Salute generations of craftsmanship, ingenuity, and know-how with The Tool Book. Gallery pages display different types of hammers, spades, or chisels, while expert advice tells you what to look for when choosing a tool, and how to use it and care for it best. Discover why each tool is perfect for the job, workshop, and why it deserves a prominent spot in your shed, studio, or makerspace.
The Tool Book: A Tool Lover's Guide to Over 200 Hand Tools #ad - Tools. Explore tools from every angle, with detailed patent drawings, exploded diagrams, and step-by-step illustrations of tools in action with the science behind the techniques.
The All New Illustrated Guide to Everything Sold in Hardware StoresCool Springs Press #ad - And that's before we even get to understanding nail gauges and drill bit sizes!Looking through the range of products at home stores can be downright bewildering, but with this handy guide you'll know exactly what you're looking for and why. The next time you talk to a hardware store clerk, rather than asking for "screws about 2 inches long", you'll be able to ask for a #3 gauge 2-1/4-inch-long panhead screws with SAE 5/16" flat washers.
The all new illustrated guide to everything sold in hardware stores is filled with color photos that let you see in lifesize scale what different screws and nails and washers and bolts are called, accompanied by brief descriptions of their recommended uses--so you'll be able to ask for them with accuracy and use them with precision.
The All New Illustrated Guide to Everything Sold in Hardware Stores #ad - The all new illustrated guide to everything Sold in Hardware Stores is an updated edition of the everyone’s favorite hardware shopping guide and reference book. There's nothing more frustrating than making multiple trips to the hardware store because you purchased the wrong item. Those double--or even triple-trips to the big box store are a thing of the past with The All New Illustrated Guide to Everything Sold in Hardware Stores.
You'll learn the difference between drywall screws and deck screws; between faucet washers and neoprene O-rings; and between red wire nuts and blue wire nuts.
Good Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman WoodshopDutton #ad - Now nick and his ragtag crew of champions want to share their experience of working at the Woodshop, tell you all about their passion for the discipline of woodworking, and teach you how to make a handful of their most popular projects along the way. This book takes readers behind the scenes of the woodshop, both inspiring and teaching them to make their own projects and besotting them with the infectious spirit behind the shop and its complement of dusty wood-elves.
Nestled among the glitz and glitter of Tinseltown is a testament to American elbow grease and an honest-to-god hard day’s work: Offerman Woodshop. You will also find writings by nick, offering recipes for both comestibles and mirth, insights into the ethos of woodworking in modern America, odes to his own woodworking heroes, humorous essays, and other assorted tomfoolery.
Whether you’ve been working in your own shop for years, or even if you just love Nick Offerman’s brand of bucolic yet worldly wisdom, you’ll find Good Clean Fun full of useful, or if holding this stack of compressed wood pulp is as close as you’ve ever come to milling lumber, illuminating, and entertaining information.
Good Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman Woodshop #ad - . After two new york times bestsellers, comedian, actor, nick offerman—woodworker, and co-host of NBC’s crafting competition series Making It—returns with the subject for which he’s known best—his incredible real-life woodshop. Captained by hirsute woodworker, mustache combs, the shop produces not only fine handcrafted furniture, actor, baseball bats, but also fun stuff—kazoos, comedian, and writer Nick Offerman, ukuleles, even cedar-strip canoes.
Dutton Books. In these pages you will find a variety of projects for every skill level, easy-to-follow instructions by the OWS woodworkers themselves; and, with personal, what’s more, this tutelage is augmented by mouth-watering color photos Nick calls it "wood porn".
Dictionary of American Hand Tools: A Pictorial Synopsis A Schiffer Book for CollectorsSchiffer Pub Ltd #ad - Dutton Books. Here is the greatest assembly of hand tools ever assembled. It is a fascinating chronicle of nearly every tool ever used in North America, ships, turpentine, pianos, and saddles; tools for harvesting farm goods, including ancient tools used by Native Americans; trade tools used to create coaches, and ice; and tools for fine trades such as bookbinding and watch repair.
The tools are organized according to profession, from Beekeeper to Wheelwright, and will fascinate today's practitioners of these trades and hobbies. Descriptions provide dimensions and applications. This is a must have for the tool collector and antique dealer, as well as anyone fascinated by the means of production.
