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Tage Frid Teaches Woodworking: Bk. 1 & 2 Paperback – 14 Feb 1998

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  • Paperback: 468 pages
  • Publisher: Taunton Press Inc (14 Feb. 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1561580686
  • ISBN-13: 978-1561580682
  • Product Dimensions: 21.6 x 2 x 27.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 9 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,001,683 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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This collection of essential techniques has been an invaluable reference source for a generation of woodworkers. Now the first two volumes of Tage Frid's trilogy "Book 1: Joinery" and "Book 2: Shaping, Veneering, Finishing" are available in this book. The author explains the essential woodworking techniques, emphasizing both hand and common power tool methods. Every technique is described using step-by-step instructions and photographs. Subjects include: why joints work or not, how to lay out and cut joints accurately and efficiently, how to sharpen tools effectively, carving and turning wood, applying the final finish and much more. Advice is also given on how to solve common problems and rectify mistakes.

About the Author

Tage Frid (1915 - 2004) was a Danish-born woodworker who influenced the development of the studio furniture movement in the United States.

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