Woodworking books that will change YOUR life

Woodworking books that will change YOUR life

Here’s the first SedgeTool “list” video. In this video Sedge walks us through his top woodworking books!

Be positive and stay sharp!

Books Featured:
-Understanding Wood Finishing: How to Select and Apply the Right Finish: https://amzn.to/3u7d5ua
-Understanding Wood: A Craftsman’s Guide to Wood Technology: https://amzn.to/3e1pZnU
-Measure Twice, Cut Once: Simple Steps to Measure, Scale, Draw and Make the Perfect Cut-Every Time: https://amzn.to/2R8a6TK
-Choosing and Using Handtools: https://amzn.to/3t4c7xI
-Bob Lang’s The Complete Kitchen Cabinetmaker: https://amzn.to/2PEmYke
The Anarchist’s Tool Chest: https://amzn.to/3eM26A9

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12 Comments

  1. Dan Moyer on June 10, 2023 at 12:48 pm

    Great list of books Sedge! In addition to books, I suggest buying the Fine Woodworking archive. I’ve subscribed to FWW for 30 years and have all the back issues. (Ditto for Wood Smith). This year I bought their "all back issues from 1975 to 2020" on USB thumbdrive. ($80 on Amazon) It is much easier to look up articles than thumbing through 30 years of FWW issues!!



  2. GrumpyWiseGuy on June 10, 2023 at 12:52 pm

    I got Bob Fletcher’s book on finishing a couple of months ago after a couple of hundred dollars worth of experimenting with finishes and too many hours spent screwing around with pine and birch plywood. I think I have read the entire book twice, and some sections over and over again. Priceless. That is all I can say about that. If the other five books even come close to the first one, I am all in. Also, there are a lot of books that claim to tell you how to do some woodworking subject, like cabinets, but end up being so broad and general that they completely forget to impart the how to knowledge. Instead one gets diagrams of some project that only the most advanced professional woodworker would even consider doing. I have more than one of these that just sit on the shelf. Thanks and stay safe!!!



  3. Nosferatu Zodd on June 10, 2023 at 12:58 pm

    Got a few more books that I need to add to my bookshelf now lol. Understanding wood is an awsome reference. Keep up the good work. Look forward to the next vid!



  4. Fred Meyer on June 10, 2023 at 1:09 pm

    Outstanding! Thanks for doing this!



  5. Ron H on June 10, 2023 at 1:12 pm

    Enjoyed the video guys. I have 4 of the 6 books….
    I had the pleasure of meeting Bob Lange and Christopher Schwartz at an event once. Both were more than willing to share their knowledge and very personable…



  6. Matt Archambault on June 10, 2023 at 1:14 pm

    Great list! Always enjoy good book recommendations. Thanks!



  7. Paul Yanney on June 10, 2023 at 1:15 pm

    What about a good book for building doors? Friend asked me to make French doors for inside his house and I’m looking for tips and advice. Thanks



  8. Gerhard_travel734 on June 10, 2023 at 1:29 pm

    Great list, I have 5 of 6 in my library! Many of them were part of the reading list when I studied furniture making in college.



  9. Allan Williams on June 10, 2023 at 1:29 pm

    Great list Sedge. Thank you for sharing, and well done to the boys for pressing you into making the video… 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻



  10. Jason M. on June 10, 2023 at 1:34 pm

    Thanks, Sedge, for the recommendations and another infectious, ebullient video!

    I know in last Friday’s Live video you mentioned they would be covering the latest TSC55 this Friday… I wondered if you might be able to explain what we are missing on that dust extractor port, if it is still the same. I know Festool has some haters on YT, but Peter isn’t one of them, his videos led me into the Festool world, so I thought you might be able to make some sense of this for folks. Thanks, and keep up the good work across YouTube, you are a great educational resource and a friendly smiling face. 😀
    https://youtu.be/orFRR681hng



  11. Woodworkx on June 10, 2023 at 1:34 pm

    I see you are into working out, the elite fts shirt is an eclectic find… that’s a starting strength fav from mark rippletoe. Impressive.



  12. EYUP TONY on June 10, 2023 at 1:38 pm

    Hi Sedge. I agree with you and your passion about the old fashioned wood working text book. No matter how much you already
    know when you open and read a book there’s always other examples of alternative manufacturing methods. There’s always that
    simple little trick that makes the procedure so much quicker and easier. Great channel content just found you. Subscribed Tony