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Woodworker's & DIY Pocket Guide, 2nd Edition

Woodworker's & DIY Pocket Guide, 2nd Edition
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Charles Self

Conveniently sized to fit a shop apron, this handy DIY reference is packed with tips and answers to all of your woodworking questions in an easy-to-read, quick-to-find format. Woodworker & DIY Pocket Guide, 2nd Edition offers at-a-glance access to everything the woodworking professional or hobbyist needs to know regarding wood, fasteners, joints, shop math, finishing, hand tools, power tools, shop set up, sharpening, safety, and much more.

 Details on the availability and use of various kinds of wood, hand and motorized tools, glues, wood fillers, and adhesives are provided along with pointers on sharpening edges, concocting effective solvents, and creating an efficient workspace. Charts, formulas, conversion tables, and geometry pointers are available to refresh the forgetful craftsman, and a comprehensive glossary offers rapid access to a wealth of information. Winner of the Golden Hammer Book Award.

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