Master key carpentry skills, from simple joinery techniques to fine woodworking, all explained in clear, step-by-step instructions and photographs. This book shows you the main woodworking techniques step by step - from basic through to more advanced types of wood joints, finishing, woodturning, and furniture restoration. It explains all the essential woodworking tools, including hand tools, power tools, and machine tools. It gives you a directory of more than 100 hard and soft woods and their properties so that you can choose the right wood for the job. Then, put your skills into practice with 28 DIY woodworking projects, which have detailed plans and instructions and are arranged in order of complexity. Make a simple chopping board or wine rack as small weekend projects, or try more advanced woodworking ideas such as a linen chest, dresser, or chair. Endorsed by the Worshipful Company of Carpenters, Woodworkis a complete illustrated woodworking course, giving you all the carpentry skills and techniques you need to create well-crafted and practical objects in treated wood.