Books

  • Advanced Timber Framing
    Steve Chappell

    Drawing from over 35 years of building and teaching advanced timber framing, Steve unlocks the mystery of complex roof systems in this comprehensive guide. This book is divided into two parts: Design & History, which explores the elements of design and provides a historical overview of different roof framing systems; and Geometry & Joinery Systems, which describes the technical aspects of the layout and construction process.

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  • With The Grain: A Craftsman's Guide to Understanding Wood
    Christian Becksvoort

    "With the Grain" will teach you how to: understand the trees around you; precisely predict the movement of your stock with seasonal changes; and build your projects so they allow the wood to move without splitting or destroying your joinery.

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  • By Hand & Eye
    George R. Walker & Jim Tolpin

    By Hand & Eye” is a deep dive into the world of history, architecture and design. And the authors have emerged with armloads of pearls for readers.

    Instead of serving up a list of formulas with magical names (i.e. the Golden Section, the Rule of Thirds) that will transform the mundane into perfection, George R. Walker and Jim Tolpin show how much of the world is governed by simple proportions, noting how ratios such as 1:2; 3:5 and 4:5 were ubiquitous in the designs of pre-industrial artisans. And the tool that helps us explore this world, then as now, are dividers.

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  • Grandpa's Workshop
    Maurice Pommier

    Pommier paints an unbroken line of craftsmen from a French family, and he traces the history of their lives and their work through their tools and the stories of them being handed from one worker to the other – against the backdrop of colonization, the gold rush, World War I and the time when Dragomir the dragon wreaked havoc in the Black Forest.

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  • Green Woodworking" A Hands-On Approach
    Drew Langsner

    Drew describes how to hew or split the wood into usable sections and then use hand tools to shape the pieces into strong, functional, and beautiful objects. This 2013 edition was reprinted by the author with updates to sharpening equipment, tools, and joinery methods.

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Product IDProduct Name Price  
2-BK-FT-3
A Guide to Hand Tools and Methods
$17.95
2-BK-ATFW
A Timber Framer's Workshop
$35.00
2-BK-ATF
Advance Timber Framing
$75.00
2-BK-ACF
Arts and Crafts Furniture: From Classic to Contemporary
$45.00
2-BK-BHAE
By Hand & Eye
$34.00
2-BK-CF
Campaign Furniture
by Christopher Schwarz
$33.00
2-BK-CMPS
Chisel, Mallet, Plane and Saw
$35.00
2-BK-DWM
Doormaking and Window-Making
$19.00
2-BK-FWS
Furniture with Soul - Master Woodworkers and Their Craft
$45.00
2-BK-GW
Grandpa's Workshop
$22.00
2-BK-GWWP
Green Woodworking: A Hands-on Approach
$35.00
2-BK-HMS
Hand Planes in the Modern Shop
$39.99
2-BK-HBF
Handcrafting Bamboo Fly Rods
$24.95
2-BK-HPE
Handplane Essentials
$34.99
2-BK-HBSF
How to Build Shaker Furniture
$24.99
2-BK-KCE
Keeping the Cutting Edge
$7.95
2-BK-MJST
Make a Joint Stool from a Tree
$43.00
2-BK-MLBC
Making Ladder Back Chairs with Russ Filbeck
$85.00
2-BK-MIP
Mouldings in Practice
$37.00
2-BK-OGT
One Good Turn: A Natural History of the Screwdriver and the Screw
$14.00
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