By Hand & Eye

By Hand Eye is a deep dive into the world of history, architecture and design And the authors have emerged with armloads of pearls for readers n nInstead of serving up a list of formulas with magical names i.e the Golden Section, the Rule of Thirds that will transform the mundane into perfect

Understanding Wood Finishing: How to Select and Apply the Right Finish

Taking the mystery out of wood finishing, this completely updated second edition includes the latest technical updates on materials and techniques from spray guns to French polishing with detailed step by step instructions and explanations The most practical, comprehensive book on finishing ever

The New Traditional Woodworker: From Tool Set to Skill Set to Mind Set

Working Wood, Not Machining It n nIf you re interested in working with wood rather than machining it, you will be relieved to learn that expensive powered machinery isn t required to build furniture You can also forget the dust masks, face shields and hearing protection since many of the safety

The Why & How of Woodworking: A Simple Approach to Making Meaningful Work

The Why and How of Woodworking reflects the growing appreciation for the handmade, a movement toward simplifying and uncluttering There is a growing understanding of the need to fill our lives with meaningful and useful objects How can woodworkers answer that call Instagram sensation Mike Pekovic

The Perfect Edge: The Ultimate Guide to Sharpening for Woodworkers

Sharp Tools Work Better n nIf you ve never experienced the pleasure of using a really sharp tool, you re missing one of the real pleasures of woodworking In The Perfect Edge, the mystery of the elusive sharp edge is solved by long time sharpening expert and tool maker Ron Hock You ll soon find how