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~  Understanding Wood  ~

~  Furniture and Design  ~

~  Woodworking  ~

~  Carpentry  ~

~  Turning  ~

~  Carving  ~

~  Finishing  ~

~  Upholstery and Leather Work  ~

~  Pattern Making  ~

~  Shop Mathematics and Calculation  ~

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~  Blacksmithing, Welding and Metalwork  ~



~  The Woodworks Library ~ 



~  Understanding Wood  ~


Wood as an Engineering Material,
by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1999
pdf


Seasoning of Wood,
by Joseph B. Wagner, 1917
pdf


The Mechanical Properties of Wood,
by Samuel J. Record, 1914
html


Structure and Function
of Wood
by Alex C. Weidenhoeft and Regis B. Miller, 2005
pdf


Wood Adhesion
and Adhesives
by Charles R. Frihart, 2005
pdf


Are Epoxy-Wood Bonds Durable Enough?
by Charles R. Frihart, 2005
pdf


Commercial Lumber
Forest Products Labs
by Kent A. McDonald and David E. Kretschmann
pdf


The Effect of the
Janka Ball Indentation Depth
on the Hardness Number Determined
for the Selected Wood Species
by Lidia Helinksa-Raczkowska,
Waldemar Molinski
pdf


Janka Harness Using
Non Standard Specimens
Forest Products Laboratory, 2006
by David W. Green,
Marshall Begel,
William Nelson
pdf


Glue and Glue Testing, 1900
by Samuel Rideal
pdf


Glue, Gelatine,
and their Allied Products, 1905
by Thomas Lambert
pdf


Modern Glues
and Glue Testing, 1922
by Clyde H. Teasdale
pdf


Logging
The Principles
and General Methods
of Operation in the
United States
by Ralph Clement Bryant
pdf


Wood and Other
Organic Structural Materials, 1917
by Charles Henry Snow
pdf


A Manual of
Mending and Repairing, 1907
by, Charles Godfrey Leland
pdf


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~  Furniture and Design  ~


Mission Furniture how to make it Part 1,
by H.H. Windsor, 1909
html


Mission Furniture how to make it Part 2,
by H.H. Windsor, 1910
html


Mission Furniture how to make it Part 3,
by H.H. Windsor, 1912
html


How to Know Period Styles in Furniture
by W.L. Kimerly, 1912
pdf


Historic Styles in Furniture
by Virginia Robie, 1916
pdf


Furniture Design and Draughting
by Alvin C. Nye, 1900
pdf


Cabnetwork and Joinery
Comprising Designs and Details of Construction
by Paul N. Hasluck, 1907
pdf


Furniture Mouldings
Full Size Sections of Moulded Details
On English Furniture from 1574 to 1820
by E.J. Warne, 1923
pdf


Furniture, 1911
by Esther Singleton
pdf


The London Chairmakers
and Carvers'
Book of Prices for Workmanship, 1829
by T. Brittell
pdf


The Cabinet-Makers'
London Book Of Prices, 1803
by C.Barber
pdf


Chippendales Ornaments
and Interior Decorations, 1834
by, John Weale
pdf


Colonial Homes
and Their Furnishings, 1912
by Mary H. Northend
pdf


English Furniture, 1906
by Fredrick S. Robinson
pdf


English Furniture
and Furniture Makers
of the 18th Century, 1906
by R. S. Clouston
pdf


Furnishing the Home
of Good Taste, 1912
by Lucy Abbot Throop
pdf


Hints on Household Tastes
in Furniture, Upholstery,
and other details, 1883
By Charles L Eastlake
pdf


Interior Decoration
Its Principles and Practice, 1920
by, Frank Alvah Parsons
pdf


The Furniture of
our Forefathers, 1900
by Esther Singleton
pdf


The Old Clock Book, 1911
by, N. Hudson Moore
pdf


The Practical Book
of Period Furniture, 1914
by, Harold Donaldson Eberlein
and Abbot McClure
pdf


The Rudiments of
Drawing Cabinet
and Upholstery Furniture, 1835
by, Richard Brown
pdf


Antique Furniture, 1915
by, Fred W. Burgess
pdf


Cabinet Making
Principles of Designing,
Construction and
Laying out Work, 1913
by J. H. Rudd
pdf


Colonial Furniture
in America, 1901
by, Luke Vincent Lockwood
pdf


English Furniture Designers
of the Eighteenth Century, 1905
by, Constance Simon
pdf


