Conic Sections

A cone is a pyramid with a circular base (345:1), and a vertical cut through the axis will yield a section which is a triangle, parallel to the axis a

hyperbola, and parallel to one of the sides a parabola. If the cut is parallel with the base then the section will be a circle (345:2), and inclined to the base an ellipse. Of these conic sections the ellipse is of considerable importance in the setting out of oval-shaped work, gate-leg tables, etc., and although it can be drawn by hand it is more satisfactory to construct it geometrically.

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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