We have a friend whose husband's employer left the city but he still has a
job working from his home. He would like to start a part time woodworking
business from his garage since he has nearly every afternoon free. (He
starts working early in the morning). He intends to start out by making
garden furniture and structures. She asked me for some book recommendations
and I have a few which I recommend but wonder if others have better ideas.
My primary recommendation is Rick Peters Woodworkers Guide to Wood.
He also should get a book on workshop layout and recommended tools, but I
don't know what to recommend since woodworking magazines run articles about
these subjects at least annually.
I would also recommend a magazine subscription to FWW since it is a classic.
I also think the articles in Wood, Workbench and Woodsmith would be good
idea generators for him.
What are some of your recommendations?
Tue, Dec 14, 2004, 7:41pm (EST-1) firstname.lastname@example.org (Dustmaker)
<snip> What are some of your recommendations?
Subsription to Popular Mechanics. Woodworking projects every
single month, and some very nice ones at that. And, the rest of the
magazine is interesting too.
Or, if he wants to look at some really nice looking woodworking,
We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
The Feb 2005 issue of Fine Woodworking (aka FWW) has a list of
must-have books on woodworking. The issue is already mailed to
subscribers. I have no idea how long before it shows up in stores.
There are about 20 or 30 recommendations - I'm too lazy to list them
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