Encyclopedia of Woodworking
Prolific and internationally acclaimed authors Alan and Gill Bridgewater have created the ultimate reference guide for novices and experienced woodworkers alike. Keen DIYers will find easy-to-follow diagrams and information on every aspect of woodworking, from wood types to setting up a workspace to selecting and operating tools and machines. This ideal sourcebook covers techniques as diverse as measuring and marking wood, steambending, and cutting joints. And new skills will quickly be put to use with 20 beautiful projects that range from beginner to advanced levels, and from traditional to contemporary styling. An elegant inlaid coffee table, a sweet child’s rocking horse, and a retro drinks trolley—there’s something here for every avid woodworker.