All Furniture Making Page 6
An Oak Bedstead
<p>The accompanying sketches show an artistic design for a mission bed, so simple in construction and design that most any one that has a few tools and a knowledge of their use can make it. It is best made of quarter-sawed oak, as this wood is the e...
An Oak Buffet
<div> <img src="/images/Furniture2/i-005.jpg" alt="" title="" width="600" height="575"> Finished Buffet </div> <div> <img src="/images/Furniture2/i-006.jpg" alt="" title="" width="600" height="388"> Details of Buffet </div> <p>The accompanying sketch a...
An Oak Couch With Cushions
<p>This beautiful piece of mission furniture can be made at a very moderate cost, if the material used for the cushions is of good imitation leather. These substitutes for leather last fully as long and the difference can only be detected by an exper...
An Oak Footstool
<p>The footstool shown in the illustration can be made from any kind of wood, but when it is intended to be finished in mission style, quarter-sawed oak will produce the best effect. The material needed will be as follows:</p> <ul> <li>1 top, 1 b...
An Oak Serving Table
<p>The serving table is another useful piece of furniture that can be made in mission style. This table should be made in quarter-sawed oak and stained very light. The stock order is as follows:</p> <ul> <li>2 posts, 2 by 2 by 37 in., S-4-S.</li> ...
An Oak Table
<p>The accompanying illustration shows another style of a mission table. The stock for this table if ordered as follows and sanded will require only the work of making the joints and putting them together:</p> <ul> <li>4 posts, 2 in, square 30-5/...
An Oak Writing Desk
<p>For the writing desk shown in the accompanying picture the following stock will be needed. The thicknesses of all the pieces are specified. On the legs the widths, too, are specified. Quarter-sawed white oak is the best wood to use, and it should ...
An Oak-bound Cedar Chest
<p>This cedar chest for storing unused bedding or furs is not a difficult thing to make and when made, the hard oak binding takes the wear and protects the softer cedar so that the chest ought to serve several generations. Order the stock as follows:...
An Umbrella Stand
<div> <img src="/images/Furniture3/i-033.jpg" alt="Umbrella Stand" title="" width="318" height="600"> Umbrella Stand </div> <div> <img src="/images/Furniture3/i-034.jpg" alt="Detail of Umbrella Stand" title="" width="240" height="600"> Detail of Umbre...
Another China Closet
<p>The china closet shown in the accompanying illustration is well proportioned and of pleasing appearance. It can be made of any one of the several furniture woods in common use, but quarter-sawed oak will be found to give the most pleasing effect....
Another Piano Bench
<p>The piano bench shown is best made of black walnut or oak and should be finished in the natural color for walnut, but stained some rich brown for oak.</p> <p>The following pieces will be needed:</p> <ul> <li>1 top, 1 by 15-1/2 by 38-1/2 in., S...
<p>The screen shown in the accompanying illustration is made of burlap and plain-sawed oak. The stock list follows:</p> <ul> <li>2 posts, 1-1/2 by 1-1/2 by 40 in., S-4-S.</li> <li>2 base pieces, 3 by 3 by 12-1/2 in., S-4-S.</li> <li>2 horizon...
Arts And Crafts Oil Lamp
<p>Electricity and gas are not always accessible in suburban or country homes and the regular type of a mission lamp would be of little use. The illustration shows an ordinary round wick kerosene lamp fitted out in mission style.</p> <div> <img src=...
Arts-crafts Mantel Clock
<p>The clock shown in the illustration was designed especially for rooms furnished in mission style. The clock, however, may be made of mahogany or other wood to match the furniture in any room where it is to be placed. If the mission effect is desir...
<div> <img src="/images/Furniture3/i-028.jpg" alt="Detail of Book Trough" title="" width="600" height="369"> Detail of Book Trough </div> <p>A very cheap but attractive book trough is shown in the accompanying photograph. This piece of mission furnit...
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