Rustic Carpentry: Woodworking with Natural Timber (Paperback)

Rustic Carpentry: Woodworking with Natural Timber By Paul N. Hasluck (Editor), Ralph Kylloe (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Paul N. Hasluck (Editor), Ralph Kylloe (Introduction by)
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With an introduction by master craftsman Ralph Kylloe, this manual on rustic carpentry is a superb resource for woodworkers, furniture makers, and carpenters of all skill levels. Here are clear and concise instructions for creating beautiful pieces with unfinished timber, utilizing the unique texture and shape of tree branches, trunks, and shrubs. In addition, rustic woodworking requires few tools and relatively little skill to make decorative and practical flower stands, tables, chairs, gates, porches, aviaries, footbridges, verandas, tool sheds, and more. All these projects are included here with detailed advice on collecting and drying sticks; what kind of wood works best for various items; how to varnish both indoor and outdoor pieces; using battens and mortises to secure furniture; and successfully employing a range of other techniques.

About the Author


Paul N. Hasluck, a true woodworking guru, was the craftsman behind titles such as Manual of Traditional Wood Carving, The Handyman’s Book: Essential Woodworking Tools and Techniques, Rustic Carpentry, Traditional Glassworking Techniques, Metalworking, The Handyman’s Guide, and more.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781602391215
ISBN-10: 1602391211
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication Date: August 17th, 2007
Pages: 160
Language: English