Woodworking: The Complete Step-by-Step Manual

4th ed. DK. Apr. 2020. 400p. ISBN 9781465491114. $40. DIY
This invaluable reference for anyone looking to explore woodworking as a hobby or profession offers a thorough detailing of each tool’s functions and nuances, a multitude of joint and finishing techniques, profiles on the different types of woods, and projects sorted by increasing levels of difficulty. It supports the growth from novice to proficient woodworker, all within a single text. As the fourth edition, the content is extremely reliable, with contributors notably qualified, whose primary trade is carpentry or furniture making. The work resembles a hefty textbook, with high-resolution photographs on glossy pages, detailing the different steps of each section.
VERDICT Recommended as a robust addition to any Maker space reference or general craft collection.
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