A complete step-by-step guide to essential woodworking tools and techniques. This comprehensive reference covers everything from how to choose and cut lumber to how to plan, measure, mark, cut, shape and join. The Woodworker's Technique Bible is the handyman's complete guide to working with wood. Packed with practical information and 600 full-color photographs, The Woodworker's Technique Bible includes: * Essential troubleshooting tips * How to control power tools with accuracy * Selecting and using the 10 essential hand tools that give any woodwork a beautiful hand-finished quality * Great original projects for children's toys, simple furniture and bird boxes, which include cutting lists and easy-to-follow instructions so any woodworker can be successful. A special section, the "Wood Identifier," calls out the key characteristics of each type of lumber and how best to use it. The book's special interior spiral binding allows the woodworker to keep the book open while working with the recommended techniques. The Woodworker's Technique Bible will become the go-to reference for fine woodworking.