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					The Art of Woodworking - Cabinentmaking

CONTENTS
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I02 104 108 111 113 115 I2O L22 L24 I28 131 I33 Anatomy of a door doors Frame-and-panel doors Solid-panel doors Glass doors Veneered-panel Hanginga door LEGS Anatomy of a cabrioleleg Cabriolelegs legs Thpered and octagonal Inlaysand detailing Legjoinery

6 INTRODUCTION 12 CABINETMAKING TECHNIQUES 16 18 20 27 39 4L CARCASECONSTRUCTION Anatomyof a carcase Making wide panels joinery Carcase Edgebanding Shelving

44 FRAME-AND.PANEL CONSTRUCTION 46 Anatomyof a frame-and-panel assemblv 48 Making the frame 53 Making the panel 57 Puttinqthe panelin the frame a 59 Assembling frame-and-panel case 60 Installinga bottom panel 6 T Shelving 64 Installinga top 69 Installingmolding 72 74 76 85 87 95 97 DRAWERS Anatomy of a drawer Drawerjoinery Assembling drawer a Mounting a drawer Drawerstops False fronts and hardware

I4O GLOSSARY I42 INDEX IM ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

The Art of Woodworking - Cabinets and Bookcases

CONTENTS
6 INTRODUCTION

t2 T4 T6 L9 20 24 40 42 44 45 50 52 54 56 60 62 64 66 72 84 86 88 93 100 104

CABINETMAKING BASICS Wood movement and orderinglumber Selecting Lumber defects Preparing stock joinery Cabinetmaking BOOKCASE Anatomy of a bookcase Bookcase accessories Adjustableshelving Fixed shelves Edgetreatmentfor shelves Faceframes Bases feet and ARMOIRE Anatomv of an armoire Pilasters' Cornicemoldings Doors BLANKET CHEST Anatomy of a blanketchest Tops Bases feet and Hardware Inlays

106 108 110 Llz 116 118 I20 L24 L28 130 I34 136
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HIGHBOY Anatomy of a highboy Assembling upper chest the Cabriolelegs Assembling lower chest the Cockbeading Drawers Crown moldings Rosettes Finials Quarter columns Applied sculptures
GLOSSARY INDEX

T44 ACKNO\{LEDGMENTS

The Art of Woodworking - Classic American Furniture

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6 INTRODUCTION T2 CTASSICAMERICAN FURNITURE STYLES 22 PEMBROKETABLE 24 Anatomy of a Pembroke table 26 Making the leg-andrail assembly 30 Preparingthe siderails 4 I Making the drawer 43 Making the top 48 50 52 59 66 FOUR-POSTER BED Anatomyof a four-poster bed Tirrning the bedposts Making the end boards Pencilposts L04 QUEENANNE SECRETARY 106 Anatomy of a QueenAnne secretary 109 Making the deskunit 1 1 6 Making the drawers 1 1 9 Building the pigeonholeunit 12T Making the fall-front 1 3 0 Making the bookcase 1 3 5 Making the doors I4O GLOSSARY I42 INDEX I44 ACKNOWTEDGMENTS

70 WINDSOR CHAIR 72 Anatomy of a sack-back Windsor chair 74 Making the spindles 80 Making the bow and arm 84 Making the seat 88 Making the legs,arm posts, and stretchers the 94 Assembling chair 103 A milk paint finish

The Art of Woodworking - Encyclopedia of Wood

CONTENTS

6 INTRODUCTION 12 14 16 18 24 26 30 34 36 40 42 45 46 48 50 53 UNDERSTANDINGWOOD Anatomvof a tree and Softwoobs hardwoods From log to lumber Lumbercutting methods Properties wood of Identifting wood Wood identificationkeys Portablelumber mills SELECTINGTUMBER Orderinglumber Gradinglumber Hardwoodgrades Softwoodgrades Lumber defects lumber Preparing

78 DRYINGAND STORINGWOOD 80 Waterand wood 86 Estimatingwood movement 87 Air-drying wood 89 Storingwood 98 WOOD DIRECTORY 138 GLOSSARY L42 INDEX IM
ACKNO\ArLEDGMENTS

56 VENEERSAND MANUFACTURED BOARDS 58 Veneers 60 From log to veneer 63 Veneering 69 Decorativematching 70 Plvwood 72 Pliwood grading plywoodedges 74 Concealing 76 Particleboard 77 Fiberboard

