Index

Abrasive cloths, 46

Abrasive swab, 79

Adhesive, see glue

Alcohol, 121

Alcohol stain, 110, 111

Alligatored finish, 77, 92-93, 100-101

Aluminum oxide sandpaper, 45

American Beech, 31

American Elm, 31

Aniline stains, 103

Antique glazing, 114, 124;

applying, 124 Antiques, 10-11 Apron. 54

Artist's brush, 80, 101

Backsaw, 18, 35, 40, 41, 43, 58, 59, 60 Band saw, 21 Bar clamps, 17, 19, 75 Bartley, 111, 150 Ball leg repair, 72-73 Bare wood finish, 78 Basement work area, 16, 103 Belt sander, 22, 58 Bench vise, 21, 35, 43, 44 Bentwood furniture repair, 68; arm, 68-69; rocking chair runner. 70; split wood, 68 Bicycle oil, 49, 79 Binder cane, 133. 141-142 Black Ash, 31 Black Cherry, 31 Black Walnut, 31 Bleaching, 86-87, 107, 108;

sia/ns, 86-87; stripping, 87 Blind dovetail joint, 35, 57 Blooming, 99, 114, 121 Book matching, 126-127, 129 Boudoir chair repair, 143-147 Brads, 26, 44 Brittle finish, 78 Brushed lacquer, 114, 119

Buffing drill, 23, 120 Burlap. 106, 110 Burning. 103

Butler s table, 88-91, 148-154 Butt joint, 33. 34, 41 ,53

Caning, 132-147; care, 132-133; preparations. 134; prewoven installation, 143-14 7; selection, 133-134; tools. 133; weaving technique, 134-142; woven vs. prewoven, 132 Carnauba furniture wax, 49 Carpenter's level, 21 Case goods, 54, 55 Casing nails, 25

Casters, 50, 55. 71-72. 81; collar casters, 71-72; plate casters. 72; repair. 71-72; wheels, 72 Caustic soda, 102 Cedar, 32 Chaining, 77

Chair rail repair, 36-39, 40-41 Chair rung repair. 29. 59; broken dowel rungs, 59; dowel broken off, 60; doweling alternative, 60-61; longitudinal crack, 61; replacement rungs, 61 Chair seat repair, 19, 41, 63-64 Cherry, 30, 111 Chests, 54; disassembly, 54 Chestnut, 110 Chinese lacquer, 77 Chipped plywood top repair, 67 Chisels, 18, 34, 35, 36, 40, 41, 58. 61,

Cigarette burns, 14, 78, 80; repair, 80 Circular saw, 23

Clamp-on vise, 21

Claw hammer, 17

Cleaning, 13

Cleaning, commercial products, 51-52 Cleaning, detergent and water, 52 Cleaning, TSP, 52 Closed-grained sandpaper. 45-46 Clothesline, 29

Clothespins, 20, 44, 133, 134, 135

Coarse sandpaper, 46, 61, 62, 66, 127

Cold tank stripping, 102-103

Color, testing, 113

Common cane, 133

Common nail, 25

Contour guide, 21 Coping saw. 18, 35, 41, 61 Corner blocks, 17, 52, 53, 63;

disassembly, 53 Corner repairs. 66-67 Corrugated fasteners, 25, 26

Countersunk screws, 24, 26, 53, 54

Crack repairs, 97, 108

Crayon. 97

Crazing, 100

Crisscross joint, 33

Cure, 116, 153

Cut (shellac), 121-122

Dado joints, 33, 34-35, 41, 57 Deglossing, 118

Denatured alchohol, 77-78, 92, 100, 121-122 Dent repair, 77, 78, 97, 99 Dentifrice, 99

Disassembly, 14, 52-55, 81 Distressed wood. 76-77, 106 Dovetail joint, 18. 24, 25. 27. 33. 35, 40,

41, 53, 57, 58; disassembly. 53 Dowel centers, 21, 38, 41, 43; how to use, 43 Dowel pins, 25, 26 Doweled joint, 41-43: making, 41-42;

repairing, 42-43 Doweled miter joints, 33 Doweling jig, 17, 20-21, 23, 41-42. 53, 60, 64

