The Workbench Book

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Taunton Press, 1998 - 247 páginas

Probably more than any other tool in the shop, the custom workbench reflects the personality and experience of its maker. And for the great majority of makers, the construction of the workbench is a labor of love. In The Workbench Book, Scott Landis examines benches for all kinds of woodworking -- from a traditional Shaker bench to a mass-produced Workmate. There are benches for cabinetmakers, boatbuilders, carvers, and country chairmakers. In each case, detailed photos and illustrations show how the bench works and help guide you through the tough parts in its construction. With 19 pages of measured drawings, two chapters on vises, and a list of sources of supply, this is one of woodworking's all-time classic books.

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Schuttner, an accomplished builder, is known for his previous best-selling carpentry guide, Basic Stairbuilding (Taunton Pr., 1990) . His current book, designed for the accomplished do-it-yourselfer ... Leer comentario completo

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Introduction
1
The Evolution of the Workbench
4
The Roubo Bench
18
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Landis is a freelance editor and writer on various woodworking subjects.

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