Author(s): Phil Davy; Ben Plewes
This is the indispensable reference to creating almost anything with wood.
From selecting tools to joints and finishing, this information-packed entry in the hugely successful Crafts Bible series explains all the skills a woodworker needs. Furniture maker Ben Plewes and Good Woodworking consultant editor Phil Davy provide top tips from leading carpenters, along with step-by-step diagrams and instructions. Learn about designing projects, construction methods, shaping and bending, adhesives and assembly, finishing and surface preparation, and hardware. For novices learning the basics or experienced woodworkers seeking a new detail, this book is an absolute must-have.
New in paperback.
Phil Davy studied musical instrument making at the London College of Furniture and has taught carpentry and joinery at colleges in the west of England. As a qualified wood machinist, Phil is a Consultant Editor for Good Woodworking magazine. Ben Plewes was trained as a furniture maker in the early 1990s before working for a number of London-based design consultancies and furniture manufacturers. Ben currently runs his own bespoke furniture making business.