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1st Edition

Machine Woodworking

ISBN 9780415503143
Published June 26, 1998 by Routledge
176 Pages

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Book Description

'Machine Woodworking' provides students with all the basic information needed to reach NVQ level II in wood machining. It covers calculations, timber science, and all the relevant machines, and is completed by five simple workshop projects which can be used to practice and test the necessary skills. The use of each machine is explained, with ample diagrams and photographs where appropriate, and each section is rounded off with the relevant regulations and additional multiple-choice questions to test understanding.

Table of Contents

Circular sawing machines
Bandsawing machines
Planing machines
Jointing machines
Vertical spindle moulder
Sanding machines
Waste extraction
Machine maintenance

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Nick Rudkin, Huddersfield Technical College


"I strongly recommend this book to all users of woodcutting machinery. It is informative, well presented, easy to read and understand and has excellent illustrations and photographs... well written and a valuable reference text." Institute of Carpenters Journal