The Complete Guide to Joint-Making

Author: John Bullar

Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Limited

ISBN: 9781861088789

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 175

View: 6902


Joint-making – a top priority for woodworkers! Woodworkers have plenty to cheer about with The Complete Guide to Joint-Making. This comprehensive and practical book demystifies the all-important subject of choosing, designing, and cutting woodworking joints. It's packed with insightful information and tricks of the trade that will advance the work of novices and seasoned craftsmen alike. The litmus test for woodworkers. Strong, appropriate, and well-fitting joints are one of the hallmarks of the skilled woodworker. Making them properly requires intelligent planning, accurate layout, and a sufficient degree of care in cutting, fitting, and final assembly. A methodical approach that pays off. That's the approach author John Bullar pursues in this essential guide. He walks readers through choosing the appropriate joint for its intended purpose and continues methodically through constructing and finally assembling the finished pieces. He also covers lumber selection, tools, and adhesives, and offers recommendations for the working methods and habits that are needed to achieve consistently good results. Techniques for hand tools and machines. The Complete Guide to Joint-Making explains in detail the traditional hand techniques that are the foundation of woodworking. Plus, the section on machine-made joints covers every power tool needed for joints, including how to get the best results from a biscuit jointer, a router, and other power tools.

Japanese Woodworking Tools

Their Tradition, Spirit, and Use

Author: N.A

Publisher: Linden Pub

ISBN: 9780941936460

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 189

View: 7958


A complete guide to the tools used by a shokunin, or master Japanese craftsman, for both beginning woodworkers and professionals.

Measure and Construction of the Japanese House

Author: Heino Engel

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 1462916848

Category: Architecture

Page: 152

View: 8783


A remarkable classic work on traditional Japanese architecture and its general integrative quality, the order of space and form, the flexibility of partitions and room functions and other important or unique qualities. The author describes in detail, and with numerous architectural plans and drawings, the influence of the anatomy of the Japanese human body on traditional units of measurement and on house construction. This work is not simply a description of the features of the Japanese house, but "an invitation to probe the possibilities of utilizing this architectural achievement of the Japanese . . . in modern living and building," according to the author, who further believes that the unique features of the Japanese house are better suited to serve as a pattern for contemporary housing than any other form of residential structure.

Encyclopedia of Wood Joints

Author: Wolfram Graubner

Publisher: Taunton

ISBN: 9781561580040

Category: House & Home

Page: 151

View: 2936


Shows and describes splicing, oblique, corner, cross, and edge joints used in Japanese wooden construction

The Complete Manual of Woodworking

Author: Albert Jackson,David Day,Simon Jennings

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf

ISBN: 0679766111

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 320

View: 8150


Encompassing all facets of the woodworking craft, this detailed handbook ranges from a history of woodworking, to a discussion of the principles of design, to instruction in tools, materials, and techniques.

The Complete Illustrated Guide to Joinery

Author: Gary Rogowski

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 1561584010

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 390

View: 3821


Filled with an abundance of step-by-step color photos, an authoritative resource for making every practical woodworking joint features visual maps, in-depth visual content, tips, and techniques for all skill levels.

The Joint Book

The Complete Guide to Wood Joinery

Author: Terrie Noll

Publisher: N.A


Category: House & Home

Page: 192

View: 7684


All the knowledge woodworkers need to choose the right joint for the job. Covers every basic joint in every joint family, including a range of joint variations and helpful jigs.

Carpetry and Joinery

With a New Introduction by Roy Underhill

Author: Paul N. Hasluck

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780982863206

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 608

View: 6612


Finally back in print, Carpentry & Joinery, first published in 1907, is the bible of finish carpentry from a golden era of architectural woodworking. Every aspect of joinery is covered in this book, with more than 1800 engravings and twelve spectacular plates to illustrate the topics. This incredibly comprehensive volume contains chapters on timber; joints; floors; partitions; windows; doors; moldings; tools and more. Each subject is explored, illustrated, and examined first in the simple case and then in fancier and fancier permutations. This is the best instruction ever written that explains the details of both simple and fancy late Victorian architectural woodworking. Whether you are a joiner, restorer, or architect, you will be amazed at the level of practical information, clarity of explanation, and continued utility of this book. Certain subjects which are commonly ignored such as the use of joiner s rods are covered in great detail along with detailed instructions for layout all the various constructions in the book. Because this is such an important book we wanted an expert opinion to put the book in the context of its time. In a new introduction master housewright Roy Underhill compares the instruction in the book with a first hand account of an early 20th century joiner. "We again have the voices of first rate masters at our sides." - Roy Underhill, from his Introduction The original book contained 12 color plates which, sadly, we could not afford to reproduce in color. However we are making a PDF of the color plates available for download http: // Softcover 6 3/4" x 9 5/8" 567 pages plus 12 plates.

