Master key carpentry skills, from simple joinery techniques to fine woodworking, following clear, step-by-step instructions and photographs. Basic woodworking techniques for beginners lead through to more advanced types of wood joints, finishing, woodturning, and furniture restoration.
Learn how to use all the essential woodworking tools in a workshop, including hand tools, power tools, and machine tools. Know which wood to choose for the job, with more than 100 hard and soft wood profiles.
Then put your skills into practice with 25 DIY woodworking projects complete with detailed plans and instructions. Make a simple coat rack or bookcase as small weekend projects, or try more advanced woodworking ideas such as a chest of drawers or chair.
The book builds into a complete illustrated woodworking course to give you all the carpentry skills you need, with the stamp of authority of the Worshipful Company of Carpenters.