Each issue of Woodworking Magazine is designed to last forever ? and now, with issues 8-12 in this handsome hardbound edition, you can do that. Every issue is filled with techniques that have been tested by our own hands and by time. Every project has classic lines so they'll look as good in 100 years as they do today.
Updated and Expanded! Beginning woodworkers are constantly stymied by the apparent need for thousands of pounds worth of tools to start their hobby. Once they have the tool, they face a learning curve to understand how to use the tool. The next problem is finding wood to build the projects. Not everyone has a lumberyard nearby. This book shows you how to build quality furniture projects that can be completed by any woodworker with a modest (but decent) kit of tools in less than two days of shop time, and using raw materials that are available at any home center. The enclosed tool manual explains all the tools and shows you how to perform the basic operations in a step-by-step format.
Build quality furniture fast and simple! Beginning woodworkers (or experienced woodworkers who are looking for a weekend project) can accomplish these builds quickly. • Each project requires minimal woodworking experience and only hand and portable power tools--no need for expensive equipment. • These projects use only readily available materials that are easily found at your local home center, saving you lots of time and a few headaches. • Within these pages you'll also find a helpful training manual for choosing and using recommended tools--it's the perfect guide for building your skills as a woodworker. • Learn to build a variety of tasteful and functional items for the home including furniture, shelving and storage.
Learn all about the most versatile tool in your shop! What can a router add to your woodworking? Simple and complicated joinery for boxes, cabinetry, tables, chairs, doors and much more. You can produce a dizzying array of decorative edge and surface treatments--from a basic chamfer or roundover, to intricate intarsia and inlay. • In a special 54-page primer you'll learn the basics on fixed-base routers, plunge routers and router tables. Discover the details of router joinery and get the information you need to start making boxes, drawers and edge and surface treatments. • An entire section on router joinery will give you details on half-laps, dados, mortise & tenons, dovetails, cope-and...
Build a table of any style for any occasion Need a table? The Table Book is just what you need. It contains 35 projects to choose from, each with complete plans, cutting lists and detailed step-by-step instructions. You can learn new woodworking techniques or improve or update your skills. Here are some of the table styles you can choose to build: • Shaker candle stand • Greene & Greene table • Stickley poppy table • Porringer side table • Prairie-style coffee table • Maloof table • Creole table • Queen Anne side table • Modern occasional table • Nakashima-inspired table • and 25 more!
Pick a Project, Finish It in a Weekend Do you have time only during weekends to immerse yourself in your woodworking? If so, then The Weekend Woodworker's Project Collection is for you. This book has 40 projects from which to choose and, depending on the level of your woodworking skills, any of them can be completed in one or two weekends.Projects include: • a game box • a jewelry box • several styles of bookcases and shelves • 5 mirror/picture frames • and more And, you can choose from Arts and Crafts, Chippendale, Shaker, Federal, Contemporary, Greene & Greene or American Country furniture styles. So, pick a project and get started—time's a wastin'!