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Forum topic by BrianM posted 05-14-2008 01:50 PM 1182 views 4 times favorited 12 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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BrianM

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05-14-2008 01:50 PM

While browsing I came across this site that has free e-books for downloading.

Hit this link and scroll down to “Wood-Working”. I was impressed with the detail in the Woodworking Joints and How to Build Mission Furniture sections.

I had the best luck saving it to HTML because it gave all the pictures and I need pictures!

Hope some of you find this educational and enjoy it.

http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Crafts_%28Bookshelf%29#Wood-working

-- There is no such thing as scrap wood!,


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#1 posted 05-14-2008 02:57 PM

Thanks for the post Brian. I will bookmark it in my favorites.

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

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#2 posted 05-14-2008 03:01 PM

THANKS BRIAN!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#3 posted 05-14-2008 03:04 PM

Very cool. Excellent resource!

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#4 posted 05-14-2008 03:21 PM

Thanks, Brian. Neat old books there. I have a hard copy of the Mission furniture book. (I know, you wouldn’t expect anything less)

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#5 posted 05-14-2008 03:28 PM

Yes Tim, I remember you told me you bought the first printing of that book when you were in grammar school. I knew that was the reason you went off the straight and narrow path with that style. :))

-- There is no such thing as scrap wood!,

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#6 posted 05-14-2008 03:37 PM

good link. I’ll have to spend some more time looking through these. There are a couple of items that really interest me, like making your own stain for oak as well as how to fume oak.

-- Greg - Charles Town, WV

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#7 posted 05-14-2008 06:31 PM

Ok, Brian, stop, you’re killin’ me ;]

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#8 posted 05-14-2008 09:39 PM

Thanks Brian! Great find and thanks again for sharing…

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#9 posted 05-14-2008 11:17 PM

That’s a geat site.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#10 posted 05-16-2008 12:43 PM

Great find! Thanks for sharing!

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit http://www.woodworkersguide.com and sign up for my project updates!

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#11 posted 05-19-2008 12:01 AM

Hi Brian
I would like to thank you for sharing this with us i downloaded a couple of these e-books and i love them not only are they well constructed but they show infromation in laymans terms which i loved and will use for reference for many years to come THANK YOU BIG TIME this is what i love about LJ’s i would never of found these books

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#12 posted 05-19-2008 06:25 AM

Already addicted!

-- Matt Gradwohl, Upper Cut Woodworks, http://uppercutwoodworks.com/

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