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Advanced Projects in Woodwork

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Illinois. . Peoria. ILL.By IRA Assistant S." Woodwork for Amateur Craftsmen. A." THE MANUAL ARTS PRESS PEORTA. Arts." and "Projects for Beginning Woodwork and Mechanical Drawing. GRIFFITH. Bradley B. Professor of Manual Polytechnic Institute." "Correlated Courses in Woodwork and Mechanical Drawing. Author of "Essentials of Woodworking.

COPYRIGHT. IRA S. . GRIFFITH. 1912.

economy of material rather than in any superiority as a fastening device. In the designing of these projects the author has had in mind at all times the thought that most . that modern commercial practice makes much use of dowels in this way.PREFACE. structure or decoration. expected that the projects will afford suitable basic material for classes in woodworking remains for the instructor to point out the manner in which this material may be used. use is made of dowels as substitutes for the mortise-and-tenon. Vertical posts may be made tapering and vice versa. The working out of details. and vice versa. many beginning students are slow in appreciation of possible modifications in Circular tops may be used instead of square or octagonal. It suggestive as to possible modifications of a type. Modification of the manner of filling side spaces with slats offers variety in initiative. the plates suggest variation in the matter Such ornament will. such as the sizes of mortises and tenons and their locations. tools. Rails and stretchers may be variously employed. i is It is design. Fig. These projects presuppose familiarity with woodworking processes. of decorative ornament such as pierced and carved forms and simple inlay. The drawings are complete only as to their general dimensions. keyed or thru or blind tenon. In addition to the possible structural modifications. the author feels that Its genesis lies in such practice is too often contrary to the principles of good construction. For illustration. While it is true Little. ADVANCED PROJECTS IN WOODWORK is a collection of projects designed to meet the needs of classes high school woodworking. There is almost always a choice in the matter of joints. if any. The upholstering of stool tops and seats for chairs provides another problem in variation. be kept subordinate to the structural design. of course. is left for the pupil in his work in * in drawing and design. and the two simple joints required in the making of projects contained in the author's Projects in Beginning Woodwork and Mechanical Drawing.

1.. For this reason such projects as hall clocks. have been excluded. The use of stock S-2-S and moldings such as are carried in stock by lumber yards is presupposed. If a working principle for the use of stock partly prepared were asked for it would be Any material : . mission beds. tax his ability and muscle. etc. The exceptional student will find projects of sufficient size to FIG. The use of stock ordered 8-4-8 (surfaced on four sides) has not been anticipated.ADVANCED PROJECTS of the students using dition to the regular IN WOODWORK them would have access only to a band-saw or jig-saw and a miter-box in adhand tool equipment. Easier projects and lighter projects have been provided for the weaker members of the class while the use of slats or their omission will provide additional variation in time of execution.

offers a rational dividing line between two extremes. a companion book. While these projects are especially arranged for use with the courses outlined and discussed in Correlated Courses in Woodwork and Mechanical Drawing. there is nothing in the form of the plates themselves to prevent their being used with any course in woodwork. thru experience with the projects in the elementary book. George IRA The inking Gordon Kellar. hardware such as hinges and locks without any sugIt would exclude table legs and tops.. neither of which is desirable. . Of course. by the author. July. S.PREFACE 5 that is carried as stock and which does not have to be ordered especially worked for the project a boy elects or designs may be made use of legitimately. these projects may be used in the teaching of the use of woodworking machinery. Definite instruction in making the new joints. in woodfinishing. No definite notes as to methods of procedure are given in this book for the student is supposed to have acquired. Such a principle would permit the use of stock S-2-S. etc. moldings of stock pattern. etc. especially prepared at a mill. GRIFFITH. 1912. enough insight to enable him to proceed of his own accord. will be found in Essentials of Woodworking. and gestion of deception. of the drawings and the making of the perspectives in this book is the work of Mr.

