Series: Popular Mechanics Workshop
Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: Hearst (May 1, 2005)
Product Dimensions: 10 x 8.5 x 0.6 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (21 customer reviews)
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This book is one of the best for beginners. It goes into detail on choosing a saw, accessories, and teaching you some basic and advanced techniques, maintaining and troubleshooting. The last 30 pages are seven projects you can work on. Almost 90% of the book goes into the major topics, and the most information is regarding saw techniques and making jigs and fixtures.But keep in mind this is a beginner's book, nothing too fancy. There are other books for that. I also like Jim Toplin's Table Saw Magic too.
I bought this book after having checked it out from my public library. I decided it would be a good reference work to have in my shop. As a new woodworker, I am committed to learning how to do things correctly and safely. This book helps with both of those issues with lots of photos as well as text.
Unless your a professional craftsman, I think this book covers just about everything a weekend fixer-upper needs to know about table saws and how to get the most out of using one. It is easy to read, has good pictures and covers more than I will most likely ever need. A good book to have handy when working on your wood projects.
This book is packed with too much useful information. If I were to describe it I would have to write a book.One great plus that was not expected is extensive pantograph instructions with color pictures.What? You don't have one! Well take heart this book shows how to make one. So now you can get off the stick.
I bought this book for my husband because he checked it out from the library & couldn't stop raving about it. He is so thrilled that I bought it for him. He really loves this book!
This is my first table saw and my first table saw book. This book covers all the basics and much more. Nothing fancy just good solid table saw techniques that you will use a lot.
Great book for beginners and those who want to refresh. Originally borrowed from the library and decided we wanted to have a copy for ourselves.
This book is an awesome first book on scroll saw. It tells you everything you need to buy, use and maintain your scroll saw.
Popular Mechanics Workshop: Scroll Saw Fundamentals: The Complete Guide Animal Puzzles for the Scroll Saw, Second Edition: Newly Revised & Expanded, Now 50 Projects in Wood (Scroll Saw Woodworki) Popular Mechanics Workshop: Miter Saw Fundamentals: The Complete Guide Popular Mechanics Workshop: Table Saw Fundamentals: The Complete Guide Popular Mechanics Workshop: Lathe Fundamentals: The Complete Guide Electric Motors in the Home Workshop: A Practical Guide to Methods of Utilizing Readily Available Electric Motors in Typical Small Workshop Applications (Workshop Practice Series) Scroll Saw Toys and Vehicles: A Complete Technique and Project Pattern Manual Table Saw, Band Saw and Router: Fine Woodworking's Complete Guide to the most Essential Power Tools Scroll Saw Shelf Patterns Holiday Scroll saw Music Boxes Scroll Saw Basketweave Projects Scroll Saw Picture Frames Christmas Scroll Saw Patterns Scroll Saw by Land, Sea & Air: 46 Ready-to-Cut Patterns for Trains, Ships, Planes and Cars Scroll Saw Puzzle Patterns Multi-Use Collapsible Basket Patterns: Over 100 Designs for the Scroll Saw Scroll Saw Silhouette Patterns Scroll Saw Art: Realistic Pictures in Wood Victorian Scroll Saw Patterns Southwest Scroll Saw Patterns