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The Aficionado's Hand Tool Compendium

This is the user’s guide to 200 hand tools that highlights how to use tools effectively, understand them better, and how to properly care for them. It explores tools from every angle, with detailed patent drawings, exploded diagrams, and step-by-step illustrations of tools in action with the science behind the techniques. A unique gift for craftsmen, woodworkers, and anyone with an interest in DIY, its gallery pages display different types of hammers, spades, or chisels, while expert advice tells you what to look for when choosing a tool. With a foreword by Nick Offerman, host of the NBC television show Making It. Hardcover; 256 pages. 8 3/4" H x 10 1/4" W x 1" D. (2 3/4 lbs.)

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