Dowels, 20-21, 25, 26, 33, 36, 37, 41, 53, 54, 55, 58, 63, 64. 67, 68, 72; homemade, 43; removal, 53 Drawer guides, 57. 75 Drawer repairs, 21, 45, 53, 57-58. 82; miscellaneous repairs, 58; rebuilding, 57; replacing back, 58; replacing bottom, 57; replacing hardware, 58; replacing sides. 58 Drawer stops, 20, 75, 82 Dresser (1852) repair, 13, 55-58, 72,

81-82, 125-131 Dresser (golden oak) repair, 11. 14, 72-75 Dressers, 54, 78; disassembly, 54 Drill bits, 22 Drill press, 21 Drill stand. 23 Drills, 21

Drying time (glue), 153 Duratite, 97 Dust panel, 54

Edge repairs, 66-67

42, 134 Electric sander, 22 Emery boards, 17, 35, 58 Emery sandpaper, 45 Enamel, 52, 105, 114, 123; applying, 123 End-cutting pliers, 21 Epoxy, 27,28 Eyes (cane), 133, 135

Felt pad. 118

Filling wood, 97, 110, 113

Fine cane, 133

Fine-fine cane, 133

Finish, identification of, 77-78 Finish, hand-rubbed, see Hand-rubbed finish

Finish, testing of, 78-79 Finishes. 15-16, 113-115 Finishing, 14-15, 113-124, 150, 152; antique glazing, 123-124; enamelling, 123-124; French polish, 122-123; lacquering, 118-119; oil, 121; penetrating resin, 119-120; shellacking, 121-122; tung oil, 120; types, 114-115; varnishing, 115-118 Finishing nails, 25 Fish glue, 27, 28 Flat headed screws, 24, 25 Flex-tool, 74 Flint sandpaper, 45 Foggy finish. 77, 101 Folding rule. 21 Formaldehyde glue. 27-28 Formby furniture refinisher, 75. 89.

107, 111 French polish, 77, 114, 122-123 Full lap joint, 34, 41 Furniture kits, 88-91, 148-154

Garnet sandpaper. 45 Gimp tack, 26 Glazing, 77

Glue, 25, 27-29, 37, 41, 43, 52, 53, 56, 58, 61, 62, 63, 67, 68, 70, 79, 81, 82, 102, 108, 150, 152; application, 29; gun. 28-29; injector, 29; techniques, 27; types, 27-28 Glue blocks, 52, 54, 57; disassembly, 52 Glue gun, 28-29 Glue injector, 29 Glue problems, 150-151 Glue, softening, 53, 62, 63, 144 Glycerine, 132, 134, 145, 146, 147 Gouges repair, 77, 97, 99 Grain (wood), 48, 49. 89, 97, 103, 108, 117

Grinder, 23, 105

118, 151 Guidelines for selection, 11 Gummy finish, 78-79

Half lap joint, 34, 41

Hammers, 17

Hand grinder, 23

Hand screw clamps, 18-19

Hand-rubbed finish, 45, 48-49, 91, 118

Hand-rubbed oil finish, 114,121

Hand stripping, 103

Hand tools, 17-21

Hank, 133

Hardwoods, 30-32, 111 Haunched and mitered joint, 54 Heat lamp, 58, 59

Heath, 150 Hide glue, 27, 28 Hope furniture refinisher, 89, 107 Hot tank stripping, 76, 102-103 Humidity, 152

Jelled strain, 89, 112, 131, 150 Jigsaw, 21 Joiner, 21

Jorgenson clamps, 19 Joinery techniques, 33-44; analysis, 40-41; doweling, 41-43; mitered comer reinforcement, 44; mortise and tenon repairs, 36-39; types, 33-35, 40 Joining jig, 127

Lacquer, 52, 71, 75, 77-78, 80, 92, 97, 99, 100, 101, 110, 113-114, 134, 142; identifying, 78; applying, 118-119 Lacquer thinner, 78, 93, 97, 100 Lamination, 70 Lap joint, 33-34, 53 Lathe, 21, 61

Lemon oil polish, 49, 52, 77, 91, 109 Linseed oil, 78, 121, 122 Liquid wiping stain, 89 Long-nosed pliers, 21

Machine screws, 58 Mahogany, 30, 111, 113, 119 Mallet, 35, 40 Manmade woods, 32 Maple, 30 Marble, 81

