Workshop Bench Reference

Book - 1999
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At the workbench and need an instant solution to a problem? Quickly flip to the right page for instant answers. Or need a once-in-a-career technique that you could never memorize? Look it up here! This benchtop reference will help any woodworker make the most of the versatile router's thousands of uses. Expert tips and shortcuts are easily accessed in a spiral binding that lies flat, with subject tabs for quick, look-it-up use right where you work, and a shop-proof cover. Start with an array of cutting techniques, including straight-line, crosscutting, mortise and tenon, trimming, edging, chamfering and molding, dove- tailing, panel-raising, fluting, beading and reeding, and inlaying. Then add joining, drilling, shaping, spindle molding, doweling, counter-boring, turning, and the countless other ways routers make any project quicker to do and more attractive to view. Beginners will find the proper way to grip the handles and control depth of cut. Bonus: special reed jigs and unique templates. If you own a router and have a workbench, this is as important a tool as any you'll own! 160 pages, 2-color throughout, 370 b/w illus., 8 1/2 x 10.

Need the solution to a tough situation using your router? Grab this handy, lay-flat, topic-tabbed guide and swiftly look up how to proceed. Special problems, quick fixes, and professional shortcuts are just a turn of the page away. Choose the right cutter for any task; use the router either freehand or fixed; and cut joints, trim, chamfer, raise panels, and more. With special jigs, templates, and accessories; instructions especially for the beginner; and facts on care and maintenance, it's the best reference ever!

Baker & Taylor
Discusses router components, features, and maintenance; types of cutters; guidelines for cutting wood, metal and plastic; and safety precautions.

Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub. Co., 1999
ISBN: 9780806931715
Characteristics: 160 p. : ill ; 26 cm


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