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At is shown the method of joining the top rails to the post of a tool shed or similar outhouse. The two rails, which are at right angles to each other, are half-lapped and mortised; the tenon on the post runs entirely through them.</p> <p><strong>A ...
The method of tenoning the bearers which carry the drawers, or the midfeather between two drawers, in a dressing table or similar carcase is here shown. On completion, the tenons on the midfeather are wedged diagonally.</p> <table summary="" border=...
Types Of Hinges
is an elongated variety of the butt hinge, known in the trade as "strap hinge," "desk hinge," or "bagatelle hinge." As its name indicates, it is used on folding bagatelle tables, small writing desks, and other types of ...
Undoing The Puzzle
To take the puzzle to pieces all that is required is to turn the "key" half round and push the other two cross bars on that arm towards the outer point. The cross bars below may then be removed, and the whole structure falls to pieces.</p> <p><stron...
illustrates the method of strengthening the corners of boxes which are made of 1⁄4-in. or 3⁄8-in. timber, by securing the corners with veneer keys. The box is mitred and glued in the usual manner, and after allowing sufficient time for t...
At four types of wall plugs are shown: <em>a</em>, the ordinary rectangular tapered wall plug to drive between the joints of the brickwork; <em>b</em>, the circular tapered wall plug as used to plug a wall after a star-shaped brick drill has been us...
shows the method of cutting wedges which are to be used to wedge the tenons; this avoids waste of material. Some workers cut the wedges from the pieces left out of the haunching of the lock rail, or the bottom rail.</p> <table summary="" border="0" ...
The Halved Joint
The Bridle Joint
The Scarf Joint
Joints Other Than A Right Angle
Supporting The Joint
Stopped Hinged Joints For Box Work
Hinged Cornice Poles
Position Of Hinges
Sawing The Dovetails
Tenon With Tongued And Grooved Shoulders
Acute Angle Hingeing
Mortise And Tenon With Mitred Face