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If a part of you has always been fascinated with the idea of being able to make your own custom-designed tables, chairs, shoe racks, doors, windows, shelves, pallets, wine racks, and more from wood, either for your personal use or for sale, keep reading...

You are about to learn how to become a competent woodworker and explore the limits of your creativity with wood! The ability and delight of creating something with your hands is something noble, a joy and an honor that sadly, the modern, technology-driven world has relinquished to a few daring and cognizant enthusiasts. This is especially true for wood art and craft.

What’s worse is that very few people are familiar with the countless physical and mental benefits of woodworking. Yes, this art has been around for centuries, and beyond profit-making, woodworkers have found a profound sense of satisfaction and fulfillment in woodworking, adding more years to their lives, as well as a greater sense of self-worth, pride, and happiness.

The fact that you’re here means that you’ve had some interest in it and are looking for answers to all manner of questions going through your mind:

  • Where do you even start if you’ve never done this before?
  • What tools and equipment do you need to master how to use and acquire before anything else?
  • What other skills do you need to master to become a competent woodworker?
  • How do you prepare wood for any project you may be working on?
  • How do you stay safe throughout your woodworking endeavors?
  • How do you interpret plans or ideas that you get from different sources?
  • What items can you make to put you skills to test?

If you have these and other related questions, this two-in-one audiobook is for you. It covers the ins and outs of woodworking using simple, straight-to-the-point language.

Here are some of the things you will learn from it:

  • The basics of woodworking, including what it entails, how it has evolved to become what it is today, and more
  • Steps to pick the right wood, including the best kinds of wood for a woodworking project
  • Methods to clear wood odors before getting started
  • The skills you need to learn
  • Simple plans and basic tools you will need to get started in woodworking
  • Safety measures to observe
  • The router and its supporting tools
  • Incredible woodworking projects to put your skills to test, as you make amazing items
  • Woodwork plans that you can follow to create amazing items
  • Woodworking while on a budget
  • Powerful tips for success in woodworking
  • Steps to select the right hardwood flooring
  • Employing the right wood furniture procedures for wood stain application
  • And so much more!

Take a moment and imagine yourself surrounded by amazing furniture and functional indoor/outdoor structures ready for the market and beautiful ornamental products and crafts ready for the gallery or homes to decorate! How would you feel when you finally get to do something you love so competently that you become hooked?

I bet the feeling would be too overpowering but awesome! You can do all that, even if you are a complete beginner, as this book will teach you everything!

Click on the "buy now" button to get started.

©2020 Kevin J. Williams (P)2020 Kevin J. Williams

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This audiobook is great

I loaned this audiobook out to a friend, as they were interested in getting into woodworking. Needless to say, I never got the audiobook back and really wanted to keep this in my arsenal.

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Very nice product

I wanted a audiobook I could use as a primer and then a resource. Woodworking Basics is one of four, which I bought for my home hobby library. It's perfect for the first time woodworker.

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this is good

I've given this book 5 stars since it was an enjoyable and educational read. I cannot and I am not incorporating the exercises, effectiveness at teaching techniques, etc into my review since I haven't attempted those (yet.)

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extraordinary audiobook

While I haven't started any wood work (I bought the audiobook because I was interested in it), I have found that reading the audiobook has given me more insight into how furniture is built

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awesome audiobook

This audiobook speaks very clearly and loudly to the beginner. The content is text book grade and teaches you so much! It is organized very well, it is illustrated very well and just a pleasure to read.

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Very nice product

The only disappointment with this audiobook is personal; rather than solely focusing on hand tools the author recommends a blended approach that can be difficult for those of us without access to a dedicated or shared shop. In my urban townhouse there simply isn't room for some of the larger equipment

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awesome audiobook

I'm taking up woodworking later in life; while I've listen a number of other audiobooks that contained excellent information, this one did a much better job than the rest at giving real fundamental information on the topic

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This was well written

A great starter audiobook for anyone looking to get into woodworking. It is a very rewarding craft and can even lead to some money if you are willing to put the time in.

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nice audiobook

The audiobook is designed for beginners and covers the basic principles of getting started in the craft. On the one hand, it seemed very basic and simplistic in choices of projects, but on the other hand that is what a novice needs.

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The audiobook is designed for beginners and covers the basic principles of getting started in the craft. On the one hand, it seemed very basic and simplistic in choices of projects, but on the other hand that is what a novice needs.

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Nice illustrations..

Nice illustrations. Good descriptions. Looks comprehensive! With beautiful inspiration photos along with detailed step by step tutorial photos you can tackle a wide variety of yard projects.

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A really great audiobook...

This is a really great all around audiobook covering design, planting, paths, edging and all sorts of types of gardens (zen, rain, xeriscape, perennial, trees, etc.).

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Interesting audiobook,..

Interesting audiobook that is full of ideas for projects to improve your landscape. Many photos and directions help to visualize how your yard can be improved. A good find.

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There was enough information and rationales for each step so understanding why you are doing each part of the the project makes sense.

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  • 07-01-20

A lot of information audiobook..

This audiobook is giving me the information I need to plan and implement my backyard landscaping project. I appreciated the level of detail in each of the projects described with the audiobook.

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This audiobook is giving me the information I need to plan and implement my backyard landscaping project. I purchased both the previous edition and the newer version, both great reference audiobooks.

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This audiobook has a lot of info but I wanted more specific info for a pergola. Arrived timely and husband is enjoying this audiobook, just what he wanted.

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I like this audiobook..

I like to think I’m a pretty good handy women, and I was looking for ideas for this summer to start my backyard oasis. This audiobook had so many great ideas with illustrated pictures and step by step.

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I listen this audiobook. Now I have a lot of things in my mind that none of the houses we looked at have. It’s like expanding our 1800 square foot house to still 1800 square foot but additional 3000 square foot of liveable backyard space.

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