Restoring, Tuning & Using Classic Woodworking Tools. Wood, Michael Dunbar.

Restoring, Tuning & Using Classic Woodworking Tools.

New York: Sterling Publishing Co., 1989. First edition. Paperback. Small quarto, pp. 256, indexed, illustrated with almost 500 b/w photographs and drawings. Very Good. Item #20874

Craftsmanship in the old style - here is a way to create it, with the traditional hand tools that master woodworkers have been using for hundreds of years. Made to use all day without raising a blister, these gems can be used in your workshop today, with the help of these complete guide to buying, reconditioning, and using classic woodworking tools. First, you'll learn how to evaluate, grade, and purchase the proper tools from the wonderful variety of planes, chisels, gouges, saws, bits, and other tools available on the market. Next, you'll learn heat-treating, refinishing, and sharpening techniques that are invaluable to all woodworkers. The author shows exactly how to recondition, tune, and get more from every one of these fine instruments than you can get from the newer ones you are probably using now. The author shows you how to use your classic hand tools to create the finest and most rewarding projects of your life. The author is a master woodworker, famous for making exquisite Windsor chairs.

Price: $40.00

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