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Hand Tool Basics: Woodworking Tools and How to Use Them

Hand Tool Basics: Woodworking Tools and How to Use Them

$ 34.99

By Steve Branam

Everything you need to start woodworking with hand tools!

Hand tool woodworking can be a source of great pride, satisfaction and amazing results--not to mention less noise and sawdust. But there's a lot to learn, what with a seemingly endless array of chisels and mallets to workbenches and handplanes. You'll learn proven methods for sharpening your tools, prepping your stock and timeless joinery techniques including mortise-and-tenon joins, dovetails, rabbets and others. Within these pages you'll find:

  • Advice for selecting the tools you need and setting up shop
  • Complete instructions for using the tools you'll reach for time and again
  • Tuning processes for keeping your tools sharp and precise
  • Technique variations and alternate methods so you can decide what works best for you

Take the mystery out of hand tools and experience the satisfaction of crafting something truly handmade.


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