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Tool School

The Complete Guide to Using Your Tools from Tape Measures to Table Saws

Monte Burch

Hardcover

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Description

Learn the tools and the techniques with this invaluable resource for every woodworker.

With any project, having the right tools is only half the battle. It’s knowing how to use them that can make or break a project. Tool School is the all-in-one, easy-to-use reference for every woodworking tool there is, from hammers and nails to lathes, band saws, and portable electric sanders. With over forty years of experience, Burch guides the reader through the entire process of choosing, buying, and using the right tools to get the best results. Subjects covered include:

Handsaws
Chisels and gouges
Hand planes
Drills
Routers
Electric saws
Radial arm and miter saws
Boring tools
Bench sands
And many more!

Fully illustrated with hundreds of color photographs and diagrams, Tool School is the essential manual for dozens of tools and an infinite number of projects. With this book, you will never buy the wrong tool again or work twice as hard to do half the work with a piece of equipment that isn’t made for the job. Learn how to set up your tools accurately and safely to get the most out of your equipment every time you use it.

Skyhorse, 9781628737028, 240pp.

Publication Date: May 6, 2014



About the Author

Monte Burch is an award-winning freelance writer, photographer, and author of over seventy-five books and thousands of outdoors and how-to magazine articles. He has written for numerous magazines, including American Rifleman and Field and Stream, and his books include The Complete Book of Making Jerky, The Complete Guide to Sausage Making,and The Ultimate Guide to Growing Your Own Food.As a photographer, he has had magazine cover shots on Bassmaster, Sports Afield, and many others.