By Lonnie Bird
Taunton Press, 2001
Hard cover, 9.5" x 11", 294 pages
This comprehensive, step-by-step pictorial reference covers every practical method for milling, cutting, carving, turning, and bending shapes. Organized for quick access, this book illustrates the techniques in over 1,000 clear photos and drawings. All the essential information is here, from milling stock to turning or carving complex period details. Many alternative ways to acheive the same results are included, allowing woodworkers to choose the one that works best for them. An indispensible reference for every woodworker, whether beginner or pro.
About the Author: Lonnie Bird is a professional woodworker, teacher, writers, and tool designer whose work has been featured in many woodworking magazines, including Fine Woodworking. He is the author of The Shaper Book and The Bandsaw Book, both published by The Taunton Press. Additionally, he conducts seminars on a variety of woodworking topics. A long-time veteran of woodworking, he has been recognized by Early American Life magazine as one of America's best craftsmen.