The All-Time Best Books on Woodworking
If you live and breathe wood like we do, then a good book on woodworking is more than educational for you, it’s actually enjoyable, too. We used our own experiences and some research to find out what are the all-time best woodworking books currently on the shelves. Here is our list of what we find to be the most popular and referred to literature on woodworking.
- Understanding Wood: A Craftsman’s Guide to Wood Technology by R. Bruce Hoadley
- A Cabinetmaker’s Notebook (Woodworker’s Library) by James Krenov
- Tage Frid Teaches Woodworking: A Step-by-Step Guidebook to Essential Woodworking Techniques by Tage Frid
- The Complete Guide to Sharpening by Leonard Lee
- Turning Wood with Richard Raffan by Richard Raffan
- The Complete Book of Woodworking by Tom Carpenter
- Workbenches: From Design And Theory To Construction And Use (Popular Woodworking) by Christopher Schwarz
- The Complete Illustrated Guide to Finishing by Jeff Jewitt
- Mastering Woodworking Machines (Fine Woodworking Book) by Mark Duginske
- Encyclopedia of Furniture Making by Ernest Joyce
Tell us in a comment which ones you enjoyed the most, which ones are the most helpful in the shop or any essential titles or authors that we left out!
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, you can become a master in your craft. Come visit our showroom at 3001 Southwest Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri.