Woodwork A Basic Manual Author:Raphael Teller Woodwork has always been one of the most satisfying and sensual handicrafts and Raphael Teller presents an excellent introduction to its techniques. Beginning with detailed descriptions and illustrations of power and hand tools, woodworking techniques and materials, he goes on to outline a wide range of projects from simple items such as shelve... more »s to chairs, beds, cabinets, and even a small outdoor utility building. Throughout, Teller encourages the woodworker to experiment with material and designs he chooses, using the specific models in the book only as starting points. The result is a thoughtful, comprehensive manual that teaches both solid workmanship and creativity. Illustrated with one hundred and seventeen photographs and drawings.
Raphael Teller has his own shop in Belmont, Massachusetts, and supports his family on commission work and teaching salaries from the Old Schwamb Mill in Arlington, the Cambridge Center for Adult Education and the Middlesex School in Concord, all three in Massachusetts.« less