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cFurnitureGuy

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1591 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: books woodworking resource website free pdf

i came across this website that has over 175 free woodworking and carpentry books online as PDF and HTMLs.
they are actually from the 18 and 1900’s but could be interesting to flip through if you have some free time!
I looked through a few of them so far and its interesting to see the techniques and tools they used back then… although alot of it remains the same!
Enjoy!

-- Justin, Savannah,Ga


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alanealane

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#1 posted 1591 days ago

The page took forever to load, and I have 30MB/s internet speed!! It must be all the 17,005 (and counting) LumberJocks trying to download the books at the same time…LOL

-- Lane Custom Guitars and Basses

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cFurnitureGuy

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#2 posted 1591 days ago

mine opened right up! no problems here…. maybe try again later?
i noticed some of the books are 100pages some are like 300! so those PDFs may take longer?

-- Justin, Savannah,Ga

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CharlieM1958

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#3 posted 1591 days ago

Interesting stuff!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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PurpLev

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#4 posted 1591 days ago

page loaded up in a second.

thanks for the link, looks like a nice resource.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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JimmyNate

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#5 posted 1591 days ago

I’m reading http://www.evenfallstudios.com/woodworkslibrary/001/woodworkjoints.htm
Wonderful! I can’t wait to browse through the others and see what gems of knowledge are here and all FREE!

-- "We are what we repeatedly do; excellence then is not an act but a habit." ---Aristotle

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Scott Bryan

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#6 posted 1591 days ago

Thanks for the link, Justin. I have added it to my favorites. And it did not take anytime to load.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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alanealane

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#7 posted 1591 days ago

I was on a college campus at the time of my last post. There must have been too may students downloading inappropriate material at once… ;-P

Now, I’m at home (with only 3MB/s speed) and it loaded instantly. Thanks so much!!!

-- Lane Custom Guitars and Basses

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