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A Beginers Guide To Woodworking

A Beginers Guide To Woodworking

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Published by Gary Neame
In The Next 5 Minutes, You'll Learn How To Start Building Amazing Outdoor Sheds and Woodwork Designs The Faster and Easier Way ...With My *Step-By-Step* Quality Sheds Plans & Woodworking Course...
In The Next 5 Minutes, You'll Learn How To Start Building Amazing Outdoor Sheds and Woodwork Designs The Faster and Easier Way ...With My *Step-By-Step* Quality Sheds Plans & Woodworking Course...

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Published by: Gary Neame on Jan 24, 2012
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A NEWBIE’S GUIDETOWOODWORKING
 
 
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction 3Your Work Space 4Beginning Tool Box 6Taking Care of Your Tools 12Wood Working Glossary 15Picking Out Your Wood 20Shop Safety 25Common Mistakes 27Joints 29Butt Joints 29Dowel Joints 29Dovetail Joints 31Slotted Tenon 32Starting Your Projects 33Make a Magazine Rack 34Make a Storage Chest 37Make a Bird Feeder 40Make a Workbench 42Make Some Shelving 46What if Something Goes Wrong? 48Conclusion 50
 
 
INTRODUCTION
So you’re thinking you want to learn woodworking?Woodworking can be a fun and satisfying hobby, but it canalso be quite frustrating. In a world filled with mass-produced, poorly crafted pieces of furniture, it can be a thrillto produce a piece made with your own two hands.Take a few pieces of wood, some tools, and yourimagination, and you can make beautiful pieces of furniture.The possibilities with carpentry are endless. Even the mostinexperienced person can learn woodworking and turn outgorgeous pieces that can become heirlooms.Woodworking as a hobby is growing in popularity –especially among the female population. More and morewomen are taking a new interest in jig saws and power drillsas they turn out accessories and furniture for their homes.The term “woodworking” literally refers to the processof building, making or carving something using wood. Kindof obvious, isn’t it? But there are all types of pieces that canbe made using wood – not just furniture! You can maketoys, toy boxes, or carved figurines.It can truly become an art form.So where and how does an aspiring woodworker begin?Many people benefit greatly from taking a class at the localcollege or community center. Others prefer to read a bookor magazine. Still others prefer to just jump right in.There’s no one right way to start. It depends on how muchexperience you have with using the tools essential towoodworking.

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