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The workbench book

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This edition published in by Taunton Press in Newtown, Conn.

Written in English

247 pages

Probably more than any other tool in the shop, the custom workbench reflects the personality and experience of its maker. And for the great majority of makers, the construction of the workbench is a labor of love. In The Workbench Book, Scott Landis examines benches for all kinds of woodworking -- from a traditional Shaker bench to a mass-produced Workmate. There are benches for cabinetmakers, boatbuilders, carvers, and country chairmakers. In each case, detailed photos and illustrations show how the bench works and help guide you through the tough parts in its construction. With 19 pages of measured drawings, two chapters on vises, and a list of sources of supply, this is one of woodworking's all-time classic books.

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Cover of: The workbench book
The workbench book
1998, Taunton Press, Distributed by Publishers Group West
in English
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The workbench book.
1989, Collins
in English
Cover of: The workbench book
The workbench book
1987, Taunton Press
in English

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The workbench book

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Probably more than any other tool in the shop, the custom workbench reflects the personality and experience of its maker. And for the great majority of makers, the construction of the workbench is a labor of love. In The Workbench Book, Scott Landis examines benches for all kinds of woodworking -- from a traditional Shaker bench to a mass-produced Workmate. There are benches for cabinetmakers, boatbuilders, carvers, and country chairmakers. In each case, detailed photos and illustrations show how the bench works and help guide you through the tough parts in its construction. With 19 pages of measured drawings, two chapters on vises, and a list of sources of supply, this is one of woodworking's all-time classic books.

The workbench book

This edition published in by Taunton Press in Newtown, Conn.


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 242-243.
"A Fine woodworking book"--T.p. verso.
Includes index.

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Dewey Decimal Class
684/.08/028
Library of Congress
TT197.5.W6 L36 1987

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL2742617M
Internet Archive
workbenchbook00land
ISBN 10
0918804760
LC Control Number
86051321
Library Thing
100122
Goodreads
1116715

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