Higher Education

Woodworking, 1st Edition

  • Nancy MacDonald State University of New York at Delhi
  • ISBN-10: 1401862802  |  ISBN-13: 9781401862800
  • 592 Pages
  • © 2009 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $111.25
  • Newer Edition Available

About

Overview

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.

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Features and Benefits

  • 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

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION TO THE WORLD OF WOODWORKING
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

Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

Bundle: Text + Workbook

ISBN-10: 1435423763 | ISBN-13: 9781435423763

List Price = $222.95  | CengageBrain Price = $222.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $167.75

This Bundle Includes:

  • Woodworking
    List Price = $147.95  | CengageBrain Price = $147.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $111.25
  • Workbook
    List Price = $74.95  | CengageBrain Price = $74.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $56.50


Supplements

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For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1401862810 | ISBN-13: 9781401862817)

Containing various types of questions based on the chapters in the book, this Workbook provides learners with a tool for evaluating their knowledge of the content. Its flexible format, including perforated pages and three-hole punched binding, make this a useful resource for homework assignments. Answers to the Workbook questions are provided in the accompanying Instructor’s Guide – available in print or electronic format.

List Price = $74.95  | CengageBrain Price = $74.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $56.50

eResource  (ISBN-10: 1401862837 | ISBN-13: 9781401862831)

This CD-ROM is full of helpful tools for the instructor teaching a woodworking course. Each component follows the chapters in the Woodworking book and is intended to help instructors prepare classroom presentations and student evaluations. The Instructor’s Guide is available in electronic format and includes lesson plans with correlation to the accompanying PowerPoint, as well as Answers to the Questions in the book and the workbook. PowerPoint Presentations designed to follow the lesson plans in the Instructor’s Guide include an outline of each chapter along with photos and graphics from the chapter to help illustrate important points and enhance classroom instruction. These presentations are editable, allowing instructors to include additional notes and photos/graphics from the Image Library included on this CD. Computerized Testbanks are available in ExamView format. Containing over 1000 questions and organized by chapter, questions may be edited, added, or deleted to suit individual class needs. Questions can be used in current format, or instructors may create their own exams based on these existing questions with ease! An Image Library containing graphics and photos from all the chapters in the book provide an additional option for classroom presentations. Instructors may choose to add to the existing PowerPoint on this CD, or may wish to create their own presentations based on the book.

Instructor's Guide  (ISBN-10: 1401862829 | ISBN-13: 9781401862824)

This Instructor’s Guide is available in print format, and includes lesson plans with correlation to the accompanying PowerPoint, as well as Answers to the Questions in the book and the workbook. Please note that an electronic version of the Instructor’s Guide is available on the accompanying e.resource.

Carpentry  (ISBN-10: 1401870694 | ISBN-13: 9781401870690)

The intricate system of contemporary light frame building construction is presented in straightforward, step-by-step procedures in this popular bestseller. Carpentry, 4th Edition follows the logical path of a residential project, using reader-friendly presentations and easy-to-follow diagrams to explore building plans, sitework and layout, footings and foundations, framing, interior and exterior surfaces, cabinetry and flooring, and more. This new edition provides a unique blend of all the need-to-know information for both traditional and up-to-date construction practices. Beginning with the layout of the building and finishing with trim carpentry, each section features step-by-step procedures for key carpentry jobs critical safety information, tips of the trade, and insight into the construction industry.

List Price = $265.95  | CengageBrain Price = $265.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $199.75

Practical Problems in Mathematics for Carpenters  (ISBN-10: 1401872158 | ISBN-13: 9781401872151)

This widely used text/workbook teaches the practical mathematics essential to the building construction and carpentry trades. The book features short units that begin with a brief explanation of an important math principle followed by straightforward explanations and examples that are worked out in detail so readers can see first-hand how to perform the functions involved. Basic mathematical problems relevant to the construction trade are accompanied by clear-cut illustrations and together give readers the opportunity to apply and practice math principles common to carpentry.

List Price = $97.95  | CengageBrain Price = $97.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $73.50

Trim Carpentry  (ISBN-10: 1418028649 | ISBN-13: 9781418028640)

Trim Carpentry examines, step-by-step, the specific tasks assigned to the finish carpenter. A valuable resource for anyone pursuing a career, or interest, within the trim carpentry field, this book focuses on the techniques and methods required of all finish jobs. From installing and trimming interior doors, casing windows and installing cabinets, this book is a must have resource. Along with additional chapters on tools and safety, readers will learn the important skills associated with not only getting the job done, but getting it done well.

List Price = $89.95  | CengageBrain Price = $89.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $68.00

Student Supplements

Carpentry CourseMate with eBook 1-Year Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1133948391 | ISBN-13: 9781133948391)

List Price = $147.95  | CengageBrain Price = $147.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $147.95

Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1401862810 | ISBN-13: 9781401862817)

Containing various types of questions based on the chapters in the book, this Workbook provides learners with a tool for evaluating their knowledge of the content. Its flexible format, including perforated pages and three-hole punched binding, make this a useful resource for homework assignments. Answers to the Workbook questions are provided in the accompanying Instructor’s Guide – available in print or electronic format.

List Price = $74.95  | CengageBrain Price = $74.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $56.50

Carpentry  (ISBN-10: 1401870694 | ISBN-13: 9781401870690)

The intricate system of contemporary light frame building construction is presented in straightforward, step-by-step procedures in this popular bestseller. Carpentry, 4th Edition follows the logical path of a residential project, using reader-friendly presentations and easy-to-follow diagrams to explore building plans, sitework and layout, footings and foundations, framing, interior and exterior surfaces, cabinetry and flooring, and more. This new edition provides a unique blend of all the need-to-know information for both traditional and up-to-date construction practices. Beginning with the layout of the building and finishing with trim carpentry, each section features step-by-step procedures for key carpentry jobs critical safety information, tips of the trade, and insight into the construction.

List Price = $265.95  | CengageBrain Price = $265.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $199.75

Practical Problems in Mathematics for Carpenters  (ISBN-10: 1401872158 | ISBN-13: 9781401872151)

This widely used text/workbook teaches the practical mathematics essential to the building construction and carpentry trades. The book features short units that begin with a brief explanation of an important math principle followed by straightforward explanations and examples that are worked out in detail so readers can see first-hand how to perform the functions involved. Basic mathematical problems relevant to the construction trade are accompanied by clear-cut illustrations and together give readers the opportunity to apply and practice math principles common to carpentry.

List Price = $97.95  | CengageBrain Price = $97.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $73.50

Trim Carpentry  (ISBN-10: 1418028649 | ISBN-13: 9781418028640)

Trim Carpentry examines, step-by-step, the specific tasks assigned to the finish carpenter. A valuable resource for anyone pursuing a career, or interest, within the trim carpentry field, this book focuses on the techniques and methods required of all finish jobs. From installing and trimming interior doors, casing windows and installing cabinets, this book is a must have resource. Along with additional chapters on tools and safety, readers will learn the important skills associated with not only getting the job done, but getting it done well.

List Price = $89.95  | CengageBrain Price = $89.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $68.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Nancy MacDonald

Nancy MacDonald is an instructor in the Technology Division/Woodworking Program at State University of New York College at Delhi, where she received the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching. Her credentials include a BA from Hartwick College, an MA from Yale University, and an MS in Vocational and Technical Education from the State University of New York at Oswego.