Measure Twice, Cut Once
Simple Steps to Measure, Scale, Draw and Make the Perfect Cut - Every Time 3rd Revised edition
By (author) Jim Tolpin
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Measure Twice, Cut Once by Jim Tolpin
Book DescriptionWith new color drawings and design, the 3rd edition of this guide to working with measuring tools teaches how to make calculations and cuts that come out right, saving woodworkers hours of frustration. From beginners and experienced woodworkers to club members, this information is always beneficial, whether learned at the beginning of the hobby, or learned as a way to improve the hobby. More than simply a workshop math book, "Measure Twice, Cut Once" teaches what measuring tools are, what they do, which to use for what, how to use them properly and how to make them yourself; basic measuring in relation to human proportions for furniture; proportioning systems for attractive, usable and comfortable furniture; drawing sketches and plans; developing cutting lists; laying out cuts and cutting to the lines; choosing which saw for the best cut; and more.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781558708099
(279mm x 216mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Popular Woodworking Books
Publisher: F&W Publications Inc
Publish Date: 28-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Jim Tolpin
Jim Tolpin has been a pro cabinet maker and woodworking journalist for 30+ years, during which he's discovered many tricks and secrets for better ways to work. He's the bestselling author of many woodworking, home building, remodeling, carpentry, and tool titles.
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