home improvements, storage solutions and major design installations. Wood is one of the oldest known natural resources, and its universal appeal remains timeless. As every woodworker will testify, to work with this material is to appreciate its amazing versatility. This practical book demonstrates the basic techniques of woodworking, providing the foundation on which to build your skills. It begins with an introduction to timber and a guide to tools. Advice on getting started is given, as well as in-depth guides to fixings and fastening, joints, and advanced techniques. There are 20 step-by-step projects, from basic tasks such as a wine rack and picture frame, to complex ventures for experts such as a bedside cabinet and dining table.