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24. Taboret (octagonal top). Wall China Rack. Wall Shelves. 48. Occasional Rocker. Writing Table. Arm Chair. 43. Linen Chest. 23. Jardiniere Stand. 6. 20. 49. JOINERY. Glue 14. 30. Exercises Joint. 11. Dressing Table. GROUP 39. Blind 12. 17. Exercises tail. Handles. 36. Waste Paper Box. 13. Footstool. Book-rack. Magazine Stand. 27. Umbrella Stand. Exercises Keyed tenon. Roman Stool Seat. (square). Morris Chair. Taboret (square top). (square). 4. 2. Mission Chair. 18. Joint. 33. 10. GROUP 1. Piano Bench. . IX. Umbrella Stand. Book Stand. Cabinet. Book Trough. 25. 26. Piano Bench. Pedestal. Mortise-and-Tenon 41. Taboret (round top). Electric Reading Lamp. Library Table.- 9. 38. 47. X. CABINET WORK. Chafing-dish Stand. 37. 50. Wall Cabinet. 34. Sewing Cabinet. 45. Thru Multiple DoveHalf-blind Dovetail. Mortise-and-Tenon. 42. Exercises Hammer 16. 5. Upholstered Stool. 35. 31. 51. Telephone Table. Joint. 8.LIST OF PLATES. Side Chair. 22. Drop Leaf Table. 15. Cricket. Exercises Miter Joint. 3. 32. Leg Rest. Screen. Small Table. 21. Writing-desk. 46. Tea Table. Necktie Rack. Stool Light Stand. Modeling. 44. Rabbeted Joint. 7. 28. 19. Hall Rack. Grooved 40. 29.

PRICE LIST FOR YEAR

19_

LUMBER

Quality, 1st, clear, and kiln-dried.

HARDWARE
For
prices

on hardware consult Hardware Catalog provided for you.
is,

Figure

retail price, that

figure screws at price per dozen, not price per gross.

WOODFINISH
Per square foot of surface covered.

LABOR
Per hour.

(Form

for high school use)

BILL OF

MATERIAL

TOTAL COST

$5.34

INSTRUCTIONS FOR MAKING BILL OF MATERIAL.
Under Under
"pieces" put the number of parts that are alike. In "size" put the various dimensions of pieces.
3",

finding the sizes of the various pieces of lumber, examine the working drawings for finished dimensions, making due

Thicknesses less than 1" necessitate reIn some communities the price per square foot for re-sawed stock varies for each difference
35/2",

4".

sawing these

sizes.

of J4" in thickness.

additions for tenons, then add *4" to the width and J4" to Tho the length to allow for cutting out and squaring up.

In

figuring,

multiply the length by the width by the
pieces.

thickness,

by the number of
it

If

any piece

is

less

you are

use of stock mill-planed to thickness, you are to specify the thickness from which this mill-planed l stock is got. Allow at least /%" for mill-planing.
to

make

than 1" thick figure
the

as 1".

that length always means along the grain. Fractions of an inch in width and length are not considered. Neither are fractions of a cent in the final results.
If the fraction

Remember

same in price per foot. to square feet by dividing by 144. Reduce decimally and do not carry the result beyond tenths place. Dispose of any fractional part
beyond tenths as directed above. Write your result in fractional form that the decimal point may not be overlooked and be the cause of trouble.

Combine Reduce

all results

that are

number.
in

whole drop it. Fractions of an inch thickness that are over 1" and fractions of a cent in
is
l /2 or over, take the next higher

If

it

is

less

than

l

/2,

The price list gives the price of lumber per The price per foot is readily obtainable.
In figuring finish
for these

1,000 feet.

the price per foot are to be figured as they are.

cabinet pieces,

double the

Lumber

is

x 12" x 12". by surface measure.

measured by the Boards that are

superficial foot
less

which

is

1"

than 1" thick are sold

In other words, boards less than 1"
l 2", 2 2 ",

thick are figured for quantity as 1" thick. Standard sawed thicknesses are 1", 1J4",

number of feet of stock as given by the stock bill to get the number of feet of finish. This is only an approximate method but is sufficiently accurate for such pieces as are to be made in first year high school, as specified in Advanced Projects
in

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Woodivork, Group IX.

10

(PREPARATORY TO GROUP 'X) KEYED TENON BUND MORTISE * ND TENON . . n [ PLATE 1.

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Q DOWELS HE* -10 PLATE 2.DOWELING MITER JOINT M.CXCLrT C/OCL ( PREPARATORY TO GROUP IX ) GLUE JOINT. .

