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The Woodwright's Companion: Exploring Traditional Woodcraft

Exploring Traditional Woodcraft

By Roy Underhill

Format: Paperback

SKU# U1990

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Roy Underhill brings the present and the past together, one woodworking project after another. Roy’s approach to traditional woodworking is far more than a courtesy nod to the “old ways;” it is based and built on the “old ways” of woodworking. In The Woodright’s Companion you’ll find Roy’s unmatched wit and wisdom at work as he covers the following aspects of woodworking:

  • Helves and handles
  • Saws
  • Searching for whetstone quarry
  • Crow chasers and turkey calls
  • Whimmy diddles
  • Snaplines and marking gauges
  • Candle stands
  • Planes
  • Window sash
  • Riven shingles
  • Plus, Roy provides you with an exciting glimpse into the world of Colonial Williamsburg housewrights, where traditional woodworking techniques are used every day.

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    SKU U1990
    Author/Speaker/Editor Roy Underhill
    File/Trim Size 8.6 x 11
    Format Paperback
    ISBN 13 9780807840955
    Number Of Pages 203

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    This volume features chapters on helves and handles, saws, the search for the whetstone quarry, crow chasers and turkey calls, hurdles, whimmy diddles, snaplines and marking gauges, candle stands, planes, window sash, riven shingles, and pit sawing.

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