Books and Projects for Woodworkers

This is a collection of interesting books about woodworking techniques and woodworking history

PlyDesign: 73 Distinctive DIY Projects in Plywood
PlyDesign: 73 Distinctive DIY Projects in Plywood

When we moved into our current home, I quickly built a plywood table for us. We've enjoyed it so much that I've knocked together a few other pieces since then. This book has some great inspiration and plans, and is a lot of fun. Whether you're building for yourself or perhaps for someones dorm room, this is a great book to own.

Woodworking Basics - Mastering the Essentials of Craftsmanship
Woodworking Basics - Mastering the Essentials of Craftsmanship

This book has two small projects and wonderful instruction. While it is marketed as a beginner/basic book, it's got such good instruction that almost anyone should learn something valuable from this book. It uses a hybrid approach of both hand tools and power tools.

The Joint Book: The Complete Guide to Wood Joinery
The Joint Book: The Complete Guide to Wood Joinery

This is a fantastic reference book that is spiral bound so it can lay flat on a workbench. It covers a wide variety of techniques with easy to follow instructions for the milling operations for each joint.

In the Greene & Greene Style: Projects and Details for the Woodworker
In the Greene & Greene Style: Projects and Details for the Woodworker

These groundbreaking architects established much of the style of the Arts and Crafts movement. This book has wonderfully detailed instructions for so many of the little touches and construction details that make their designs so unique.