Then, just like lots of others, I can't resist a trawl when bored or using them when I have no idea how to get rid of things I don't want. Supping tea with the devil.
Here's my latest purchase for a couple of pounds plus postage.
|by Headley Holgate and Pamela Ruddock|
It is a terrific book for anyone with skills and tools and would be an excellent primer for someone setting out with the intention of being a 'serious' furniture maker. I knew this before buying but hoped it would give me some pointers and even measurements and plans for bits and bobs like a kitchen table, a desk, some book shelves.
When you are someone who doesn't know her birch from her cherry, her veneer from her balsa I think a bit of night-time reading might be helpful. So you know what I will be doing tonight.