Carpentry for Beginners; Things to Make

Carpentry for Beginners; Things to Make

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...for the book. he arrangement of the legs and crosspieces is out the same as for a small square table, except at one leg is missing. First square up to length e material for the three legs, and after marking it the mortises and guide-lines for the tapering jrtions work them carefully down to line. The iveral crosspieces will now be cut to length and: noned to match the legs. The whole should now be fitted together and the under shelf shaped up and fitted in place, after which all the connections may be made fast with glue and a wire nail or peg through each mortise and tenon. The top must have the curve true with a smooth, flat edge. To fasten, use glue and a few screws set in from below at an angle. The small round tray may be turned out in a lathe, or may be made from a single piece, with three or four small strips of wood or metal arranged around the periphery to hold the 'phone in place. The supporting arm will be fastened across the bottom at right angles to the grain of the tray. A piece of round tubing or steel about six inches long is then securely fastened into the arm and a suitable hole bored into the stand so that the whole may swing freely. The shape of the top of the stool for telephonestand should first be marked out full size on paper and the openings for the hand clearly indicated, after which the lines may be transferred to the wood. The three pieces for the legs having been first squared up to length, draw the necessary lines to guide in mortising and in tapering the lower portions, all of which will then be in order. Two of the crosspieces will now be tenoned to match, and the whole fitted together so that the third crosspiece, which cannot be tenoned on account of its angular position, may be properly fitted and beveled...
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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236881087
  • 9781236881083