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The Solution at Hand - Robert Wearing

The Solution at Hand - Robert Wearing 204775
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The Solution at Hand - Robert Wearing
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Author: Robert Wearing

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The Solution at Hand: Jigs & Fixtures to Make Benchwork Easier. Author, Robert Wearing

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Becoming proficient at handwork isn't just about muscle memory and learning to sharpen. It is also about building a handful of effective "appliances" (jigs, fixtures and the like) that assist your saws, planes and chisels for repeatable work. One of the foremost experts on these appliances is Robert Wearing, who wrote extensively about them for Woodworker magazine and published a number of books on the topic. Earlier this year Lost Art Press approached Wearing about collecting the best of the appliances for handwork into one new book, and he agreed.

The result is The Solution at Hand: Jigs & Fixtures to Make Benchwork Easier, a 200-page hardbound book of their favorite jigs from Wearing's career. The book covers a wide swath of material, from building workbench appliances for planing, to making handscrews (and many other ingenious clamps), some simple tools that you cannot buy anywhere else, to marking devices that make complex tasks easier. In all, there are 157 jigs, all of which are illustrated with Wearing's handmade drawings.

The Solution at Hand is designed as more of a reference book than something you read straight through. It is in a 6" x 9" format (like Wearing's "The Essential Woodworker"). The pages are casebound, sewn for long-term durability and wrapped in hardback boards that are covered in cotton cloth. As always, Lost Art Books books are produced and printed entirely in the USA.

Hardcover, 200 Pages

ISBN: 978-1-73339-160-3

Publisher: Lost Art Press
Reviews:  Lost Art Press Reviews

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