Selecting the correct tools and using them in the correct manner is imperative to successful woodworking, and not only ensures that your work is of the highest quality, but it is also paramount to your safety. This text contains a detailed guide on how to use woodworking tools, with information on selection, materials, technique, and much more besides. Compete with handy tips and detailed illustrations, this guide is ideal for the beginner and will also be of value to those with more experience as a reference book. The chapters contained herein include: The Saw, Ripping and Cross Cutting, The Tenon Saw, The Bow Saw, Sharpening Saws, Circular Saws, Band Saws and Power Fretsaws, Planes, Using the Plane, Hints on Planing, The Spokeshave, The Chisel, The Brace and Boring Bits, The Steel Scraper, Glasspaper, and Miscellaneous Tools and Appliances. We are proud to republish this antique text now complete with an introduction on woodworking.