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Woodwork Techniques

Making Screw Threads in Wood by Fred Holder click to enlarge

Making Screw Threads in Wood

Fred Holder
How to cut threads in wood, using hand tools, taps, screw boxes, or the wood lathe. Includes several projects: wooden bolt, threaded spindle, screw-top box, and walking-stick joint. Screw threads in wood is a neat technology you could use for a lot of things; it seems to fascinate people.

133 pgs, 8.5x11, color illus, softcover

$14.95

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Taunton Press,Fine Woodworking   The New Best of Fine Woodworking Series reprints articles from recent issues of Fine Woodworking magazine, indexed so you can access the... [read more]

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Taunton Press   Here are three of Taunton's excellent reference volumes that provide overviews as well as details of the best woodshop practices. Lots of... [read more]

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book cover unavailable David Charlesworth's Furniture-Making Techniques (v. 1)

The Best From FURNITURE and CABINETMAKING Magazin   This collection of articles from the British magazine Furniture & Cabinetmaking emphasizes skill with planes and chisels, joint-making, and other professional-level techniques.... [read more]

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Fine Woodworking,Fine Woodworking Magazine,Editors of Fine Woodworking magazine   Design describes everything from thinking up and executing a whimsical chair to planning and creating a Shaker table. Here some of the... [read more]

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Jim Richey   The tablesaw is the heart of the workshop-- probably your best shop buddy. Treat it to this book, and you'll come away... [read more]

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book cover unavailable Tage Frid Teaches Woodworking: A Step-By-Step Guide to Essential Woodworking Techniques (Bk. 1 & 2)

Tage Frid,Peter Chapman   With Frid's comprehensive textbook on your bench, there are few hand and machine techniques you won't know. Frid, a Dane who emigrated... [read more]

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book cover unavailable The Complete Manual of Wood Bending: Milled, Laminated, and Steambent Work

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$24.98
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book cover unavailable The Woodworker's Guide to Shop Math

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Roy Underhill,Rod Underhill   In his second book Underhill has done it again-- written a folksy and yet information-packed text. (You'll have to pick up a... [read more]

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Roy Underhill,Rod Underhill   The prolific Underhill here suggests you turn off the power tools and pick up your hand tools. With history, humor, tips, and... [read more]

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Ken Horner   Every workshop operation requires knowing some kind of measurement, formula, fact, or calculation. Workshop problems usually can be solved with mathematics, but... [read more]

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Peter Korn   Peter Korn has taught hundreds of people over the last twenty years in his introductory woodworking course. Novices will learn the right... [read more]

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Jim Tolpin   Whether you're a begginer or advanced woodworker, you can learn secrets, tips and tricks from a master that will help you with... [read more]

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Purdy Strother,Taunton Press,Rodney Crosby,Fine Woodworking Magazine   Craftsmanship adds up to what tools and materials you choose, and how well you use them. Here Fine Woodworking authors tackle the... [read more]

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David Charlesworh   David Charlesworth caused a big stir among furniture makers with his first book of techniques, and here is the eagerly-awaited Volume 2.... [read more]

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