In this PDF mini-book from the editors of Popular Woodworking Magazine you’ll discover the perfect collection of articles to improve your hand skills; it’s the best hand tool instruction and information for building a solid woodworking foundation. And there is a gorgeous project included to test your new expertise.
Whether you’re a beginner just getting started in woodworking or and experienced veteran, you’ll learn how to accurately cut a board, plane and smooth a surface and lay out your projects when working wood. Christopher Schwarz shares his knowledge of the bench plane system including what’s important and what to ignore, Robert W. Lang discusses layout tools that work and which tools are worth your investment and Adam Cherubini walks you through basic chisel techniques first described three centuries ago, but still in use today.
This collection covers the “must know” information about handplanes, saws, hammers, layout tools and chisels.