An exploration and celebration of high-quality hand tools for woodworking and the stories of the people who make them. Take a peek inside the boutique shops and small factories of artisan woodworking toolmakers in North America, Great Britain, Australia, and New Zealand, with behind-the-scenes photographs, profiles, interviews, and more. Saws, Planes, and Scorps covers every essential woodworking instrument, from spokeshaves to hand planes, with images and an introductory text for each tool. An engaging, inspiring, and informative read perfect for beginner and expert woodworkers, tool collectors, and lovers of great design.
Author: David Heim Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press Published: 09/14/2021 Pages: 224 Binding Type: Hardcover Weight: 1.70lbs Size: 10.60h x 7.10w x 0.90d ISBN: 9781616899240
About the Author David Heim is a prolific writer and editor specializing in woodworking. When he's not pecking away at his laptop, he can be found at the lathe, turning a bowl at his home in Oxford, Connecticut..
Joshua A. Klein is editor-in-chief of Mortise & Tenon Magazine. He has been selected for the Early American Life Directory of Traditional American Crafts from 2015-2020 for his authentic approach to period furniture making, and he is the author of Hands Employed Aright: The Furniture Making of Jonathan Fisher and Another Work is Possible.