Technique & Tool Index

 

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published in The Scale Cabinetmaker were designed to teach specific techniques,
much of the information listed below was embedded in articles and do
not appear in article titles.

Aluminum 

  • adhesive aluminum foil (see Autobody Patch) foil, use of: 6:3 (10-12) 
  • sheeting, source of: 5:1 (1)

Architect’s Scale, use of 2:1 (1-2)

Architecture

  • access design: 7:2 (9-12)
  • access panels, use of: 7:3 (4-5)
  • board and batton exterior: 8:6 (30)
  • Chimney pots, terra cotta: 11:2 (14-15)
  • Colonial, history of: 1:1 (28-31)
  • cornice design (c. 1796): 14:3 (16-18)
  • cornice, Graeme House (c. 1723): 17:4 (48, C3)
  • distressing: 8:6 (29-31)
  • dollhouse hinge (access): 18:4 (3)
  • frame construction: 6:4 (37-35); 10:4 (26-30)
  • framing, rafter joints, common and primary: 9:2 (11)
  • gable peak ornaments: 11:1 (32)
  • gutter/eaves details: 11:1 (30)
  • mansard roof, construction of: 7:3 (7-10)
  • porches, Victorian: 104 (5-11)
  • planning kit bashed: 3:1 (4-10)
  • problem of room size: 3:1 (6-7)
  • roofs, framing: 11:2 (16-20)
  • roof trim: 11:1 (29-350)
  • siding, stucco: 11:2 (20,23)
  • use of templates: 6:4 (34-35)
  • window, introduction and guide to: 12:1 (25-29, 47)
  • window, assembly: 12:1 (30-35)
  • window assembly: 12:1 (30-35,42)

Awls, construction and use of: 11:3 (45-47)

Banisters, Balusters. and Stringers (see, also, Stairs and Staircases)

  • construction of: 3:1 (11-14)
  • cutting & fitting: 3:1 (11-14)
  • exterior balusters: 3:1 (13-14)
  • gluing jig: 3:1 (12-13)
  • interior balusters: 3:1 (11-13)
  • marking jig: 3:1 (11-12)
  • stair stringer gluing jig: 3:1 (12-13)

Bamboo,

  • simulated: 1:3 (44)

Banding (see laminating and veneer)

Bandsaw 

  • baluster cutting 3:1 (12)
  • ripping lumber: 5:4 (8-9)

Bargello (see Needlework)

Basswood:

  • base for simulated hardwoods: 1:2 (12)
  • characteristics of: 1:2 (10-12)
  • finishing: 1:2 (10-12)
  • surface fiber: 1:2 (11-12)
  • upholstered pieces, use of in: 9:3 (25-30)
  • use of: 5:3 (28)

Beaded Board: 9:4 (12-13)

Belt Grinder/Sander

  • construction of: 8:5 (36-42)
  • Bench Grinder
  • form tool grinding: 2:1 (48-49)
  • safety rules: 2:1 (27)
  • use of in tool bit production: 2:1 (26-28)

Bench Magnifier 

construction and use of: 11:4 (46-48)

Bending 

  • ammonia, use of: 9:1 (34); 9:4 (14)
  • basswood: 11:1 (15-16)
  • boiling: 1:1 (21); 16:1 (8,11)
  • bow backs: 17:2 (10-11)
  • chair back, Eastlake: 17:2 (10-11)
  • clamping jig, pharmacy bottle: 3:1 (36)
  • compound: 12:4 (18-20)
  • cushion blocks, use of: 17:3 (12-13)
  • drying: 12:2 (42)
  • fabric softener, use of: 17:3 (11)
  • front plates, use of can/glass as mold: 2:2 (24)
  • hardwoods: 12:2 (39-42)
  • introduction to: 16:3 (45-46); 17:3 (11-12)
  • laminate: 3:1 (35); 13:1 (22-23)
  • liquid fabric softener, use of: 16:3 (45)
  • loop back: 12:3 (33-38)
  • masking tape, use of: 17:3 (12,13)
  • molding jigs, bombe: 17:1 (20-21)
  • construction of: 12:2 (41-42);12:3 (31)
  • use of: 8:3 (36-38); 12:2 (41-42); 12:3 (31)
  • molds, compound, use of: 12:4 (18-19)
  • plasticizing wood: 12:2 (40)
  • preparation of stock: 12:2 (40)
  • rail, circular staircase: 9:4 (17)
  • rear chair legs: 8:3 (36)
  • seat frame, chair: 8:3 (38)
  • selection of stock: 12:2 (39-40)
  • splints: 13:1 (21-23)
  • steam bent laminate :3:1 (35-36)
  • steaming: 3:1 (35-36)
  • strap molds, construction and use of: 12:3 (35)
  • wood bending fixture: 7:1 (45)
  • wood, green vs. processed. 12:4 (18)

Beveling (see, also, jigs and fixtures)

  • beveled edges, ripping: 15:2 (10)
  • beveling jig, tabletop: 16:2 (44-47)

Bezels, forming: 6:3 (29-32)

Bolts & Nuts

  • binding post nuts: 14:1 (3)
  • scale equivalent: 5:3 (38-39)
  • sources of: 5:3 (38-39)

Bone, ivory substitute: 5:3 (11)

Brass and Brass Finding

  • adhesives for: 3:1 (40)
  • annealing (softening): 6:1 (45-46)
  • channels: 14:4 (10)
  • clock: 4:2 (5)
  • decorative, use on glass: 14:3 (36-37)
  • desk lock, working: 7:3 (11-14)
  • drawer pulls, Queen Anne: 2:2 (16)
  • ferrules: 15:1 (40)
  • hinge construction: 6:1 (45-48); 14:4 (12)
  • leg tips: 16:4 (18)
  • milling: 3:1 (39-40,41)
  • ormolu: 4:3 (32)
  • ornamental (forming & etching): 6:2 (8-12)
  • photo etching: 6:2 (10-12)
  • predrilling for hinges: 14:4 (12)
  • scratchboard: 6:2 (8-12)
  • sheets, source of: 5:1 (1)
  • shining techniques: 3:1 (39)
  • soldering flux, use of: 7:3 (13)
  • sources of: 4:2 (5)
  • squaring edges: 3:1 (39)
  • sweatsoldering: 3:1 (39-40)
  • tubing, use of: 13:3 (18-19)
  • techniques: 3:1 (39-40); 13:3 (17-21)
  • use of: 4:1 (8)

Bricks and stonework

  • architectural detail, use in: 9:3 (14-17)
  • bonds and bond patterns: 9:3 (14); 9:4(5-9)
  • corbeling: 9:4 (5-6)
  • grout: 9:3 (15)
  • head course: 9:4 (8)
  • Magic-‘Brik (S/W Craft): 4:3 (24)
  • mastic, use of: 10:2 (24-28)
  • mini-bricks, use of: 5:3 (5)
  • painting, tube acrylic: 2:4 (17)
  • paints, use of: 9:3 (17)
  • Perma-Scene: 1:2 (48-49)
  • rowlock course: 9:4 (8)
  • simulated brickwork: 2:4 (17); 17:1 (4, 24)
  • sizes, standard: 9:3 (16)
  • soldier course: 9:4 (8)
  • stonework, simulated fieldstone: 1:2 (48-49)
  • substitutions for: 9:3 (17)
  • textured paint, use of: 10:2 (24-28)
  • tinting and staining: 9:3 (16-17)
  • tube acrylic: 2:4 (17)
  • types of bond: 3:3 (59)
  • white glue mortar: 3:3 (59)
  • wood, simulated brick: 3:2 (34-35)

Bristol Board use of, imitation china: 2:2 (38-43)

Cabriole leg

  • ball and claw foot: 2:1 (34-35); 2:2 (5-7)
  • carving X-Acto blanks: 2:1 (37)
  • Chippendale: 1:2 (23-25)
  • French: 10:3 (9)
  • knee blocks: 1:2 (25); 2:2 (12)
  • layout and cutting: 1:2 (23-25); 18:4 (32)
  • Queen Anne: 1:2 (23-25)
  • Victorian: 1:1 (16-18)
  • use of template: 2:2 (5)

Calipers dial 

  • calipers, conversion dials: 8:6 (40-42)
  • modification of dial scale: 8:6 (40-41)
  • use of: 18:3 (37-38)
  • vernier calipers, use of: 16:1 (31-32)

Candlewicking, techniques: 3:3 (53-54)

Caning and rushing

  • binding: 1:3 (38)
  • caning rail, cutout & drill procedures: 5:2 (10)
  • concave: 17:2 (13)
  • curved panels: 5:1 (29-30)
  • drilling holes, curved rail: 5:1 (30)
  • flat-woven wicker: 1:4 (26-27)
  • folding chair (Wegner): 1:1 (11-13)
  • handwoven, intro to.: 1:3 (35-38); 4:2 (1-4cf); 17:2 (14-16)
  • hole count: 2:3 (2)
  • hole dimensions, drilling: 1:3 (35-36)
  • ladderback seat: 1:3 (53-54)
  • techniques for curved panels: 2:1 (57)
  • thread choice: 1:3 (36)
  • wicker: 5:1 (37-38)

Carcases: (see, also, Cabinets)

  • assembly: 2:3 (42-45); 3:3 (51);5;3 (20-21)
  • construction techniques: 3:2 (23-24)
  • gauge blocks, use of: 16:1 (19-21)
  • glue/stain sequence: 4:3 (8-9)
  • handtools, use of: 19:1 (25-29)
  • introduction to: 18-2 (27-39)

Cardstock

  • china: 2:2 (38-43); 5:3 (11)
  • commode crockery: 2:2 (27)
  • paper grain & bending: 1:4 (43)
  • stovepipe: 1:4 (43)
  • upholstery templates: 2:1 (41-42)
  • use as protection during carving: 19:2 (40)
  • use of: 2:2 (27, 38-43)

Carving

  • acanthus leaf: 2:2 (8)
  • applied: 18:3 (25-28)
  • ball & claw foot: 2:1 (34-35); 2:2 (5-8)
  • ball & claw, use of wood bead: 4:1 (37-38)
  • ball burrs, use of: 19:4 (13)
  • bas relief, chair back: 4:1 (22-23)
  • basic carving, introduction to: 6:1 (4-9)
  • beads, with V-gouge: 14:3 (35)
  • bending: 18:3 (27-28)
  • blanks: 18:3 (27-28)
  • brass tubing, use of: 14:1 (10)
  • cabriole leg, foliated: 10:2 (33-34)
  • cabriole leg, Victorian: 1:1 (16-18)
  • cardstock, use of: 19:2 (40)
  • chair splat, Chippendale: 2:1 (37-38)
  • chip carving: 10:1 (32-33); 10:3 (41-42); 17:2 (32-33)
  • circles: 14:1 (10)
  • crest rails: 14:1 (10-11)
  • curved surfaces, techniques for: 7:3 (15-18)
  • dental chisels, use of: 15:1 (21-24)
  • depth in: 6:1 (7)
  • desk drawer pull: 3:4 (37-38)
  • drawer pulls: 18:4 (35)
  • drawer pulls, grape leaf and fruit cluster: 17:3 (32, 34)
  • fans, Queen Anne: 13:2 (5-6)
  • finger molding: 1:1 (17)
  • finishes: 10:3 (42-43); 13:2 (9)
  • flat carving, introduction to: 10:1 (29-33)
  • flower & leaf, cabriole: 1:1 (18)
  • fruit & leaf, drawer pull: 1:2 (15)
  • goddard shells: 13:2 (7-8)
  • grain: 6:1 (5-6); 10:1 (31)
  • hand cut: 10:1 (31)
  • hand techniques, 6:2 (5-7)
  • hobby knife, use of: 6:1 (4-9)
  • incised: 4:4 (6), 10:1 (32-33)
  • incised, Eastlake: 5:3 (34); 5:4 (24,28-29)
  • introduction to: 18:3 (25-28); 19:1 (22-24)
  • jeweler’s coping saw, use of: 10:2 (47-49)
  • leaf, on curved surface: 7:3 (16-17)
  • micro-carving tools, use of: 16:3 (23)
  • micro-chisels, use of: 9:1 (28-34)
  • mortising chisel, construction and use of: 15:1 (21-24)
  • needle files, use of: 10:2 (48-49)
  • oversized work space, value and use of: 14:1 (10)
  • piercing: 19:4 (13-14)
  • relief, developing patterns for: 9:1 (31)
  • rococo shells: 13:2 (8-9)
  • rubber cement, use of: 18:3 (26)
  • scalloped shell: 2:2 (11)
  • scroll cutting steps: 19:2 (37)
  • sequence, use of: 16:3 (23)
  • side chair splat, rail: 1:3 (51); 2:1 (37-38)
  • settee back rail: 1:1 (22)
  • shallow: 14:1 (10)
  • shells, Queen Anne: 13:2 (6-7)
  • skew, use of: 9:1 (33)
  • table apron: 5:3 (45-46)
  • table saw: 10:2 (36)
  • techniques: 2:2 (5-16); 7:1 (41,43); 9:1 (31-34); 10:1 (11-13)
  • tools for: 10:1 (29-33); 18:3 (28,34)
  • tools, sharpening: 10:3 (51-55)
  • transferring patterns: 6:1 (5-6); 9:1 (32)
  • use of drill press: 2:2 (11)
  • u-gouge, use of: 9:1 (33); 14:1 (10-11)
  • v-cut (chip carving): 6:1 (6-9)
  • v-gouge, use of: 9:1 (33); 17:2 (35)
  • with dental burr/ Moto-tool: 1:1 (16-18)
  • wood, choice of: 6:1 (5); 18:3 (25)

