Encyclopedia of Furniture Making

Encyclopedia of Furniture Making

Hardcover(Revised & Expanded)

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So famous it's known simply as "Joyce" (after its author, Ernest Joyce), this is the woodworker's essential reference book that craftsmen have been turning to for most of the 20th century and the most important book you will ever own on furniture making.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780760748183
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 09/15/2003
Edition description: Revised & Expanded
Pages: 519
Product dimensions: 7.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.56(d)

Table of Contents

Part IBasic materials
1Woods (hardwoods and softwoods)1
3Manufactured boards50
4Plastics and leathers58
Part IITools and Equipment
8Cabinet maker's bench and accessories87
9Hand tools90
10Portable power tools and accessories118
11Woodworking and allied machinery129
12Workshop layout and furnishings141
Part IIIBasic techniques and joint construction
13Wood preparation146
14Jointing techniques and methods150
15Edge jointing152
16Housing/dado, halving and bridle joints156
17Mortise and tenon joints160
18Dowelled joints167
20Mitre, scribed and scarf joints182
Part IVAdvanced areas of furniture construction
21Carcass construction187
22Leg and frame construction208
23Door construction227
24Drawer and tray construction244
25Fall flaps, secretaires, cylinder falls and tambours256
Part VMetal fittings/fasteners and their application
26Screws, nails and pins265
27Hinges and hinging267
28Locks and locking actions275
29Stays, bookcase fittings and castors282
30Catches, bolts and handles286
31Knock-up (KU) and knock-down (KD) fittings291
Part VIAdvanced techniques
32Veneering, marquetry and inlay294
33Table lining323
34Mouldings and lippings/edgings325
35Curved work332
Part VIIRunning a professional workshop
36Setting out and cutting lists348
Part VIIIDraughtsmanship and workshop geometry
37The drawing office352
38Projections commonly used355
39Perspective drawing359
40Workshop geometry363
Part IXFurniture designs and constructional details
41Tables and desks (domestic and office)380
42Chests, cabinets and sideboards422
43Bedroom furniture440
44Seating and upholstery458
45Church furniture481
46Miscellaneous furniture492
Part XRestoration, repairs and wood finishing
47Structural repairs500
48Surface damage503
49Wood finishing505
AppendixCosting and estimating512

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