Windsor Style Four Poster

Page references in italics indicate an illustration of subject matter. Page references in bold indicate a Build It Yourself project.

Adzes, back endpaper American country/colonial styles, 16-19

See also Four-poster beds; Shaker style; Windsor chairs Armoires, 19 Arts and crafts tables, 21 Beds. See Four-poster beds Bending jigs, 82 Biscuit joints, 109 Blanket chests, 20 Block-front chests, 13 Board feet, front endpaper Bookcases. See Secretaries Build It Yourself Pipe steamers, 83 Pocket-hole jigs, 47 Shaving horses, 78-79 Veneer presses, 125 Cabriole legs, 12 Card tables, 12,14 Chairs

American country/colonial, 16,18

Chippendale, 13

Federal period, 14

Mission style, 21

Queen Anne, 12

Shaker, 20

See also Windsor chairs Chair tables, 16 Chests Chippendale, 13 Shaker, 20 Chinese Chippendale style, 13 Chippendale, Thomas, 23 Chippendale style, 13 Commodes

Chippendale, 13 Continuous-arm chairs, 18 Corner cupboards, 17 Crown molding, 134 Cupboards American country/colonial, 17,19 Pie safes, 20

Cutting lists Pembroke tables, 25 Secretaries, 108 Windsor chairs, 72

D-E-F Desks Federal period, 15 Mission style, 21 See also Secretaries Drop-leaf tables, 20 Escutcheons, 135, front endpaper Federal period style, 14-15 See also Pembroke tables Finishes

Milk paint, 70,103 Four-poster beds, 16, 48-50 Canopies, 49 End boards, 59-62, 64 Gluing up, 64 Posts, 51, 52-56, 64 finials, 51, 57 mortises, 58 pencil posts, 66-69 tang joints, 49, 56 Side rails, 62-63 Testers, 51, 65 Tools, 52 using preset calipers (Shop Tip), 54 Frame-and-panel construction

Glass-panel doors, 135-139 French provincial armoires, 19 Furniture styles American country/colonial, 16-19

four-poster beds, 48-69 Windsor chairs, 70-103 Chippendale, 13 Federal period, 14-15 Pembroke tables, 15,22-47 Mission style, 21 Queen Anne, 12

secretaries, 104-139 Shaker, 20

German sawbuck tables, 19 Greene, Charles

Chairs, 21 Greene and Greene chairs, 21 Half-blind dovetails, 109-111

Hardware, front endpaper Bed bolts, 59 Escutcheons, 135 Locks, 127 Highboys

Queen Anne, 12 Hutches American country/colonial, 17

Inlays, front endpaper Commercial veneers, 29 Pembroke tables, 27-29 Inshaves, back endpaper Jigs

Bending jigs, 82 Drill press pocket-hole jigs, 47 Routers, 119-120 Shop-made shelf-drilling jigs

(Shop Tip), 131 Shop-made sizing gauges for spindles (Shop Tip), 77 Table saw taper jigs, 26 Joinery Half-blind dovetails, 109-111 Knuckle joints, 25, 30-31 Plate joints, 109 Rule joints, 43 Tang joints, 49, 56 Through dovetail joints, 116 Kassay, John, 6-7 Keyed-tenon stools, 16 Knuckle joints, 25, 30-31

Ladder-back chairs, 16 Langsner, Drew

Windsor chair, 18 Locks

Secretaries, 127 Logs

Splitting, 74 Lumber Board feet, front endpaper See also Cutting lists Milk paint, 70,103 Mirrors

Federal period, 15 Mission style, 21 Neoclassical style. See Federal period style New Mexican chairs, 19 Oval-back chairs, 18

Paint, 70, 103

Pembroke tables, 15,22-25 Corner blocks, 40 Cutting lists, 25 Drawers, 23, 41 false fronts, 42 runners, 41 End rails, 34-36 drawer rails, 34, 35 veneer, 36 Gluing up, 37-40 Joints knuckle joints, 25, 30-31 rail-to-leg, 25 Leaves, 23, 44-45 Legs, 23,26-27 double mortises, 35 dovetail sockets, 34 inlay, 27-29 rail mortises, 37, 38 Side rails, 30-33 fly rails, 32 tenons, 33 Tops, 43-46 rule joints, 43

using steel tabletop fasteners (Shop Tip), 46 Phyfe, Duncan, 14 Phyfe armchairs, 14 Pie safes, 20 Pipe steamers, 83 Plate joints, 109 Queen Anne style, 11, 12 See also Secretaries

Riving green wood, 74-75 Rocking chairs Mission style, 21 Shaker, 20 Roll-top desks, 21 Rule joints, 43 Sack-back Windsor chairs.

