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post #121 of 129 Old 09-28-2016, 01:30 PM
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Thank you! Definitely useful!

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I use they have an android app that lets you find the lowest price from all the major sellers.

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Cool, that's a tone of great info, will be doing some reading this week!
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We can use the good quality material of wood with the good tools to finished our work with perfection. It is really Important.
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best tools

A power drill is a tool which is used for the many purposes like drilling a hole in a wall or to tighten the nuts of cars and other automobiles. you can do a lot of work with this tool and you don't have to apply much effort.
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This has been my go-to site for awhile when it comes to plans. So far, I have built a shed with my brother and a bench with my father-in-law. I’m just gonna drop that here to share the love. Happy WW!

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Originally Posted by dokuhaku View Post
1.) Some libraries in my area have occassional 'sidewalk sales', clearing out the 'old' to make room for a continuous stream of newly published works.

2.) Thrift stores often have a huge, albeit hectic, collection of used books. My character is such that I delight in pawing thru thousands of worthless titles in hopes of finding the rare gem. Most people are not so easily amused.

3.) Last, but best: Used book stores. Because their stock is (usually) made up of donated items, they can make a profit despite insanely low prices.
I recently discovered a local store had received 20+ years of Fine Woodworking magazine, no doubt donated by the family of a deceased craftsman. At 25 cents per magazine, they make money and I get a helluva deal on all the back-issues of a magazine I would otherwise never have seen.
This same store sells hardbound books, any size, for $1.50 each. I scored the following for a mere 6 bucks:

'Understanding Wood: A craftsman's guide to wood technology'
by R. Bruce Hoadley

'The Woodworker's Bible'
by Percy W. Blandford

'Tage Frid Teaches Woodworking- Joinery: Tools and Techniques'
by Tage Frid

'Measure Twice, Cut Once: Lessons from a Master Carpenter'
by Norm Abram
Thank you. I’m reading “Tage Frid Teaches Woodworking Book 1. Joinery, Book 2. Shaping, Veneering, Finishing”.
Books 1 and 2 are actually bound together in one book. I borrowed it from the library. I love it, plan to buy a copy.
There’s also a “Book 3. Furnituremaking“, bound separately.

A bit on the author from Wikipedia:
“Frid headed the program in woodworking of the School for American Craftsmen (SAC) in Alfred, New York; later moving with this program to Rochester Institute of Technology. In 1962 he became professor of Woodworking and Furniture Design at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), remaining until 1985......He was an editor of Fine Woodworking magazine from its inception in 1975 to his death..... Frid was honored by The Furniture Society with its Award of Distinction. The Permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston owns some of his designs...”

The books are available at widely varying prices.
Here are some of the least and most costly I’ve found. Please be careful.
Copy & paste the ISBN numbers at:
Books 1 and 2 ISBN-13 9780918804112
Book 3. ISBN-13 9780918804402

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Can you please post the name of the App. Sounds great. Thank you.
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Hi guys ive been tinkering for about 4 years now and thanks to this forum ive been silently lurking in. I have made major headway in terms of skill and knowledge. I found a treasure trove of designs and I'm hoping to share the cost with some peeps here. Anyone keen? This is the link https: //*******/2N0pTO6

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