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Cabinet Construction

Straight Talk for Today's Woodworker
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Each book in the new Back to Basics Series is designed and written to teach woodworkers core information they need to succeed in a clear and plain-spoken manner. Like the series' slogan says, "Your world is complicated enough your woodworking information shouldn't be." Cabinet Construction is the newest title in this popular series. It takes the confusion and complication out of learning to build furniture. It introduces the reader to basic carcase construction, and teaches woodworkers to design boxes, as well as frame-and-panel construction. Next the new woodworker gets all the basics on building doors, drawers and legs. Other basics perfect for the beginner is choosing the right lumber, joining boards, planing stock, ripping a work piece, and sanding. Written with a straight-forward approach, Cabinet Construction includes color photos and highly detailed illustrations & diagrams that help readers visualize each technique. It's perfect for the beginner who doesn't want to get bogged down with too much information, and the experienced craftsman who needs a handy reference tool by his/her side.

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Pages 144
Publish Date 2011-07-01
Series Back to Basics
Size 7.5" x 9.0" x 0.375"
Author Skills Institute Press
Product Form Paperback / softback

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About the Author

John Kelsey is a journalist and editor specializing in woodworking and furniture making. He has a degree in woodworking and furniture design from the School for American Craft at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He is a former editor in chief of Fine Woodworking magazine and a publisher of woodworking and home building books at the Taunton Press. He is the author of Furniture Projects for the Deck and Lawn. He lives in Newtown, Connecticut.

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