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Woodworking book: Woodwork Joints

2023 days ago by Praki | 5 comments »

There are quite a few internet resources for old books on woodworking. I love reading them as they have all sorts of wonderful tips. I came across one such book, quite by accident, on scribd.com. It is probably available in other places as well. http://www.scribd.com/doc/2378054/Woodwork-JointsHow-they-are-Set-Out-How-Made-and-Where-Used-by-Fairham-William I leafed through it (virtually of course, lol) and found a gem right away. The author makes a point about shooting boards and says they seldom produce a truly jointed edge. This by itself was a revelation as I had always presumed shooting boards produce a perfect edge. He suggests alternating the boards so that you compensate for ...

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