Farm Woodwork

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Bruce Publishing Company, 1919 - Woodwork (Manual training). - 136 pages
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Page 139 - This textbook may be borrowed for two weeks, with the privilege of renewing it once. A fine of five cents a day is incurred by failure to return a book on the date when it is due. The Education Library is open from 9 to 5 daily except Saturday when it closes at 12.30.
Page 134 - To use the formula for any piece of lumber, multiply the thickness (in inches) by the width (in inches) by the length (in feet) and divide the resulting number by 12. Nominal dimensions must be used for the length and width. Example: How many board feet are in a 10' length of 1 X6
Page 134 - Feet.—The obvious method for finding the number of board feet in a piece of lumber is to divide the number of cubic inches by 144, or 12 X 12.
Page 11 - Carpenter's hammer, equal number, bell face, adze eye, curved claw; and plain face, straight claw 1 Drawing knife, 8" 1 Level and plumb, wood 26" 1 Level and sights 1 Mallet (or more if shop made) 3 Nail set (assorted) 1 Oiler 1 12...
Page 121 - It specifies that the length of stave shall be 28VL- inches, diameter of head 17% inches, distance between heads 26 inches and circumference of the bulge 64 inches outside measure. All barrels not coming up to this standard shall be so marked.
Page 31 - ... pocket is intended for small tools or nails and should be placed so low that when the body is bent at the waist line the contents of the pocket will not fall out. The lower pocket is intended for the rule and should be placed within easy reach of the hand. For stitching the apron no. 40 thread should be used, and the sewing machine should be set so as to make ten or twelve stitches to the inch. Material. — Denim or ticking, is the material most commonly used. For an apron thirty inches long,...
Page 5 - Company have been constructed, as a rule, in a similar way to that which has been described; but there has been a decided improvement in the character of the work...
Page 12 - ... metal handle 1 Saw, hack, 10*, with one doz. blades 1 Saw set 1 Saw vise (shop made) 3 Screw drivers, 4', 8', and 10...
Page 11 - Inch. 1 saw, hack, 10 inch, with one dozen blades. 1 saw. coping, metal handle, with one dozen blades. 1 saw, set. 1 saw, vise (homemade). 1 each, screw drivers, 4 inch, 8 Inch, and 10 inch.

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