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Getting the Most from your Wood-Buying Bucks (Best of AW)

Find, Cut, and Dry Your Own Lumber (American Woodworker)

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The Essential Wood Guide for Every Home Workshop With expert advice, detailed drawings, and step-by-step photographs, this is a skill-expanding and money-saving book every woodworker should have in their workshop to learn how to purchase wood wisely for a home workshop. Recognizing that wood is expensive, this handy guide from the experts of American Woodworker gives intermediate and advanced woodworkers the knowledge required to get the best deals. The cost-saving tips to be found inside this encyclopedic manual include the most economical way to buy and process lumber, how to decide which grade of wood is best suited for projects, how to saw thick wood into thin wood, how to work with defects and what kinds of knots to avoid, and the simplest ways to stack wood indoors so that it dries flat. With expert advice, detailed drawings, and step-by-step photographs, this is a skill-expanding and money-saving book that is ideal for the do-it-yourself woodworker. Author Bio: American Woodworker is the premier magazine for woodworking. Both technical and accessible, the magazine has been in business for decades with more than 140 issues in their backlist
The Essential Wood Guide for Every Home Workshop With expert advice, detailed drawings, and step-by-step photographs, this is a skill-expanding and money-saving book every woodworker should have in their workshop to learn how to purchase wood wisely for a home workshop Find, cut, and dry your own lumber. This essential guide will save you money and expand your knowledge of wood. For the woodworker who wants to purchase wood wisely and save money by finding, cutting, and drying it on their own, this guide from the experts at American Woodworker is a must. Along with learning the most economical way to buy and process lumber, there are a number of how-to's in this book, including: -Interpreting rough lumber -Working with defects -Deciding which grade is most economical for the project -Re-sawing thick wood -Storing lumber -Using boards that are not perfect With expert advice, detailed drawings, and step-by-step photographs, this is a skill-expanding and money-saving book that every woodworker needs.
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Weight 1.375000
Series Best of American WW
Pages 208
Size 7.5" x 9"
Author Tom Caspar
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