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How to Make Carpentry Tools

By Aaron Moore,Musaemura Sithole
ISBN: 9781853394065
This revised second edition includes additional repair techniques as well as an appendix describing modifications, such as using a plywood sole plate on the plough plane or attaching a knob to the jack plane, and new designs, including a combination gauge, which have been devised in Zimbabwe and approved by the original author.

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  • Synopsis
    Squares, gauges, clamps and planes are among the tools whose construction is described in detail in this book, along with useful guidance on the maintenance and repair of woodworking tools. These low-cost tools are suitable for use in large training institutions or small workshops and are designed to enable carpenters and joiners to practise their trade without the need for expensive factory-made tools. This revised second edition includes additional repair techniques as well as an appendix describing modifications, such as using a plywood sole plate on the plough plane or attaching a knob to the jack plane, and new designs, including a combination gauge, which have been devised in Zimbabwe and approved by the original author. An invaluable addition to any workshop.
  • Table of Contents
    Preface to the second edition vi
    Foreword: The ITDG carpentry tools project vii
    Introduction ix
    The tools 1
    Tool-making skills and equipment 4
    Materials for tool-making 9
    Mallet 11
    Scratch stock 15
    Try-square 22
    Mortise gauge 29
    Marking gauge 40
    Bow-saw 50
    Sash clamp 63
    Bench clamp 75
    Making planes 86
    Rebate plane 91
    Smoothing plane 108
    Jack plane (one-piece stock) 119
    Jack plane (two-part stock) 134
    Plough plane 150
    Workbench and vice 174
    Maintaining and sharpening cutting tools 197
    Repair techniques 207
    Appendix: Tool designs from IT Zimbabwe 219
    Sash clamp 220
    Combination gauge 230
    Jack plane with knob 234
    Plough plane with plywood sole plate 243
    Sources of further information 246
  • Details
    Sub Title N/A
    Author Aaron Moore,Musaemura Sithole
    Editor No
    Number of Pages 268
    Format Paperback / softback
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