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    Free Neander Ebooks

    I was browsing around the free ebook sites and found a few that might be of interest to this group.

    Handwork in Wood
    http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/20846

    Woodwork Joints

    http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/21531

    Carpentry for Boys


    http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/20763

    Have others found good ebooks as well?

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    This thread is going in the FAQs. So add on
    The means by which an end is reached must exemplify the value of the end itself.

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    Numerous issues of The Woodworker are also available on Google, but you have to wade through some stuff to find the individual issues. Worth the effort.

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    Toolemera's got a few things online - including one of Hayward's books online as a PDF - "How to make Woodwork Tools" - it's pretty neat.

    http://toolemera.com/Books%20%26%20B...ooksplans.html

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    Furniture Masterpieces of Duncan Phyfe: http://books.google.com/ebooks?id=05...KI3YzQS5upWACg

    A Collection of English Furniture of the 17th and 18th Centuries: http://books.google.com/ebooks?id=UF...b_similarbooks

    Illustrated history of furniture: http://books.google.com/ebooks?id=j8AgAAAAMAAJ

    William Noyes - Handwork in wood: http://books.google.com/ebooks?id=oT...store_bookcard

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    someone pointed me to a listing on wkfinetools, thought I'd add it to the list.

    http://www.wkfinetools.com/mLibrary/...ry_index-1.asp
    The means by which an end is reached must exemplify the value of the end itself.

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    "A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty."
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  13. Ran across this book: https://play.google.com/store/books/...d=axktAAAAYAAJ


    Practical Wood-Carving: A Book For The Student, Carver, Teacher, Designer, And Architect
    Eleanor Rowe

    Some really good information on carving, I haven't seen much of this in other books.

    Badger

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    Thanks Badger, but this link doesn't work for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gounthar frankfurt View Post
    Thanks Badger, but this link doesn't work for me.
    Pops right up for me on the iPad ...
    A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
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