Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. The professional woodworker, the hobbyist, the collector, the antiques dealer, and the craft enthusiast will discover valuable information in this definitive work. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. There are a variety of ways to purchase the book, a good old fashioned hardcover, an audio CD or book depending on which you prefer, and it’s also available on Kindle. With chapters that describe the ways to fell a tree, methods for splitting wood, and more, along with a complete appendix and index, this is a great reference for anyone interested in the ways of wood working. Check out our carpentry book old selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our shops. She has been increasing in the complexity of the projects she has taken on. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. These technologies are used for things like interest based Etsy ads. Reviewed in the United States on January 19, 2013. Alex Bealer also has a book on blacksmithing for those who lean that way. Castle Books; Revised ed. This book details how early tools can be replicated for today’s use. My Dad loved this book! Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Send me exclusive offers, unique gift ideas, and personalized tips for shopping and selling on Etsy. edition (February 5, 2009), Reviewed in the United States on March 17, 2017. Everything I was looking for. It is reference, guide, and history all in one volume.This book contains over 200 line drawings by the author to illustrate age-old, yet fascinating, ways of working with wood. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Books Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries Audible Audiobooks Carpentry & Woodwork See product details Please try again. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Temporarily out of stock. He loves making something old and forgotten into something beautiful and useful again--and this book has endless information, is presented in an interesting way, and I think would appeal to anyone who loves working with wood in any form. There is also information on the role of various tools in the evolution of wood products, the types and characteristics of wood, the preparation and maintenance of tools, collective tools of antique value, and instruction on the subtleties of the craft, from rabbeting to molding. Great book with a lot of information. Find out more in our Cookies & Similar Technologies Policy. Every woodworking operationâ?¬â?chopping, splitting, using the workbench, sawing, hewing, boring, chiseling, shaping, planing, turningâ?¬â?is described in detail. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Reviewed in the United States on January 19, 2020. My husband and I both love working with old wood--antiques, Reviewed in the United States on October 28, 2014. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Looks like you already have an account! Very interesting book. Who knows who used these tools, and for what? Overall, a very good starter book, or even a nostalgia book for those of us who remember country living. It teaches and preserves techniques and historical information that were lost when modern woodworking technology, dedicated to mass production, displaced the craftsman. Old Tools Shop offer a huge range of antique, used second hand woodworking tools that include vintage planes, carving chisels, leatherworking tools and many more tools. Use the list below to locate a specific specialist bookseller or book store near you. Buy Carpentry & woodworking books from Waterstones.com today. This book is a nice overall survey and is useful for both those who are lightly interested in the subject as well as those who are interested in a place to start a whole exploration of the subject.