Case Pieces (see Carcases, Cabinets)

Casters, brass: 3:2 (10); 4:4 (6,12); 15:2 (19-22)

Castings

plaster molds, use of GE silicone seal: 9:4 (2)

Ceilings

  • Moorish: 16:3 (25-28)
  • tile, use of: 3:4 (4)

Cement & Concrete

  • modeling alternatives to: 18:3 (4)

Chamfer: 

  • introduction to:1:2 (3-4); 5:2 (8-9)
  • using a drillpress: 18:4 (38)

Channel Router

  • attachment, construction of: 2:3 (31-32)
  • attachment, use of, with Dremel Moto-tool: 2:3 (32-33)

Chimney, (see, also, Bricks and Stonework)

  • brace rod and plate: 9:4 (4)
  • chimney pots, terra-cotta: 11:2 (14-15)
  • Colonial, construction of: 1:2 (44-49)
  • China cardstock: 2:2 (38-43); 5:3 (11)
  • decals, use of: 2:2 (42-43)
  • imitating: 2:2 (38-43)
  • use of basswood blanks: 2:2 (42-43)

Chisels: (see carving and joints and joinery)

Clamps and Vises

  • bulldog, use of: 16:3 (45)
  • cam action: 11:2 (40-42,48)
  • custom holding jaws: 4:3 (7-8)
  • electrical alligator clamps: 16:1 (8)
  • jewelers ring clamp: 4:3 (8)
  • Jorgensen: 4:3 (7)
  • kite string, use of: 11:3 (11)
  • library clips, use of: 11:3 (11)
  • modeler’s third hand vise: 5:1 (39)
  • safety pin clamp: 4:3 (6)
  • spring clamps: 4:3 (7)
  • toolmaker’s, modified: 5:1 (39)
  • violin, construction of: 2:3 (45)
  • violin, use of: 2:3 (44-45); 3:3 (49)
  • wood tongs, use of: 5:1 (12)

Chopper (see miter cutters and mitering)

Clockmaker Broaches, type and use of: 14:3 (44)

Computers 

  • flooring designs: 18:2 (5-16, 39); 18:3 (41-48)
  • scale images: 20:1 (25-34)

Contours 

  • cutting, w/ drum sander: 16:2 (28)

Copy Attachment 

  • fluting: 3:4 (17-22)
  • indexing mechanism, Dremel: 3:4 (18)
  • indexing mechanism, Unimat SL: 3:4 (21)
  • moto-tool arm: 3:4 (18)

Cornice, dental, exterior: 4:3 (23)

Creativity in Miniatures 5:3 (26-27)

Cut-off Disc, uses of: 1:3 (14); 3:2 (9); 5:2 (31)

Cutters (see Lathes, Dremel Moto-Tool)

Cutting Tools, High Speed:

  • slotting saw, Dremel drill press: 8:2 (27)
  • use of: 8:2 (24)

Dental Tools

  • burr, use of: 1:1 (17); 16:3 (C3)
  • chisel, use of: 3:3 (48);12:4 (8-10)

Depth, 6:1 (21,44)

Depth gauge

  • machinist’s use of: 1:1 (24-25); 19:1 (26-28)
  • use of, in joinery: 8:6 (18-24)

Design 

  • balance in: 5:4 (35)
  • rhythm in: 5:4 (36)

Dimensioning, standard in: 2:1 (1-2)

Disc Sander 

  • adjusting screw for: 6:4 (21-24)
  • conical disc for sanding surfacer, making: 14:2 (25-27)
  • disc adjustments: 4:3 (49)
  • fences for the TSC Sanding Surfacer: 14:2 (32)
  • jointer attachment and accessories for TSC Sanding Surfacer: 14:2 (33)
  • miter gauge: 4:3 (50-51)
  • plans for (C-frame motor): 4:3 (41-43)
  • plans for (1/8hp motor): 4:3 (44-52)
  • use of, 19:2 (8)
  • wood surfacer, construction of: 4:4 (20-28);14:2 (25-34) use of: 4:4 (27-28); 14:2 (34)

Display Box (See, also, roomboxes)

  • construction of: 2:3 (26-29)
  • farm kitchen: 2:1 (47-48)
  • hinges, dollhouse: 18:4 (3)
  • wall hung miniatures display case: 18:1 (5-10)

Dohzuki Saw (Japanese dovetail saw) construction of: 12:2 (33-38,42)

Doors: 

  • arch curved: 9:2 (11)
  • Arts and Crafts, casing: 11:3 (5)
  • board & batten: 1:3 (21-22)
  • cabinet, nosed edge: 18:2 (37)
  • casing, plinth & corner block: 2:1 (48)
  • exterior Early 20th Century: 2:1 (51-52)
  • facia, exterior: 1:4 (10)
  • false: 2:4 (15)
  • Federal: 2:4 (14)
  • four-panel, bolection: 5:2 (33-34)
  • frames, Late Georgian: 3:4 (10-11)
  • interior Early 20th Century: 2:1 (51-52)
  • jamb, Late Georgian: 3:4 (9-10)
  • panel, Moorish/Colonial Spanish: 16:3 (30-32,44)
  • paneled, construction of: 15:2 (16-18)
  • panel, exterior: 1:3 (21-22)
  • panel, interior: 1:3 (21-22)
  • panel, Late Georgian: 3:4 (8-9)
  • six-panel: 3:4 (8-9)
  • studded, laminated exterior: 1:3 (21-22)

Doorbells and Chimes: (Part 1) 11:4 (25-28,32); (Part 2) 12:1 (43-47)

Dowels and Dowel-making 

  • burnishing: 8:2 (13)
  • cutting techniques: 11:1 (15)
  • drill gauge, extrusion: 3:1 (51-52)
  • integral dowel, in chairs: 8:2 (12)
  • introduction to dowels and dowel-making: 14:3 (38-40)
  • small scale, sources of: 5:4 (53)
  • TSC power dowel maker: 14:3 (38-44)
  • use of drill gauge as drawplate: 3:1 (51-52)
  • use in joinery: 9:1 (23-27)
  • woodblock, extrusion: 1:2 (29)

Drawer Pulls and Knobs (see Hardware)

Drawers

  • basic, construction of 3:3 (50); 7:4 (19)
  • shims, use of: 5:1 (34)

Dremel Moto Tool

  • all-purpose shaper saw: (Part 1) 2:4 (37-42); (Part 2) 3:2 (18-21); (Part 3) 3:3 (25-29)
  • cutters, ball shaped, use of: 8:2 (28)
  • choice and use of: 5:1 (26-27)
  • shouldered edge molding cutter, construction and use of: 3:1 (17-19)
  • mounting table, construction and use of: 5:1 (22-27)

Dremel Drill Press (see drill press)

Drills and Drilling

  • angled holes: 13:1 (13-16)
  • cone burr, use of: 10:3 (14)
  • dental burrs, use of: 16:3 (36)
  • electric hand drill lathe/sander: 7:2 (13-19)
  • numbers & decimal equivalent: 1:2 (34)
  • pilot holes: 10:2 (44)
  • sizes for caning: 1:3 (36)
  • tap and clear: 4:4 (13-14)
  • twist drills, use of: 16:4 (10-11)
  • thin stock: 3:3 (1)

Drill Gauge

  • dowel making: 3:1 (51-52)
  • source and use of: 3:1 (51-52); 3:3 (31)
  • types: 3:1 (51-52)
  • woods, types for dowel making: 3:1 (52)

Drill Press

  • adjustable drilling depth stop, Unimat 3: 7:1 (46)
  • auxiliary variable speed control, use of : 8:2 (23)
  • Bell Saw Mate, modification of: 9:2 (38-39)
  • beveling table for: 17:2 (34-35)
  • circles, cutting: 9:2 (26-27)
  • cutting mortise and tenons: 16:4 (34-35)
  • cutting rabbets & dados: 4:4 (33-34)
  • cutting rabbets with Dremel Attachment: 3:3 (48)
  • depth gauge dial (Micro-Lux): 10:3 (44)
  • depth stops: 8:2 (24); 10:3 (45); 11:3 (34)
  • Dremel,
    • horizontal & vertical adjustments: 9:2 (38-39)
    • introduction to and use of: 8:2 (23-28)
    • limitations of: 8:2 (23-28)
    • quill locking screw: 15:1 (4)
  • fence aligner (Micro-Lux): 10:3 (43)
  • fences, use of: 8:2 (25-26)
  • four-flute end mill, use of: 16:2 (46)
  • introduction to: 3:3 (48)
  • milling: 4:4 (3-4cf); 5:4 (38)
  • modification, Micro-Lux: 19:2 (3)
  • noise reduction (Micro-Lux): 10:3 (42)
  • pin router and fence for Dremel: 15:1 (4)
  • quill lock (Micro-Lux): 10:3 (42)
  • routing: 5:2 (35); 5:4 (17)
  • safety: 10:3 (45)
  • table for: 8:2 (24-25)
  • thicknessing wood: 3:4 (24-26)
  • use of: 5:3 (35)
  • wheels: 16:1 (9-10)

Dyes (see, also, Finishes and Finishing)

  • natural: 1:4 (20-22)

Electronics 

  • television, Stewart-Warner Custom Deluxe (1949): 6:3 (29-35)
  • Truphonic Waldorf Phonograph, Sears (1927): 19:1 (38-42)
  • V-M record changer (1949): 6:3 (33-34)

Elevation Drawing

  • how to read: 3:4 (46-47)
  • symbols, use of: 3:4 (46)

Etching (see, also, photoetching)

  • etching solution (ferric chloride): 3:1 (39)
  • resist ink pen, use of: 3:1 (39)
  • techniques: 3:1 (39-40)

Exhibits & Exhibiting

  • covers, use of: 7:1 (17)
  • displays, access to: 7:2 (9-12)
  • power cords, managing: 7:1 (16)
  • risers, use of: 7:1 (16-17)
  • glitch kits: 7:1 (18)

Fences

  • end mill and guide, use of: 2:2 (13-14)

Fiberglass Brush use of: 16:3 (C3)

Files 

  • cleaning techniques: 4:2 (19)
  • jeweler’s, use of: 17:3 (29)
  • rat-tail, use of: 16:3 (23)
  • use of: 4:3 (15)

Finishes and Finishing:

