Arts & Crafts

A Cabinetmaker's Notebook (Woodworker's Library) Cover Image
By James Krenov, Craig McArt (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9780941936590
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Published: Linden Publishing - March 1st, 2000

Cabinetmaking at the highest level is an art, a discipline, a philosophy--even a way of life--in addition to being a useful craft. In this book one of the greatest living cabinetmakers reflects on the deeper meanings of his craft and explains for less accomplished workers how the right attitudes toward materials, tools, and time can increase the joys of this complex activity.

The Fine Art of Cabinetmaking Cover Image
ISBN: 9781933502090
Availability: Backordered
Published: Linden Publishing - May 28th, 2007

With continual themes of perfection of technique and building to the limits of one's skill, this authoritative resource provides in-depth instruction for mastering the craft of cabinetmaking. A bevy of topics, including the proper way to sharpen and hone tools, hollow grinding methodology, and obtaining proper grinding angles, are detailed in this comprehensive cabinet-making sourcebook.

The Impractical Cabinetmaker: Krenov on Composing, Making, and Detailing Cover Image
ISBN: 9780941936514
Availability: In Stock in Our Warehouse
Published: Linden Publishing - February 1st, 1999

James Krenov's delicate, lyrical cabinets have inspired a generation of wood craftsmen, as has his impassioned insistence that one do his very best work, no matter what. In this volume, first published in 1979, Krenov invites the reader into his workshop, where he shares his techniques and uncompromising approach to craftsmanship, along with thoughts about his work and its place in the world.