Aldren A. Watson (1917-2013) was an illustrator and designer as well as woodworker. He had written and illustrated many magazine articles and books, including The Blacksmith and Country Furniture, published by Norton. He lived and painted in Vermont and New Hampshire until his death in 2013.
Good book for novice to intermediate woodworkers showing a comprehensive set of useful hand tools with a picture and brief description of the tool and it's use in the shop.Published 14 months ago by Old timer
This book is a good one for those just starting to use hand tools as it covers most basic hand tools and how to use them. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Z.Sun
Really handy to have as a reference for a small workshop. Good with identification of tools, and with taking care of and using them.Published on April 15 2013 by Bradley Gould
Ordered this book for my son who appreciates information on tools, mechanical things, and how anything works. This is a keeper. The illustrations are fantastic. Read morePublished on Sept. 26 2009 by Cedar Tea