This book contains all the basics required for beginners to woodworking. In addition to the basic tools and their use, it covers correct measuring and marking, drilling, sawing, chiselling, hammering, glueing and grinding. It describes the most important wood joints such as butt joints, mitre joints or tenon joints, dovetails, rebate and groove joints, as well as overleap joints with numerous step-by-step illustrations. This knowledge will enable you to successfully implement your first woodworking projects. Detailed instructions, sketches, material lists and many photos guarantee success.