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How To Make A Roman Chair
<p>In making this roman chair, as well as other articles of mission furniture, the materials can be ordered from the mill with much of the hard work completed. Order the stock to make this chair as follows:</p> <ul> <li>4 posts, 1-7/8 by 1-7/8 by 3...
How To Make And Finish A Magazine Stand
<p>For the magazine stand shown herewith there will be needed the following pieces:</p> <ul> <li>1 top, 7/8 in. by 15-1/2 in. by 16-1/2 in.</li> <li>1 shelf, 7/8 in. by 11-1/2 in. by 12-1/2 in.</li> <li>1 shelf, 7/8 in. by 12-1/2 in. by 14-3/4...
Making Screws Hold In The End Grain Of Wood
<div> <img src="/images/Furniture2/i-058.jpg" alt="" title="" width="500" height="281"> MAKING SCREWS HOLD IN END GRAIN </div> <p>It is often necessary to fasten one piece of wood to the end of another by means of screws. Wood being a fibrous material,...
The 40 Styles Of Chairs
<p>There are 40 distinct styles of chairs embracing the period from 3000 B.C. to 1900 A.D.—nearly 7,000 years. Of all the millions of chairs made during the centuries, each one can be classified under one or more of the 40 general styles shown i...
<p>This beautiful piece of mission furniture can be made at a very moderate cost by anyone who has a slight knowledge of tools. Considerable labor can be saved by ordering the material from the mill ready cut to size, dressed and sanded. Quarter-sawed...
A Burlap-covered Window Seat
<p>A portable window seat of neat appearance, which is designed to take the place of a cedar chest, is shown in the accompanying sketch. If care is taken to make the joints fit well, the box will be practically airtight and mothproof, providing a pla...
A Chafing-dish Buffet
<p>The chafing-dish buffet is something very convenient and attractive for the dining room. For the best effect it should be made of quartered oak, stained brown or weathered and trimmed with brass hardware.</p> <div> <img src="/images/Furniture3/i...
A China Closet
<p>This beautiful piece of mission furniture can be made by anyone who has a few good tools and knows how to use them. The cost is very moderate and if you are convenient to a mill a great amount of labor can be saved by ordering the pieces ready cu...
A Curved Back Arm Chair
<p>The arm chair, the picture and drawing of which is given herewith is a companion piece to the rocker described on another page.</p> <p>With the exception of the back-legs the stock bill which follows gives the thicknesses and widths exact. To the...
A Dictionary And Magazine Stand
<p>The accompanying picture shows a stand that is intended primarily for holding a large-size dictionary. The shelves may be utilized for holding books, magazines or sheet music. It will stand wear best if made of some hard wood, such as oak. Of the ...
<p>The dresser shown in the illustration was made of quarter-sawed white oak and finished golden and waxed. The mirror is of beveled glass and the following is the stock bill:</p> <ul> <li>1 top, 3/4 by 19-1/2 by 33 in., S-2-S.</li> <li>4 posts...
A Dresser For Child's Playroom
<p>This dresser can be made of two kinds of wood as marked on the drawing or it can be made all of one kind. The original dresser was made of oak and walnut and was finished natural, the contrast between the light and dark woods adding much to the val...
A Fern Stand
<p>When making the fern stand shown in the accompanying sketch use quarter-sawed oak if possible, as this wood is the most suitable for finishing in the different mission stains. Considerable labor can be saved in its construction by ordering the st...
<p>An appropriate finish is obtained as follows: First thoroughly scrape and sandpaper the various parts, then apply a coat of brown Flemish water stain. Allow this to dry well, then sand it lightly with No. 00 sandpaper to lay the grain. Again apply...
A Folding Card Table
<p>The accompanying sketch shows the details of a card table that can be folded up and carried about or stored away when not in use. We would advise making two tables at the same time, as the material for both can be purchased nearly as cheaply as fo...
The 40 Styles Of Chairs
How To Make A Piano Bench
How To Make A Porch Chair
How To Make A Combination Billiard Table And Davenport
How To Make A Morris Chair
Another Piano Bench
Cutting Tenons With A Hand-saw
Another Style Of Mission Chair
A Grille With Pedestals To Match
Electric Shade For The Dining Room
How To Make A Lamp Stand And Shade
A Plate Rack For The Dining Room
A Tool For Making Mortises
An Extension Dining Table