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Modern cabinet work : a Comprehensive Treatise on Making Fine Furniture From the Golden Age of Craftsmanship Percy A. Wells & John Hooper.

By: Wells, Percy A | Hooper, JohnContributor(s): Hooper, JohnMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Lancaster, Pa. : Fox Chapel Pub., 2006Edition: 3rd ed. revDescription: xi, 381 p. : ill. ; 26 cmISBN: 9781892836281Subject(s): Cabinetwork | Furniture makingDDC classification: 684.16
Contents:
Introduction Origin of Cabinetmaking---The Cabinetmaker, Old and New---Modern Developments 1 (4) Tools, Appliances, Materials 5 (17) Hand Tools Their Construction Cutting Actions Care of A Cabinetmaker's Kit Prices Tool Chest Drawing, Geometry, Design: Technical Terms 22 (14) Instruments and their Uses Practical Geometry Setting out Polygons Scales Ellipses, &c. Cabinet Drawing and Perspective Technical Terms Joints and Their Application 36 (18) All Types of Joints Mitre, Key, Dovetailing, Dowel, Tenon, Shutting and Hingeing Joints Diagrams to Illustrate their Use in Various Jobs Curved and Straight Work Workshop Practice 54 (34) Practical Instruction in Bench Methods Sharpening and Setting Tools Setting out and Preparing Stuff Working Mouldings Cutting Tenons Mortising All Kinds of Dovetailing Making Doors, Drawers, Plinths, Cornices Building up Curved Work Ploughing, Grooving, Tongueing, and Finishing Framed-Up Work, Tables, &c. 88 (52) How to Set out and Make Flap, Writing, Card, Toilet, Tea, and all Kinds of Fancy Tables Extending Tables Telescope Tray Frame Draw and Other Dining Tables Carcase Work 140 (44) The Making of a Carcase Wardrobes Chests of Drawers Bookcases Cabinets Corner, Curved, and Shaped Fronts and Ends Solid and Veneered Work, &c. Bedsteads and Miscellaneous Furniture 184 (26) The Construction of Clock Cases Screens Bedsteads Revolving Bookcases Dumb Waiters Hanging Cabinets, Hall Furniture, &c. Veneers and Veneering, Marquetry and Inlaying 210 (15) Veneers Saw Cut and Knife Cut Preparation of Stuff Methods of Laying and Finishing Stringing, Banding, and Building up Patterns Inlaying in Pearl, Ivory, and Tortoise-Shell Buhl Work and French Marquetry Repairs of Old Work, &c. Foremen's Work, Practical Setting Out and Applied Geometry 225 (25) Setting out for Hand or Machine Work Workshop and Office Methods in Costing-up Materials and Preparing Estimates, Cutting Lists, &c. Developing Shapes in Curved Work Raking and Curved Mouldings Setting out Gothic Tracery Taking Templates and General Foreman's Work, &c. Notes on the Historic Styles of Furniture, with Examples of Modern Work 250 (10) A Brief Account of Gothic, French, Renaissance, Elizabethan, and Jacobean Styles Chippendale, Sheraton, and other Eighteenth Century Makers Examples of Furniture by Modern Designers Constructional and Decorative Brasswork, Movements and Fittings 260 (11) Types of Hinges Locks Quadrants Stays Glass Movements Handles Methods of Setting out Hinges, Stays, and Cylinder Fall Movements, &c. Machine Tools and Machining---Mouldings 271 (5) Types of Machines Moulding Dovetailing Tenoning Planing Circular, Band, and Frame Saws Mouldings, Examples of Greek, Roman, and Later Periods Lathes and Lathe Work Panelling and Fitments 276 (20) Taking of Templates Preparation of Walls Methods of Fixing Panelling, Dados, Fireplaces, Bedroom, and other Fitments Ceiling Work, &c. Special Furniture for Shops, Offices, and Museums 296 (16) Shop Fittings Counter and Bank Work Air-Tight Show Case Making Office Cabinets Museum Furniture Reading Desks Print Cases Paper Stands, &c. Chair Making 312 (14) Chairs and Couches Cane Loose-Seat and Stuff-Over Frames Methods of Construction Cramping Proportions and Sizes Styles, with a Chronological Chart English, Foreign, and Colonial Woods 326 (29) Growth and Structure of Trees Hard and Soft Wood Ports of Shipment Sizes of Logs Methods of Conversion Seasoning, Shrinkage, and Warpage Defects Prices Special Uses Description of over 200 Timbers Special Section on Colonial Furniture Woods Glossary of Technical and Workshop Terms, Names, and References 355 (17) Index 372
Summary: Contains more than 2,000 line drawings and hundreds of photographs that explain useful hand and machine techniques and furniture design details suitable for the small-shop woodworker. This work includes chapters on drawing and layout skills, and presents the developments in traditional theories and techniques.
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Includes index.

