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All Carpentry Articles

Knowledge Of Tools
A Full Kit Of Tools
The Hatchet
The Claw Hammer
About Saws
Cross-cuts
Planes
The Jack Plane
Gages
Chisels
The Mortising Chisel
Trusses
Saw Clamps
The Grindstones
The Miter Box
The Work Bench
Care Of Tools
First Requisite
Saws
How To Set
Simple Saw Setter
Filing Angles
Filing
The Angle Of Filing
Saw Clamps
The File
The Grindstone
In The Use Of Grindstones
Correct Way To Hold Tool For Grinding
Incorrect Way To Hold Tool For Grinding
The Plane
The Gage
Chisels
General Observations
How To Hold And Handle Tools
The Saw
How To Start A Saw
How To Start On A Line
The First Stroke
The Starting Cut
For Cross-cutting
Forcing A Saw
The Stroke
The Chinese Saw
Things To Avoid
The Plane
Angles For Holding Planes
Errors To Be Avoided
The Gage
Holding The Gage
The Draw-knife
Fundamentals Of Designing
The Commercial Instinct
First Requirements For Designing
Conventional Styles
Mission Style
Cabinets
Harmony Of Parts
Harmonizing Wood
Concrete Examples Of Work
Framework
Laying Out The Legs
The Length Of The Mortises
The Mortises
The Facing Boards
The Tenons
Tools Used
Chamfered Tenons
The Frame Assembled
The Drawer Supports
The Table Frame
The Top
The Drawer
How Any Structure Is Built Up
Observations About A Box
Joints
Beveling And Mitering
Proper Terms
Picture Frames
Dovetail Joints
Preparing A Box Joint
First Steps
Cutting Out The Spaces
Tools Used In Laying Out Tenons And Mortises
The Square
The Try Square
The Compass
Proportional Dividers
Determining Angles
Definition Of Degree
The Most Important Angle
Degrees Without A Compass
What Degrees Are Calculated From
The Dividers
The Right Name For Everything
Proper Designations
Learning Mechanical Forms
66 Dormer
67 Dowel
68 Drip
69 Detents
70 Extrados
71 Engrailed
72 Facet
73 Fret Fretwork
74 Frontal Also Called Pediment
75 Frustums
76 Fylfat
77 Gambrel Roof
78 Gargoyle
79 Gudgeon
80 Guilloche
81 Half Timbered
82 Hammer Beam
83 Haunches
84 Header
85 Hip Roof
86 Hood Molding
87 Inclave
88 Interlacing Arch
89 Invected
90 Inverted Arch
91 Keystone
92 King Post
93 Label
94 Louver
95 Lintel
96 Lug
97 M-roof
98 Mansard Roof
99 Newel Post
100 Parquetry
101 Peen Also Pein
102 Pendant
103 Pentastyle
104 Pedestal
105 Pintle
106 Portico
107 Plate
108 Queen Post
109 Quirk Molding
110 Re-entering
111 Rafter
112 Scarfing
113 Scotia Molding
114 Sill
115 Skew-back
116 Spandrel
117 Strut
118 Stud Studding
119 Stile
Tie Beam
120 Trammel
121 Turret
122 Transom
123 Valley Roof
Drawing And Its Utility
Representing Objects
Forming Lines And Shadows
Analysis Of Line Shading
How To Characterize Surface
Concave Surfaces
Convex Surfaces
Shadows From A Solid Body
Flat Effects
The Direction Of Light
Raised Surfaces
Depressed Surfaces
Illustrating Cube Shading
Shading Effects
Heavy Lines
Perspective
A True Perspective Of A Cube
Isometric Cube
Flattened Perspective
Technical Designations
Sector And Segment
Terms Of Angles
Circles And Curves
Irregular Curves
Ellipses And Ovals
Focal Points
Spirals
Perpendicular And Vertical
Signs To Indicate Measurements
Definitions
154 apsides Or apsis
156 convolute (see Also involute)
Moldings
The Basis Of Moldings
The Simplest Molding
The Astragal
The Cavetto
The Ovolo
The Torus
The Apophyges (pronounced Apof-i-ges)
The Cymatium
The Ogee
The Reedy
The Casement (fig 195)
The Roman-doric Column
Lessons From The Doric Column
Applying Molding
Base Embellishments
Straight-faced Moldings
Plain Molded Base
Diversified Uses
Shadows Cast By Moldings
Tenoning Mortising Rabeeting And Beading
Where Mortises Should Be Used
Depth Of Mortises
Rule For Mortises
True Mortise Work
Steps In Cutting Mortises
Things To Avoid In Mortising
Lap-and-butt Joint
Scarfing
The Tongue And Groove
Beading
Ornamental Bead Finish
The Bead And Rabbet
Shading With Beads And Rabbets
House Building
The House And Embellishments
Beauty Not Ornamentation
Plain Structures
Colonial Type
The Roof The Keynote
Bungalow Types
General House Building
Building Plans
The Rectangular Plan
Room Measurements
Front And Side Lines
The Roof
Roof Pitch
The Foundation
The Sills
The Flooring Joist
The Studding
Setting Up
The Plate
Intermediate Studding
Wall Headers
Ceiling Joists
Braces
The Rafters
The Gutter
Setting Door And Window Frames
Plastering And Inside Finish
Bridges
Self-supporting Roofs
Common Trusses
The Vertical Upright Truss
The Warren Girder
The Bowstring Girder
Fundamental Truss Form
Beginner Wood
The Best Woods
Soft Woods
Hard Woods
The Most Difficult Woods
The Hard-ribbed Grain In Wood
The Easiest Working Woods
Differences In The Working Of Woods
Forcing Saws In Wood
Advantages Of Wood Turning
Simple Turning Lathe
The Rails
The Legs
Centering Blocks
The Tail Stock
The Tool Rest
The Tool Rest
Materials
The Mandrel
Fly-wheel
The Tools Required
The Use Of Stains
Soft Wood
Use Of Stains
Stains As Imitations
Good Taste In Staining
Great Contrasts Bad
Staining Contrasting Woods
Hard Wood Imitations
Natural Effects
Natural Wood Stains
Polishing Stained Surfaces
The Carpenter And Architech
Things To Make
Tools And Their Uses
Bit And Level Adjuster
Miter Boxes
Angle Dividers
The "odd Job" Tool
Bit Braces
Router Planes
Door Trim Plane
Roofing Trusses
Braced Collar Beam
Construction Of Joints
Bridle Joints
Spur Tenon
Saddle Joint
Joggle Joint
Framing Joints
Heel Joints
Stub Tenon
Tusk Tenon
Double Tusk Tenons
Cogged Joints
Anchor Joint