Working with Wood describes how to build attractive and useful cabinets and furniture while learning a wealth of woodworking information.
32 essential skills are presented in 7 projects. You'll learn about:
Types of woods available at lumberyards and home centers
Which woods are easy to cut and shape
Which woods require more patience and skill to plane and smooth
Which woods accept which stains and finishes best
How to make a variety of joints
What is the appropriate use for each jointDesign features and variationsNo two projects use the same woods or the exact same joinery.
Each project presents a unique challenge so you receive a thorough overview of the most important skills a woodworker needs to know.
The projects appear in order of difficulty from simplest to more complicated.