Cassell’s Carpentry and Joinery

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9781447464839 - Cassell's Carpentry and Joinery - Paul N. Hasluck
9781447464839 - Cassell's Carpentry and Joinery - Paul N. Hasluck
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Cassell’s Carpentry and Joinery

Comprising Notes on Materials, Processes, Principles, and Practice, Including about 1800 Engravings and Twelve Plates

A practical work on practical handicrafts, and it was first published in the confident belief that it was by far the most exhaustive book on these subjects hitherto produced. This text is a comprehensive guide on carpentry, compromising notes on materials, processes, principles and practice, and including about 1,800 engravings. A great book for carpenters of all levels, this book is not to be missed by discerning woodworkers.

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Cassell’s Carpentry and Joinery – by Paul Hasluck

Cassell’s Carpentry and Joinery is a practical work on practical handicrafts. It was first published in the confident belief that it was the most exhaustive book on these subjects hitherto produced. This text is a comprehensive guide on carpentry, compromising notes on materials, processes, principles and practice, including about 1,800 engravings. A great book for carpenters of all levels, this book is not to be missed by discerning woodworkers and constitutes a great addition to collections of woodworking literature. The chapters of this book include: ‘Hand Tools and appliances’, ‘Timber’, ‘Joints’, ‘Floors’, ‘Timber Partitions’, ‘Timber Roofs’, ‘Framework of Dormer Windows’, ‘Half-Timber Constructions’, ‘Arch Canterings’, ‘Joiners’ Rods’, ‘Door and Door Frames’, ‘Window Sashes and Casements’, ‘Mouldings: Working and Setting-Out’, et cetera. We are proud to republish this text here, complete with a new introduction to woodworking.

 

Paul N. Hasluck

Paul Nooncree Hasluck (1854 – 1916) was an Australian engineer and editor. He was a master of technical writing and the father of the ‘do-it-yourself’ book, producing many books on engineering, handicrafts, woodwork, and more. Other notable works by this author include: “Treatise on the Tools Employed in the Art of Turning” (1881), “The Wrath-Jobber’s Handy Book” (1887), and “Screw-Threads and Methods of Producing Them” (1887).

Book Details

Author

Paul N. Hasluck

Imprint

Old Hand Books

ISBN

9781447464839, 9781473347083

Formats Available

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Pages

602

Publication Date

05 November 2012

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

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