Best Albert Jackson books

The Complete Manual of Woodworking: A Detailed Guide to Design, Techniques, and Tools for the Beginner and Expert

Albert Jackson

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With more than 1,800 drawings, diagrams and photos, this authoritative guide encompasses the whole art and craft of woodworking. Designed to instruct and inspire every woodworker from the beginner to the most exacting expert, it has become a classic. It includes a discussion of all the principal hardwoods and softwoods, how to choose and use hand tools, detailed information on every woodworking technique--jointing, bonding, fastening, laminating, and much more.

Collins Complete Woodworker's Manual

Albert Jackson

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A completely revised, redesigned and updated edition of the definitive woodworker's bible. Woodworker's Manual is the one book every woodworker needs. photographs and illustrations to give the book a contemporary feel, and includes all the new products and techniques developed since the last edition. and other decorative pieces. Starting with the basics -- the nature of wood, the tools required, setting up a workshop -- the book then examines in depth the principles of three-dimensional design, from inspiration to methods of construction. various skills and techniques a woodworker requires. Step-by-step illustrations demonstrate how to make every type of joint, and all the major crafts are given detailed coverage with the same step-by-step approach: bending wood, veneering and marquetry, woodcarving and finishing.Add to this a chapter on using other materials, such as metal, glass and leather, in combination with wood, plus a chapter on fixings and fittings -- and the book has everything you need to complete the job.

The Complete Home Restoration Manual: An Authoritative, Do-It-Yourself Guide to Restoring and Maintaining the Older House

Albert Jackson

Best price for this book: $ 38.69

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An essential guide for owners of period homes provides illustrated instructions and inspiring ideas for interior and exterior restoration of homes built between 1750 and 1930. 30,000 first printing.

The CompleteManualofWoodworking

Albert Jackson

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The Modelmakers Handbook

Albert Jackson

Best price for this book: $ 50

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A complete guide covers numerous kinds of models--from miniature trains and cars to dioramas, landscapes, and flying and sailing models--and includes detailed, up-to-date information on tools, materials, and techniques

Good Wood Handbook

Albert Jackson

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Identifies hardwood, softwood, veneers, and man-made boards, and presents each with its characteristics and workability

Popular Mechanics Complete Home How-To

Albert Jackson

Best price for this book: $ 36.5

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From Popular Mechanics (9.6 million readers every month), the hands-down experts on the subject of how things work, comes the most complete and up-to-date DIY guide ever published.

This highly sophisticated household manual will instantly become the gold standard for anybody who fixes anything. Filled with color photos, drawings, and diagrams, this encyclopedic how-to covers every area of concern to house and apartment owners, with information on planning ahead; decorating; repairs and improvements; security; infestation, rot, and damp; electricity; plumbing; heating; outdoor care; and tools and skills. And it’s easy to find the solution to the particular problem that concerns you, without having to go from page to page of continuous text: the straightforward design breaks down the subjects into clearly defined, color-coded chapters. So whether you’re looking for advice on applying finishes, adding decorative paint effects, constructing walls, fixing the roof, or installing a burglar alarm, the instructions are here.

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Tools & How to Use Them

Albert Jackson

Best price for this book: $ 33.69

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An illustrated encyclopedia for the home craftsman containing over 1,500 drawings of hand and power tools that describes what they are used for and shows how to operate and maintain them.

Wood Working for Beginners

Albert Jackson

Best price for this book: $ 60.85

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Covers woodworking tools, materials, and techniques, including workshop organization, tool selection and maintenance, woodworking joints, and wood finishing

Good Wood Joints

Albert Jackson

Best price for this book: $ 35.73

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Helps woodworkers decide which joints are best for specific situations and step-by-step how to skillfully make them.