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Mar 23, 2006
| ISBN 9781558709386
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Mar 23, 2006 | ISBN 9781558709386
Get a Lifetime of Peak Performance from Your Woodworking Power Tools Taking care of your tools is important. You want them to work and you want them to last. Both financially and emotionally, woodworkers make a significant investment in the tools of their trade, and proper tool maintenance is an essential skill. Sounds intimidating? It doesn’t have to be. Now, expert woodworker David Thiel shows you how to preserve the working life of your power tools and insure safety in the woodshop without spending all of your valuable woodworking time stripping down tools. Inside you’ll find: • A comprehensive guide to cleaning, repairing and tuning up some of the most popular tools, including table saws, band saws, hand drills, jointers and lathes • An in-depth, illustrated look at the functions and parts of each tool • Tips on how to identify trouble spots and adjust parts to obtain optimal performance • And more… You don’t need to be a machinist to keep your tools in working order. This book shows you all the basics and lets you put the focus back where it belongs – on your woodworking.
David Thiel started as a professional woodworker, building custom furniture, before turning to publishing. He served as an editor for Popular Woodworking magazine for 10 years, and then switched to books, joining Popular Woodworking Books as Executive Editor. He hosted… More about David Thiel
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