The Impractical Cabinetmaker: Krenov on Composing, Making, and Detailing) [Pdf Libérer] ↠ James Krenov

S man is a true egend of the woodworking craft from a time Before It Was Popular it was popular cool to be a craftsmanan inspiration for so many reasons from his philosophy design ability woodworking skills and wooden plane making talents My wife gave me this book for Christmas in 1985 After reading the book I wondered where I could find him I was not the same person after reading this book Eventually I found out where the author ived and found that he founded a school through College of The Redwoods This book will not give shortcuts to producing a wood cutter There are no shortcuts to uality work This book gives details that are seldom written about Although Krenov is no The Fix longeriving his time tested principles and uality preceded him and continue on Expect to notice details see poor workmanship and woodworking principles violated in factories after reading this book Some of the work done at the school can be seen on their website at What Krenov writes about influenced how I build furniture and do home interiors Before and after I studied at the school there is a huge difference in the uality of my work and design hands down one of the finest craftsman His words are challenging and encouraging He writes as if he was speaking to you This is the third of his books I have I ve read all of Krenov s books in this triology and iked them all It s one of those things he either speaks to what you beleive or not These are not really how to book. Rking with shop sawn veneers the techniue of fitting curved doors and the problems of accuracy and mistakes The book concludes with a detailed exploration of three furniture projects a curved showcase cabinet a writing table with drawer and a chess tabl. If you ove woodworking you will ove this book He was a master who Desire in Seven Voices loved the craft and it comes through in this book Sadly his demeanor took a turn for the grouchier in hisater years from what I understand but that has or will happen to many of us my understanding is this was borne out of his passion for the craft can t fault James for that Very interesting book has many good insites One of the best books of all time for information needed on how to make cabinets master writer and master cabinet maker who knows the subject inside out I bought this book a few years ago and I m still reading itor I should say re reading it As I progress with my woodworking skills build some pieces work with a different wood etc I find things in this book I didn t see before There s a ittle bit of how to here but for me that s not where the real value ies I ove the philosophies of working with wood that Mr Krenov offers they are worth the price of admission and should be the reason for reading it So my suggestion is to acuire the books you need about joinery shaping cabinet construction etc and as you go along every now and then take this book from the shelf as you go along every now and then take this book from the shelf re read it Maybe not all of it but I m betting that as you grow in woodcraft you will react to it in a different way than you did the ast timeIf all you want to do is cut out parts and fasten them together why not get an erector setnot so much sawdust I agree with the reviewer who. James Krenov's delicate yrical cabinets have inspired a generation of wood craftsmen as has his impassioned insistence that one do his very best work no matter what In this volume first published in 1979 Krenov invites the reader into his workshop wher. ,
Suggests that it should be reuired reading for every consumer as well Inspirational reading for aspiring woodworkers who have no mentor George Nakashima and Mr James consumer as well Inspirational reading for aspiring woodworkers who have no mentor George Nakashima and Mr James aspiring woodworkers who have no mentor George Nakashima and Mr James give an Impractical feel to wood and teaches us reverenceOne reviewer sees this as something totally give an Impractical feel to wood and teaches us reverenceOne reviewer sees this as something totally And it is It is not a how to We earn about ove of wood and the organicity of woodMr Kenov is in his eighties now and eaves behind a egacy You may not find funcionality in his cabinits but earning the respect for wood is imprortantI ve read the other reviews From 2 star to 5 star they say it all What can I add Like some of the reviewers I was ooking for of How to do it stuff What I found was Impractical Cabinetmaker was a shocker and a moverI have been making things in wood since I was told by my dad If I show you how to use the tools and I give you your own will you stay out of my toolshed With this book I became Mr Krenov s temporary apprentice With words he gives a feel for being in woodworking For me words are important for other woodworkers they are not I ve had the book and read it twice about 3 years apart It is not a book about what we do but why we do it Other books are factual practical This one is spiritual Definitely good for a seasoned carpenter Newbies wanting to get instructions should choose another book of his or other woodworker For the person who want to go within in order to produce fine work this was highly recommended Thi. E he shares his techniues and uncompromising approach to craftsmanship along with thoughts about his work and its place in the world Photo seuences show how Krenov composes a cabinet directly in the wood without dimensioned drawings He also discusses wo.

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