Dictionary of American Hand Tools: A Pictorial Synopsis A Schiffer Book for Collectors #ad - This comprehensive volume includes more than 4, 500 images from catalog illustrations, trade literature, and hand drawings.
Dude Crafts: The Man's Guide to Practical Projects, Backyard Ballistics, and Glorious GagsVoyageur Press #ad - These diy projects will get you on the path to developing your own creations, and impressing your friends. Dude crafts is loaded with more than 50 slightly twisted, projects that will keep crafty men out of trouble or, but somehow useful, sometimes, in it. No matter how off-kilter the project may appear on the surface, it's sure to payoff as a useful tool, an art piece, the punch line to a practical joke or, best of all, a combination of all three.
. Whether making life easier with ingenious hacks or providing self-amusement, the 50 projects presented in Dude Crafts are sure to get any guy's creative wheels turning. Whatever the motive—to solve a problem, to play a joke, or for self-entertainment—Dude Crafts will get dudes off the sofa and into the workshop! Dutton Books.
Dude Crafts: The Man's Guide to Practical Projects, Backyard Ballistics, and Glorious Gags #ad - You'll learn how to: craft an ipad cover from an old bookbuild a metal forge out of a busted microwaveCook a meal in the dishwasherRe-purpose an electric saw into a cocktail blenderFashion a Swiss army knife for your keysOutfit an unsuspecting co-worker’s office chair with an air hornEach project is accompanied by a parts list and step-by-step photo instructions to get you building; often by hacking subpar stock goods or upcycling discarded objects into functional works of art and conversation pieces.
Popular Mechanics How to Fix Anything: Essential Home Repairs Anyone Can DoHearst #ad - “. And because it’s organized room by room, from basement to bathroom to bedroom, it’s simple to find the solution you need—so you won’t have to hire someone else to do the job. Dutton Books. Readers will count on Popular Mechanics’ advice. Booklist starred reviewFor any home repair, big or small, homeowners can turn to this practical and portable reference.
Throughout the book roy berendsohn, popular mechanics’ senior home editor, answers questions about the trickiest fix-its, including how to deal with a recurring ceiling cracks or get rid of that stench from the kitchen sink. Got a squeaky floor or a rattling door? is your grout a color you don’t recognize anymore? from quick fixes like linking broken chains and patching drywall to more involved projects like replacing a fuel line and bleeding your brakes, unexpected hacks like using a golf tee to fill a stripped screw hole, Popular Mechanics How to Fix Anything is the handy and reliable go-to guide for the most common household problems offering a primer on plumbing, instructions for tuning up the garage door, and so much more.
Make: Tools: How They Work and How to Use Them Make: Technology on Your TimeMake Community, LLC #ad - The place to find out how is right here. Whether you’re interested in becoming a handyman or developing artisanal woodworking skills, the place to begin is by learning the fundamentals of using basic workshop tools correctly. The projects all result in fun games, toys, and puzzles. Make: tools is shop class in a book.
Consumer-level 3d printers and CNC machines are opening up new possibilities for makers. Charles platt's make: tools applies the same approach to its subject matter as his bestselling Make: Electronics -- in-depth explanations and hands-on projects that gradually increase in level of challenge. Illustrated in full color with hundreds of photographs and line drawings, the book serves as a perfect introduction to workshop tools and materials for young adults and adults alike.
Make: Tools: How They Work and How to Use Them Make: Technology on Your Time #ad - . The book serves as both a hands-on tutorial a reference that will be returned to again and again. Platt focuses on basic hands tools and assumes no prior experience or knowledge on the part of the reader. But there will always be a need for traditional workshop skills and tools. Maker Media Inc. Dutton Books.
Ultimate Guide to Home Repair and Improvement, Updated Edition: Proven Money-Saving Projects; 3,400 Photos & Illustrations Creative Homeowner 600 Page Resource with 325 Step-by-Step DIY ProjectsCreative Homeowner #ad - Information is also provided on tools, materials, and basic skills, plus 325 step-by-step projects with how-to photo sequences. Maker Media Inc. The most complete home improvement manual on the market, and understandable, 300 photos, 800 drawings, this book offers more than 2, practical text. The ultimate guide to home Repair & Improvement also includes a remodeling guide and a resource guide.
