Woodcraft Guide

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The woodcraft guide titled Everyday Woodworking: A Beginner’s Guide to Woodcraft With 12 Hand Tools is a book that focuses on the basic hand tools of the trade. Authored by Rex Krueger, the book introduces beginners to hammers, handsaws, and chisels, to name a few.

The book is available on Amazon (Kindle and Paperback) where it enjoys a 4.8 out of 5 stars rating. In addition, the book currently has a 4.5 score on Goodreads.

Woodcraft Guide for Beginners

Here are some of the topics that readers can expect from this book:

  • Humble Beginnings: Everyday Woodworking aims to aid beginners who might be intimidated by more advanced and dangerous power tools. The book highlights 12 humble hand tools that craftspeople use in accomplishing various projects.
  • About Wood: The book also discusses wood and its qualities, as well as the right tools needed to manipulate the said material.
  • Techniques: Krueger teaches simple techniques using tools such as mallets and wooden wedges. Later on the readers can progress to “splitting green logs into usable lumber.”
  • Practice: Newbies will get to try their hand on woodworking using common objects for practice. This includes a wooden butter knife and a small workbench among others.
  • Step-by-Step: Beginners are provided step-by-step instructions to simple, yet challenging projects that will help them advance their skills as woodworkers. 

About the Author

Rex Krueger is a well-known YouTuber that focuses on “Making Woodworking Fun.” He is also the creator of the series “Woodwork for Humans.” Enthusiasts and professionals can watch the videos on Krueger’s YouTube channel. 

Other books by Krueger on Amazon include One Week to Woodturning: A Seven Day Guide to Setting Up a Turning Studio on a Budget. Basically, the book is a complete guide to the essential woodturning tools and equipment such as lathes, gouges, and scraper burnishers, to name a few.

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John Friedenbach

My initial goal, to provide a selection of tools, education and plans to the Beginning to Advance Woodworker has not changed. I continue to search the web to find new products and services. To bring those products and services to your attention.

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