The Art of Woodworking - Finish Carpentry

CONTENTS
6 INTRODUCTION

12 FINISH CARPENTRY BASICS 14 Finish carpentry tools 16 Basic cuts 20 22 23 30 33 38 40 42 46 52 MOLDING Molding styles Baseboard Chair and picture rails Crown molding PANELING Paneling styles Tongue-and-groove wainscoting Frame-and-panel wainscoting Paneled ceilings

84 86 88 90 95 100 107 114 116 118 123 128 132 136

DOORS Anatomy of a door Tools and door hardware Frame-and-panel doors Door jambs Hanging a door Locksets STAIRS Anatomy of a staircase The stringers Treads and risers Newel posts Handrails Balusters

140 GLOSSARY

56 WINDOWS

142 INDEX
144 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

58 59 61 69 75 81

Basic window trim styles Installing windows Picture-frame casing Stool-and-apron casing Making a window sash A glazing bar half-lap joint

The Art of Woodworking - Hand Tools

The Art of Woodworking - Handbook of Joinery

CONTENTS
6 T2 14 16 18 20 22 24 27 28 32 36 38 39 40 42 43 44 45 47 48 49 51 54 INTRODUCTION JOINERYBASICS Wood movement Form and function Bondingwood BUTT IOTNTS A catalogof butt joints Making butt joints Through bolts Dowel joints Platejoints Pocketholes Splinejoints Butterfly key joints MrTER IOTNTS Common miter joints |igs and accessories Making miter joints Face miters Copedjoints Miter-and-splinejoints Feather-splinejoints Edgemiter joints Mitered platejoints 73 75 76 77 79 80 81 83 84 86 88 9I 94 97 101 103 106 108 110 rr2 114 115 116 118 126 128 130 L32 134 Rabbetjoints rabbetjoints Stopped Mitered rabbetjoints Tongue-and-groovejoints Gluejoints Through dadojoints Blind dadojoints Slidingdovetailjoints Doubledadojoints MORTTSE-AND-TENONIOINTS joints andjigs Mortise-and-tenon joints Openmortise-and-tenon joints Blind mortise-and-tenon joints through mortise-and-tenon Wedged joints mortise-and-tenon Haunched joints Angledmortise-and-tenon joints Tusktenon joints Twin mortise-and-tenon joints Roundmortise-and-tenon AND BOX IOINTS DOVETATL A selection dovetailand box ioints of Designingand marking dovetails figs and accessories joints Through dovetail Curvedthrough dovetailjoints Outlined through dovetailjoints Half-blind dovetailjoints Box joints Fingerjoints

s6 LAR RABBET,GROOVE, AND DADO JOINTS 58 Lapjoints joints 60 Rabbet 6L Tongue-and-groovejoints 62 Dado joints 64 Corner half-lapjoints 66 Crosshalf-lapjoints 67 Half-blind half-lapjoints 68 Angledhalf-lapjoints half-lapjoints 69 Dovetailed 70 Glazingbar half-lapjoints

136 IAPANESE IOINERY 140 GTOSSARY I42 I44 INDEX ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

The Art of Woodworking - Home Workshop

CONTENTS

6 INTRODUCTION

12 L4 15 16 17 18 23 28 30 32 36 4L 43 44 45 46 48 50 53 56 62

SAFETY Accidentprevention Working with safefinishes Fire safety safety Electrical safetygear Personal First aid SHOPTAYOUT Workshopplanning Planningfor stationarytools Shoporganization power Electrical Lishtins i"a[s, and ceilings FlSors, Heatingand ventilation WORKBENCH Anatomv of a workbench Buildingthe base Buildingthe top Visesand accessories Benchdogsand hold downs

68 70 72 74 76 78 85

SHOPACCESSORIES A storeof shopaccessories Air compressors Portablegenerators Benchgrinders Dust collection Portabledust collection

88 STORAGE 90 Storingwood 94 Storingtools and supplies IIO LL2 118 I25 I29 I34 WORKSURFACES Work tables Sawhorses Work supports Extensiontables Tool standsand tables

I4O GLOSSARY I42 INDEX I44 ACKNOWTEDGMENTS

The Art of Woodworking - Kitchen Cabinets

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98 100 L02 II2 115 118 I2O I22 123 I34 INSTALLING CABINETS Installation basics Installingthe lower cabinets Islands and peninsulas Installingthe upper cabinets Crown molding COTINTERTOPS A galleryof countertopsurfaces Installingcountertops Backsplashes edgetreatments and