  • abrasive selection: 1:1 (6); 4:3 (10)
  • acrylic, brickwork: 2:4 (17)
  • acrylic, stonework: 1:2 (49)
  • acrylic, use to create decorative designs 12:3 -22-23); 13:1 920i)
  • air brush: 5:1 (7-12); 5:3 (41-42); 15:3 (C3)
  • application equipment: 5:1 (11)
  • assembly/finish sequence: 4:3 (8-10); 19:3 (39-46)
  • basswood:
    • stain for: 1:1 (6)
    • use of: 1:2 (10-12)
  • bent woods: 12:3 (48)
  • bleach
    • types and uses: 1:3 (15); 5:1 (14-15); 19:4 (19-20)
    • universal bleaching steps: 19:4 (19-20)
  • bone: 5:2 (51)
  • brown paper bags, use of in sanding: 16:4 (38)
  • brushes, types and use of: 5:1 (11)
  • burnishing: 4:3 (11-12)
  • carving: 13:2 (9)
  • color reduction: 5:2 (17)
  • coloring, equipment for: 5:1 (10-15); 19:4 (15-16)
  • cut shellac: 5:3 (47); 5:4 (42-43)
  • Deft, use of: 1:2 (12); 15:3 (C3); 16:1 (39)
  • decorative designs, use of acrylic: 12:3 (22-23)
  • decorative figures, use of: distressing/aging: 1:2 (49); 8:2 (10-11); 8:5 (27-28); 8:6 (16-17);13:1 (20)
  • distressing, exterior: 8:6 (29-31)
  • dope, model airplane: 2:1 (12); 3:1(44)
  • drying: drying box: 5:1 (12-13)
  • dryer, food dehydrator as: 5:1 (12-13)
  • dull finishes: 14:3 (27)
  • dulling: 4:2 (23)
  • dust control: 5:1 (13)
  • dye stains: 19:4 (22-23, 43)
    • chemical: 5:2 (19-20)
    • fabric: 5:2 (18)
    • lacquer: 5:2 (19)
    • oil based: 5:2 (19)
    • padding stains: 5:2 (19)
    • spirit / alcohol based: 2:2 (46); 5:2 (18-19); 15:1 (48)
    • varnish: 5:2 (19)
    • vegetable stains: 5:2 (20)
    • water based: 5:2 (18)
  • enameled metal, emulating: 9:1 (9)
  • faux poreclain (bathroom fixtures): 8:3 (33,35)
  • fiberglass brush, use of: 16:3 (C3)
  • fine tip markers, use of: 8:4 (10)
  • fingers and hands, use of: 5:1 (11)
  • galvanized metal, simulating: 9:1 (42)
  • general techniques: 7:4 (24)
  • gesso, sanding sealer: 2:2 (40-41)
  • hand decorating techniques: 8:4 (9-11)
  • holding
    • devices: 4:3 (5-8); 19:2 (19-24); 19:4 (16-19)
    • tongs, use of: 5:1 (12)
  • india ink, use as stain: 13:1 (5)
  • limed oak: 4:1 (35)
  • marbled wood: 14:1 (33-36,42)
  • metal paints (Rustoleum), use of: 15:3 (15)
  • micro-scale decals, use of: 8:4 (10-11)
  • Minwax: 2:1 (43); 16:1 (39)
  • model railroad paint: 2:1 (7,9); 5:4 (21)
  • natural dyes: 1:4 (20-22)
  • oil, Neat-Lac: 4:3 (1)
  • oil, Watco Danish: 4:3 (1)
  • painted: 8:3 (38)
  • pigmented wiping stains: 19:4 (21-22)
  • pinstriping: 16:1 (12)
  • plastic:
    • see, also, plastic
    • introduction to: 5:1 (7); 5:3 (49)
    • plastic furniture: 5:3 (41-43)
  • plywood, finishing: 16:1 (38-39)
  • polyurethane spray, use of in prepping wood for acrylic paint: 15:1 (16)
  • porcelain glaze: 2:1 (27)
  • presanding: 13:1 (7)
  • rosemaling
    • history of Norwegian rosemaling: 7:1 (4-5)
    • techniques: 7:1 (5-6)
  • Rustoleum, use of: 16:1 (12)
  • safety precautions: 5:1 (13-14)
  • salad oil and steel wool: 1:1 (10)
  • sanding filler, use of: 9:1 (11)
  • satin: 16:3 (C3)
  • sandpaper and sanding
    • loose grit, uses of: 4:3 (13)
    • sanding and sizing: 4:3 (12-14)
    • wet sanding: 8:4 (11)
  • sawdust, use of: 17:1 (36)
  • scrapers: 4:3 (11)
  • smoothing: 4:3 (10-15); 19:3 (40-46)
  • smoothing, planes & files: 4:3 (15)
  • spindles: 14:1 (22,48)
  • sponge, types and use: 5:1 (11)
  • spattering: 7:4 (25)
  • spraying: spray & dust control: 5:1 (13)
  • spraying box & exhaust fan: 5:1 (13)
  • spray booths, use of: 5:1 (12-14)
  • sponging: 7:4 (24-25)
  • stain and staining:
    • burl: 15:1 (48)
    • glue spots: 4:3 (40)
    • mixing: 15:1 (48)
    • pigmented wiping stains: 5:2 (17-18)
    • pre-staining: 1:1 (6)
    • universal steps: 5:2 (17); 19:4 (20-21)
  • steel wool, use of: 4:3 (14-15); 16:1 (39)
  • stenciling: 2:3 (11-16); 7:4 (25,28)
  • stippling: 7:4 (24-25)
  • striping bursh, use of: 16:1 (12)
  • surface preparation: 4:3 (4-15); 14:1 (34)
  • tack rag: 4:3 (12)
  • talc/dope mix: 1:2 (12); 1:4 (42)
  • Testor’s gloss enamel, use of: 9:1 (9,14)
  • tortoise shell: 14:1 (23,48)
  • transferring patterns: 8:4 (9-10)
  • tung oil, polymerized, use of : 12:2 (19)
  • turned spindles: 1:3 (33); 4:3 (1)
  • varnish:
    • introduction to: 2:2 (16),: 2:3 (16)
    • varnishing, techniques for: 2:2 (16)
  • vat dip method: 5:1 (13)
  • washes: 7:4 (25)
  • weathered wood: 1:4 (13)

Fireplace: (see also Bricks and Stonework)

  • bedroom (c. 1900-1910)
  • brick: 5:3 (5)
  • brick hearth: 5:1 (21); 15:1 (9-12)
  • carved (c. 1900): 10:3 (36-44)
  • cast brick, use of: 9:2 (11)
  • chimney: 4:4 (45)
  • chimney drip courses: 1:2 (44,47)
  • colonial chimney stock: 1:2 (43-49)
  • corner, Spanish Colonial: 16:4 (43-49)
  • Early American (c. 1600-1800): 10:3 (30)
  • Federal: 2:4 (10-13)
  • firebox, anatomy of: 10:3 (29)
  • firebox, forms: 10:3 (34-35)
  • flue dimensions: 2:1 (49)
  • hearths: 5:1 (20-21)
  • Late Georgian: 3:3 (33-42)
  • lintel beams: 1:2 (47)
  • mantel: 2:4 (12-13); 5:2 (21-22); 5:3 (7)
    • Arts & Crafts (c. 1880): 11:3 (6)
    • Eastlake (c. 1875): 16:2 (32-37)
    • frieze molding: 3:3 (39)
    • marble (c. 1872): 14:2 (35-42,48)
    • late Georgian: 3:3 (33-39)
    • paneled :15:3 (17-24)
  • metal frame (c. 1850-1910)
  • paint, used as a pigmented stain: 5:2 (18)
  • parlor (c. 1900-1910): 10:3 (33)
  • pigmented wiping stains: 5:2 (17-18)
  • soot & weathering: 1:2 (49); 5:1 (20-21)
  • staining steps, universal: 5:2 (17)
  • Williamsburg (Raleigh Tavern, c. 1700): 5:2 (21-23)
  • wood brick, hearth: 3:2 (34-35)

Floors and Flooring:

  • computer designs (c. 1914-1944): 18:2 (C4)
  • diagonal strip: 3:2 (37-39)
  • diagonal, inlay: 3:2 (37-41)
  • filling gaps: 4:2 (23)
  • floor covering, stenciled: 8:2 (7-8)
  • herringbone: 2:4 (18-20)
  • hearth, brick, Georgian: (3:2 (34-36)
  • installing wooden floors: 15:1 (8-9)
  • linoleum rugs, computer designed: 18:3 (41-48)
  • loose floor, repair of: 4:3 (40)
  • materials for: 15:1 (8-9)
  • oak, Colonial: 1:3 (23-24)
  • paper mache, substitute for tile: 16:2 (10-11)
  • parquet, Georgian: 3:2 (39-41)
  • perimeter strip, Georgian 3:2 (37-39)
  • plank: 1:3 (23-24); 3:2 (36-37); 5:1 (20)
  • stripwood: 5:3 (5)
  • tile floor,
    • simulated clay: 16:2 (10-11)
    • computer generated: 18:2 (5-16, 39)

Fluting: 

  • copy attachment, use of: 3:4 (17-22)
  • sandpaper, techniques: 11:1 (15)

Foot: ball & claw, (see Carving)

  • bracket: 1:1 (8-9)
  • bun: 4:2 (42-43)
  • foot bracket: 2:2 (25)
  • foot dutch: 2:2 (19)
  • spade: 3:4 (2,40)

Form cutters and tools (see Lathes)

Found objects, use of: 6:4 (51-52)

Frames: sliding mitering jig for high volume frame cutting: 8:5 (43-45)

Gauges: automotive spark plug gauge, use of: 17:4 (19)

Gesso 

  • glazing: 2:2 (41-42)
  • use of: 2:2 (39-42)

Glass

  • chimneys: 14:2 (7-8)
  • chips, source of: 8:3 (6)
  • coloring: 14:2 (11-12)
  • cutting techniques: 1:2 (40); 14:3 (29)
  • drilling and sawing: 14:2 (5-7)
  • flaring: 14:2 (9-10)
  • forming glass with heat: 14:2 (7-11)
  • fruit jars: 14:2 (10-11)
  • in cabinet doors: 1:2 (7)
  • lamp shades, bulb shaped: 14:2 (9-10)
  • plexiglass: 4:1 (22)
  • simulated art glass: 1:4 (39)

Glue & Gluing 

  • avoiding glue marks: 17:3 (48)
  • cement, plastic (liquid): 5:1 (5-6)
  • cement, plastic (tube): 5:1 (5-6)
  • cyanoacrylate, high viscosity: 4:4 (48-50)
    • removing: 15:1 (3)
    • safety: 16:4 (4)
    • use of: 4:4 (14, 49); 9:3 (32)
  • epoxy: 4:3 (42)
    • epoxy, metal putty, use of: 11:3 (16)
  • fabric (Sobo): 2:1 (39), 2:4 (55)
  • gluing jig, use of: 19:2 (8)
  • hot melt: 4:3 (5)
  • instant glues, use of: 16:1 (39)
  • irregular assemblies: 16:2 (29)
  • jigs, use of: 2:3 (42-45); 3:3 (49)
  • mold lines, removal of: 5:1 (7)
  • painted vs. unpainted: 5:1 (6)
  • plastic: 2:4 (54); 5:1 (51-52)
  • plastic cement: 5:1 (5-6)
  • roughing the surface: 16:1 (39)
  • rubber cement, use of: 16:3 (39); 17:1 (22-23)
  • sizing: 19:2 (24)
  • styrene: 5:3 (49)
  • tack gluing: 18:1 (38)
  • tinted glue, separation of: 9:2 (18-19)
  • yellow carpenter’s (aliphatic resin): 4:3 (31)

Graver

  • sizing: 2:2 (5)
  • types of: 2:2 (5)
  • use of: 2:2 (5-8)

Hacksaw, use of: 3:3 (18-19)

Hand Grinder, use of: 12:3 (36-38)

Hand Tools (see, also, specific types)

  • introduction to basic set: 19:1 (26)
  • use of, general introduction to: 19:1 (25-28)

Hardware

  • Drawer Pulls
  • batwing, working bails and bail posts: 2.2 (20-21)
  • brass: 2:2 (16); 10:2 (35-36)
  • carved, Eastlake: 3:4 (37-38)
  • carved, foliated: 1:2 (15)
  • china bead: 1:3 (58)
  • furniture knobs, manufacturing: 19:2 (4)
  • mushroom: 2:2 (51); 3:4 (5)
  • pyramidal: 14:1 (31,32)
  • willow mount, with (c. 1760-1780): 2:2 (20-21)
  • Sheraton/Hepplewhite: 2:2 (27)
  • Hinges
  • attaching to cabinet doors: 13:4 (4)
  • attaching to surface: see mounting bride’s chest hinges: 6:4 (8)
  • butterfly hinge, how to make: 1:3 (14)
  • cabinet, construction of: 3:4 (47-48)
  • cast bronze, simulation of: 15:2 (28-29)
  • davenport/table: 3:2 (9)
  • fabrication: 3:4 (51); 14:4 (12)
  • folding bed mechanism: 4:4 (15-16)
  • hidden, drop leaf: 4:2 (36)
  • knuckle hinge: 16:1 (23-24)
  • L-hinge & pintle: 1:4 (15)
  • mounting: 1:1 (9); 3:4 (51); 4:4 (32); 5:4 (12); 6:4 (12); 13:4 (4); 16: 4 (37-38)
  • offset, mounting of: 11:1 (26)
  • pin: 4:4 (6-7)
  • sources: 5:3 (22)
  • steps for making hinges: 13:1 (46-47)
  • special purpose hinges: 6:1 (45-48)
  • strap & pintle: 1:3 (21)
  • vaseline, use of: 14:1 (3)
  • lock plates, brass: 17:3 (46)
  • phohotoetching,
    • preparing artwork for: 7:2 (41-45)

