2001 | ISBN: 1558705635 | English | 128 Pages | True PDF | 26 MB
Let the "Dean of Home Workshop Writers," R.J. DeCristoforo, show you how to make the most of your tools and your workshop. The Jigs & Fixtures Bible collects the last several years of his popular "Cris Cuts" column from the pages of Popular Woodworking magazine and supplements them with special tips, tricks and advice.
Through chapters such as "Put the Mortiser to Work" and "Know Your Band Saw," DeCristoforo provides you with a lifetime of invaluable woodworking knowledge, including:
an overview of the 10 tools that deserve a permanent place in your shop
the basics of table saw angles
the best joints for every project and material
methods for overcoming the effects of warping
three great jigs for your table saw that can cut circles and even bowls
advice for getting the best performance out of your band saw and jointer
directions for building your own band saw and table saw master jigs
professional handsaw maintenance techniques
the tricks to making useful and beautiful modular furniture
and much more!
DeCristoforo writes with a simplicity and directness that makes new concepts clear, while providing you with jigs, guides and ideas to make your work easier, safer and more accurate. You'll learn to expand your power tools' usefulness far beyond manufacturers' specifications and elevate your woodworking to the level of craftsmanship.