6 INTRODUCTION 12 14 17 19 23 LAYOUTAND DESIGN A galleryof kitchen styles Principles layout of Dimensioning Storypoles

26 CASEWORK 28 Anatomy of a kitchen cabinetcase 30 Buildingmaterials 33 Buildingthe cases and storage 38 Shelving 44 Assembling cabinets the frames 50 Face 56 DOORS 58 A galleryof cabinet door designs doors 60 Board-and-batten doors 62 Frame-and-panel 73 Mounting doors 78 80 83 87 93 DRAWERS Drawerconstruction Building drawers Drawerslides and runners False fronts and hardware

140 GTOSSARY T42 INDEX I44 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

The Art of Woodworking - Outdoor Furniture

CONTENTS
6 INTRODUCTION

L2 FACING THE ELEMENTS T4 A galleryof outdoor furniture designs wood L6 Selecting 1 8 |oinery and hardware 20 Finishing 22 24 26 34 36 44 46 CHAIRS Anatomy of an Adirondackchair Building an Adirondackchair Anatomy of a curvedchair Fashioning curvedchair a Anatomy of a loungechair Making a lounge chair

IO2 104 106 II2 II4

SWINGSAND GLIDERS Anatomy of a porch swing Buildinga porch swing Anatomy of a glider base Buildinga gliderbase

ll8 GARDENPROJECTS I20 Anatomy of an eight-sided planter planter I2I Building an eight-sided 126 Anatomy of a servingtrolley I27 Fashioning servingtrolley a 131 Anatomyof a gardenarbor I32 Building a gardenarbor I4O GLOSSARY I42 INDEX T44 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

54 BENCHES 56 Anatomy of a gardenbench 5 8 Building a gardenbench 64 Parkbench 70 Anatomy of a treebench 72 Buitdinga treebench 78 80 90 92 98 TABLES Patiotable Foldingpicnic tableand bench Making a folding picnic table Keyedtenon bench

The Art of Woodworking - Portable Power Tools

CONTENTS

6 INTRODUCTION

t 2 CIRCULAR SAW L 4 Anatomyof a circularsaw T6 Circularsawblades and accessories 20 Basiccuts 29 Advancedcuts 32 34 36 38 40 4I 44 46 48 50 52 54 58 60 64 SABERSAW Anatomyof a saber saw sai,v Saber blades Straightcuts Anglecuts Curvedcuts Plungecutting Cutting duplicatepieces

85 88 90 97 106 108 110 lI2 I2I I22 I24 126 I29 135 138

Routingcircles Patternrouting The router asshaper joinery Router PrATE IOTNER Anatomyof a platejoiner Plateioineraccessories joinery Plate The platejoiner asgroover and trimmer SANDER Anatomvof a sander Sanding'accessories Belt sander Orbitalsander Random-orbitsander

ELECTRICDRILL Anatomyof an electricdrill Drill biti and accessories Boringholes holesand plugs Screw Portable drill joinery scraping Sanding, and smoothing 67 The portabledrill as drill press ROUTER Anatomyof a router Bits Routeraccessories Edgeforming Dadocuts

I4O GLOSSARY I42 INDEX
I44 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

68 70 72 76 77 81

The Art of Woodworking - Routing and Shaping

CONTENTS

6 INTRODUCTION

t2 I4 T6 20 22 25 29 34 36 38 47 52 58

ROUTERBASICS Anatomy of a router Bits Accessories Settingup Basiccuts Routertables The router assurfacer EDGEFORMING Basicedgeshaping Raising panels Making moldings Pin routing

88 90 9L 92 98 100 L07 108 110 ILz LI4 115 116 118 L20 L23 128 I34

ROTITERIOTNERY joints Router-made Routerjoinery jigs Mortise-and-tenon ioints Cope-and-stickjoints Dovetailioints Gluejoints Boxjoints joints Miter-and-spline Butterfly keyjoints joints Tongue-and-groove Rulejoints SHAPER Anatomyof a shaper Cuttersand accessories Setupand safety Basiccuts Frame-and-panel doors

64 GROOVING 66 A galleryof grooves and accessories 68 Dado cuts 75 Groovingon a router table 77 Rabbets 79 Circulargrooves 8 1 Patterngrooving 84 Groovingwith a pin router 86 Inlaying

