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Title:
Old ways of working wood
Author:
Bealer, Alex W.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Revised edition.
Publication Information:
Barre, Mass. : Barre Pub. Co., Inc. ; New York : distributed by Crown Publishers, Inc., [1980]

©1980
Physical Description:
255 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780517540473
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

A revised edition of a classic guide to woodworking methods provides valuable information on the evolution of wood products, the types and characteristics of wood, essential tools, and such techniques as planing, splitting, boring, chiseling, and shaping.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 9
Chapter I The Ways of Felling a Treep. 21
Chapter II Splittingp. 48
Chapter III The Workbenchp. 69
Chapter IV Sawingp. 81
Chapter V Hewingp. 110
Chapter VI Boringp. 122
Chapter VII Chiselingp. 140
Chapter VIII Shapingp. 155
Chapter IX Planingp. 165
Chapter X Turningp. 193
Chapter XI Miscellanyp. 203
Appendix 1p. 225
Appendix 2p. 233
Bibliographyp. 249
Indexp. 251

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