Woodworker's Pocket Reference, Second Edition, Book

Conveniently sized to fit a shop apron, this handy DIY reference is packed with helpful tips and answers to all of your woodworking questions in an easy-to-read format. Everything is here, and easily accessible: information on wood, fasteners, joints, shop math, finishing, hand tools, power tools, shop set up, sharpening, safety, and much more. Details on the availability and use of various kinds of wood, hand and motorized tools, glues, wood fillers, and adhesives are provided along with pointers on sharpening edges, concocting effective solvents, and creating an efficient workspace. Charts, formulas, conversion tables, and geometry pointers are available to refresh the forgetful craftsman, and a comprehensive glossary offers rapid access to a wealth of information. Winner of the Golden Hammer Book Award. Paperback. 216 pages. About the Author: Charlie Self is an award-winning writer who has contributed a vast amount of work to the woodworking field. Charlie is the author of dozens of woodworking books, has written more than a thousand articles for woodworking magazines, and has edited and consulted for McGraw-Hill, Time-Life, and Popular Mechanics.

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