/ Key title A completely revised, redesigned and updated edition of the definitive woodworker's bible. / the UK's bestselling woodwork book / the most comprehensive illustrated guide to woodworking tools, materials, techniques and constructions ever published / attractive new presentation makes this the ideal gift for the woodworking enthusiast
Material for the book is derived from the Collins Complete DIY Manual, by Jackson and Day.Albert Jackson and David Day are the authoritative writers on DIY, home improvement and maintenance. They have made many television appearances, and have presented two major BBC series. Their best-selling books include the Collins Complete DIY Manual, Collins Complete Woodworkers Manual and Collins Home Restoration Manual. David Day has written widely on Australian history and the history of World War II. His biography of John Curtin won the 2000 Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards Prize for History and was shortlisted for the 2000 New South Wales Premier’s Literary Awards Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-Fiction, while his biography of Ben Chifley was shortlisted for the New South Wales Premier’s Award for History in 2002. David Day is currently an Honorary Associate with the History Program at La Trobe University and a visiting professor at the University of Aberdeen. He lives in Eltham, Victoria.
"An absolute must for the book shelf" -- Which Tool "Thoroughly authoritative, well-illustrated and well-produced" -- Home and Garden "A friend to lean on" -- Woodworking International "A fine book" -- Traditional Woodworking "Well thought out and well designed" -- Woodworker "Bursting with ideas" -- Practical Householder