The woodwright's shop: a practical guide to traditional woodcraft
Roy Underhill brings to woodworking the intimate relationship with wood that craftsmen enjoyed in the days before power tools. Beginning with a guide to trees and tools, The Woodwright's Shopincludes chapters on gluts and mauls, shaving horses, rakes, chairs, weaving wood, hay forks, dough bowls, lathes, blacksmithing, dovetails, panel-frame construction, log houses, and timber-frame construction.
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Review: The Woodwright's Shop: A Practical Guide to Traditional WoodcraftUser Review - Jim - Goodreads
Underhill is a very good writer. He's descriptive, clear & concise whether he's describing a bark pattern or a how-to project. Yet, at the same time, he takes time to go beyond the necessities ... Read full review
Review: The Woodwright's Shop: A Practical Guide to Traditional WoodcraftUser Review - Goodreads
Roy Underhill is the best of all of the TV woodworkers. Anyone can get a contract from Delta and assemble something from a plan. Roy uses traditional hand powered tools and makes things the way it was done 'back in the day.' A very respectable talent and personality.