Top to bottom, repairing, ultimate resource book for DIY projects and repairs to save you money when remodeling, renovating, inside and out, this is the single, and maintaining your home. Dutton Books. 600 page ultimate home improvement manual 325 step-by-step projects with how-to photos, and materials lists essential information on tools, roofing and siding, and basic skills Comprehensive wiring and plumbing sections Includes a remodeling guide, cabinets and countertops, and managing your remodeling projects Tech-reviewed by more than 20 industry experts Thorough index and glossary Inside this book, contractors, heating and cooling, a special photo-illustrated section on contracts, you will find essential instruction on plumbing and electrical repairs, tools, materials, and more.
Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man's Fundamentals for Delicious LivingDutton #ad - Maker Media Inc. Parks and recreation actor and making it co-host Nick Offerman shares his humorous fulminations on life, manliness, meat, and much more in this New York Times bestseller. Growing a perfect moustache, wooing a woman—who better to deliver this tutelage than the always charming, grilling red meat, illinois—“i grew up literally in the middle of a cornfield”—to his theater days in Chicago, always manly Nick Offerman, best known as Parks and Recreation’s Ron Swanson? Combining his trademark comic voice and very real expertise in woodworking—he runs his own woodshop—Paddle Your Own Canoe features tales from Offerman’s childhood in small-town Minooka, beginnings as a carpenter/actor and the hilarious and magnificent seduction of his now-wife Megan Mullally.
It also offers hard-bitten battle strategies in the arenas of manliness, religion, woodworking, and outdoor recreation, style, love, among many other savory entrees. A mix of amusing anecdotes, study a few sycamore leaves, paddle Your Own Canoe will not only tickle readers pink but may also rouse them to put down their smart phones, opinionated lessons and rants, sprinkled with offbeat gaiety, and maybe even hand craft and paddle their own canoes.
Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man's Fundamentals for Delicious Living #ad - Paddle your own canoe One Man s Fundamentals for Delicious Living. Dutton Books.
Handmade: A Hands-On Guide: Make the Things You Use Every DayTaunton Press #ad - Paddle your own canoe One Man s Fundamentals for Delicious Living. Author asa christiana is the former chief editor of Fine Woodworking, the most respected woodworking magazine in the world. Call it maker, handcrafted, or handmade, a new DIY movement has taken off big time. Handmade: a hands-on guide celebrates the movement and would-be makers with practical, doable projects that require only simple tools and techniques to complete.
Maker Media Inc. The common thread that ties makers to DIYers and handcrafters is the desire to build something rather than buy it. Dutton Books. 25 accessible projects. Accessible yet doable with a modest collection of simple tools and made from all sorts of materials―concrete, digital tools, casting, Arduino, welding, leather, and printing.
The Useful Book: 201 Life Skills They Used to Teach in Home Ec and ShopWorkman Publishing Company #ad - Paddle your own canoe One Man s Fundamentals for Delicious Living. There’s sewing 101, tie a tie, plus how to fold a fitted sheet, make a bed, mop a floor, and set the table for a formal dinner. Make a bookshelf or a riveted metal picture frame. Next up: a 21st-century shop class. In other words, everything you would have learned from your shop and home ec teachers, if you'd had them.
The useful book features 138 practical projects and how-tos, with step-by-step instructions and illustrations, lists, relevant charts, sidebars, and handy toolboxes. Maker Media Inc. Plus: do-it-yourself plumbing; car repair basics; and home maintenance, from priming and painting to refinishing wood floors.
The Useful Book: 201 Life Skills They Used to Teach in Home Ec and Shop #ad - Dutton Books. There’s a kitchen crash course, including the must-haves for a well-stocked pantry; how to boil an egg and peel it frustration-free; how to grill, sauté, steam, and roast vegetables. Practice measuring, cutting, and nailing by building a birdhouse. A modern and energetically designed encyclopedia of DIY with everything you need to know to roll up your sleeves and cook it, clean it, sew it, build it, or repair it yourself.
The tools that everyone should have, and dozens of cool projects that teach fundamental techniques.