Woodworking by David Day
A practical, introductory guide covering everything you need to know about woodworking. Full of easy-to-follow expert advice, this handbook will give even the most hesitant of beginners the enthusiasm and confidence to start working with wood. Thinking of taking up woodwork but don't know where to start? Want to know how to organise your own workshop and develop the knack of cutting and shaping wood? Woodworking is part of the successful Collins Need to Know? series of illustrated reference books' covering a wide range of popular subjects and diverse activities. Attractively illustrated in full colour throughout, these handy, practical books give you detailed information in a concise and accessible way. Collins need to know? Woodworking is a one-stop beginner's guide to woodworking tools, materials and techniques. Contents include: / all basic techniques / essential joints / maintenance and use of handtools / workshop organisation / assembling and finishing wood / up-to-date wood information and guidance Packed with step-by-step photographs and illustrations to help you practise and build up your knowledge and expertise of woodworking.