Author: Percy A. Wells & John Hooper
Binding Information: Soft Cover
Size: 8.5″ X 11″
Reprint of a Rare 1922 Classic: A Comprehensive Treatise on Making Fine Furniture from the Golden Age of Craftsmanship
Known as the “cabinetmakers bible,” the new edition of this 100-year-old handbook contains more than 2,000 line drawings and hundreds of photographs that explain virtually every useful hand and machine technique and furniture design detail suitable for the small-shop woodworker. Complete shop drawings are featured for dozens of exemplary furniture pieces and high-quality built-ins, drawn from all eras in furniture history, including those once deemed dated but built to last forever. With comprehensive chapters on drawing and layout skills, this classic guide carries traditional theories and techniques into the 21st century to once again become the definitive reference to modern woodworking.