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The Table Frame
When the entire table frame is assembled it will have the appearance shown in Fig. 39, and it is now ready for the top. ...
Things To Avoid
Do not oscillate the saw as you draw it back and forth. This is unnecessary work, and shows impatience in the use of the tool. There is such an infinite variety of use for the different tools that there is no necessity for rendering the work of any ...
Things To Avoid In Mortising
You must be careful to refrain from undercutting as your chisel goes down at the lines <em>a</em>, <em>b</em>, because if you commit this error you will make a bad joint. As much care should be exercised in producing the tenon, although the most com...
In this place consideration will be given to some of the features relating to the materials to be employed, particularly with reference to the manner in which they can be worked to the best advantage, rather than to their uses. ...
Drawing And Its Utility
A knowledge of drawing, at least so far as the fundamentals are concerned, is of great service to the beginner. All work, after being conceived in the brain, should be transferred to paper. A habit of this kind becomes a pleasure, and, if carried ou...
House building is the carpenter's craft; cabinet-making the joiner's trade, yet both are so intimately associated, that it is difficult to draw a line. The same tools, the same methods and the same materials are employed. There is no trade more enno...
How To Hold And Handle Tools
Observation may form part of each boy's lesson, but when it comes to the handling of tools, practice becomes the only available means of making a workman. Fifty years of observation would never make an observer an archer or a marksman, nor would it ...
Tenoning Mortising Rabeeting And Beading
In the chapter on How Work is Laid Out, an example was given of the particular manner pursued in laying out mortises and tenons, and also dovetailed work. I deem it advisable to add some details to the subject, as well as to direct attention to some...
The Carpenter And Architech
A carpenter has a trade; the architect a profession. It is not to be assumed that one vocation is more honorable than the other. A <em>profession</em> is defined as a calling, or occupation, "if not mechanical, agricultural, or the like," t...
The Use Of Stains
As this subject properly belongs to the painter and decorator, it is not necessary to go into details concerning the methods used to finish off your work. As you may not be able to afford the luxury of having your productions painted or stained, eno...
Things To Make
As stated in the Introductory, the purpose of this book is to show <em>how to do the things</em>, and not to draw a picture in order to write a description of it. Merely in the line of suggestion, we give in this chapter views and brief descriptions ...
Tools And Their Uses
In the foregoing chapters we have referred the reader to the simple tools, but it is thought desirable to add to the information thus given, an outline of numerous special tools which have been devised and are now on the market. ...
A species of joinery or cabinet work, consisting of an inlay of geometric or other patterns, generally of different colored woods, used particularly for floors. ...
101 Peen Also Pein
The round, round-edged or hemispherical end, as at A, of a hammer. ...
A hanging ornament on roofs, ceilings, etc., and much used in the later styles of Gothic architecture where it is of stone. Imitated largely in wood and plaster work. ...
The Roman-doric Column
The Warren Girder
The "odd Job" Tool
Great Contrasts Bad
Where Mortises Should Be Used
Front And Side Lines
Hard Wood Imitations
Polishing Stained Surfaces
The Carpenter And Architech
Forcing Saws In Wood