Hardware Cloth galvanized, use of: 19:2 (4)

India Ink: use of, photoetching: 7:2 (41-42)

Inlay general introduction to: 15:3 (45-47

Interior Trim

  • see, also, wainscot and paneling baseboards: 15:4 (40-41)
  • construction of: 2:4 (23-24)
  • cornice: 15:4 (42)
  • paneled walls, construction of: 15:2 (12-18)

Illusion (see also architecture, roomboxes)

  • use in miniature settings: 6:3 (4-9, 13-15)

Illustration Board 

  • hotpress board, use of: 10:4 (30)
  • warp prevention, 10:4 (30)
  • use of: 10:4 (30)

Japanning, history of: 2:3 (5-6)

Jewelers & Coping Saws

  • bird’s beak (V-block) , use of: 3:1 (17,19); 5:4 (42): 14:2 (24); 14:3 (13)
  • cutting multiple blanks: 19:2 (12)
  • pedal-operated:
    • blade adjustment and tensioning: 12:1 (40-42)
    • construction of: 12:1 (36-40)
    • use of: 12:1 (42); 16:3 (39-40)
  • ripping with: 3:3 (1)
  • scroll work: 3:1 (17-19); 4:1 (21)
  • scroll jig, use of: 3:1 (17)
  • use of: 3:1 (17-18); 4:1 (21); 4:4 (17-18); 5:1 (24); 5:3 (12-14); 10:2 (47-49)

Jig saw cutting cabriole legs: 1:2 (24-25)

Jigs, Fixtures, and Fences:

  • 1” and 1/2” Scale Conversion Chart: 6:4 (28)
  • 45° miter cut: 3:3 (51)
  • 90° and 45° cross cutting jig acrylic plastic, use in jigs: 11:3 (34)
  • adjustable doll house construction horse: 6:4 (27-28)
  • adjustable drilling depth stop: 7:1 (46)
  • adjustable fence for Jedlicka thicknessing sander: 6:2 (46)
  • adjustable jig for 45° joints: 8:2 (41)
  • adjustable jig for square ends: 8:2 (40)
  • angle & stop block jigs: 18:1 (39-40)
  • angle drilling jig: 13:1 (13,16)
  • angle finder: 15:4 (12-13)
  • angled sides, jig for: 8:2 (39)
  • arbor, finishing (lathe, brasswork): 6:2 (10-11)
  • back assembly jig, square: 11:4 (16)
  • balluster marking & cutting jig: 3:1 (11-12)
  • bending jig: 3:1 (36)
  • bending mold: 1:2 (38)
  • beveling jig, construction of (Preac): 15:2 (10, 11)
  • beveling jig, tabletop: 16:2 (44-47)
  • beveling table, drillpress: 17:2 (34-35)
  • blank turning fixture, lathe, brasswork: 6:2 (10-11)
  • brass slitting fixture: 6:1 (46)
  • brass tubing holder: 11:4 (27)
  • caned seat frame: 1:3 (39-40)
  • carving: 13:2 (5-9); 17:2 (10)
  • chair back, rail mold: 1:3 (40)
  • chair: rung drilling: 1:3 (39-40)
  • circular cutting jig: 12:1 (18)
  • circular saw sliding table: 12:1 (15-16)
  • clapboard spacing: 1:4 (10)
  • curved molding jig: 15:2 (32)
  • design and use of: 7:4 (4-13)
  • diagonal cutting jig: 12:1 (19)
  • door hinges, jig for locating: 15:2 (3)
  • dovetail marking and cutting jig: 17:1 (34-35)
  • dowel drilling jig: 16:4 (17)
  • dowel sawing jig: 8:5 (1)
  • drill jig, felloes (spinning wheel): 7:4 (9)
  • legs: 13:1 (18,19)
  • drilling jig with pilot: 6:1 (22)
  • edge sanding block: 2:3 (42-43)
  • felloe drill template (spinning wheel): 7:4 (7)
  • flat gluing jig: 2:3 (43)
  • flat panel bending jig: 2:3 (27-28)
  • forming die fixture (brasswork): 6:2 (8-10)
  • gauge blocks, use of: 16:3 (24)
  • gluing jig for balustrades: 3:1 (12-13)
  • gluing jig for bent fronts: 2:2 (26)
  • gluing jigs. use of: 2:2 (26); 6:2 (35)
  • hinge forming fixture: 6:1 (47)
  • hinge stock jig: 13:1 (46-47)
  • holding jig, for reeding: 16:4 (7-10)
  • holding jigs: 16:4 (32)
  • hub indexing and drilling fixture (spinning wheel): 7:4 (12-13)
  • jig for cutting perfect circles: 6:4 (28)
  • keyboard scribing jig: 16:3 (20)
  • laminating gluing jig: 6:4 (38-39)
  • lamp clamp: 3:1 (45-47)
  • leg shaping jig: 19:2 (9)
  • marking jig for balustrades: 3:1 (11-12)
  • for legs: 13:1 (18)
  • micro-mitering jig: 16:1 (49)
  • milling wood, jigs for: 8:3 (39-43)
  • miter box with adjustable stop: 6:1 (44)
  • miter stop block: 5:4 (42-43); 8:2 (12)
  • mitering jig: 18:3 (39)
  • mitering jig, construction and use of; 15:2 (39-41)
  • mitering jig, legs: 13:1 (19-20)
  • mortise drilling: 4:1 (34)
  • overhead routing fixture: 10:2 (37-38)
  • pilot pin routing jig: 9:2 (26)
  • plastic table bed: 8:3 (39-40)
  • post drilling jig: 16:4 (17)
  • raising block, finishing: 5:1 (11)
  • rim bending jig (wheels): 7:2 (33)
  • rip and cross cut fixture: 13:3 (41-42)
  • rip fence, micro-adjusting scale: 10:1 (39-40)
  • ripping jig, plywood: 13:1 (3)
  • rotisserie holding jig: 5:1 (11)
  • routing jig for irregular shapes: 5:4 (38)
  • rung hole jig: 8:2 (13)
  • sash jig for window assembly: 12:1 (32)
  • saw depth gauge: 12:2 (43-45)
  • scaled down taper jig for Dremel: 12:3 (40-42)
  • scroll jig: 3:1 (17)
  • shelving gauge blocks: 11:1 (12)
  • shooting board: 8:2 (38); 11:2 (21-23)
  • simplified drilling and milling jig: 6:4 (28)
  • sliding mitering jig for Dremel table saw: 8:5 (43-45)
  • sliding router table: 12:1 (16-18)
  • sliding tapered fence: 10:1 (39-40)
  • slot cutting jig for table saws: 15:4 (4)
  • slotting fixture for felloes (spinning wheel): 7:4 (11-13)
  • spindle, center finding jig: 4:2 (11,14)
  • spring clip: 8:6 (1)
  • squaring block (gluing jig): 15:4 (23); 16:2 (41)
  • table leg fixture: 17:4 (42)
  • table saw mitering jig: 17:2 (24)
  • table top edge reeding fence: 13:1 (46)
  • taper leg/spade foot: 3:4 (2,40)
  • tapering jig: 10:1 (38); 17:2 (25-30)
  • two nail taper jig: 12:3 (43,iii)
  • wing nut taper jig for Microlux: 12:3 (42-43)
    • use of: 14:2 (4)
  • tenon cutting jig: 12:1 (18-19); 16:4 (34)
  • tripod leg gluing jig: 3:2 (44)
  • tube, holding fixture: 4:2 (14)
  • tufting jig: 16:2 (17)
  • turning fixture for felloes (spinning wheel): 7:4 (8-9)
    • use of: 17:3 (6-9)
  • wheel assembly and gluing fixture: 7:4 (12)
  • wheel hub reboring fixture: 7:4 (13)
  • wheel rim jig: 16:1 (7-10)
  • wood bending fixture: 7:1 (45)

Joints and Joinery:

  • butt joints
    • butt joint (with hand tools): 8:5 (16-17)
    • butt joints: 16:4 (32-34)
  • butterfly keys: 18:1 (20)
  • center lap joint (with hand tools): 8:5 (21)
  • chamfers, use of a sanding block: 17:1 (36)
  • cross lap joint (with hand tools): 8:5 (21,54)
  • cylinder desk: 5:4 (18)
  • dados:
    • blind dado (with hand tools): 8:5 (20)
    • desk pull shelf: 3:4 (32)
    • drawer construction: 16:4 (36)
    • dremel burr, use of drill press / circular saw: 2:2 (9)
    • drill press, router: 3:3 (48-49)
    • handcutting: 3:3 (46-47); 8:5 (19-20)
    • hand tools: 3:3 (47-48); 10:3 (6)
    • router, use of: 16:2 (24,C3)
    • shelving: 16:4 (34); 18:2 (33)
  • differences in approaches: 16:4 (31-38)
  • dovetail
    • cone burr, use of: 2:2 (14)
    • cutting: 2:2 (13-14); 6:4 (5-6)
    • cutting, six steps: 4:3 (18)
    • drill press, use of: 2:2 (14)
    • hand cut: 17:1 (32-37, 48)
    • open & blind: 3:4 (43)
    • repairing: 17:1 (36)
    • single: 4:3 (17)
    • summer beam: 1:1 (35,39)
    • use of end mill and guide fence: 2:2 (13-14)
  • dowel drilling jig: 16:4 (17)
  • doweled: 1:3 (52); 9:1 (23-27); 16:4 (16-18)
  • drawer assembly: 2:2 (13)
  • dressing table: 2:2 (4-14)
  • drill press
    • use of: 16:4 (34-36); 17:3 (38-29)
    • router, use of: 3:3 (50)
    • with dental burr, use of: 4:4 (33-34)
  • drop leaf table frame: 4:2 (36)
  • edge dowel: 4:1 (cf1)
  • edge rabbet: 4:1 (cf1)
  • edge sanding block, use of: 2:3 (42-43)
  • end lap joint (hand cutting): 8:5 (20-21)
  • firescreen desk: 4:4 (31-33)
  • fitting drawers: 5:1 (33)
  • full lap: 4:1 (34)
  • half blind tongue & rabbet, drawers: 18:2 (38)
  • half lap: 1:2 (2, 6); 1:3 (44); 3:3 (44); 16:3 (37); 18:1 (22)
  • handcut joints: 19:3 (6-9)
  • hand tools, use of in joinery: 8:5 (16-21); 8:6 (18-24)
  • house frame, post & beam: 1:1 (27-43)
  • hunting miter: 5:2 (32)
  • joints, glossary of: 4:1 (1-4cf); 18:4 (25-29)
  • keyed tenon (hand-cut): 8:6 (23-24)
  • knuckle: 1:2 (2,5); 13:1 (41-44)
  • five segment: 16:1 (22-24)
  • leg joints, round pedestal: 4:1 (28)
  • mandrel, use of: 3:4 (27-28)
  • mitered lap (hand-cut): 8:6 (18-19)
  • modular construction: 4:4 (4)
  • mortise & tenon:
    • alternative machine modes for cutting: 19:2 (34)
    • cutting, with dental burrs: 16:3 (36)
    • with dental chisels: 14:1 (7); 15:1 (24)
    • with drill: 1:2 (3)
    • with drill press: 8:2 (27); 17:4 (9-11); 18:2 (45)
    • square end cutter: 16:4 (35)
    • with hand tools: 8:6 (21-22)
    • cabinet doors: 17:3 (39-41)
    • desk frame: 4:4 (33)
    • dresser frame: 10:2 (30-33)
    • hinged: 12:4 (12-13)
    • introduction to: 13:2 (45-48); 15:4 (10-16); 16:4 (32-38)
    • marking: 14:1 (9)
    • methods for cutting: 19:2 (36-38)
    • milling and cutting: 2:2 (8-9)
    • pegged: 12:4 (5-13): 13:2 (45-48)
    • pegs and peg legs: 15:2 (23-24,41)
    • pinned tenons: 16:2 (21,24)
    • post & beam: 1:1 (35-43)
    • post & rail: 3:2 (6-7)
    • router, use of: 18:2 (45)
    • slats: 15:1 (39)
    • slitting saw, use of: 3:4 (27-30); 14:1 (9)
    • table frame: 2:1 (36) table legs: 16:2 (23-24)
    • tenons, cutting with drill press: 18:2 (47)
    • tusk: 4:1 (34)
  • mortise and spline: 18:1 (40-41)
  • mortising chisels, construction and use of : 15:1 (46-48)
  • open mortise (with hand tools): 8:6 (19-21)
  • rabbet:
    • rabbets: 3:3 (47), 4:1(11-13); 16:4 (35-36)
    • cutting by hand: 16:4 (22)
    • cutting with drill press: 8:2 (26)
    • cutting with hand tools: 8:5 (17-19)
    • drawers: 18:2 (38)
    • leg posts: 10:3 (8-9)
    • lipped rabbet, drawers: 18:2 (38)
  • rafter seat: 1:4 (6)
  • rail & stile (simulated): 4:4 (8, 13)
  • rail & stile panel: 3:4 (26); 8:2 (27)
  • razor saw, use of: 3:3 (47)
  • roll top desk: 3:4 (26-33)
  • routed joints: 19:3 (9-10)
  • rule joint: 4:1 (cf1); 4:4 (16)
  • secretary, Eastlake: 5:3 (32,36); 5:4 (18, 21-22)
  • slotting saws, use of: 3:4 (27-28); 8:2 (27-28)
  • spline: 4:1 (cf1) table saw joinery: 19:3 (11-12)
  • tongue and groove: 4:1 (cf1-2)
  • tools: 1:1 (33)
  • tusk tenon: 1:1 (35); 13:2 (46-48)
  • use of jigs: 16:4 (32,34)