The Cabinet-Maker
and Upholsterer's Companion, 1860
by, J. Stokes
pdf


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~  Woodworking  ~


Woodwork Joints,
by William Fairham, 1918
html


Handwork in Wood,
by William Noyes, 1910
html


Moxon's
Mechanick Exercises, 1863/1896
by, Joseph Moxon
pdf


Exercises in Wood-Working
With a Short Treatise on Wood
by Ivin Sickels, 1889
pdf


Woodworking For Beginners
A Manual for Amateurs
by Charles G. Wheeler, 1907
pdf


Bench Work In Wood
A Course of Study and Practice
by W.F.M. Goss, 1890
pdf


Essentials of Woodworking
by Ira S. Griffith, 1915
pdf


Intarsia and Marquetry, 1903
by, F. Hamilton Jackson
pdf


Advanced Projects in Woodwork
by Ira S. Griffith, 1912
pdf


Elements of Woodwork
by Charles A King, 1911
pdf


Problems in Furniture Making
by Fred D. Crawshaw, 1913
pdf


The Home Mechanic
by John Wright, 1903
pdf


Spons'
Mechanic's Own Book
by E & F.N. Spon, Ltd, 1901
pdf


Mind in Hand
Manual Training
The Chief Factor in Education
by Charles H. Ham, 1886
pdf


The Sloyd System of Woodworking
by B.B. Hoffman, 1892
pdf


The Teacher's Handbook of Slöjd
by Otto Salomon, 1904
pdf


Farm Shop Practice
by Mack M. Jones, 1939
pdf


Problems in Farm Woodworking for Agriculture
by Samuel A. Blackburn, 1916
pdf


The Atkins Saw Book for
The Farm Workshop, 1931
by E.C. Atkins and Company
pdf


Hardware Dealers' Magazine
1907
by Daniel T. Mallett
pdf


Woodwork for Secondary Schools, 1916
by Ira Samuel Griffith
pdf


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~  Carpentry  ~


A Manual of Carpentry and Joinery
by J.W. Riley, 1905
pdf


The Mechanic's Companion
Carpentry, Joinery, Bricklaying, Masonry, Slating
Plastering, Painting, Smithing, and Turning
by Peter Nicholson, 1831
pdf


Carpentry I
by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1995
pdf


Carpentry II
by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1995
pdf


Carpentry III
by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
pdf


FM 5-426 Carpentry
by the U.S. Army, 1995
pdf


Carpentry for Boys,
by J.S. Zerbe, 1914
html


The Amateur Carpenter
by A. Hyatt Verrill, 1915
pdf


Practical Carpentry,
Joinery, and Cabinetmaking
by J. Rider, 1826
pdf


Our Workshop
The Art of Carpentry and Joinery
George Routledge and Sons, 1866
pdf


Elementary Principles of
Carpentry
By E. Wyndam Tarn, 1885
pdf


Forty Lessons in
Carpentry Workshop Practice
by Charles F. Mitchell
and George A Mitchell, 1896
pdf


Practical Carpentry
by Fred T. Hodgson, 1883
pdf


Modern Carpentry
A Practical Manual
by Fred T. Hodgson, 1902
pdf


Modern Carpentry and Joinery
Vol. II Advanced Series
by Fred T. Hodgson, 1906
pdf


Common-Sense Stair
Building and Handrailing
by Fred T. Hodgson, 1908
pdf


Stair Building and
The Steel Square
by Fred T. Hodgson, and Morris Williams, 1917
pdf


A Practical Treatise on
The Steel Square VOL. I
Fred T. Hodgson, 1903
pdf


A Practical Treatise on
The Steel Square VOL. II
Fred T. Hodgson, 1903
pdf


Farm Woodwork, 1919
by Louis M. Roehl
pdf


Jobbing Work
For the Carpenter, 1914
by E.H. Crussell
pdf


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~  Turning  ~


A Course In Wood Turning,
by Archie S. Milton and Otto K. Wohlers, 1919
html


Lathe-Work
A Practical Treatise
by Paul N. Hasluck, 1883
pdf


The Lathe & Its Uses
Instruction in the Art of Turning
Wood and Metal
by James Lukin 1868
pdf


