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<p>What is mission oak stain? There are many on the market, with hardly two alike in tone. The true mission oak stain may be said to show a dull gray, the flakes showing a reddish tint, while the grain of the wood will be almost a dead black. To produ...
Music Rack And Bookstand
<p>The illustration shows a very handy music and bookstand, which also can be used at the bedside as a reading stand. The following list of material will be required for construction:</p> <ul> <li>1 standard, 1-1/8 by 1-1/8 by 37 in., S-4-S.</li> ...
<p>An easy and at the same time a good way to stain oak in imitation of the fumed effect, is to boil catechu in the proportion of 1/4 lb. to 6 lb. of water, after which cool and strain. Apply this to the wood, and when dry treat with a solution of bi...
Quarter-sawed Oak Settee
<p>The mission settee shown in the accompanying picture should be made of quarter-sawed white oak. The material needed will be as follows:</p> <ul> <li>4 posts, 3-1/4 by 3-1/4 by 36-1/2 in., S-4-S.</li> <li>4 end rails, 1-1/2 by 5 by 32 in., S-4...
The Fuming Of Oak
<p>Darkened oak always has a better appearance when fumed with ammonia. This process is rather a difficult one, as it requires an airtight case, but the description herewith given may be entered into with as large a case as the builder cares to constr...
Tool For Marking Dowel Holes
<p>On some work it is quite difficult to locate the exact point for a dowel, but with the tool illustrated placed between the joint to be made and the parts gently pressed together you have the exact point for the dowel in each piece. The tool is mad...
<p>In wax-finishing hardwoods, use a paste filler and shellac varnish to get a good surface. Of course, the wax may also be rubbed into the unfilled wood but that gives you quite a different effect from the regular wax polish, says a correspondent of ...
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