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Aimé Ontario Fraser began her woodworking career during high school. She has been a professional woodworker and boatbuilder. She teaches woodworking and boatbuilding in Norwalk, CT.
I am coming from *zero* experience with woodworking and I really wanted a book that would hold my hand.
Each project introduces a simple set of new skills and builds on the skills learned in the preceding projects; it's very like a textbook in that way.
A clear, simple and full image explanation book, easy to understand, and with easy to build examples & practices, I recommend it!
I found this book very informative and ideal for those of us who know absolutely nothing but wish to get started right.Published 9 months ago by F. Bush
This book is a great entry into woodworking with tons of info. She does use some costly tools and jigs but offers low cost alternatives. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Dan
A clear, simple and full image explanation book, easy to understand, and with easy to build examples & practices, I recommend it!Published 14 months ago by Pedro A. Wikarczuk
I bought this book when I first began woodworking in 2003.
As a beginner, I followed her instructions closely. She held my hand, recommended tools and such. Read more
I first got this from the library and then after studying it realized I needed to own a copy of my own.
I am a pretty big fan of this book. Read more
I really like this book. The projects build skills used in later projects. The reason I did not give it 5 stars was the descriptions for some of the steps in project making. Read morePublished on July 22, 2006 by Mark Trulock
The book contains good explanations of terms and techniques but there are a lot of errors in it. Errors in a book for beginners is unacceptable. Read morePublished on October 15, 2004 by Stephen Rowe