Cabinet Making for Amateurs - A Practical Handbook on the Making of Various Articles of Furniture

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John P. Arkwright
Read Books, 2008 - Crafts & Hobbies - 216 pages
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Originally published around 1900, this is an exhaustively detailed guide to cabinet making and woodwork for the amateur craftsmen. It contains hundreds of diagrams and illustrations and clear, simple instructions for many, many projects. An excellent book, featuring vintage techniques of master craftsmen. Contents Include The Carpenter's Bench Tools and Their Selection Hints About Wood Hints About Glue An Easily Made Four o' Clock Tea Table An Easily Made Dwarf Bookcase A Lavatory Glass A Kitchen Table A Plate Rack House Steps A Butler's Tray and Stand A Simple Cupboard Hanging or Medicine Cabinets Simple Screens Simple Window Boxes For Plants A Towel Horse A Pedestal Cupboard A Wooden Coal Box A Double Washstand A Combination Bedroom Suite Improving A Mantel Piece A Child's Cot A Duchesse Dressing Table A Chest Of Drawers An Overmantel A Small Whatnot An Umbrella Stand A Luggage Stool A Moresque Music Holder Or Bookstand A Combination Music Cabinet and Coal Box A Combination Music Box and Stool A Corner Bracket Cabinet A Wall Bracket For Bric a Brac A Moresque Seat A Simple Hall Stand A Simple Overmantle Combination Overmantel and Cigar Cabinet A Portable Bookcase A Garden Swing Combined Wall Desk and Pigeon Holes A Moresque Lamp Stand A Revolving Bookstand An Over Door A Wool Winder A Leaf Screen A Cheval Fire Screen A Hand Camera Instantaneous Shutters A New Dark Slide An Improved Clothes Horse and Cloth Rack A Hanging Whatnot A Three Cornered Writing Table A Fancy Shelf Bracket A Sideboard A Dinner Wagon A Combination Table and Music Stand A Folding Jewel Case An Old Style Cabinet or Sideboard A Fancy Cabinet An Easily Made Dog Kennel A Home Made Easy Chair A Combination Cupboard and Chest of Drawers A Small Wardrobe A Small Umbrella Stand A Plain Dressing Table A Quaint Wood Chimney Piece and Overmantel A Drawing Room Secretaire How To Make A Mortise and Tenon Joint

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