Building skills & trades
How to Make Carpentry Tools
Aaron Moore, Musaemura Sithole
Squares, gauges, clamps and planes are among the tools whose construction is described in detail in this book, along with useful guidance on the maintenance and repair of woodworking tools. These low-cost tools are suitable for use in large training institutions or small workshops and are designed t...
Rural Building Course Volume 1
Contains information on tools, maintenance of tools, rural building materials, rural building products, tables of figures and a glossary.
Rural Building Course Volume 3
From foundations, walls, doors and windows, to roofs, plaster and render, locks and painting.
Rural Building Course Volume 4
A training book for drawing techniques related to the subjects covered in the other volumes of the Rural Building Course, and general drawing training.
This guide for carpentry instructors includes detailed plans for practical demonstrations, and important theoretical aspects of the craft. The tools include planes, clamps, workbench and vice. There is also a section on basic blacksmithing techniques.
The Blacksmithing Instructors Guide
This guide is designed to help skilled blacksmiths who have little or no teaching experience to train others in forge work techniques, using easily obtainable equipment and scrap metal to produce tools such as hoes, sickles, hammers and axes.