Turning
and Mechanical Manipulation
VOL. I
by Charles Holtzapffel, 1843
pdf


Turning
and Mechanical Manipulation
VOL. III
by Charles Holtzapffel, 1850
pdf


A Brief Account of
Ibbetson's Geometric Chuck
by John Holt Ibbetson, 1833
pdf


The Turners Companion, 1864
by, Henry Carey Baird
pdf


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~  Carving  ~


Wood-carving Design and Workmanship,
by George Jack, 1903
html


The Art of Woodcarving
Practical Hints to Amateurs
and A Short History of the Art. 1867
by, George Alfred Rogers
pdf


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~  Finishing  ~


Handbook on Japanning, 2nd Edition,
by William N. Brown, 1913
html


French Polishing and Enamelling,
by Richard Bitmead, 1910
html


Wood Finishing
Comprising Staining
Varnishing, and Polishing
by Paul N. Hasluck, 1897
pdf


The Up-To-Date
Hardwood Finisher
By Fred T. Hodgson, 1908
pdf


739 Paint
Questions Answered, 1904
by, The Painters Magazine
pdf


Interior Painting, 1905
by, F. Maire
pdf


Wood Finisher, 1911
by, F. Maire
pdf


Problems of
the Finishing Room, 1916
by, Walter K. Schmidt
pdf


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~  Upholstery and Leather Work  ~


Furniture Upholstery
for Schools
by Emil A. Johnson, 1919
pdf


Leather Work, 1915
by, Adelaide Mickel
pdf


Leather and
Metal Work Designing, 1916
by, Scranton International
Textbook Company
pdf


The Leather Work Book
by, Rosa Baughn
pdf


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~  Pattern Making  ~


American Pattern Shop Practice
by H.J. McCaslin, 1907
pdf


Pattern Making
by G.H Willard, 1910
pdf


Practical Pattern Making
by F.W. Barrows, 1913
pdf


The Art of Pattern Making
by I. McKim Chase, 1903
pdf


Patternmaking
A Treatise on the Construction and
Application of Patterns
by Joseph A. Shelly, 1920
pdf


The Patternmakers Assistant
by Joshua Rose, 1889
pdf


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~  Shop Mathematics and Calculation  ~


Shop Mathematics
by Edward E. Holton, 1910
pdf


Machine Shop Calculation
by the U.S. Army
pdf


Precision Measuring and Gauging
by the U.S. Army, 1988


Workshop Reciepts,
For The Use Of
Manufacturers, Mechanics,
And Scientific Amateurs
By Ernest Spon, 1883
pdf


American Machinists' Handbook
and
Dictionary of Shop Terms
by Fred H. Colvin
Frank A. Stanley, 1914
pdf


Knight's American
Mechanical Dictionary
Illustrated with upwards
of seven thousand engravings
by Edward H. Knight, 1876
pdf


The Mechanical
Engineers Pocket Book
by William Kent, 1903
pdf


The
Mechanic's Companion
by Peter Nicholson, 1832
pdf


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~  Blueprint Reading  ~


Blueprint Reading
by the U.S. Navy, 1994
pdf


Practical Mechanical Drawing
and Machine Design
Self Taught, 1907
by, Charles Westinghouse
pdf


Engineer Draughtsmen's Work
Hints for Beginners
by a Practical Draughtsman, 1896
by, Whittaker and Co.
pdf


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~  Hand Tools  ~


U.S. Federal Specification GGG-P-463c
Granite Surface Plates, 1973
pdf


Use and Care of Hand Tools and Measuring Tools,
by the U.S. Air Force, 2004
pdf


Tools and Their Uses
by the U.S. Navy, 1992
pdf


Hand Tools, 1944,
by the U.S. Navy, 1944


Saw Filing
and Management of Saws
by Robert Grimshaw, 1882
pdf


Grimshaw On Saws
The History, Development, Action, Classification,
And Comparison Of Saws Of All Kinds
by Robert Grimshaw, 1882
pdf


A Treatise on
Files and Rasps
by The Nicholson File Company, 1878
pdf


American Swiss Swiss Pattern
Files of Precision
by American Swiss File & Tool Company, 1941
pdf


Disston Lumberman's Handbook
containing a treatise
on the construction of Saws
and how to keep them in order
by Henry Disston & Sons, 1907
pdf


The Disston Saw,
Tool & File Book
by Henry Disston & Sons, 1926
pdf


The Disston Saw,
Tool & File Book
by Henry Disston & Sons, 1953
pdf


The American Boys' Handybook
Of Camplore And Woodcraft
(axes)
by Dan Beard, 1920
pdf


How to Select, Use
and Care for Bits
by The Irwin Auger Bit Company, 1951
pdf


Nicholson
The Guide to Files
and Filing
by Cooper Hand Tools, 2006
pdf


Simonds
Facts on Files
by Simonds International, 2006
pdf


Premium
Mechanics Tools
by The James Swan Company, 1911
pdf


The Art
Of Saw-Filing
by H. W. Holly, 1864
pdf


The File
It's History, Making, and Uses
by Henry Disston & Sons, 1921
pdf


The Saw In History
by Henry Disston and Sons, 1916
pdf


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~  Machine Tools  ~


Text-Book of Advanced Machine Work
by Robert H. Smith, 1910
Massachusettes Institute of Technology
pdf


Cutting Tools
Worked by Hand and Machine
by Robert H. Smith, 1889
pdf


Workshop Appliances
by C.P.B. Shelley, 1873
pdf


Modern Machine Shop Tools
Their Construction, Operation
and Manipulation
by William H. Van Dervoort, 1903
pdf


Shop Kinks
and Machine Shop Chat
by Robert Grimshaw, 1896
pdf


Fundamentals of Machine Tools
by the U.S. Army, 1996


Drilling Machines
by the U.S. Army
pdf


Drill Jigs
Principles of Design
Machinery Reference Series, 1913
pdf


Portable Machine Tools
by the U.S Army


Machinery Repairman
by the U.S. Navy, 1993
pdf


Home Mechanics
For Amateurs
by George M Hopkins, 1907
pdf


Appleton's Cyclopedia
of Applied Mechanics
by Park Benjamin, Ph.D, 1880
pdf


Machine Tool Operation
by Henry D. Burghardt, 1919
pdf


Machine Shop Work, 1919
by, Frederick W. Turner
pdf


Machinery's Handbook
For Machine Shop
and Drafting Room
fifth Edition, 1915
The Industrial Press
pdf


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~  Shop Machinery  ~


On the Arrangement, Care, and Operation of
Woodworking Factories and Machinery
A Complete Operator's Handbook
by J. Richards, 1885
pdf


The Bench Saw,
by Walker-Turner Co., 1938
pdf


The Jointer,
by Walker_Turner Co., 1938
pdf


The Drill Press,
by Walker-Turner Co., 1934
pdf


The Bandsaw and Jig Saw,
by Walker-Turner Co., 1934
pdf


The Lathe,
by Walker-Turner Co., 1934
pdf


Machine Molder Practice
The Operation and Superintendance
of the Molding Machine
by W.H. Rohr, 1919
pdf


The Jointer, Shaper
and Thickness Planer, 1951
by Craftsman
pdf


The Circular Saw
A Guide Book for Filers
Sawyers and Woodworkers, 1918
by Simonds Manufacturing Co
pdf


Power Transmission
By Leather Belting, 1916
by, Robert Thurston Kent, M.E.
pdf


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~  Blacksmithing, Welding and Metalwork  ~


Blacksmith Practice
War Department Education Manual
pdf


Forge Practice
and Heat Treatment of Steel
by John Lord Bacon, 1904
pdf


Elementary Forge Practice
by Robert H. Harcourt, 1920
pdf


Hand-Forging
and Wrought-Iron Ornamental Work
by Thomas F. Googerty, 1911
pdf


Practical Blacksmithing I
by M.T. Richardson, 1888
pdf


Practical Blacksmithing II
by M.T. Richardson, 1889
pdf


Practical Blacksmithing III
by M.T. Richardson, 1890
pdf


Practical Blacksmithing IV
by M.T. Richardson, 1891
pdf


Farm Blacksmithing
by J.M. Drew, 1901
pdf


Notes for Forge Shop Practice
by James D. Littlefield, 1910
pdf


Steel Working
and Tool Dressing
by Warren S. Casterlin, 1914
.pdf


Engraving Metals
by Paul N. Hasluck, 1912
pdf


Tool-Making
1919
by Edward R. Markham
pdf


Essentials of
Sheet Metal Work
and Pattern Drafting, 1918
by James S. Daughtery
pdf


Modern Sheet-Metal
Workers' Instructor, 1906
by, Joseph H Rose
pdf


The Sheet Metal
workers Instructor, 1869
by, Reuben Henry Warn
pdf


High-Speed Steel, 1910
by, O. M. Becker
pdf


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