Jointer, see routers and shapers

Jointing

  • cutter alignment: 2:4 (41)
  • cutters: 2:4 (42)
  • definition of: 2:4 (40)
  • technique: 3:2 (18-19)

Kits and Kitbashing (see, also, Projects, kitbashing)

  • additions to kit bashed house: 3:1 (8)
  • beginners guide to: 9:2 (18-21)
  • differences between saw cut and die-cut: 9:1 (6)
  • distressed finishes: 8:2 (10-11)
  • planning a kit bashed house: 3:1 (5-10)
  • masking tape, use of: 3:1 (6)
  • technique, furniture: 6:1 (10-14)
  • troubleshooting: 5:1 (33-34)

Laminate, Laminating, and Veneer

  • banding, inlay: 13:1 (7)
  • banding, lamination: 13:1 (7-10)
  • banding stock, construction of: 13:1 (10-12)
  • gluing jigs: 6:4 (38-39)
  • sled runners: 3:1 (35)
  • techniques: 6:4 (38-29)
  • veneer, introduction to: 5:3 (44-45):13:1 (11-12)
  • veneer, use of in 18th Century: 6:3 (13-15)
  • veneer, use of walnut burl: 13:1 (11-12)

Lathes 

  • bed, review of: 13:1 (28)
  • beginning techniques: 4:2 (41-45)
  • bits, honing: 10:3 (48-49)
  • blanks: 2:2 (48-53)
  • carriage, review of: 13:1 (29-30)
  • centers: 10:4 (20)
  • chisels, woodturning: 1:4 (49-50)
  • copier:
    • modifications for Taig: 4:3 (2)
    • modifications for Unimat: 5:3 (2,27)
    • needle bearings, use of: 5:1 (2)
    • problems/solutions: 4:3 (2)
    • spindles as patterns: 4:2 (48-49)
    • use of: 18:2 (43-44)
  • copy attachment:
    • adjustment: 3:3 (22-23)
    • fluter plans: 3:4 (17-22)
    • plans: 3:3 (15-24)
    • templates for: 3:3 (23)
    • use of: 3:3 (23-24)
  • copy cat, Bell, adaptation to Unimat: 11:3 (19-22)
  • cutters, single flute molding: 4:4 (cf1-4)
  • cutting tools, introduction to: 10:3 (47-48)
  • Dremel Moto-Lathe, using: 1:3 (31-34)
  • drill chuck, use of: 10:4 (20-21)
  • drilling: 10:4 (20-21)
  • duplicator templates, use of: 8:2 (32-33)
  • electric drill, use of as lathe/sander: 7:2 (13-19)
  • faceplates,
    • turning sequence: 11:3 (38-39)
    • use of: 5:3 (46-47)
  • form tools, making form tools, use of: 2:2 (48-53); 16:1 (32-35)
  • hand held turning tools: 5:4 (46-49)
  • headstock, review of: 13:1 (27)
  • helical fluting attachment: 4:1 (39-47)
  • honing: 7:4 (27-28)
  • indexing: 11:2 (43-44)
    • indexing attachment: 3:4 (18);12:3 (45-48)
    • indexing disk: 12:3 (46)
  • introduction to: 13:1 (26-32)
  • lathe chucks
    • Jacobs: 1:4 (50)
    • mounting: 10:3 (47)
    • socket, Dremel: 4:2 (11-14)
    • socket, Unimat: 4:2 (15-18)
    • three-jaw, soft jaws: 5:2 (23)
  • metalworking lathe
    • 4-jaw independent chuck, use of: 11:1 (51-52)
    • boring: 11:1 (51)
    • collets, use of: 11:1 (52-54)
    • fixture plate, use of: 11:1 (54)
    • indexing: 11:2 (43-44)
    • introduction to: 10:3 (43-50)
    • metal lathe, small, use of (Part 1) 10:3 (45-50); (Part 2) 10:4 (20-24); (Part 3) 11:1 (51-56); (Part 4) 11:2 (43-44)
    • milling, vertical attachment: 11:1 (54-56)
    • woodturning on: (Part 1) 1:4 (49-55); (Part 2): 2:1 (26-31); (Part 3) 2:2 (48-53)
  • micro lathes
    • curved moldings: 5:2 (32)
    • tool rest, micro lathe: 5:2 (28-30)
    • use of: 5:3-28-33
  • Moto-Lathe, Dremel, use of: 7:1 (19-22)
  • motors: 13:1 (31-32)
  • profile and cutting edges: 2:2 (51); 16:1 (35)
  • profiling techniques: 2:2 (52-53)
  • profiling tool
    • curved moldings: 5:2 (31-32)
    • grinding: 7:4 (26-28)
    • use of: 16:1 (35)
  • reamers and reaming: 10:4 (21-22)
  • reviews of: 13:1 (25-34)
  • right hand turning tool: 2:1 (27-28)
  • rigidity: 5:1 (49)
  • slender spindles: 4:2 (9-19)
  • spindle, review of: 13:1 (27)
  • spindle indexer (Dremel): 12:3 (44-48)
  • spindle speed requirements: 13:1 (31)
  • steady rest: 4:2 (18-19)
  • Taig/Unimat comparison: 5:1 (47-49)
  • tailstock,
    • attachments: 10:4 (20)
    • introduction to: 10:4 (20-24)
    • review of: 13:1 (27-28)
    • use of: 10:4 (24)
  • techniques, plunge cut: 2:1 (29-31)
  • techniques, turning: 2:1 (26-31)
  • threads and threading: 10:4 (22-24)
  • tool bits (cutters),
    • relief Angles: 2:1 (27)
    • cutting edge angles: 2:1 (27)
    • making: 2:1 (26-28)
    • rake angles: 2:1 (27)
    • roundnose: 2:1 (29)
    • spearpoint: 2:1 (29)
    • use of: 2:1 (28-31)
  • tool block: 2:1 (26-27)
  • tool posts, review of: 13:1 (30-31)
  • tool rest
    • review of: 13:1 (28-29)
    • Sherline: 9:4 (27-28)
    • Taig: 5:1 (44-49); 5:2 (29-30); 5:3 (1)
    • Unimat, construction of: 9:4 (26-28)
  • tool steels, types of: 2:1 (26)
  • turning tools,
    • creating: 5:4 (46-49)
    • types of: 5:1 (44-45)
    • use of: 2:2 (48-53)
  • vertical template duplicating, mechanics of: 11:3 (20)
  • water-cooled (Unimat): 5:2 (49-50)
  • wheel hubs: 16:1 (9)
  • wood, qualities of: 2:2 (50)

Lighting (see, also, wiring)

  • access panel (electrical blind): 1:4 (12)
  • as design element: 5:2 (40)
  • blind wiring: 1:3 (18)
  • different approaches to: 5:2 (40); 5:3 (27)
  • globes, glass, use of automobile headlight lamps: 9:4 (23)
  • introduction to: 1:3 (18-20)
  • lamps
    • 1.3v micro: 2:4 (60); 3:2 (13-14)
    • 5w, 120v: 2:4 (59)
    • l72, 120v: 2:4 (59)
    • comparative scale size: 2:4 (60)
    • fluorescent, 4-8w: 2:4 (58); 4:3 (33-38)
    • fluorescent, recessed: 4:1 (16-17)
    • flourettes: 4:1 (18); 5:3 (16)
  • planning: 2:4 (10,15)
  • plugs and sockets: 5:3 (37)
  • roomboxes: 4:1 (14-18); 5:3 (16)
  • shadows to scale: 2:4 (56-61)
  • Thorne Rooms: 5:4 (1)
  • transformer selection: 1:3 (19)
  • transformer voltage differences: 5:1 (1)
  • troubleshooting: 5:2 (40); 5:3 (37)
  • voltage & resistance in: 3:2 (11-15)

Linoleum Blocks: printing, use of: 2:3 (20-21)

Louvered Panels, simulated: 3:3 (50)

Machinists Square use of: 17:3 (42)

Mailing twine, use of: 10:3 (15-16)

Marbling book paper: 2:1 (13-14)

Marblizing, introduction to: 10:3 (41)

Marquetry, introduction to: 19:3 (12-18, 38)

Masking Tape:use of, in Kitbashing: 3:1 (6)

Masonite, finishing: 4:4 (39-40)

Measurement

  • 1” and 1/2” Scale Conversion Chart: 6:4 (28); 13:4 (iii)
  • angle finder: 18:1 (3)
  • architect’s scale: 1:1 (24); 3:4 (2-3cf)
  • caliper, use of: 3:4 (cf 1-4)
  • conversion of: 1:2 (33-34)
  • conversion to decimal inches: 10:3 (10)
  • curved line reduction: 1:2 (32-33)
  • curvilinear: 1:2 (31-33)
  • dial caliper: 1:1 (26); 3:4 (3-4cf)
  • linear: 1:1 (23-26)
  • linear, sources of error: 1:1 (24)
  • machinist’s scale: 1:1 (23)
  • measurement conversion chart: 17:1 (C3)
  • micrometer: 1:1 (26)
  • miter gauge: 17:4 (3)
  • parallelism in: 1:1 (25)
  • parts layout: 3:3 (45)
  • proportional dividers, use of: 8:5 (29-35)
  • ruler, Clare Bell, use of: 3:3 (52)
  • scale conversion chart: 1:2 (33-34); 3:4 (1cf)
  • scale rule, use of: 5:1 (2);11:3 (37-39,44)
  • squareness in: 1:1 (24-25)
  • thinking in scale: 11:3 (37-39,44)
  • tools: 1:1 (23-26); 1:2 (31-34)
  • transferring measurements 19:1 (26-28)
  • twelve times projector: 15:3 (33-37)

