The Woodwright's Shop
A Practical Guide to Traditional WoodcraftBook - 1981
Roy Underhill brings to woodworking the intimate relationship with wood that craftsmen enjoyed in the days before power tools. Combining historical background, folklore, alternative technololgy, and humor, he provides both a source of general information and a detailed introduction to traditional woodworking. Beginning with a guide to trees and tools, The Woodwright's Shop includes chapters on gluts and mauls, shaving horses, rakes, chairs, weaving wood, hay forks, dough bowls, lathes, blacksmithing, dovetails, panel-frame construction, log houses, and timber-frame construction. More than 330 photographs illustrate the text.
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 1981
Branch Call Number: 684 Un2w6
Characteristics: 202 p. : illus