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Restoring Tuning & Using Classic Woodworking Tools

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Restoring, tuning and using classic woodworking tools can be a unique challenge, but with the right guidance it can result in exquisite projects. Michael Dunbar offers personally refined techniques that he has perfected over his years of experience as the founder of the Windsor Institute with the Comprehensive Guide to Buying, Using & Refurbishing Old Hand Tools.

Inside this informative guide you will find valuable advice to help familiarize yourself with the tools, understand their maintenance requirements and become an expert in restoring and setting up these antique gems for precision use. Restoring old woodworking tools can be an incredibly gratifying experience - taking something seemingly obsolete and breathing new life into it.

Dunbar's in-depth guide can help you do just that. With a special emphasis on restoring and rebuilding wooden planes, their comprehensive guide will teach you how to recondition, clean, sharpen, and tune up all kinds of time-tested woodworking tools such as chisels, saws, spokeshaves, scrapers and more. Better yet, the book is replete with hundreds of detailed photographs and drawings to make the process as smooth and efficient as possible. Now is your chance to become a master tool-restorer!

Tool restoration can be a challenging and rewarding venture, and Restoring, Tuning and Using Classic Woodworking Tools from Dunbar is the perfect guide for anyone looking to breathe new life into their old tools. With detailed instruction on how to select traditional tools from tag sales, flea markets and online auctions, as well as guidance on what to look out for (and even more importantly, what to avoid), this book could easily be considered essential reading for any classic hand-tool enthusiast.

Whether you're an experienced woodworker or just getting started with tool restoration projects, this revised and updated edition of Dunbar's masterpiece will serve your needs!

Restoring Tuning & Using Classic Woodworking Tools Specifications:

  • Softcover
  • 256 Pages
  • Author - Michael Dunbar
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