Finish Carpentry

Finish Carpentry

Book - 1994
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'I make custom, high-quality hardwood doors for a living, but no matter how many doors I see, I always marvel at the craftmanship involved: The way a door maker can bring out the wood grain by using quartersawn boards, for example, or how the mortise-and-tenon joinery makes a joint that won't open up for 100 years or more. But there's something else besides the craftmanship that always strikes me. It doesn't matter whether it's a thick oak door on a medieval English castle or a modern stained-glass assembly with a delicate arching sash. In some way, all doors are magic, offering us the possibility of mystery or the unexpected, just beyond the turn of the knob.'-Grant Taylor, owner of Lamson-Taylor Custom Doors
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Books ; Montreal : St. Remy Press, c1994.
ISBN: 9780809495207
Branch Call Number: 694/.6/Fin 43mb 01
Characteristics: 144 p. : ill. --
Additional Contributors: Time-Life Books


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