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Author: Nancy MacDonald
Edition: 001
Product Type: Bound Book
ISBN 13: 9781401862800
ISBN 10: 1401862802
Copyright: 2009

Price: $139.95

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User-friendly and complete with full-color photos and illustrations, Woodworking offers a comprehensive guide for beginning woodworkers and aspiring cabinetmakers alike. Beginning with a brief introduction to the industry, as well as descriptions of the tools and materials used in the trade, the book then progresses on to illustrate and explain the hands-on skills that are essential to success in project creation. Step-by-step projects are accompanied by engaging photos and illustrations that walk through the process of building wood products, including tables and chairs, chests, cabinet-making, and more! These projects provide learners with a sense of accomplishment as they demonstrate their skills through successful completion of a finished product.


  • A chapter on safety, in addition to "Safety" notes highlighted in the chapters, emphasizes the importance of practicing caution in working with woodworking tools and materials.
  • Step-by-step "Procedures" integrated into the chapters allow learners to learn individual tasks to ensure successful completion of a project.
  • Uniquely designed to encourage the progression to more advanced techniques, each chapter includes a step-by-step "Build-It" project for the beginner, and "Project Challenge" for the more experienced woodworker.
  • "Woodworking Tips" and other featured facts highlighted in the chapters provide insightful and engaging information to further encourage success in building projects
  • A chapter on career opportunities and entrepreneurship provides the committed builder with information on how to succeed in the industry

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