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Some of My Favorite Woodworking Books

The following woodworking books are some of my favorites. I either own all these books or want to at some point. This is not an exhaustive list by no means, but you won't go wrong in picking any of these to add to your woodworking library. I'll be adding more to this this list in the weeks ahead. Also, if you know of a great book that needs to be added to my list, send them to me by go to the homepage and click on "contact us".

Workshop Projects, Book Workshop Projects, Book
From shop standards like router tables and workbenches, to more specialized clamping, sanding and sharpening stations, these 30 projects from the pages of Woodworker’s Journal will have your shop runn..

Workshop Projects, Book

Designing and Building Cabinets BookDesigning and Building Cabinets Book
Fine Woodworking magazine Expert advice on constructing case pieces Whether for a kitchen, built-in storage or an elegant hutch, there are many ways to build a cabinet. In this book, Fine Woodwork..

Designing and Building Cabinets Book

Setting Up Shop BookSetting Up Shop Book
Completely revised and updated guide to designing and building your dream workshop. Whether you are setting up a shop for the first time or remodeling your present shop, this book helps you design and..

Setting Up Shop Book

Small Woodworking ShopsSmall Woodworking Shops
Creating the shop you want and need A well-designed, well-built workshop can do more for your woodworking than a new tool. ..

Small Woodworking Shops

The Workshop BookThe Workshop Book
The craftsman’s guide to making the most of any work space. Fully- illustrated guide features over 300 photographs of workshops as well as 20 detailed floor plans for a range of work-space possibil..

The Workshop Book

Turning Bowls BookTurning Bowls Book
Completely revised and updated, this classic is the definitive book on turning. With new techniques and up-to-date information on tools, this book is a great resource for every turner...

Turning Bowls Book

Measure Twice, Cut Once BookMeasure Twice, Cut Once Book
A must-have for every woodworker—a simple, step-by-step, how-to guide for accurately measuring, scaling, drawing and making the perfect cut for every project. Explore new and old tools and tried-and-t..

Measure Twice, Cut Once Book

Building Kitchen CabinetsBuilding Kitchen Cabinets
Expert advice from start to finish When you build your own cabinets you’re not just saving money. You also can improve upon the materials and construction used in factory-made cabinets, and get ..

Building Kitchen Cabinets

Woodshop Dust Control, 2nd ed.Woodshop Dust Control, 2nd ed.
A complete guide to setting up your own system; revised and updated..

Woodshop Dust Control, 2nd ed.

Making WorkbenchesMaking Workbenches
Your workbench is one of the most important tools in your shop. Here are different types you can build for your shop...

Making Workbenches

The Complete Illustrated Guide to JoineryThe Complete Illustrated Guide to Joinery
There's no more thorough and readable guide to joinery than this new book from expert woodworker Gary Rogowski. Includes full-color, step-by-step photo essays to show you how to make practical woodwor..

The Complete Illustrated Guide to Joinery

Beautiful Boxes with Inlay TechniquesBeautiful Boxes with Inlay Techniques
Building 15 elegant boxes is easy with full-color photos, step-by-step instructions and detailed cutting lists...

Beautiful Boxes with Inlay Techniques

Turn a BowlTurn a Bowl
Getting Great Results the First Time Around..

Turn a Bowl

Glen Huey's Illustrated Guide to Building Period FurnitureGlen Huey's Illustrated Guide to Building Period Furniture
Build the classic furniture of your dreams! This book and BONUS DVD offer five exquisite examples of classic American furniture that you’ll be able to call your own. Step-by-step guide features hundre..

Glen Huey's Illustrated Guide to Building Period Furniture

Jim Tolpin's Woodworking Wit & WisdomJim Tolpin's Woodworking Wit & Wisdom
Reading this book is like having an expert woodworker stop by the shop for the day-fun, exciting and rewarding! It's the kind of advice that makes every project easier...

Jim Tolpin's Woodworking Wit & Wisdom

The Complete Guide to SharpeningThe Complete Guide to Sharpening
This guide offers instruction in sharpening all types of tools found in the shop, from hand tools to power tools...

The Complete Guide to Sharpening