Metals & Metalworking

  • aluminum: 5:2 (15)
  • bending brass: 3:1 (40-41)
  • burnishing & polishing: 3:1 (40)
  • carbon, hi-speed drill rod: 5:4 (46-47)
  • cast iron: 5:2 (12-13)
  • cuprous metals: 5:2 (14-15)
  • drip pans, use of stove bolt and nut: 16:4 (24)
  • dry sink liner: 1:3 (57-58)
  • epoxy metal putty, use as filler: 11:3 (16)
  • ferrous metals, definition: 5:2 (12)
  • fluorescent lamp base: 4:3 (33-34)
  • folding suspension mechanism (bed): 4:4 (15-16)
  • lead: 5:2 (15)
  • metal brake, use of: 18:1 (29)
  • nature of metals: 5:2 (12-15)
  • pewter: 5:2 (15)
  • prepunching holes in sheet metal: 15:3 (12)
  • removing enamel: 9:1 (37)
  • scribe, use of: 9:1 (39)
  • single flute molding cutter: 4:4 (1-4cf)
  • steel: 5:2 (13-14)
  • strapping tape, uses of: 3:3 (23); 4:4 (26)
  • tempering steel: 2:2 (49)
  • tin: 5:2 (15)
  • tin, pierced panels: 5:1 (1)
  • tin, soldering: 19:2 (15-18)
  • tinning: 10:1 (20)
  • tool steel, types of: 2:1 (26)
  • wrought iron: 5:2 (13)
  • zinc: 5:2 (13)

Millwork (see, also, moldings)

  • crown molding: 17:3 (43)
  • curved: 6:2 (47-49)

Mirrors & Looking Glasses

  • looking glass, Federal Architectural (c. 1830): 4:1 (24-25)
  • mylar hobby mirrors, use of: 8:3 (6)

Miters & Mitering 

  • miter box: stop blocks, use of: 8:2 (12); 12:1 (32)
    • use in joinery: 8:5 (16-21); 8:6 (18-24)
    • use of: 10:3 (40-41); 14:1 (40-42); 15:2 (36-39)
  • miter gauges, use of: 12:4 (23)
  • miter jig, construction and use of: 15:2 (39-41); 19:1 (28)
  • miter saw
  • the Chopper
    • modification of: 6:2 (36-41)
    • use of: 3:3 (47-48)
  • mitering using hand tools: 15:2 (36-41)

Molding: 

  • bolection: 5:2 (33-34)
  • chair rail: 4:3 (27-28)
  • commercial, use of: 9:2 (32-37); 9:4 (12-13)
  • compound: 3:2 (29)
  • cornice: 4:4 (39); 5:3 (14-16);12:4 (12-13)
  • cornice, compound: 1:1 (10); 5:3 (14-16)
  • crossetted frieze: 3:3 (39)
  • curved, how to make: 5:2 (28-33); 8:2 (28); 15:2 (32)
  • dentil, production steps: 14:4 (30,42)
  • dentil cornice, interior: 4:4 (51-52)
  • door casing, broken pediment: 3:3 (39)
  • hat section: 4:4 (6)
  • introduction to: 10:3 (36-40)
  • joining straight & curved: 5:2 (32)
  • ogee: 16:2 (29,31)
  • panel border: 5:2 (32)
  • shaped: 3:3 (25-26)
  • shiplap: 2:1 (48-49)
  • tambour slats: 3:4 (35)
  • thumb molding strips: 14:1 (21-22)
  • turned, grain direction: 5:2 (30)
  • two-step rabbets: 18:4 (34)
  • veining bit, use of: 5:4 (38)

Molding Cutter 

  • edger, with pilot: 3:1 (19)
  • single flute, how to make: 4:4 (1-4cf)

Moto-Lathe (Dremel), working with: 1:3 (31-34)

Moto-Tool (Dremel),

  • cutting burr, use of: 12:3 (36-37)
  • drill press adapter, modifying: 11:3 (28)
  • lathe-mounted tool holder: 12:4 (41-42)
  • routing attachment for: 8:2 (43-48)
  • speed, drilling: 11:3 (28)
  • types: 11:3 (29)

Motors

  • electric ceiling fan, built-in: 8:1 (18-23)
  • source of mounts: 4:3 (45)
  • tinplate train: 6:1 (39-43)
  • used, tests & purchase of: 4:3 (44-47)

Muslin, use of (stenciled floor cloths): 8:2 (7-8)

Needle Files: use of : 2:2 (7); 10:2 (48-49)

Needlework:

  • Appleton and Patermayan Wool: 2:1 (18,21)
  • bargello: 1:3 (46-48)
  • basic techniques: 2:1 (16-21)
  • blending colors: 6:3 (23)
  • blocking techniques: 2:3 (25)
  • butterfly design: 4:2 (20-22)
  • candlewick spread: 3:3 (53-54)
  • canvas: 2:1 (16-17)
  • canvas count, determining: 3:1 (30)
  • chart/project organization: 3:1 (30-31)
  • crewel bed curtains/spread: 1:2 (6-9)
  • designs (patterns and charts): 2:1 (18)
  • DMC colors used in Thorne Rooms: 2:3 (24)
  • Dollfus-Mieg & Cie (DMC): 2:1 (18,21)
  • draperies: 3:2 (49-50)
  • egg beater, use of: 6:3 (24)
  • embroidery floss, use of: 2:3 (25)
  • finishing: 2:1 (20-21)
  • frames: 2:1 (18-20)
  • fringe, silk: 3:1 (32)
  • graphing, introduction to: 2:2 (31); 3:1 (27,30)
  • mini hooker, use of: 2:2 (36-37)
  • muting thread sheen: 2:3 (25)
  • needles, types of: 2:1 (18)
  • petit point Christmas stocking: 3:1 (22-25)
  • pleating: 3:4 (5)
  • project planning: 3:1 (27-30)
  • punch-needle: 2:2 (34-36)
  • punch needle tool, use of: 2:2 (36-37), 2:4 (45)
  • repair of: 6:3 (22-24)
  • rugs, hooked: 2:2 (29-30)
  • rug fringe: 3:1 (32)
  • russian needle: 2:2 (36-37)
  • sheering: 2:4 (48)
  • stitches,
    • basketweave or diagonal tent: 2:1 (19); 3:1 (31)
    • bargello: 1:3 (46-48), 2:3 (24)
    • continental/tent stitch: 2:1 (19); 3:1 (31)
    • counted cross stitch: 3:2 (16-17)
    • embroidery stitches: 2:1 (19-20), 2:2 (29-30)
    • rug binding stitch: 2:1 (20); 3:1 (31)
    • slipstitch: 3:1 (26)
    • straight gobelin stitch: 2:1 (19)
    • turkey work stitch: 3:1 (24)
    • yarn-sewn rug stitch: 2:2 (29)
  • supply sources: 2:1 (16-18, 21)
  • thread, types of: 2:1 (18)
  • translating full sized rugs: 3:1 (27,30)
  • valances: 3:2 (49-50)
  • yarn, types of: 2:1 (17-18)
  • Zwicky Silk Floss: 2:1 (18,21)

Nibblers use of: 17:3 (22); 17:4 (4)

Oil Cloth, simulation of: 7:2 (39)

Oriental Lacquer Work

  • history of: 2:3 (5-6)
  • Japanning: 2:3 (5-6)

Paints and Glazes: (see, also, finishing)

Duro white porcelain glaze, use of: 2:2 (28)

Paneling: 

  • molded wainscot: 1:2 (56-57)
  • rail & stile 1:2 (13-14); 5:2 (24-27)
  • simulated: 2:4 (23-24)

Paper 

  • history of marbling: 2:1 (13)
  • marbling techniques: 2:1 (13-14)

Parquetry (see, also, Marquetry and Inlay)

  • hexagon false cube parquetry design: 15:4 (3)
  • techniques for simulating: 14:4 (25-30)

Pencil Engraver (Power Wood Carver)

  • power wood carver, construction of: 8:4 (31-34)
  • power wood carver, use of: 8:4 (34-35)

Pediment, broken: 1:2 (13);3:4 (10)

Perspective 

  • exteriors: 19:3 (47-48)
  • false: 2:4 (10-14); 3:1 (9)
  • illusions, creating: 19:2 (25-33)
  • introduction to: 19:1 (5-15, 21)
  • katty wampus furnishings: 19:2 (31-33)
  • one point and two point furnishings: 19:2 (25-30)

Photocopier:

use of in reducing plans: 10:2 (41)

Photoetching:

  • basic techniques: 3:1 (39)
  • drawer pulls, Chippendale: 7:2 (4-45)
  • introduction to: 6:1 (30-33)
  • metals for: 6:1 (32-33)
  • one-sided, preparation of artwork: 7:2 (41-45)
  • two-sided, preparation of artwork : 7:4 (52-55)

Photography:

  • approaches to, for miniatures: 6:3 (36-39)
  • cameras (110): 3:3 (56-57); 3:4 (1)
  • depth of field: 3:3 (57)
  • exposure & light: 3:3 (56-57)
  • incident light meter, use of: 6:3 (39)
  • light diffusion: 6:3 (37-38)
  • perspective distortion: 9:3 (40)
  • Pinhole Lens, use of: 9:3 (40-41)

Pin Driver

  • construction of: 7:4 (21-23)
  • use of: 7:4 (23,28)

Pin Router 

  • Dremel drill press, use of as pin router: 8:2 (28)
  • edge molding, cutting: 8:2 (34)
  • introduction to: 19:4 (4)
  • table, use of: 14:3 (36)
  • use of: 19:1 (17-18)

Pin Vise 

use of: 8:2 (14); 13:1 (15); 14:1 (41); 17:2 (40-41)

Plans & Patterns 

  • developing plans from catalogs: 15:4 (25)
  • elevations, understanding 5:3 (30)
  • introduction to reading: 5:3 (28-37)
  • proportional dividers, use of: 8:5 (29-35)
  • reference edge: 7:3 (38)
  • reduction, using photocopier: 10:2 (41)
  • registration mark, use of : 15:3 (36)
  • technique for laying out pattern: 7:3 (38)
  • transferring, techniques for: 16:3 (25)
  • twelve times projector: 15:3 (33-37)

Plastics 

  • acrylic plastic, cutting: 11:3 (34)
  • basic techniques: 5:3 (48-51)
  • canning jars from: 5:3 (51)
  • cement: 5:3 (49)
  • lamps: 5:3 (50)
  • modification of: 6:2 (22-26)
  • pipe, ABS, use of: 2:4 (54-55)
  • polishing: 5:3 (49)
  • sheet plastic: 5:3 (49)
  • sharp edges, removal of: 11:1 (27)
  • solvent cements, use of: 2:4 (54-55)
  • styrene, use of: 5:3 (48-49); 15:3 (3)
  • wood stove from: 5:3 (50)

Plexiglass

  • cutting: 8:2 (37-38)
  • gluing: 8:2 (39-40)
  • smoothing, use of smoothing plane: 8:2 (38)
  • use of: 8:2 (37-42)

Plumbing rain spigots: 15:3 (16)

Plywood

  • cutting: 12:4 (25-28)
  • kerf clamp, construction and use of: 12:4 (27-28)
  • safety: 12:4 (27-28)
  • sanding: 16:1 (38-39)
  • saws, choice of: 12:4 (25-26)
  • scroll-cutting: 16:1 (38)

Porch

  • rail detail, Colonial: 4:4 (44)
  • roof and trim, Colonial: 4:4 (42-43)
  • Italianate: 9:4 (10-13)
  • Victorian: 10:4 (5-11)

Profiling Tool Bit (see, also, lathes): use of, metalworking lathe: 2:2 (51-52)

Proportional dividers: construction and use of: 8:5 (30-35); 16:1 (25)

Prototypes, working with: 1:3 (3)

Protractor, use of, chair leg angles: 8:2 (14)

Push Sicks

  • Anderson style: 13:4 (3)
  • eraser: 14:1 (3)

Putty: Synthetic, use of: 4:3 (7-8)

Razor Saw

  • desired size: 2:1 (10)
  • mitering: 3:1 (48)

Reeding Legs: Federal: 16:4 (9-10)

Refinishing, ready-made furniture: 4:3 (40)

Resin, Polyester

  • introduction to casting: 10:2 (10-14)
  • molds, types of: 10:2 (12-13)
  • painting: 10:2 (13-14)
  • plaster mold, use of: 10:2 (10-11)

Riffle Files, use of in carving: 2:2 (11)

Ripping

  • with hobby knife: 3:3 (45)
  • with table saw: 3:3 (46)

Roofs and Roofing 

  • collar beam: 1:4 (4-5)
  • colonial framing: 1:4 (4-9)
  • common rafter: 1:4 (4-7)
  • framing: 11:2 (16-20)
  • plywood: 4:3 (23-25)
  • porch: 4:4 (42-43)
  • purlin: 1:4 (8-9)
  • roof and gable framing: 1:4 (4-9)
  • roof boarding (sheathing): 1:4 (8)
  • shakes, fabrication and installation: 1:4 (8-9)
  • shingles: 4:4 (44)