I4O GLOSSARY I42 INDEX I44 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

The Art of Woodworking - Shaker Furniture

CONTENTS
6 INTRODUCTION L2 SHAKERDESIGN 1 8 A galleryof Shaker furniture 24 26 34 38 44 48 56 58 68 78 86 88 90 94 97 104 106 CHAIRS Enfield sidechair Rushseat Shakerrocking chair Thpeseat Meetinghouse bench TABTES Tiestletable Drop-leaftable Candlestand PIE SAFE Anatomy of a pie safe Making the casework frames Raisingthe panels Assembling safe the Shelving Tin-paneldoors 1T6 118 129 135 138 SHAKERCTASSICS Wall clock Stepstool Shakerboxes Pegboard

140 GTOSSARY 142 INDEX 144 ACKNOWTEDGMENTS

The Art of Woodworking - Sharpening and Tool Care

CONTENTS
6 INTRODUCTION 12 14 16 18 20 SHARPENINGBASICS The cutting edge tools and accessories Sharpening Benchstones Benchgrinders 86 MAINTAINING PORTABTE POWERTOOLS tips and schedules 88 Maintenance 90 Anatomy of a router saw 92 Anatomyof a saber 94 Anatomyof a platejoiner 95 Anatomy of an electricdrill 96 Anatomy of a sander 97 Anatomy of a circularsaw 98 Repairingportablepower tools 104 MAINTAINING STAIIONARY POWERTOOLS tool maintenance stationary 106 Basic 108 Thblesaws 113 Radialarm saws I20 Band saws 126 |ointers and planers 131 Drill Presses I33 Lathesand shapers 136 Other tools 140 GLOSSARY r42 INDEX 144 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

24 SHARPENINGAND MAINTAINING HAND TOOLS 26 Handsaws 30 Chiselsand gouges 39 Benchplanes 46 Scrapeis 51 Roughingand shapingtools and 55 Braces bits 58 SHARPENINGPOWERTOOL BLADESAND BITS 60 A galleryof bladesand bits 6I Toolsand accessories for sharpening 62 Routerbits and shapercutters 64 Molding knives 65 Drill bits 70 Circular sawblades 73 Band sawblades 79 Jointerand planerknives

The Art of Woodworking - Shop-Made Jigs and Fixtures

CONTENTS
6 INTRODUCTION

t 2 ROUTING AND t6 20 2T 22 23 24 25 26 31 34
40 4l 42 43 46 47 SHAPING JIGS Dadoingjigs Circle-cuttingjigs Routerjointing jig Hinge mortising jig jig Corner-rounding jig Panel-raising Adjustablerouting guide Joint-makingjigs jigs Shaper Vacuumjigs Sizingboard for crosscuts Miter and crosscut guide Ripping jigs TWocircle-cuttingjigs jig Wedge-making Two jigs for anglecuts on the band saw jigs Thper A bladeheight gauge Crosscut and miter jigs Raised paneljig Board-straighteningjig Auxiliary fences and tables jig Cove-cutting TWotenoningjigs

68 7l 72 73 75 77 78 81 86 89 90 94 96 98 100 IO2 105 106 II2 113 II4 II7 118 120 T22 125 I28 130

TURNING IIGS jigs TWocentering jig Gouge-sharpening jigs Spindle-turning |ig for fluting columns figs for sandingand checkirg depth GLUING AND CLAMPING JIGS jigs Edge-gluing jigs Frame-clamping jigs Carcase-clamping Workbenchclampingjigs SANDING IIGS |igs for face-and edge-sanding Auxiliary sandingtables jigs Hand-sanding TOOL EXTENSIONSAND TABTES Plateioiner stand Tables power tools for Viseextension stand Adjustable roller stand STORAGEDEVICES Storingsaws and blades Mobile clamprack Lumber storage racks SHOPAIDS Safetv devices Sawhorses Workshophelpers

36 CUTTTNG IrcS

48 49 50 52 53 54 56 57 60 62 63 64

DRIIIING JIGS Center-drillingjig Tilting tablejig fig for drilling equally spaced holes 65 V-block jig 66 Pockethole jig 67 Boring deepholes

I4O GLOSSARY I42 INDEX I44 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

The Art of Woodworking - Tables and Desks

CONTENTS
6 INTRODUCTION 12 14 16 18 19 2L 22 28 30 32 33 4L 54 56 57 58 59 60 63 66 68 69 72 TABLEAND DESK BASICS Wood movement Selecting orderingwood and Lumberdefects Preparing stock Designing tablesand desks Tableand deskstyles DESK CASEWORK TWotypesof deskcasework joints Casework Buildinga carcase Buildinga frame-andpaneldesk LEGSAND RAITS Legstylesand hardware joints Leg-to-rail Tiipod table Pedestal table Thpered legs Cabriolelegs Ttrrnedlegs Pedestal legs legs Octagonal joinery Leg-to-rail 88 90 92 93 96 101 II2 116 118 I20 131 133 138 TOPS Inventory of top designs Hardwareand accessories Preparing top a Attachinga top Adjustable tops Decorative elements DRAWERS Anatomy of a drawer Drawerjoinery Drawerhardware Mounting drawers Drawer stops

140 GTOSSARY I42 INDEX I44 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

The Art of Woodworking - Wood Carving

The Art of Woodworking - Wood Finishing

CONTENTS

6 INTRODUCTION 12 SAFETY

20 22 24 30 35 43 50 51 54 56 57 59 60 64 68 75 76 80 82 84 86 91 93 97 I02 I04

PREPARINGTHE SURFACE Toolsand accessories Planing Scraping Sanding Repairing surface damage Raising grain the Filling the grain CHANGING THE COLOR Toolsand accessories Bleaching The varieties wood stains of Dve stains Pigmentstains wood Staining Pickling a wood surface Chemical stains Fuming

IIO II2 113 118 122 126 I28 I29 130

DECORAIIVEFINISHES Toolsand accessories Stenciling Graining Marbling FINISHING TOUCHES Toolsand accessories Preparingto rub out the finish Rubbingout a finish

136 CLEANING AND STORAGE

140 GrossARY
I42 INDEX
I44 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

PROTECTIVEFINISHES Toolsand accessories Choosinga protectivefinish Finishingby hand Settingup your sprayequipment Working with sprayequipment Anatomy of a sprayroom Identifting and avoiding sprayproblems 106 Frenchpolishing

The Art of Woodworking - Wood Turning

CONTENTS
6 INTRODUCTION 12 L4 16 20 23 26 28 3l SETTINGUP Anatomy of a lathe Tool restsand lathestands Lathetools Latheaccessories Measuringand marking tools Safety Selecting wood 116 TURNING PROJECTS 118 Off-center turning I20 Goblets 1,24 Liddedboxes L29 Dried flower vase L32 Nuts and seed pods I34 Thbletops 136 Laminated bowls 138 Laminated plates I4O GLOSSARY 32 SHARPENING 34 Sharpening techniques 46 48 49 53 64 73 79 82 84 96 103 111 SPINDLE TURNING A galleryof spindlecuts Settingup Basicspindlecuts Decorative spindlecuts Split and carvedturnings Finishing FACEPLATE TURNING Mounting methods Bowl turning Hollowing out the bowl Natural-top bowls T42 INDEX T44 ACKNOWTEDGMENTS

The Art of Woodworking - Woodworking Machines

CONTENTS

6 INTRODUCTION 12 14 16 18 20 24 30 35 36 40 44 48 50 52 58 60 62 63 66 69 75 76 78 80 82 85 86 89 94 98 100 101 TABLESAW Anatomvof a tablesaw Settingrip Safetv Tablesawblades Ripping Crosscutting Anglecuts Dado cuts Moldings Thblesawjoinery RADIALARM SAW Anatomy of a radial arm saw Settingup Radialarm sawblades and accessories Safew Crosicutting Anglecuts Ripping Dado cuts Moldings Radialarm sawjoinery BAND SAW Anatomvof a band saw Settingdp Safetv Bandsawblades Cutting curves Straightcuts Angleand tapercuts Cutting duplicatepieces Bandsawjoinery

rO4 106 108 110 II2 I 18 I 19 122 r24 126 I28 130 I32 135 136 139

DRItt PRESS Anatomyof a drill press Settingup and safety Bitsand accessories Straightand angledholes plugsand tenons Dowels, Mortising techniques The drill press sander as IOTNTER Anatomyof a jointer Settingup and safety Jointerknives |ointing warpedstock Salvaging Rabbets, chamfers tapers and Planer

I4O GLOSSARY I42 INDEX I44 ACKNO\,VLEDGMENTS


				
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