A Complete Guide To Creating Your Perfect Bench
From the publisher:
A good workbench is a prerequisite for safe and effective woodworking. While recent innovations in bench design, materials, and technology offer a muchwider range of options, they can make choosing the right bench morechallenging. In The Workbench, Lon Schleining takes a 21st centurylook at every aspect of workbenches, with the goal of helping readers choose thebest bench for their needs.
For many woodworkers, building their own bench is a rite of passage. The bench is an expression of pride in workmanship, an opportunity todemonstrate skills and maybe show off a little. With working drawings forfive workbenches, from modern to traditional, this book provides plenty ofinspiration for anyone who wants to build a bench. Time-challengedwoodworkers will find advice on commercial benches, kits, and andcomponents. The comprehensive coverage of hardware, vises, and otherholding devices is an invaluable guide to choosing the right accessories.
The perfect bench is the one that works best for you. Designing theperfect bench is about making smart choices and compromises--a balancing act toget the best combination of functionality and comfort. The Workbench isthe ultimate guide to asking the right questions about what you really need andwant in a workbench so that you can make the right decisions.
202 pages, hardcover, Taunton (09/04)
Author: Lon Schleining
Publisher: Taunton Press
Our Price: $34.95
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