A continuation of the Illustrated Encyclopedia of Woodworking Handtools, Instruments and Devices (available separately), this illustrated manual details traditional hand tool techniques for a variety of woodworking applications.
Covering a broad range of tools in common use from the 18th century to the early 1900s, it provides in-depth instruction on using planes, measuring and marking tools, saws, edge tools, boring tools and more. Peppered with historical and social context, the book offers a valuable glimpse into the workshops of the past and the impact of industrial mechanization on manufacturing.
With over 400 illustrations, this is an excellent reference for collectors, crafters, tool enthusiasts and woodworkers alike.
Softcover, 8 1/2" × 11", 364 pages, 2016.