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.PREPARATORY TOCrtOUP/X (CHOOSE owe) -13 ^ HANDLE ro* CLAW HAMMER * 4 -14 PLATE 3.

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.NECKTIE RACK * -18 htr i i- PLATE 4.

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.FOOT STOOL PLATE 5.

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.BOOK RACK PLATE 6.

.

UPHOLSTERED STOOL fl -/8 18 r 14 14- PLATE 7. .

LEG REST

PLATK

8.

CRICKET 24 PLATE 9. .

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WALL SHELVES -JO (OR LESS) PLATE 10. .

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J V -il-i- -ft* -17^- I -JU -B-* PLATE 11. .STOOL :t_ . -$ .__ | | T j.

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.TABORET PLATE 12.

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.TABORET PLATE 13.

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SMALL TABLE PLATE 14. .

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PLATE IS. .

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.PIANO BENCH -J6 16 -/o PLATE 16.

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.PIANO BENCH PLATE 17.

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BOOK STAND 16 END OF LOWER SHELF END OF MIDDLE SHELVES DETAIL OF JOINT AT A-5 PLATE 18. .

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.UMBRELLA STAND 2 20-28 L 2i PLATE 19.

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.UMBRELLA STAND PLATE 20.

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.JARDINIERE STAND "h-c=5 I I ^S i | n ~ If-ll :oi i n i !f]j :! M y> ili! - ^ -28- PLATE 21.

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PLATE .71 -10 22.MAGAZINE STAND T? TT -18 QO T I >l_ -i .

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.ROMAN SEAT PLATE 23.

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LIGHT STAND PLATE 24. .

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.STOOL PLATE 25.

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BOOK TROUGH 13" H I -IQ PLATE 26. .

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SCREEN ~oo __ r> -36 PJJVTE 27. .

.

TEA TABLE PLATE 28. .

.

TEA TABLE PLATE 28. .

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.WALL CHINA RACK PLATE 30.

.

SIDE CHAIR PLATE 31. .

.

.ARM CHAIR PLATE 32.

.

.MORRIS CHAIR PLATE 33.

.

ELECTRIC READING LAMP SECTION AT A-B PLATE 34. .

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PEDESTAL EGG AND DART SECTION AT ^- -37CD -14- PLATE 35. .

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.OCCASIONAL ROCKER PLATE 36.

.

MISSION CHAIR PLATE 37. .

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s -i -13 -i H 3 I- . H .*d.DROP LEAF TABLE w VO <\J HN I <\j H/wet. -/J Q PLATE 38.

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<VJ I. . PLATE 39.tx\tf\ (_x/Ot. - MORTISE AHO TENON -RABBETED HAUNCHED MORTISE AHO TENON -GROOVED ii oiiS i ii -*.

.

TO atom* X THRU MULTIPLE DOVETAIL HALKBLIND DOVETAIL rrn -~i6r PLATE 40. .

.

.WASTE PAPER BOX PLATE 41.

.

.WALL CABINET DETAIL OF SHELF AT A-B PLATE 42.

.

.TELEPHONE TABLE -FT PLATE 43.

.

.SEWING CABINET -/8- rw^r "~i-Vt-T <O N o CD ^J ^J- N ^ III ^ -*- PL ATI: 44.

.

.WRITING TABLE PLATE 45.

.

CHAFING DISH STAND PLATE 46. .

.

CABINET 4. fl=*-4 tt OJ 47 1" '^m I?*- : -14- ~4~ PLATE 47. .

.

LIBRARY TABLE PLATE .

.

-r_-in=Ll -^f n } COMMERCIAL DESION. PLATE 49.-c. .-i..WRITING DESK f rr'T 'VJ E -i_-= -^j ^ } LT^.

.

DRESSING TABLE

-Ik

^
-20
-36

*\j

*h-

m

H<\j

2

o
">

it
-14-

PLATE

50.

LINEN CHEST

-39

t

LI

3.
-14

13

PLATE

51.

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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LIBRARY BERKELEY Return to rfosk frnm whl/-f> tkr\v*wtAul .

C. BERKELEY .YC GENERAL LIBRARY - U.

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