By Hand & Eye

By Hand Eye is a deep dive into the world of history, architecture and design And the authors have emerged with armloads of pearls for readers Instead of serving up a list of formulas with magical names i.e the Golden Section, the Rule of Thirds that will transform the mundane into perfecti

The New Traditional Woodworker: From Tool Set to Skill Set to Mind Set

Working Wood, Not Machining It If you re interested in working with wood rather than machining it, you will be relieved to learn that expensive powered machinery isn t required to build furniture You can also forget the dust masks, face shields and hearing protection since many of the safety c

Understanding Wood Finishing: How to Select and Apply the Right Finish

Taking the mystery out of wood finishing, this completely updated second edition includes the latest technical updates on materials and techniques from spray guns to French polishing with detailed step by step instructions and explanations The most practical, comprehensive book on finishing ever

The Perfect Edge: The Ultimate Guide to Sharpening for Woodworkers

Sharp Tools Work Better If you ve never experienced the pleasure of using a really sharp tool, you re missing one of the real pleasures of woodworking In The Perfect Edge, the mystery of the elusive sharp edge is solved by long time sharpening expert and tool maker Ron Hock You ll soon find how e

The Unplugged Woodshop: Hand-Crafted Projects for the Home & Workshop

Woodworker Tom Fidgen is very well known in the online woodworking community, and his first book, Made by Hand, was critically acclaimed In his second book, Fidgen presents hand tool woodworking projects for the home and workshop The projects have a distinctive retro look, recycling designs f