Harvest Your Own Lumber

How to Fell, Saw, Dry and Mill Wood

Author: John English

Publisher: Linden Pub

ISBN: 9781610352437

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

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A concise guide for the small shop or enthusiastic hobbyist, "Harvest Your Own Lumber" covers all of the important steps in the conversion of wood. John English takes the reader through selecting the raw material to the final drying of the harvested timber. All of the steps in between are explained in clear text accompanied with photographs and charts that make the process of milling your own lumber a guaranteed success.

Fine Woodworking on Wood and how to Dry it

41 Articles

Author: Fine Woodworking,Madeleine Kahn

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 9780918804549

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 106

View: 3735


Learn how to buy, dry, store and mill timber. This text explains which species are good for which jobs and how to design joints that accommodate wood's seasonal swelling and shrinking.

Taunton's Complete Illustrated Guide to Working with Wood

Author: Andy Rae

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 1561586838

Category: House & Home

Page: 279

View: 6563


The author of The Complete Illustrated Guide to Furniture and Cabinet Construction presents the basic techniques necessary to complete successful woodworking projects, covering finishing, adhesives, design, bending, and joints.

The Back to Basics Handbook

A Guide to Buying and Working Land, Raising Livestock, Enjoying Your Harvest, Household Skills and Crafts, and More

Author: Abigail R. Gehring

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1616082615

Category: Cooking

Page: 272

View: 1231


Includes hundreds of projects for sustainable living--such as dyeing wool, grafting trees, raising chickens, crafting furniture with hand tools, making preserves and cheese, building a log cabin and much more, in a book that also has tips for down-home fun, as well as 500 full-color illustrations. Original.

The Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects

76 Useful Things You Can Build to Create Customized Working Spaces and Storage Facilities, Equip the Garden, Store the Harvest, House Your Animals, and Make Practical Outdoor Furniture

Author: Spike Carlsen

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603428461

Category: House & Home

Page: 296

View: 2023


Gardeners, small farmers, and outdoor living enthusiasts will love this compilation of 76 rustic DIY projects. From plant supports and clotheslines to a chicken coop, a greenhouse, and a root cellar with storage bins, most of the projects are suitable for complete novices, and all use just basic tools and easy-to-find materials. You’ll find techniques to build whatever your outdoor world is missing, with additional tips to live sustainably, happily, and independently.

The Woodworker's Studio Handbook

Traditional and Contemporary Techniques for the Home Woodworking Shop

Author: Jim Whitman

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 1610581970

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

View: 2754


Celebrate the joys of working with wood in your own home studio or wood shop. The Woodworker’s Studio Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the artistry, design, and skills all woodworkers need to propel their hobby to the next level. Master woodworker Jim Whitman walks you through planning your work space, helps you select tools and the right wood for the right projects, and gets you comfortable with your tools so you feel at ease in the studio and ready to experiment…all with gentle instruction and reassuring humor. His 20 teaching projects make you feel like a seasoned craftsman from step one, regardless of your experience level. Learn about the importance of proper planning, measuring twice so you just have to cut once, and how to make the most of your wood. Above all, get ready to get your hands dirty: woodworking is about play just as much as precision! The Woodworker’s Studio Handbook: - Teaches joinery, lamination, routing, turning, carving, and finishing—core woodworking skills in full-color photographs, and complete with illustrated tool guides. - Illustrates the steps for 20 beautiful teaching projects for all skill levels, including a picture frame, a small cabinet, a carved pendant, turned bowls, and more. - Engages your creativity with reclaiming recycled wood, using green wood, or using a sketchbook and drafting tools to design original work.

Harvesting Urban Timber

A Complete Guide

Author: Sam Sherrill

Publisher: Linden Publishing

ISBN: 9780941936712

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 224

View: 2834


Harvesting Urban Timber explains the importance of harvesting urban trees and how to do so. Each alternative use described is illustrated through case studies of several municipalities and their respective programs of urban timber utilization. Includes full-color photos and more than 20 charts.