Fasteners Glue and Wood

Nails, screws, when to use them; types and uses of glues; recognizing hardwoods and softwoods 24

Sanding, Doweling, Joinery Techniques

Identifying the basic joints; making doweled joints; sandpaper types and grades; how to sand 33

Cosmetic Surgery for Furniture

Initial cleaning; disassembly methods; repairing broken seats, veneer, corners, edges; more 50

Saving the Old Finish

Testing the finish; stain removal; bleaching; cigarette burns; dents and gouges; scratches 76

Wood Working for Amateur Craftsman

Wood Working for Amateur Craftsman

THIS book is one of the series of Handbooks on industrial subjects being published by the Popular Mechanics Company. Like Popular Mechanics Magazine, and like the other books in this series, it is written so you can understand it. The purpose of Popular Mechanics Handbooks is to supply a growing demand for high-class, up-to-date and accurate text-books, suitable for home study as well as for class use, on all mechanical subjects. The textand illustrations, in each instance, have been prepared expressly for this series by well known experts, and revised by the editor of Popular Mechanics.

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