See Windsor chairs Sawbuck tables, 19 Secretaries, 12, 104-105 Bookcases, 107 assembly, 132-133 crown molding, 134 doors, 135-139 shelving, 130-131 shop-made shelf-drilling jigs (Shop Tip), 131

Cutting lists, 108 Desk units, 106, 109 assembly, 113-115 bases, 128-129 drawers, 116-118 dust frames, 112

fall-fronts, 105, 121-124, 126-127 half-blind dovetails, 109-111 leather tops, 121 locks, 127 lopers, 115 plate joints, 109 through dovetail joints, 116 veneer, 105, 122-124,125 Joinery, 105, 109-111,116 Pigeonhole units, 105,119-120 Settees, 14,18 Seymour desks, 15 Shaker style, 20 Sharpening, back endpaper Shaving horses, 78-79 Shelves Bookcases, 130-131 shop-made shelf-drilling jigs (Shop Tip), 131 Shop Tips, 46, 54, 77,131 Spindles Shop-made sizing gauges

(Shop Tip), 77 See also Windsor chairs Spokeshaves, back endpaper Steam bending, 80 Bending jigs, 82 Pipe steamers, 83 Stickley, Gustav, 21 Stickley rocking chairs, 21 Stools

American country/colonial, 16 Shaker, 20 Styles. See Furniture styles Tables

American country/colonial, 16,17 Chippendale, 13 Federal period, 14-15 German sawbuck, 19 Mission style, 21 Queen Anne, 12 Shaker, 20 Tang joints, 49, 56 Tavern tables, 17 Tea tables, 13

Through dovetail joints, 116 Tools Adzes, back endpaper Inshaves, back endpaper Sharpening, back endpaper Spokeshaves, back endpaper Turning bedposts, 52 using preset calipers (Shop Tip), 54 Vacuum presses, 36, 123-124 Trestle tables, 17

Vacuum presses, 36,123-124 Vandal, Norm, 10 -11 Veneers Inlays, 29 Patterns, 122

Vacuum presses, 36,123-124 Veneer presses, 125 Weidman, Gregory, 8-9 Window seats, 14 Windsor chairs, 18, 70-73 Arms, 80-82 posts, 88-89, 97 spindle mortises, 98-99 Bows, 80-82,100-102 Cutting lists, 72 Gluing up, 94, 95-96, 99,102 Legs, 88-89 splay and rake angles, 73, 91 stretcher mortises, 94 stretchers, 88, 92-93 trimming, 94 Milk paint, 70,103 Seats, 71, 84-87

leg mortises, 90-91 Spindles blanks, 74-75 installing, 98-102 shaping, 76-77 shop-made sizing gauges (Shop Tip), 77

Wood

Board feet, front endpaper Green, 74-75 See also Cutting lists Zoar chairs, 19

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

The editors wish to thank the following:

CLASSIC AMERICAN FURNITURE STYLES

Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, DE

PEMBROKE TABLE

Adjustable Clamp Co., Chicago, IL; Albert Constantine and Son Inc., Bronx, NY; American Tool Cos.,

Lincoln, NE; Black & Decker/Elu Power Tools, Towson, MD; CMT Tools, Oldsmar, FL; Delta International Machinery/Porter-Cable, Guelph, Ont.; Great Neck Saw Mfrs. Inc. (Buck Bros. Division), Millbury, MA; Les Realisations Loeven-Morcel, Montreal, Que.; Sears, Roebuck and Co., Chicago, IL; Stanley Tools, Division of the Stanley Works, New Britain, CT; Tool Trend Ltd., Concord, Ont.; Vacuum Pressing Systems Inc., Brunswick, ME; Wainbee Ltd., Pointe Claire, Que./DE-STA-CO, Troy, MI; The Woodworker's Store, Rogers, MN

FOUR-POSTER BED

Adjustable Clamp Co., Chicago, IL; American Tool Cos., Lincoln, NE; CMT Tools, Oldsmar, FL; Delta International Machinery/Porter-Cable, Guelph, Ont.; Great Neck Saw Mfrs. Inc. (Buck Bros. Division), Millbury, MA; Jean-Pierre Masse, Montreal, Que.; Packard Woodworks, Tryon, NC; Record Tools, Inc., Pickering, Qnt.; Ryobi America Corp., Anderson, SC; Sears, Roebuck and Co., Chicago, IL; Stanley Tools, Division of the Stanley Works, New Britain, CT; Woodcraft Supply Corp., Parkersburg, WV

WINDSOR CHAIR

Adjustable Clamp Co., Chicago, IL; Anglo-American Enterprises Corp., Somerdale, NJ; Mike Dunbar,

Portsmouth, NH; Great Neck Saw Mfrs. Inc. (Buck Bros. Division), Millbury, MA; Drew Langsner, Marshall, NC; Lee Valley Tools, Ltd., Ottawa, Ont.; Olde Mill Cabinet Shoppe, York, PA; Stanley Tools, Division of the Stanley Works, New Britain, CT

QUEEN ANNE SECRETARY

Adjustable Clamp Co., Chicago, IL; Albert Constantine and Son Inc., Bronx, NY; American Tool Cos., Lincoln, NE; CMT Tools, Oldsmar, FL; Delta International Machinery/Porter-Cable, Guelph, Ont.; Great Neck Saw Mfrs. Inc. (Buck Bros. Division), Millbury, MA; David Keller, Petaluma, CA; Lee Valley Tools, Ltd. Ottawa, Ont.; Les Realisations Loeven-Morcel, Montreal, Que.; Sears, Roebuck and Co., Chicago, IL; Steiner-Lamello A.G. Switzerland/Colonial Saw Co., Kingston, MA; Tool Trend Ltd., Concord, Ont.; Vacuum Pressing Systems Inc., Brunswick, ME; Wainbee Ltd., Pointe Claire, Que./DE-STA-CO, Troy, MI

The following persons also assisted in the preparation of this book:

Lorraine Doré, Sylvie Girard, Solange Laberge, Geneviève Monette, David Simon.

PICTURE CREDITS

Cover Robert Chartier 6,7 Ron Levine 8,9 Tom Wolff 10,11 Robert Holmes 14,16 Courtesy of The Henry Francis du Pont Wintherthur Museum 18 Martin Fox

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