WorldCat Identities

DeCristoforo, R. J.

Overview
Works: 55 works in 204 publications in 2 languages and 9,011 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Patterns 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by R. J DeCristoforo
Housebuilding : a-do-it-yourself guide by R. J DeCristoforo( Book )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Housebuilding has always been the book of choice for prospective home builders--and with this extensive, thoughtful revision, it becomes a resource readers will continue to depend on for years to come. In addition to showcasing 800 exciting new full-color illustrations and more than 50 color photographs, an improved two-column design makes the text easier to follow. Photo captions--not in previous editions--allow readers to browse through quickly. Also included for the first time: a chapter on environmentally friendly building alternatives; increased emphasis on safety; information on modern cordless tools; updated techniques, materials, and standards; energy-efficient options, from structural insulated panels to radiant floor heating; a current appendix of major manufacturers, resources, and websites; and much, much more
How to build your own furniture by R. J DeCristoforo( Book )

12 editions published between 1965 and 1978 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes aids for basic project design
The jigs & fixtures bible : tips, tricks, and techniques for better woodworking by R. J DeCristoforo( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives an overview of the 10 tools that deserve a permanent place in your shop; the basics of table saw angles; the best joints for every project and material; methods for overcoming the effects of warping; three great jigs for your table saw that can cut circles and even bowls; advice for getting the best performance out of your band saw and jointer; directions for building your own hand saw and table saw master jigs; professional handsaw maintenance techniques; and offers tricks for making useful and beautiful modular furniture
Popular science complete book of power tools by R. J DeCristoforo( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A maintenance manual for projects using power tools of all types. Gives detailed instruction on safety and maintenance of tools, emergency procedures, troubleshooting and more
The table saw book by R. J DeCristoforo( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to use a table saw. Includes safety, blades, crosscutting, ripping operations, angular sawing, dadoing tool, molding head, and woodworking joints
De Cristoforo's complete book of power tools, both stationary and portable by R. J DeCristoforo( Book )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete book of stationary power tool techniques by R. J DeCristoforo( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates the proper way to use table saws, radial arm saws, jigsaws, bandsaws, jointers, drill presses, lathes, shapers, sanders, and grinders, shows special techniques, and discusses safety precautions
The practical handbook of carpentry by R. J DeCristoforo( Book )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1984 in Spanish and English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although primarily aimed at the home handyman, this collection of methods, tips, projects, materials, and information on the use of tools is also suitable for industrial arts courses
Wood projects for the garden( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detailed plans for 87 east-to-build garden accessories with easy to follow instructions and full color diagrams
Power tool woodworking for everyone by R. J DeCristoforo( Book )

16 editions published between 1953 and 1989 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woodworking techniques : joints and their applications by R. J DeCristoforo( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An encyclopedia work encompassing practically every known joining technique
Concrete and masonry : techniques and design by R. J DeCristoforo( Book )

5 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The portable router book by R. J DeCristoforo( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Build your own wood toys, gifts & furniture by R. J DeCristoforo( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bud vases, candlesticks, nut bowl, scrapwood end table, butcherblock end table, glass top coffee table, coffee table plus seats, butcherblock kitchen table, lamp from a one-gallon oil tin, lamp from twh cookie tins, lamp from metal waste basket, bathroom bench, child's desk, corner bric-a-brac shelf, cube, magazine stand, tiered planter, skyscraper planter, large planter, flower pot tree, crested bird
Modern power tool woodworking by R. J DeCristoforo( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete book of wood joinery by R. J DeCristoforo( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The drill press book : including 80 jigs & accessories you can make by R. J DeCristoforo( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handy man's concrete and masonry handbook by R. J DeCristoforo( Book )

7 editions published between 1960 and 1973 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The band saw book : with 20 projects by R. J DeCristoforo( Book )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The jigsaw/scroll saw book, with 80 patterns by R. J DeCristoforo( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Housebuilding : a-do-it-yourself guide
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The jigs & fixtures bible : tips, tricks, and techniques for better woodworkingPopular science complete book of power toolsThe table saw bookThe complete book of wood joinery
Alternative Names
Cristoforo, R.J. de

De Cristoforo, R.J.

DeCristoforo, Richard

Languages
English (121)

Spanish (4)