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 n nInstead 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 perfect

Hand Tools: Their Ways and Workings

For those who would like to have the benefit of a woodworker s extensive experience with hand tools, this is the book to own Crammed with practical information, it is the next best thing to looking over a craftsman s shoulder as he works with his tools, asking questions and getting straight answers

The Complete Manual of Woodworking

With than 1,800 drawings, diagrams and photos, this authoritative guide encompasses the whole art and craft of woodworking Designed to instruct and inspire every woodworker from the beginner to the most exacting expert, it has become a classic It includes a discussion of all the principal har

A Cabinetmaker's Notebook

Cabinetmaking at the highest level is an art, a discipline, a philosophy even a way of life in addition to being a useful craft In this book one of the greatest living cabinetmakers reflects on the deeper meanings of his craft and explains for less accomplished workers how the right attitudes towar

Understanding Wood

In this essential reference for woodworkers, R Bruce Hoadley explains everything from how trees grow to how best to cut, season, machine, join, bend, and finish wood Why do miters open and glue joints loosen How do you get a really sharp edge Examples of problems and solutions help woodworkers p