Woodworking Basics is the perfect introduction to the fundamentals of working with wood for those with little or no experience. The book outlines all the basic hand tools that a beginner will need and describes how to use each one, giving useful tips and expert advice along the way. From how to hammer a nail to using a chisel, this book tells you exactly what you need to know to be able to pick up your tools and get started. Also covered are the important techniques of accurate measuring and marking, gluing, sanding and making simple joints such as butt, lap and mitres. Six simple projects are included, which can be made using the skills that have been covered and the confidence that has been gained.
Projects are: wall cabinet, picture frame, shelf unit, small box, table and toolbox.