Basket Work of All Kinds; With Numerous Engravings and Diagrams

Basket Work of All Kinds; With Numerous Engravings and Diagrams

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...the posts in them. Proceed along the front to the middle, where the two fetch-rods will require to be. pieced with two others; see that they are long enough to go round the right side, and lap well over the first two at the back. The butts of the two piece-rods must be cut as shown at B (Fig. 83) to ensure a neat joint.-When either of the first butts finishes, the cut butt of a piecing-rod is pushed in between them, binding the finished butt against the next two stakes, where it projects in front, to be eventually cut off, as shown at A (Fig. 84). Take two more rather stout rods, and begin their tops at the left-hand side, so that their butts will finish at the right-hand side. Place each top behind a pair of the stakes; now pick up, first one, then the other rod, placing each behind a pair of stakes, working them tightly. The piece-rods for these will not require cutting, but need only be pushed in, as in upsetting; finish the tops by pushing in between the first. This first fetch should be about 6 in. from the seat. Proceed with the second fetch before waling and bordering the foot-rim. Mark with a pencil at every few stakes a depth of 12 in. from the seat, resting the end of the measure on the board. Take two fetch-rods, as Fig. 82, and begin at the back; the rods are worked the same as the last, but the stakes must be crossed as shown in Fig. 85. The stakes are crossed, first passing a right-hand one from the bottom, c, behind two left-hand ones, and binding it with the third left-hand by-stake with the fetch-rods D and E; and so the fetching continues, first pulling a right-hand one (of a pair) to the right, then a left-hand one to meet it, and binding both tightly with the fetch-rods; every stake will cross two others. Fig. 85 will...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236816129
  • 9781236816122