The New Complete Guide to the Band Saw

The New Complete Guide to the Band Saw

Everything you need to know to master the workshop's most versatile tool. Contains over 500 photographs and illustrations. Band saw guru Mark Duginske provides everything you need to get the most out of your indispensable power tool - the band saw. Includes buying advice, expert instruction, tips for making jigs, 500 illustrations and more.

New Complete Guide to Band Saws

Everything You Need to Know about the Most Important Saw in the Shop

New Complete Guide to Band Saws

Learn to master the band saw, the workshop's most versatile tool. Includes buying advice, expert instruction, tips for making jigs, 500 illustrations, and more.

Black and Decker The Complete Guide to Basic Woodworking

Skills and Projects Every Woodworker Needs

Black and Decker The Complete Guide to Basic Woodworking

The all-in-one woodworking guide for serious amateurs. A Complete Guide to Basic Woodworking gives beginning and intermediate do-it-yourselfers everything needed to become successful woodworkers-from tips on choosing and using tablesaws and other tools, to complete plans for a variety of useful woodworking projects. While most books on woodworking aim for the needs of accomplished woodworkers, this book is ideal for the beginner entering this fast-growing and rewarding hobby. It includes more than 600 color photos and illustrations that leave nothing to chance. Blended with time-tested standard woodworking techniques, readers will find information on the newest tool models and accessories. The project plans make use of innovative, time-saving hardware products to create elegant, professional-looking projects with ease. Provides an all-in-one guide perfect for woodworkers who are enthusiastic but not yet fully experienced. Includes a comprehensive guide to choosing and using basic power tools. Project plan section includes complete plan drawings, cutting lists, and directions for 15 versatile projects for the home.

The Complete Illustrated Guide to Shaping Wood

The Complete Illustrated Guide to Shaping Wood

Expert advice from start to finish The definitive guide to building the most popular exterior construction project there is, Building a Deck walks you through the entire process of creating a quality, custom deck: from the planning stages, through construction, to the custom details that can make your deck one of a kind. This is pro-level information carefully explained and presented so that a serious do-it-yourself can tackle building a deck with confidence. In this edition of Taunton's Build Like a Pro series, home builder and carpenter Scott Schuttner shares his tried-and-true techniques as well as a host of alternative methods, all in step-by-step detail, to create a clear and thorough resource for serious do-it-yourselfers and professionals alike. This book will bring you: * valuable advice on the practical side of building and design issues that will save you time and money * in-depth information on the trickier parts of the construction process, such as building foundations in severe climates, special structural considerations, and customizing the deck * professional tips and trade secrets for nearly every step of the process About the author Scott Schuttner is a home builder and carpenter in Fairbanks, Alaska. He is a frequent contributor to Fine Homebuilding magazine and is the author of Basic Stairbuilding and Building and Designing Decks, both published by The Taunton Press.

Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Outdoor Carpentry, Updated 2nd Edition

Complete Plans for Beautiful Backyard Building Projects

Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Outdoor Carpentry, Updated 2nd Edition

See how easy it is to build your own backyard oasis. Outdoor carpentry projects using cedar, redwood, and pressure-treated pine are perfect for Do-It-Yourselfers of all skill levels, since the materials are easy to work with, and the results are rewarding. Enjoy outdoor furnishings you can create yourself. Items made with quality materials last much longer and cost less, in the long run, than off-the-shelf items. With classic swings for kids and adults, arbors for gardeners and even a table that folds, there's something in The Complete Guide to Outdoor Carpentry for everyone! Over three dozen projects are included, ranging from seating, entertaining, recreational and storage, to overheads and arbors. New projects, unique to this edition, include: 5-board bench, picnic table, folding table, outdoor occasional table, deck-railing planter, window box, Arts-and-Crafts mahogany gate, sheltered swing, outdoor serving cart, arbor and garden bridge. All the projects within this book can be built in a weekend with ordinary power hand tools and materials available at any local home center or hardware store. Each project has complete construction plans and directions for foolproof results--so jump right in and make your backyard unique!

Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Built-Ins

Complete Plans for Custom Cabinets, Shelving, Seating & More, Second Edition

Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Built-Ins

Nothing says quality and luxury like a custom built-in storage unit, and no project offers greater satisfaction and cost savings than a DIY built-in project. This detailed DIY book gives complete illustrated instructions for dozens of must-have built-in projects, including window seats, home theater units, buffed cabinets, and bathroom storage units.

The Essential Guide to Telecommunications

The Essential Guide to Telecommunications

Covering the latest trends and technology changes, this is the fully updated and revised bestselling guide to telecommunications for the nontechnical professional. Includes sections on convergence, globalization, speech recognition, and 3G cellular networks.

Band Saw Fundamentals

Band Saw Fundamentals

"Take full advantage of the most essential woodworking power tool. If there's one tool that no workshop should be without, it's the band saw. It's used to crosscut, rip, create a variety of woodworking joints, and more. Rick Peters helps you select and accessorize your band saw, describes the basic and advanced techniques it's capable of, explains how to make jigs and fixtures, and shows how to maintain your saw. There are also several great projects to test your, skills" -- back cover.

The Rough Guide to Rock

The Rough Guide to Rock

Compiles career biographies of over 1,200 artists and rock music reviews written by fans covering every phase of rock from R&B through punk and rap.