Discover the Joy of Working with Handtools
For quality results and the joy of hands-on work, the leisurely, contemplative approach of using handtools is replacing the need for the speed, noise, and sense of detachment that often comes with using power tools. To that end, Traditional Woodworking Handtools presents woodworking's most essential handtools along with a description of what each one does and how it's used. Responding to the demand for tried-and-true handtools, Traditional Woodworking Handtools is the user's guide no woodworker should be without.
- ISBN: 978-1-940611-03-7
- Author: Graham Blackburn
About the Author
Graham Blackburn was born and educated in London, England, then lived for several years in Cologne and Madrid before moving to New York to continue his studies at the Juilliard School. While pursuing a career as a professional musician that saw him play in numerous bands, including Van Morrison's, he built his own home-and several others-in Woodstock, NY. His first book, Illustrated Housebuilding, was published in 1974. Since then, in addition to operating a custom furniture making shop in California and New York, and lecturing/teaching at major craft and art schools and woodworking shows across the US, he has been a long-time columnist for Popular Woodworking and a contributing editor to Fine Woodworking. He has also served as editor-in-chief of Woodwork magazine.