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Carpentry and Joinery: Bench and Site Skills

By Brian Porter, Reg Rose, Chris Tooke

Routledge – 1996

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    978-0-415-50287-0
    November 1st 1996
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    978-0-340-64528-4
    November 1st 1996
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Description

Brian Porter and Reg Rose's book is the definitive reference for the NVQ courses in Carpentry and Joinery, and Bench Joinery, at levels 2 and 3. It sets out the fundamental knowledge and basic methods which recur throughout the courses. As a one-stop, practically-oriented reference, this manual is invaluable to the student and the resource centre.

Reviews

'Messrs Porter and Rose have certainly produced a winner in their new book … an excellent reference book … a valuable asset to students and those with a wider experience'*Institute of Carpenters Journal*

'…there is so much information here you could probably impress your mates in the pub every night for years to come … a mine of solid facts that will be of more than a passing interest to a wide range of woodoworkers … five out of five for overall value'*Good Woodworking*

Contents

Foreword; Timber; Manufactured boards and panel products; Enemies of wood and wood-based products; Wood preservation and protection; Hand tools and workshop/site procedures; Setting-out tools and procedures for site; Joints; Portable powered hand tools; Basic woodworking machines; Wood adhesives; Fixing devices; Drawn, spoken and written information; Calculations; Planning and organising work; Index.

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