Roomboxes (see, also, Projects, Roomboxes)

  • access design: 7:2 (9-12)
  • basic construction: 5:3 (4-5)
  • corner viewing panels: 1:2 (20-22)
  • creating a moment in time: 5:2 (4-8)
  • depth and scale: 6:1 (21,44)
  • design of: 2:3 (26-29)
  • details of (c. 1700): 1:1 (44-47)
  • figures, use of: 5:2 (4-8)
  • frame & panel construction: 5:3 (4-5)
  • illusion, use of: 6:3 (9)
  • interior box, construction of: 5:1 (17-19)
  • molding types (c., 1700): 1:1 (46)
  • outer shell, construction of: 4:1 (15-18) 5:1 (17-20)
  • parlor, description (c. 1875): 5:4 (4,34)
  • period, designing: 6:3 (4-9)
  • perspective, use of: 19:1 (5-15, 21)
  • planning: 1:1 (45-47); 2:1 (45-51); 6:2 (22-26)
  • plywood construction: 5:1 (17)
  • realism in: 6:3 (4-9)
  • stenciled: 5:3 (4-7)
  • wiring: 16:4 (46-47)

Routers and Shapers 

  • adjustable pin-mill, construction of: 15:2 (3-4)
  • All-Purpose shaper/saw table: 2:4 (37-42)
  • attachment for Dremel Moto-tool: 8:2 (43-48)
  • bits, use on a drill press: 8:2 (24)
  • cutters: 2:4 (41-42)
  • dado fixture for Dremel: 10:2 (37-38)
  • hacksaw blades, use of: 16:1 (15)

Rugs

  • block printing: 2:3 (20-21)
  • braided: 2:3 (17-18)
  • chenille: 3:2 (15)
  • clipping pile: 2:4 (48-49)
  • color, to scale: 2:3 (22-25)
  • fabric: 2:3 (19-20)
  • geometric, needlepoint: 2:2 (31-33)
  • graphing techniques: 2:2 (31-32)
  • lithographic prints: 2:3 (18-19)
  • modern needlepoint: 2:1 (22-25)
  • pile-surface stitches: 2:2 (29-30)
  • punch-needle: 2:2 (34-37), 2:4 (45)
  • rug knotting, Oriental: 1:1 (14-15)
  • Sarouk: 3:1 (27-32); 3:2 (41)
  • silk oriental punchneedle: 2:4 (44-49)
  • stenciled: 2:3 (19-20)
  • substitute rugs: 2:3 (18-21)
  • transfer patterns: 2:4 (46-47)
  • use of decals: 2:3 (19)

Rungs

  • chair drill and assembly jig: 8:2 (14)
  • leg assembly: 8:2 (12-15)
  • rung hole jig: 8:2 (13)

Rushing (see also caning)

  • chair bottoms: 8:1 (15)
  • introduction to: 1:3 (53-54)
  • woven fiber: 1:1 (13)

Safety googles, use of: 8:3 (15)

Sanding and sanders 

  • abrasive selection: 19:3 (40)
  • adhesives, choice and use of: 11:1 (27)
  • crepe rubber, use of: 11:1 (27)
  • discs, conical, making: 14:2 (25-27)
  • drum sanders, cutting contours: 16:2 (28)
  • electric rill, use of as a sander: 7:2 (13-19)
  • finger saver: 14:3 (19-20)
  • glue, use of: 17:1 (36
  • hacksaw blade, use of: 16:1 (15)
  • increasing grit: 16:4 (38)
  • oversanding: 5:1 (33)
  • sanding block, chamferring: 17:1 (36)
  • sanding jig, use of (29)
  • sand paper grit, choice of: 5:1 (33); 11:1 (27)
  • techniques, belt sanders: 5:1 (33)

Sanding Surfacers: (see disc sanders)

Sawdust 

  • combating: 7:2 (20-25); 7:3 (50-54)
  • collector: attachment, construction of: 9:3 (46-47)

Saws (see, also specific type of saw)

  • All-Purpose Shaper/Saw Table: 2:4 (37-42)
  • bushings: 11:4 (3-4)
  • circular saw, mounting blades with oversized holes: 11:3 (28)
  • drawer slides, source of (Dohzuki): 15:1 (4,12)

Scale (See, also, Measurement and Plans & Patterns)

  • architect’s: 2:1 (2)
  • comparative: 6:1 (21, 44)
  • conversion chart: 17:1 (3)
  • definition of: 2:1 (1)
  • full dimensions, use of: 15:1 (4)
  • non-standard scales (1/2”, 1 1/2”) (letters): 6:1 (2)
  • thinking in: 11:3 (35-37,44)
  • translating full dimensions: 2:1 (1)

Scale Modeling,

  • differences in approach: 15:3 (4)
  • “Why Scale”: 1:1 (1-3)

Scales: platform scale (c. 1880-1930): 18:1 (25-35)

Scratch Tools:

  • construction of: 6:3 (48-51)
  • creating: 19:3 (42)
  • grinding profiles: 10:1 (9)

Sewing needles, use of: 6:3 (51-52); 10:1 (9-11)l 13:3 (25-28)

Screenprinting

  • decals: 13:4 (45-46)
  • introduction to: 13:3 (25-28)
  • photographs: 13:4 (47)

Scroll-Saw

  • adjustable fence assembly (scroll saw): 13:3 (43,46)
  • blade block (Anker), substitute for AMT block: 12:4 (3)
  • blade holder, modification of (AMT scroll saw): 13:2 (43-44)
  • blade holding jig and bracket: 13:2 (41-43)
  • changing blades: 12:4 (3)
  • cross cutting w/: 13:3 (40)
  • cutting straight line: 11:1 (27)
  • hinged resilient base (Micromark): 14:1 (43-44)
  • hold down shoe: 9:3 (43-46)
  • modification of ATM scroll saw: 9:3 (42-47)
  • legs, cutting steps: 19:2 (37)
  • ripping w/: 13:3 (40-43)
  • sliding miter gauge: 14:1 (44-45)
  • sliding table assembly: 13:3 (42-43)
  • use of: 6:2 (42-45); 17:2 (21-22); 17:3 (48-49)
  • vibration: 13:4 (43-44)

Shaper Table,

  • adapting for Curved Work: 6:2 (47-49)
  • adjustment of: 2:4 (41-42)
  • bits: 2:4 (42)
  • continuously adjustable fence: 3:2 (19-20)
  • fence, rise and run ratio: 3:2 (20)
  • fences, in and out feed: 2:4 (39-40)
  • fine adjustments for: 7:1 (23-26)
  • general plans for: 2:4 (37-40)
  • molding cutter: 3:3 (25)
  • plans for (Dremel): 5:1 (22-27)
  • safety precautions: 3:3 (28); 5:1 (26)
  • saw attachment, use of: 3:3 (26-28) use of: 5:1 (26-27)

Shooting board, construction and use: 11:2 (21-23)

Sharpening 

  • bench grinder safety: 2:1 (26-27)
  • copier bit: 4:3 (2)
  • form tool: 2:2 (48-49)
  • gravers: 2:2 (5)
  • hand-turning chisels: 5:4 (46-49)
  • lathe tool bits: 2:1 (27-28)
  • leather strop, use of: 19:4 (14)
  • table saw blade: 3:3 (26)
  • wet-dry paper (400 & 600 grit): 11:1 (27)

Siding: (see, also, Architecture)

  • clapboard: 1:4 (9-13)
  • corner facia: 1:4 (9-10)
  • jig: 1:4 (10)
  • stucco: 11:2 (20,23)

Sizing & filling 

  • gesso: 2:2 (41); 4:4 (39)
  • hide glue: 4:3 (9)
  • shellac: 4:3 (9, 13)
  • sprackling compound: 5:4 (38)
  • talc & dope: 1:2 (12)
  • use of glue for: 19:2 (24)
  • walls: 4:2 (23)

Slotting Saw: Dremel drill press, use of as: 8:2 (27-28)

Soldering 

  • basic tools & techniques: 4:2 (25-26); 9:2 (42-44); 13:3 (14-15)
  • clothes pins, use of: 9:2 (42-43)
  • flux: 4:2 (25); 9:2 (42)
  • heat dams: 9:2 (42)
  • irons: 13:3 (14-15)
  • liquid, solder, use of: 13:3 (16)
  • pencil soldering iron, use of: 9:2 (42-44)
  • stranded electric wire: 2:3 (34)
  • sweating: 3:1 (39-40)
  • tinning: 4:2 (25)
  • tubing: 9:1 (40)
  • types: 9:2 (41,42);13:3 (13-14)

Spindles

  • arrow back, 12:3 (37)
  • commercial, use of: 8:1 (12-17); 8:2 (16-18); 9:1 (14-22)
  • drilling spindle holes: 15:4 (27-28)
  • duplication, techniques for: 6:4 (15-17); 15:4 (28)
  • hobby knive, carving with: 9:1 (49)
  • locating and drilling: 17:4 (11)
  • moto-tool (Dremel), turning with: 12:3 (37-38)
  • preparing stock: 15:4 (28)

Spray Booth, construction of: 4:4 (16-19)

Square, use of: 19:1 (27)

Stairs and Stairwells

  • architectural detail, introduction to: 12:3 (25-28)
  • exterior, Italiante: 9:4 (10-15)
  • interior, circular: 9:4 (16-18)
  • stairwell, Colonial: 1:2 (51-55)

Stenciling and Stenciled Decorations 

  • brass stencils, use of: 8:2 (7-8)
  • floor cloth: 8:2 (7-8)
  • history of: 2:3 (4-7)
  • powders, application of: 2:3 (14)
  • stencil cutting: 2:3 (13-14)
  • stippling: 8:2 (8)
  • surface preparation: 2:3 (11-12)
  • tinting: 2:3 (16)
  • wall, methods and stencils: 5:3 (5-6)

Strapping Tape, uses of: 3:4 (18-19)

Table Saw

  • adjusting: 8:4 (13-14)
  • auxiliary, stationary-angle table: 15:4 (3)
  • blind cut: 16:2 (40)
  • brass miter slides, modification of (Micro-Lux): 15:1 (3)
  • cross cut fence (miter gauge fence): 8:4 (15-17)
  • cross cut sliding table for Microlux: 14:4 (22-23)
  • full size, Delta 10″: 14:1 (4)
  • ence, Jarmac: 9:3 (2)
  • Jarmac, source of: 3:4 (1)
  • micro-adjust fence, use of: 4:4 (47-48)
  • miter cut sliding table for Microlux: 14:4 (23-24)
  • miter gauges for Preac, use of: 12:4 (23)
  • mitering: 5:3 (46-47)
  • mitering jig: 17:2 (24)
  • push stick: 14:1 (3)
  • pushers, use of: 8:3 (16); 10:4 (43)
  • rip fence: 8:4 (14-15); 14:4 (20-22)
  • safety: 3:3 (46); 8:3 (12-16); 10:4 (35-39); 14:4 (24); 16:2 (30)
    • Dremel, problems with tilting arbor) 14:1(4)
  • safety guard, use of: 8:3 (14-15)
  • sawdust eliminator/ collector: 10:4 (42)
  • saw guide extension (Micro-Lux): 10:4 (40-42)
  • shooting board, construction and use: 11:2 (21-23)
  • sliding mitering jig: 8:5 (43-45)
  • sliding tables for Micro-Lux and Preac Table Saws: 16:1 (3)
  • slitting blade: 3:3 (26)
  • slot-cutting jig: 15:4 (4)
  • tapering jig: 12:3 (39-43)
  • types of cuts: 8:4 (14)
  • use in carving projects: 10:3 (36)

Tack Rags, use of: 19:3 (43)

Taps and Tapping, introduction to: 16:3 (12-13

Thicknessing:

  • drill press & milling table: 3:4 (24,26)
  • techniques: 3:2 (20-21)

Thicknessing Sander

  • adjustable fence for: 6:2 (46)
  • jointing with: 4:4 (20,24)
  • modifications of: 16:2 (3)
  • planing with: 4:4 (20)
  • plans for: 4:4 (20-28)

