The Handy Shop Reference

The Handy Shop Reference

Useful Facts and Figures for Every Woodworker

Tom Begnal


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Find fast answers to woodworking questions! From fasteners to finishing, angles to adhesives, this portable guide is packed with helpful charts, lists and illustrations to move your woodworking projects along. Need to compute an odd joint angle, select appropriate hardware, or pick the right finish for a project? You can consult this book for solutions to those dilemmas and many more. It's the ideal size to stash in a toolbox or bench top, where you will refer to it again and again.


   • Dozens of charts and lists providing key woodworking facts, figures and formulas at a glance
   • Clear, quick-reference illustrations of angles, joints, mouldings, fasteners and more
   • Demystifies woodworking math, including conversions and geometry
   • Portable, durable format perfect for hands-on use in the shop


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