Item description for Field Guide to Tools (Field Guide) by John Kelsey...
Finally, a field guide to identifying and utilizing more than 100 tools, from an awl to a propane torch, from a table saw to a screwdriver!
Field Guide to Tools is the ultimate guide to all the gear any handyperson requires. Hardware stores, home stores, and garden stores are full of unrecognizable items—here’s how you can find out what tool is appropriate for your job and just how to go about employing it.
Descriptive pages outline the basic history and use for each tool, inventive alternate functions, and operating principles; component parts are illustrated by helpful diagrams; and more than 100 full-color photographs aid in identification while at the hardware store. Step-by-step directions walk you through the basics of using each tool properly and safely.
Don’t attempt another at-home fix-it project without Field Guide to Tools! John Kelsey writes the “Talking Shop” column for This Old House magazine and was formerly the editor of Fine Woodworking magazine. He has written several books about woodworking and specific tools, including Furniture Projects for the Deck and Lawn. He is the publisher and editor-in-chief at Cambium Press, which specializes in woodworking and furniture making.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 4.5" Height: 5.75" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 2004
Publisher Quirk Books
ISBN 1931686793 ISBN13 9781931686792 UPC 082345367932
Availability 0 units.
More About John Kelsey
John Kelsey is a trained furniture maker and the founder of Cambium Press. He is the author of several books, including "Furniture Projects for the Deck and Lawn" and "Furniture Projects for the Porch and Patio," He lives in Newtown, Connecticut.
John Kelsey currently resides in Newtown, in the state of Connecticut. John Kelsey was born in 1946.