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Fundamental knowledge for every woodworker!
Looking for a go-to shop reference? Woodworking Essentials is the compendium of must-have woodworking know-how for woodworkers of all skill levels. Based on the long-running column fromPopular Woodworking Magazine, this comprehensive guide covers important techniques for safe and effective operation of the most widely used woodworking tools and machines, as well as insight into working with the wood itself. You'll learn how to choose and use the right equipment for your woodshop and discover better ways to work.
Inside you'll find:
- Ideas for setting up the ideal shop including location, lighting and power, shop organization and dust collection
- Techniques, tips and tricks for use and maintenance of the most popular woodworking machines including routers, table saws, miter saws, power jointers and thickness planers, as well as hand tools
- Casework construction best practices that cover everything from wood selection and prep to joinery and assembly to adding doors, drawers and hardware
- Add ideas for making the way you work safer, more precise and more efficient