Chisels on a Wheel: A Comprehensive Reference to Modern Woodworking Tools and Materials
This book explains basic wood-cutting tools and how they function A great resource for everyone in woodworking: student, hobbyist, artisan, designer, and industrial worker.
Contents include: Basic Concepts of Wood Cutting Tools, Wood and Wood-Based Materials, Cutting Tool Materials, Circular Saw Blades, Shaft Mounted Cutting Tools–Drills, Shaft Mounted Cutting Tools–Routers, Movable Knife Cutters, Cutting Profiles, Special Purpose Tools, and Safety in Woodworking. It concludes with a reference section providing tables, charts, and formulas that describe tool performance and use.
A great book no matter what your skills as woodworker!