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Title Joints : a woodworker's guide / Ralph Laughton.
Author Laughton, Ralph, 1956- author.
Publication Lewes, East Sussex : Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd., 2018.
Copyright date ©2018
Description 175 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Call # 684.08 L
Summary Strong, appropriate and well-fitting joints are one of the hallmarks of skilled woodworking. Aimed at both those new to the craft as well as those with more experience, this book demystifies one of the most important and challenging aspects of woodworking - choosing, cutting and assembling joints. It is essential to approach making joints methodically and this book provides all the necessary information you need to ensure good results each time. Ralph Laughton guides the reader through the whole process, from selecting the appropriate joint to use to assembling the finished piece. Also clearly explained are timber selection, the basic tools required and which adhesives to use. Some of the joints described in detail include: butt and edge, mitres, notched and halved, mortise and tenon, and dovetail.
Contents Part 1: Planning & preparation. Planning the work ; Preparing the wood -- Part 2: Basic techniques of joint making. Measurement & making ; Cutting and fitting ; Glues, cramps and assembly -- Part 3: Individual joints in detail. Butt, edge & mitred joints ; Simple notched & halved joints ; Mortise & tenon joints ; Dovetail joints ; Housing (dado) joints.
Subject Woodwork.
Woodwork -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Woodworking tools.
Furniture making -- Amateurs' manuals.
Joinery. (OCoLC)fst00983850
Furniture making. (OCoLC)fst00936572
Woodwork. (OCoLC)fst01179877
Woodworking tools. (OCoLC)fst01179958
Genre Handbooks and manuals. (OCoLC)fst01423877
Handbooks and manuals.
ISBN 1784944416 (paperback) :
9781784944414 (paperback) :

Location CALL # Status Message
 Central 2nd Fl - SST Non-Fiction  684.08 L    DUE 01-19-21  
 Central 2nd Fl - SST Non-Fiction  684.08 L    DUE 01-19-21