Tin & tinwork

  • bending brake, use of: 11:3 (11)
  • clear cement, use of: 9:3 (33)
  • duckbill pliers, use of: 11:3 (11)
  • introduction to: 11:2 (29)
  • materials: 7:4 (43)
  • preparing tinstock: 7:4 (43)
  • screenwire, use of: 9:3 (33)
  • sources of: 8:3 (6)
  • tools: 7:4 (43)

Tools 

  • cutting edge, understanding: 10:2 (42-46)
  • dual cutting edge: 10:2 (44-46)
  • introductory guide to: 9:4 (49-56); 14:4 (4,15)
  • handtools introduction to basic set: 19:1 (26)
  • use of, general introduction to: 19:1 (25-28)

Tri Squares: 1:1 (25)

Turning: (see, also, Lathes)

  • ball & bead: 1:3 (2-12)
  • bone: 5:2 (51-52)
  • burnishing: 1:3 (33)
  • chisels, use of: 1:4 (53-55)
  • chisels, from old files: 11:1 (27)
  • commercial turnings, use of: 8:2 (16-18)
  • copy attachment templates: 3:3 (23); 5:4 (51)
  • copy attachment, use of: 3:3 (23-24)
  • Dremel Moto-Lathe, use of: 1:3 (31-34)
  • elbows, turning jig: 8:2 (33)
  • faceplate: 1:3 (33-34); 5:3 (45-47)
  • faceplate, curved molding: 5:2 (28-30)
  • faceplate, table apron: 5:3 (46-47)
  • fluting: 4:1 (46-47)
  • gauge board, use of: 16:3 (13)
  • hand methods, files: 5:1 (41); 5:3 (42)
  • hand-tool rest (Taig): 5:1 (46)
  • indexing: 3:4 (18,20)
  • jacob’s chuck, use of: 8:2 (33-34)
  • knobs, Shaker: 16:3 (10-11)
  • lathe methods: 1:3 (12-13, 32)
  • molding cutter: 4:4 (2cf)
  • non-machine methods: 1:2 (29)
  • profiling: 2:2 (48-52)
  • quarter round molding: 17:4 (12-13)
  • repetitive turning: 6:4 (17)
  • rosettes: 5:3 (47)
  • spindle speed: 1:4 (49)
  • spindles, Cottage Victorian: 8:2 (31-34)
  • storyboards, use of : 17:4 (11)
  • styrene & acrylic: 5:3 (49)
  • table tops, using a Unimat: 3:1 (1)
  • turning blanks, centering: 14:1 (17)
  • vase & ring: 1:4 (53-55)
  • wheels: 6:1 (37-39 )
  • with machine tool bits: 2:1 (29-31)

Turning chucks

  • centering: 14:1 (17)
  • collet: 5:1 (46,49)
  • drill chuck & spur drive: 1:4 (50)
  • faceplate, Dremel: 1:3 (33-34)
  • jacob’s chuck, use of: 8:2 (33)
  • socket: 4:2 (10-18)
  • spur drives and live centers: 14:1 (17-18)
  • three-jaw: 5:1 (46,49)
  • wrench socket: 5:4 (52)

Turning tools (see also: Lathes)

  • bits, right & left hand: 2:1 (27-28)
  • chisels: 1:4 (49-51)
  • copy attachment cutter: 3:3 (22)
  • dental chucks/picks: 1:4 (50-51)
  • duplicator bit: 4:2 (46)
  • duplicator tracer: 4:2 (47-48)
  • form tool, making: 2:2 (48-50)
  • form tool, use of: 2:2 (50-52)
  • hand held chisels: 5:4 (46-49)
  • half-round files, use of: 17:4 (9)
  • machine tool bits, use of: 2:1 (29-31)
  • profile cutter: 5:2 (31-32)
  • profile templates, use of: 9:1 (30)
  • round nosed chisel, use of: 17:4 (14-15)
  • X-Acto knife: 4:2 (41-42)

Upholstery 

  • basswood, use of: 18:1 (46-47) 
  • box pleats: 2:4 (30) 
  • boxed cushions & cording: 2:1 (41-42) 
  • cardstock templates, use of: 2:4 (29-31, 34-36); 16:4 (12-14) 
  • chair frames: 14:2 (19-22,48) 
  • choice of fabric: 2:4 (27) 
  • cording: 1:1 (22); 2:4 (29, 31) 
  • fabric, working with: 2:4 (34-36) 
  • glue removal: 4:2 (23) 
  • half inch, techniques for: 12:3 (8-12)
  • introduction to: 2:4 (34-36); 9:3 (28-29);12:3 (8-12); 18:1 (46-48)
  • leather simulation of: 11:1 (16) 
  • use of: 16:2 (15-17) 
  • oil cloth, simulation of: 7:2 (39) 
  • panels, use of: 10:3 (24-25) 
  • shell size, importance of: 2:1 (39) 
  • small figured fabric: 3:3 (10-11)
  • squared fabric corners: 2:1 (41) 
  • techniques: 2:4 (27-31); 7:2 (48-52) 
  • tufter, 16:2 (15) 
  • tufting: 5:4 (29,33) 
  • upholstery shell: 16:4 (6, 9) 
  • use of patterns: 16:4 (11-12)

Veneer and Veneering 

  • book matched: 13:4 (25-29)
  • burl veneer, use of: 15:1 (33,48)
  • mahogany, use of: 16:4 (18-19)

Wainscot

  • Colonial: 1:2 (56-57)
  • construction of: 2:4 (23-24)
  • paneling, Williamsburg (c. 1700): 5:2 (24-27)
  • wall paneling: 15:4 (38-40)

Weathering techniques, board and batton exterior: 8:6 (30)

Wheels  

  • bending wheel rims: 16:1 (8)
  • brass, spoked: 3:1 (43-44)
  • cast resin, source of: 2:1 (9,11)
  • electrical alligator clamps, use of: 16:1 (8)
  • fifth wheel: 16:1 (13-14, 16)
  • glass jars, use of: 16:1 (8)
  • hub, turning and drilling: 7:2 (34)
  • pivot assembly: 16:1 (13-14)
  • rims, construction of: 16:1 (7-11)
  • spoked, construction of: 7:2 (30-35); 16:1 (9-11)
  • turned: 6:1 (36-39)
  • undercarriage, construction of: 16:1 (13-16)
  • wheel jig: 16:1

Wicker simulating: 5:1 (37-38)

Windows 

  • architectural detail, introduction to: 12:1 (25-29, 47)
  • Arts & Crafts casing: 11:3 (5)
  • assembly: 12:1 (30-35,42)
  • bay, Italianate: 9:3 (9)
  • casement, diamond pane: 1:4 (13-16)
  • double-hung, construction of: 2:4 (20-23); 3:4 (12-13); 5:3 (12-14)
  • Federal, Construction of: 2:4 (8-9)
  • framing (c. 1660): 1:3 (15-17)
  • leaded: 1:4 (14-16); 11:2 (14-15)
  • lead calmes: 1:4 (14-15)
  • operating: 12:1 (25-26)
  • placement: 12:1 (25-26)
  • sashes (c. 1700): 1:1 (45)
  • screen: 7:3 (27)
  • shutter: 4:3 (20-22)

Wingnuts specifications and use of: 13:4 (3)

Wiring,

  • 5w lamp, reduced voltage: 2:4 (59)
  • 68 olm resistors, use of: 5:1 (1)
  • aluminum, problems with: 8:2 (43)
  • bulb shields: 17:3 (21)
  • bulb interior shields: 17:3 (22)
  • channels and channel routing (see, also, hidden wiring)
    • channel router attachment, construction of: 2:3 (31-32)
    • channel router attachment, use of: 2:3 (32-33)
    • channels, use of 1/8” dado blade: 8:2 (44-45)
  • circuits, design of: 2:3 (33-35)
  • current ratings for wiring in channels: 8:2 (44-45)
  • DC electronically regulated power supply: 8:3 (45-46)
  • defining moods: 17:3 (23-24)
  • dimmer switch: 5:4 (2,26)
  • direct current (power supply): 8:3 (45-46)
  • direct current, 12 volt: 8:2 (49)
  • electrical blind panel: 1:4 (12)
  • electronic circuitry for chimes and mircobulb: 12:1 (43-47)
  • false walls, use of: 15:2 (46)
  • fluorescent lamp and ballast: 4:3 (37)
  • fluorescent lighting unit: 15:4 (46-48)
  • foil vs. stranded wire: 2:3 (30)
  • fuses and fuse holders: 9:4 (41-42)
  • hidden wiring: 2:4 (13-16); 8:2 (44-46)
    • cardboard spacers: 2:3 (35)
    • general approach: 1:3 (17-19); 2:3 (30-36)
    • hidden lamps: 10:1 (34-37)
    • lighting strips: 15:4 (42-44)
    • routing channel: 2:3 (31-32)
  • insulating: 2:3 (34-35)
  • introduction to: 1:3 (18-20); 9:4 (41-42)
  • lamp shields: 17:3 (23)
  • lamps, types: 9:1 (44-46)
  • lamps in series: 3:2 (14)
  • LED, use of: 9:1 (46)
  • lighting fixtures, design of: 10:3 (17-20)
  • lighting panel for display boxes: 15:2 (45-46)
  • lighting simulation: 17:3 (21-22)
  • microswitches, use of: 17:3 (24)
  • motor, reverse rotation: 4:3 (47)
  • motor, switch: 4:3 (48-49)
  • multimeters, types and use of: 15:4 (45-46)
  • outlets, use of transistor sockets: 1:3 (19-20)
  • parallel: 9:1 (45)
  • planning & layout: 2:3 (31)
  • problem plugs, correcting: 5:3 (37)
  • power controller, workbench: 16:2 (42-43)
  • power supply, housing for: 8:6 (25-33)
  • power surges, elimination of: 8:2 (49)
  • regulated VDC power supply: construction of: 8:2 (49-56)
  • resistors
    • serial vs. parallel: 5:1 (1)
    • use of: 5:1 (1)
    • voltage dropping: 9:1 (43-45)
  • rotary DP6T switch, use of: 17:3 (24)
  • series: 9:1 (45)
  • soldering: 2:3 (34-35); 8:2 (43)
  • spring contacts: 2:4 (15)
  • subminiature bulbs: 9:1 (43-46)
  • switch, garbage can: 8:6 (32-33)
  • telephone cable, use of for 12 volt system: 8:2 (44)
  • transformers: 9:4 (41)
    • multi-display workhorse transformer: 7:3 (22-27)
    • transformer/switch layout: 2:4 (15)

Wood

  • Australian hardwoods, types of: 14:4 (19,42)
  • basswood: 1:2 (10-12)
  • becuiba (banak): 13:1 (41)
  • birch, substitute for maple: 15:1 (25)
  • boxwood: 13:1 (5)
  • burl
    • Carpathian elm: 10:1 (15)
    • Spanish cedar (cedrela odorata): 15:1 (25-26)
    • thicknessing: 5:3 (45)
    • veneer: 5:3 (45)
  • cherry, substitute for mahogany: 2:2 (5)
  • choice of stock thickness: 16:4 (21-22)
  • danta, substitute for mahogany: 13:1 (41)
  • density & weight: 1:2 (10)
  • drying: 5:4 (7-8)
  • ebonizing: 14:1 (17)
  • laminating for strength: 15:4 (24)
  • mahogany, substitutes for: 13:1 (41)
  • mansonia, substitute for black walnut: 15:1 (25)
  • parquetry, appropriate for: 14:4 (25-26)
  • pearwood, substitute for mahogany: 17:1 (20)
  • plywood (1/32”), use of: 9:4 (39)
  • purple sandlewood: 10:1 (15)
  • red alder
    • substitute for oak: 14:1 (12)
    • use of 6:2 (4); 9:1 (28); 12:3 (33-35)
  • repairing breaks: 7:3 (19-21)
  • resawing: 5:4 (8-9)
  • ripping, using hand tools: 19:1 (27)
  • scale knots: 5:4 (6)
  • scale lumber, how to cut: 5:4 (5-9)
  • surfacing: 5:4 (9)
  • truing reference edge: 11:2 (21-23)
  • walnut: 13:1 (5)

Wood Surfacers (see disc sanders)

Wood Surfacer (see Disk Sanders)

Woodturning (see Lathes)

Yankee Chucker insert for, fix for wobbles: 7:3 (1)

Yankee Drill, use of: 14:1 (41-42)

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