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ISBN-10: 1401862802

ISBN-13: 9781401862800

Edition: 2009

Authors: Nancy MacDonald

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Woodworking is a highly readable and useful guide for beginning woodworkers and aspiring cabinetmakers alike. Beginning with a brief introduction to the industry, as well as descriptions of the tools and materials used in the trade, Woodworking then progresses on to illustrate and explain the hands-on skills that are essential to success in project creation. Step-by-step projects are accompanied by engaging photos and illustrations that walk through the process of building wood products, including tables and chairs, chests, cabinet-making, and more! These projects provide learners with a sense of accomplishment as they demonstrate their skills through successful completion of a finished…    
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Book details

List price: $139.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 4/11/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 592
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.642

Nancy MacDonald is an instructor in the Technology Division/Woodworking Program at State University of New York College at Delhi, where she received the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching. Her credentials include a BA from Hartwick College, an MA from Yale University, and an MS in Vocational and Technical Education from the State University of New York at Oswego.

Introduction to the World of Woodworking
The Woodworking Industry
General Safety Practices
Tools of the Trade
Portable Power Tools
Stationary Shop Tools
Cabinet and Furniture Anatomy
Tables and Desks
Construction methods
Woodworking Materials
Panel Products
Synthetic Materials
Joinery and Assembly
Stock Preparation
Case Joints
Frame Joints
Rail Joints
Housed Joints
Making Wide Panels and Thick Blanks
Surface Preparation
Finishes and Application Methods
Special Topics
Bending Wood
Decorative Techniques
Designing a Project
Fabricating Countertops
Running Your Own Business