A few nice Maker Projects images I found:
Lyndsey Morel 10
Image by Michael Dale Bernard
Feather brooch by Lindsey Morel, brass, copper, nickel, acrylic, fabric, feather, 2008
Image from page 324 of “The practical cabinet maker and furniture designer’s assistant, with essays on history of furniture, taste in design, color and materials, with full explanation of the canons of good taste in furniture ..” (1910)
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Title: The practical cabinet maker and furniture designer’s assistant, with essays on history of furniture, taste in design, color and materials, with full explanation of the canons of good taste in furniture ..
Year: 1910 (1910s)
Authors: Hodgson, Frederick Thomas, 1836-1919
Subjects: Cabinetwork Furniture making
Publisher: Chicago, F. J. Drake & Co
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation
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y suitable for halls,has a seat 4 or 5 feet wide, and arms at the ends. Thelower part forms a box, and is 1 foot deep, the lid beingthe seat. The sides and back are similar to those of anarm-chair. The four legs are usually of 2-inch scant-ling; the two back legs project above the seat and arejoined by two horizontal i-inch rails, one at the topand the other nearly at the level of the seat. Two rails,which are fitted with panels, join each pair of legs andform the sides of the box. Panels of ^-inch stuff aregrooved to these. The framing of the lid is formed of THE PRACTICAL CABINET MAKER 323 i-inch stuff, and is 2 or 3 inches wide. This kind ofsettle may be left plain, or finished with flat or chipcarving. Settles which are intended for drawing-rooms aresimilar in structural details to those made for the hall,but they are much lighter, and the greater part of theback and sides is upholstered. Many are fitted with anarrow shelf at the top, and the back is curved insteadof being square.
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Bamboo Table 324 THE PRACTICAL CABINET MAKER WORKSHOP KINKS AND RECIPES.STAINING. Staining is the process of imparting to the surfaceof wood a color different from its natural one. It con-sists of two varieties, surface-staining and body-stain-ing. In the former, as the name implies, the stainingis effected by various compounds in the nature of pig-ments, laid upon the surface like paint, and forming athin opaque coating, which does not, to any considerabledegree, affect the fibre of the wood. In the latter thechanges are chemical, the stain being usually appliedas a thin wash, which, entering the pores of the wood,colors it to some depth below the surface. Staining re-quires no preliminary preparation, the stain being ap-plied directly to the wood. As most stains raise thegrain of the wood to a considerable extent, it is neces-sary before applying the varnish, to sand-paper thewood enough to render the grain quite smooth; thissometimes renders a second coat necessary, after whichthe
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