Hand Tool Skills CLEARANCE

Hand Tool Skills

SKU# 017010

Expert advice on how to choose and use hand tools

From the editors of Fine Woodworking

Softcover Magazine

  • Product # 017010
  • Type Softcover Magazine
  • Published Date 2008
  • Pages 120
Hand Tool Skills is a special collection of the best articles on virtually every aspect of hand tools -- brought to you by the editors of Fine Woodworking.

For dedicated woodworkers, here's the inside information that will help you buy the right tools -- and use them to achieve the best results.

Broken down into four distinct sections -- Essential Gear, Basic Skills, Advanced Techniques and Hand-Tool Projects -- this special publication will become a much-used reference tool in your shop.

You'll discover valuable reviews of all the essential tools you need to know about -- from dovetail saws and chisels to handplanes, measuring and marking tools. Each one thoroughly tested for performance and durability.

It's also an opportunity for you to hone your skills with a wide range of articles that offer expert advice and step-by-step techniques on how to use each tool to complete specific procedures.

Articles include:

  • Best New Hand Tools
  • All About Chisels
  • Handplanes You Can't Live Without
  • Razor Sharpness with Waterstones
  • User's Guide to Block Planes
  • Fitting Perfect Joints

You'll also get a chance to put your knowledge to work with the following projects.

  • A classic blanket chest
  • A beautiful colonial cupboard
Written by hands-on craftsmen, every article in Hand Tool Skills shares tips and techniques that can turn a challenging project into one that's easy to master.

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