Woodworking Joinery by Handis a ground-breaking woodworking book that introduces a new twist on the traditional hand-cut methods of joint making.
One of the biggest challenges with conventional hand-joinery techniques is that the novice woodworker needs to first master the difficult skill of cutting perfectly straight and with a high degree of accuracy. WithSugita’s unique methodof guiding and controlling the saw blade using jigs and magnetic sheets, even a complete beginner can learn advanced joint-making techniques with hand tools alone. Making it easy to produce straight and square cuts, this pioneering technique is a game-changer for producing high-precision, beautifully made wooden joints.Japanese-style sawsonly cut when pulled towards the body, allowing them to be made of thinner-grade metal and therefore cutting a finer, more precise line than more conventional western-style saws. This book won’t just appeal to beginners, but also more experienced woodworkers who want to brush up on their sawing skills. Through the construction of a variety of different types offrames, boxes, guides, and jigs, with clear progression through levels of difficulty, you will learn all the skills you’ll need, from basic frame construction to more challenging and intricate joints. Quiet and safe, these techniques use hand tools and bespoke jigs for apeaceful approach to the craft, making it enjoyable and sociable.
Including in the book:
Detailed step-by-step instructions
Tip and tricks
You’ll find everything you need to get started.
Joints featured including:
Half lap joints
splined mitre joint
Mitred lap joint
Mortise and tenon joint