This vintage book contains a comprehensive guide to carpentry, with information on tools and equipment, common problems, useful tips, proper techniques, quality control, and many other related aspects. Written in clear, plain language and full of useful hints, this volume is ideal for the novice woodworker, and would make for a great addition to collections of related literature. Contents include: “To The Home Carpenter”, “What to Make”, “Beginning Carpentry”, “Gauging and Marketing”, “Saws and Sawing”, “Planes and Planing”, “Chisels and Chiselling”, “Boring and Boring Hints”, “The Spokehave and Its Use”, “Filing and Glass-Papering”, “The Screw and the Screwdriver”, etc. Many vintage books like this are becoming increasingly hard-to-come-by and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality addition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on carpentry.