Introduction
Origin of Cabinetmaking---The Cabinetmaker, Old and New---Modern Developments
1 (4)
Tools, Appliances, Materials
5 (17)
Hand Tools
Their Construction
Cutting Actions
Care of
A Cabinetmaker's Kit
Prices
Tool Chest
Drawing, Geometry, Design: Technical Terms
22 (14)
Instruments and their Uses
Practical Geometry
Setting out Polygons
Scales
Ellipses, &c.
Cabinet Drawing and Perspective
Technical Terms
Joints and Their Application
36 (18)
All Types of Joints
Mitre, Key, Dovetailing, Dowel, Tenon, Shutting and Hingeing Joints
Diagrams to Illustrate their Use in Various Jobs
Curved and Straight Work
Workshop Practice
54 (34)
Practical Instruction in Bench Methods
Sharpening and Setting Tools
Setting out and Preparing Stuff
Working Mouldings
Cutting Tenons
Mortising
All Kinds of Dovetailing
Making Doors, Drawers, Plinths, Cornices
Building up Curved Work
Ploughing, Grooving, Tongueing, and Finishing
Framed-Up Work, Tables, &c.
88 (52)
How to Set out and Make Flap, Writing, Card, Toilet, Tea, and all Kinds of Fancy Tables
Extending Tables
Telescope
Tray Frame
Draw and Other Dining Tables
Carcase Work
140 (44)
The Making of a Carcase
Wardrobes
Chests of Drawers
Bookcases
Cabinets
Corner, Curved, and Shaped Fronts and Ends
Solid and Veneered Work, &c.
Bedsteads and Miscellaneous Furniture
184 (26)
The Construction of Clock Cases
Screens
Bedsteads
Revolving Bookcases
Dumb Waiters
Hanging Cabinets, Hall Furniture, &c.
Veneers and Veneering, Marquetry and Inlaying
210 (15)
Veneers
Saw Cut and Knife Cut
Preparation of Stuff
Methods of Laying and Finishing
Stringing, Banding, and Building up Patterns
Inlaying in Pearl, Ivory, and Tortoise-Shell
Buhl Work and French Marquetry
Repairs of Old Work, &c.
Foremen's Work, Practical Setting Out and Applied Geometry
225 (25)
Setting out for Hand or Machine Work
Workshop and Office Methods in Costing-up Materials and Preparing Estimates, Cutting Lists, &c.
Developing Shapes in Curved Work
Raking and Curved Mouldings
Setting out Gothic Tracery
Taking Templates and General Foreman's Work, &c.
Notes on the Historic Styles of Furniture, with Examples of Modern Work
250 (10)
A Brief Account of Gothic, French, Renaissance, Elizabethan, and Jacobean Styles
Chippendale, Sheraton, and other Eighteenth Century Makers
Examples of Furniture by Modern Designers
Constructional and Decorative Brasswork, Movements and Fittings
260 (11)
Types of Hinges
Locks
Quadrants
Stays
Glass Movements
Handles
Methods of Setting out Hinges, Stays, and Cylinder Fall Movements, &c.
Machine Tools and Machining---Mouldings
271 (5)
Types of Machines
Moulding
Dovetailing
Tenoning
Planing
Circular, Band, and Frame Saws
Mouldings, Examples of Greek, Roman, and Later Periods
Lathes and Lathe Work
Panelling and Fitments
276 (20)
Taking of Templates
Preparation of Walls
Methods of Fixing Panelling, Dados, Fireplaces, Bedroom, and other Fitments
Ceiling Work, &c.
Special Furniture for Shops, Offices, and Museums
296 (16)
Shop Fittings
Counter and Bank Work
Air-Tight Show Case Making
Office Cabinets
Museum Furniture
Reading Desks
Print Cases
Paper Stands, &c.
Chair Making
312 (14)
Chairs and Couches
Cane
Loose-Seat and Stuff-Over Frames
Methods of Construction
Cramping
Proportions and Sizes
Styles, with a Chronological Chart
English, Foreign, and Colonial Woods
326 (29)
Growth and Structure of Trees
Hard and Soft Wood
Ports of Shipment
Sizes of Logs
Methods of Conversion
Seasoning, Shrinkage, and Warpage
Defects
Prices
Special Uses
Description of over 200 Timbers
Special Section on Colonial Furniture Woods
Glossary of Technical and Workshop Terms, Names, and References 355 (17)
Index 372

Contains more than 2,000 line drawings and hundreds of photographs that explain useful hand and machine techniques and furniture design details suitable for the small-shop woodworker. This work includes chapters on drawing and layout skills, and presents the developments in traditional theories and techniques.

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