The Complete Book of Wood Joinery

Author: R. J. DeCristoforo

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9780806999500

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 308

View: 3377


Learn the joinery techniques that are essential to fine woodworking, including butt joints, dadoes and grooves, rabbet, miter, lap, mortise-tenon, edge-to-edge, dovetail, and many more. Practice by making a variety of pieces, such as a built-to-last bedroom chest, bookcase, kitchen base cabinet, trestle table, pedestal table, dining chair, and rocking chair. 320 pages, 937 b/w illus., 8 x 10 3/4.


Shaping & Milling : Techniques and Strategies for Making Furniture Parts from Fine Woodworking

Author: Fine Woodworking

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 9781561583058

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 202

View: 7845


A collection of classic, informative articles from Fine Woodworking magazine. This series is designed for easy reference and organized for quick access. All six volumes are highly practical and easy to use; together they form a cornerstone woodworking library.

The Care and Use of Japanese Woodworking Tools

Saws, Planes, Chisels, Marking Gauges, Stones

Author: Kip Mesirow,Ron Herman

Publisher: Stone Bridge Press

ISBN: 1933330139

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

View: 4117


Essential information for hobbyists and professionals; fully illustrated

Joinery Tips & Techniques

Author: Editors of Popular Woodworking

Publisher: Popular Woodworking Books

ISBN: 9781440323485

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

View: 7823


From Dados to Dovetails - It's All Here! From the lowly butt joint to the vaunted dovetail, joinery makes a woodworking project stronger, attractive and durable. Learn how to make the most common woodworking joints using hand tools and power tools, with tips to speed and improve your work. Also included are plans for jigs to make your work easier and more precise, advice on building frame-and-panel doors and step-by-step instructions for lots of dovetails, including sliding dovetails. If you're just starting out in woodworking, or if you're looking for a way to just improve, we've got the joint for you!

The Encyclopedia of Joint Making

The complete, full-color guide to wood joinery, with step-by-step instructions on how to select, cut, and assemble the right joint of the job

Author: Terrie Noll

Publisher: Chartwell Books

ISBN: 9780785833581

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 1994


The Encyclopedia of Joint Making has step-by-step illustrated instructions for making all of the basic joints in every joint familyâ??mortise and tenon, dovetails, mitres, and moreâ??plus popular joint variations. It has comprehensive coverage of the nature of wood material and how it affects joinery, glue, and furniture design for informed engineering of joints to last. Use this book to learn all the tricks necessary to choose and use layout tools for accurate works, plus practical marking methods for quick identification of project parts. The Encyclopedia of Joint Making also includes both hand tool methods and power tool techniques, a variety of jigs and up-to-date coverage of contemporary alternatives.

Shoji and Kumiko Design

Book 3 Hexagonal Patterns

Author: Andrew Mellon Professor of American Government and Professorial Fellow Desmond King,Desmond King

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780987258328

Category: Decoration and ornament, Architectural

Page: 203

View: 2872


Book 3 Hexagonal Patterns is the third and final book in the Shoji and Kumiko Design series, and follows on seamlessly from Book 2 - Beyond the Basics. In Book 3, Des King gives detailed, step-by-step instructions on making 45 stunning patterns in the hexagonal jigumi arrangement, ranging from the very simple, to the highly complex and extremely difficult. More than 500 photographs and diagrams guide you at each stage on making these patterns using tools found in any Western workshop, and simple shop-made jigs. As with Book 1 and Book 2, no specialised tools are required for any of the patterns covered in Book 3. The patterns in this book are indeed items of art, and can be applied in a broad range of furniture and artistic designs to set your work apart from all others.

Traditional Japanese Furniture

Author: 和子·小泉

Publisher: Kodansha International

ISBN: 9780870117220

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 223

View: 3567


Focusing on the furniture of the Edo and early Meiji periods, this text lookst the history, aesthetics and techniques of hand-worked traditional Japaneseurniture.