This book contains a detailed and comprehensive treatise on bench work in wood. Designed to be used as a study and practice resource in schools and colleges, this antiquarian text contains everything one might need to know in order to gain a solid foundation in the subject. Complete with easy-to-follow instructions, detailed examples, and helpful diagrams, 'Bench Work in Wood' is perfect for the beginner and makes for a great reference book for existing woodworkers. The chapters of this book include: Measuring and Lining Appliances, Chisels and Chisel-like Tools, Saws, Appliances for Filling and Setting Saws, Saw Fitting and Setting, Planes and Plane-like Tools, Boring Tools, Miscellaneous Tools, et cetera. This text has been elected for modern republication due to its educational value, and we are proud to republish it now complete with a new introduction on the subject of woodworking.