Joining Wood – Techniques for Better
by Nick Engler
122 pages published by Rodale Press.
Possibly the most important task in woodworking is joinery ---
attaching one board to another. There are countless woodworking
joints – rabbets, dadoes, dovetails, mortises and tenons – to choose
from. Which one do you use? How do you make it? In this book, author
Nick Engler simplifies this subject showing how master woodworkers use
good sense and a few elementary rules of thumb to produce strong,
durable joints. He also demonstrates how to make dozens of
popular woodworking joints, from a simple miter to an elegant through
dovetail using just five basic cuts.
The techniques required to make each joint are clearly illustrated,
step by step, in over 200 drawings and photographs. There are plenty of
shop-tested tips, ingenious jigs and fixtures, useful charts, and
inside information to help develop your joinery skills.
Five Complete Project Plans Included:
This book also features complete plans and instructions to build five
popular projects that combine many of the joinery techniques explained
in the text.
Joins a mortise and tenon frame to a butcher block top to make a useful
workbench that is a pleasure to use (and look at).
Cut Off Jig
– For your table
saw to make easy, precise, close-fitting joints.
Country Pewter Rack
simple dadoes and rabbets to build a display for knick-knacks.
with traditional dovetails and wedged mortises and tenons.
Miniature Chest of Drawers
With stopped grooves, lock joints, reinforced miters and haunched
mortises / tenons.
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