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Woodworking Books #1: Free Books On Line

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Blog entry by Druid posted 07-24-2014 09:21 PM 969 reads 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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For those LJ members who are interested in learning about some of the “older” methods of woodworking, there are a number of free, downloadable, books on line at the following site. You can either read the book on line, or download a copy in a variety of formats such as Pdf. Lots of methods, and other information from the late 1800’s and early 1900’s.

http://www.craftsmanspace.com/free-books/wood-carving-books.html

Enjoy.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada



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#1 posted 07-24-2014 10:23 PM

Thank you John for the link.

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#2 posted 07-24-2014 10:37 PM

As usual you are providing very good information. Thanks!

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#3 posted 07-24-2014 11:30 PM

Thanks John.

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#4 posted 07-24-2014 11:37 PM

Thank you John,

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#5 posted 07-25-2014 12:21 AM

Thanks for the link John. I have a couple of old fashioned hard cover books (old high school books I think) and its kind of neat to come across a long forgotten technique. This is a nice source of reading about this kind of stuff.
Bernie

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#6 posted 07-25-2014 12:40 AM

Thanks for the link!

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#7 posted 07-25-2014 12:43 AM

John

Thank you for the link. I would love to have old books and photos to have.

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#8 posted 07-25-2014 03:26 AM

What a great resource link John. Thanks for sharing. I’ve posted it on our Richmond Carvers Facebook page.
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Richmond-BC-Carvers/128451303852022
I know a lot of our carvers would be interested.

-- Anna http://richmondcarvers.com/

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#9 posted 07-25-2014 09:13 AM

This will take some reading John, it is a great resource

Thanks
Jamie

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