For more than twenty-five years, Roy Underhill has taught the
techniques of traditional hand-tool woodworking. In six books and
on his popular, long-running PBS series, The Woodwright's Shop,
America's leading authority on old-time woodcraft has inspired
millions to take up chisel and plane.
This Omnibus Ebook brings together the first three books into a
collection of Woodwright classics. Designed for both woodworking
novices and for more seasoned woodworkers looking for enjoyable
projects, these books feature step-by-step instructions, complete
with easy-to-follow photographs and measured drawings.
Included in this Omnibus Ebook edition:
The Woodwright's Shop
A Practical Guide to Traditional Woodcraft
Features a guide to trees and tools as well as chapters on gluts
and mauls, shaving horses, chairs, lathes, blacksmithing, log
houses, and more.
The Woodwright's Companion
Exploring Traditional Woodcraft
Includes chapters on helves and handles, saws, the search for the
whetstone quarry, hurdles, whimmy diddles, planes, window sashes,
and pit sawing.
The Woodwright's Workbook
Further Explorations in Traditional Woodcraft
With step-by-step instructions for tool chests, workbenches,
lathes, and historical reproductions of items for the home. Roy
also explores building barns, boats, and even colonial