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User-friendly and complete with full-color photos and illustrations, Woodworking offers a comprehensive guide for beginning woodworkers and aspiring cabinetmakers alike. Beginning with a brief introduction to the industry, as well as descriptions of the tools and materials used in the trade, the book then progresses on to illustrate and explain the hands-on skills that are essential to success in project creation. Step-by-step projects are accompanied by engaging photos and illustrations that walk through the process of building wood products, including tables and chairs, chests, cabinet-making, and more! These projects provide learners with a sense of accomplishment as they demonstrate their skills through successful completion of a finished product.
- A chapter on safety, in addition to “Safety” notes highlighted in the chapters, emphasizes the importance of practicing caution in working with woodworking tools and materials.
- Step-by-step “Procedures” integrated into the chapters allow learners to learn individual tasks to ensure successful completion of a project.
- Uniquely designed to encourage the progression to more advanced techniques, each chapter includes a step-by-step “Build-It” project for the beginner, and “Project Challenge” for the more experienced woodworker.
- “Woodworking Tips” and other featured facts highlighted in the chapters provide insightful and engaging information to further encourage success in building projects
- A chapter on career opportunities and entrepreneurship provides the committed builder with information on how to succeed in the industry
Chapter 1: The Woodworking Industry
Chapter 2: General Safety Practices
SECTION 2: TOOLS OF THE TRADE
Chapter 4: Portable Power Tools
Chapter 5: Stationary Shop Tools
SECTION 3: CABINET AND FURNITURE ANATOMY
Chapter 8: Tables and Desks
Chapter 9: Chests
Chapter 10: Beds
Chapter 11: Chairs
Chapter 12: Construction methods
SECTION 4: WOODWORKING MATERIALS
Chapter 13: Wood
Chapter 14: Panel Products
Chapter 15: Veneer
Chapter 16: Synthetic Materials
SECTION 5: JOINERY AND ASSEMBLY
Chapter 17: Stock Preparation
Chapter 18: Case Joints
Chapter 19: Frame Joints
Chapter 20: Rail Joints
Chapter 21: Housed Joints
Chapter 22: Making Wide Panels and Thick Blanks
Chapter 23: Fasteners
Chapter 24: Adhesives
Chapter 25: Clamps
Chapter 26: Hardware
SECTION 6: FINISHING
Chapter 27: Surface Preparation
Chapter 28: Finishes and Application Methods
SECTION 7: SPECIAL TOPICS
Chapter 29: Bending Wood
Chapter 30: Veneering
Chapter 31: Decorative Techniques
Chapter 32: Designing a Project
Chapter 33: Fabricating Countertops
Chapter 34: Running Your Own Business
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The Instructor Resources for WOODWORKING, 2nd Edition includes the electronic version of the Instructor's Guide, PowerPoint® presentations, a Computerized Test Bank and an Image Library.
Designed to coordinate with WOODWORKING, 2nd Edition, this workbook contains questions in several formats, including new material to address updated content. Perforated pages and three-hole punched binding make this a convenient resource for independent classroom activities and homework assignments. Answers to questions may be found in the accompanying Instructor's Guide, which is available in print or electronic format.
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Designed to coordinate with WOODWORKING, 2nd Edition, this workbook contains questions in several formatsand new material to address updated content. Perforated pages and three-hole punched binding make this a convenient resource for practice and homework assignments.
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