from Design and Theory to Construction and Use
By (author) Christopher Schwarz
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Workbenches by Christopher Schwarz
Book DescriptionTwo Centuries of Workbench Wisdom in One Book! With this book, your very first workbench will do everything you need it to do-possibly for the rest of your woodworking career! Encompassing years of historical research and real-world trials, Christopher Schwarz boils down centuries of the history and engineering of workbenches into basic ideas that all woodworkers can use. * Learn how to design your own world-class workbench * Learn the fundamental rules of good workbench design that have been largely forgotten * Learn how to build an inexpensive and practical bench that hasn't been in widespread use for over 100 years * Learn how to properly use any workbench These old-school benches are simpler than modern benches, easier to build and perfect for both power and hand tools. Beginning woodworkers can build either of these benches. The technical drawings are clear and show every detail. Using the step-by-step instructions, you will be amazed at how easily these workbenches can be constructed.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781558708402
(279mm x 216mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Betterway Books
Publisher: F&W Publications Inc
Publish Date: 30-May-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Christopher Schwarz
Workbenches, Paperback (May 2016)
Revised and updated in a new edition, this is the only workbench book that shows the reader how to design a good workbench, how to build it and - most importantly - how to use it in their shop for all sorts of tasks, teaching the craftsperson how to fish rather than feeding them
Classic American Furniture, Paperback (September 2014)View all books by Christopher Schwarz
If you enjoy the satisfaction of making beautiful furniture, you'll be pleased with the projects in this book. Classic American Furniture offers 20 attractive pieces--all custom designed by Christopher Schwarz and the editors of Woodworking Magazine. Every project has been thoroughly planned so it not only looks good, but it's simple to build.
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Author Biography - Christopher Schwarz
Christopher Schwarz is the editor of Popular Woodworking and Woodworking Magazine and is a long-time amateur furniture-maker and hand-tool enthusiast. Chris joined the staff of Popular Woodworking in 1996. He teaches handwork at various woodworking schools.
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