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.
About the Author
Albert Jackson and David Day are the bestselling authors of numerous DIY and woodworking titles.
Day, originally trained as an electrical engineer, spent most of his first career teaching in universities in Kuala Lumpur and Penang, Malaysia.
Simon Jennings has conceived, designed, and produced numerous art and design books. He lives in the United Kingdom.