Fundamentals of Furnituremaking
deluxe edition — now in its 2nd printing!
Volume III of the definitive 3 volume set* on traditional woodworking by Graham Blackburn
$75.00 postpaid (in
USA) — every copy autographed by the author
how to build furniture, and explore in depth some of the craft's more interesting
This book is a clear and practical introduction to the art of furnituremaking, and a permanent and invaluable reference to the fundamental aspects of the craft.
Even if you have never made a single piece of furniture before, TRADITIONAL WOODWORKING TECHNIQUES will guide you through material selection, the complexities of dimensions and wood movement, the choice of joinery, and the mysteries of pleasing design. Starting with just a few basic handtools, you will progress from simple but useful projecs, such as boxes and chests, to more advanced items, such as tables and chairs — furniture to be proud of.
Whether you work your way through every project, or simply dip into a particular area, such as the detailed chapters on miters, dovetails, mortise-and-tenons, splayed joinery, running carving, moulding, or drawermaking, TRADITIONAL WOODWORKING TECHNIQUES will lay the foundation for a thorough understanding of this most rewarding craft.
Illustrated with over 400 detailed line drawings, and complete with an annotated select bibliography, this fully indexed book is sure to be an essential part of the furnituremaker’s toolkit.