Mask, safety, 103, 106, 119 Medium cane, 133 Medium sandpaper, 45, 106, 131 Metal corner braces, 53, 54, 55 Methylene chloride, 102, 103, 107 Miter box, 41, 44

Miter joints, 26, 41, 44, 53; reinforcing, 44 Mortise, 37, 39, 40, 56 Mortise-and-tenon joint, 18, 24, 33, 36-39

40-41, 53, 54; repair, 36, 39, 40-41 Mortise plug, 40 Moto-tool, 23 Muriatic acid bath, 102

NGR (non-grain raising), 111, 119 Nailsets, 18. 25, 26, 53, 62 Nails, 25-26

Narrow medium cane, 133 Natural varnish, 114

Open-grain sandpaper, 45-46, 122

Orange shellac, 121 Orbital sander, 22, 47 Ornamental nail, 26 Oscillating sander, 22, 47 Oval headed screws, 24, 25 Overlap marks, 111 Overlap T-joint, 33

Padding stains, 111 Paint, 52, 79, 107 Paint removal, 45

Paper mask method (veneering), 130

Partially finished furniture, 113

Particle board, 32

Paste furniture wax, 52

Paste varnish, 150

Penetrated stain removal, 80

Penetrating resin, 78, 110, 111, 114

Penny sizes, 25-26

Phillips head screws, 24

Phillips screwdriver, 18

Picture frame clamp, 44

Pigmented oil wiping stains, 112, 116,

119 Pilot holes, 25 Pin, 53, 62 Pine, 32, 113, 119 Pipe clamps, 19, 74, 75 Plane, 21, 66, 127 Plastic finish, 114 Plastic wood, 97 Pliers, 21, 26, 71 Plywood, 102

Pocket knife, 17, 21, 29, 56, 79, 98 Polyurethane varnish, 91. 107, 134 Polyvinyl glue, 27 Power tools, 21-23 Prewoven cane, 132, 143-147 Priming coat, 45

Pumice-and-oil, 79, 80, 91, 99, 118 Pumice powder, 49

Rabbet-dado joint, 35

Radial arm saw, 21, 71

Rail repairs, 59-61

Raising grain, deliberately, 109-110

Rasp, 58

Razor knife, 65

Ready-made dowels, 20-21

Reamalgamation, 92-93, 100-101, 123

Red oak, 31

Refinisher, 83, 89

Regluing, 14

Repairs, 13-14

Resorcinol glue, 27-28

Rocking chair runner repair, 70

Rocker, repair, 9, 132-142

Rosewood, 30, 119, 126, 127-131

Rottenstone and oil, 99, 118

Round headed screws, 24, 25

Rubber gloves, 86, 104

63 Rules, 21 Rung repairs, 41

Sabre saw, 18. 22, 23, 57 Safety glasses, 57, 86, 103, 104 Sander, 22, 45, 47

Sanding, 45-49, 58, 62, 68, 70, 88, 90, 103, 117, 118, 150, 151, 152; finishes, 48-49; wood, 45 Sanding blocks, 45, 46-47, 108. 131;

making, 46-47 Sanding disks, 47 Sanding dust. 16, 48 Sanding sealer, 110 Sandpaper, 29, 45-46, 57, 62, 104, 118,

122; grain, 45-46; grit, 46; thickness, 45 Satinlac, 119 Sawdust, 117 Saws, 18 Scraper. 104-105 Scratch repairs, 77, 93, 101 Screw-mate bits, 23, 24, 25 Screwdrivers, 17-18

71; size, 24-25; styles. 25; using, 25 Scroll saw, 18, 41 Seth Thomas clock repair, 92-93 Shaper, 21

Shellac, 52, 71, 77-78, 80, 92-93, 97, 99, 100, 101, 114, 119, 120, 121-122, 134, 142, 154; applying, 121-122; identifying, 77-78 Shims, 71

Silicon carbide sandpaper, 45 Silicone lubricant, 58. 72 Single slot screws, 24 Slip joint pliers, 21 Softwoods, 32 Splat. 18

Spline, 44. 132, 143, 147 Sprayed lacquer, 114, 118-119 Spring clamps, 20, 68, 75 Soldering iron, 98 Spray gun, 118-119 Square nails, 25, 56, 82 Stain removal, 79-80 Staining, 45, 65, 67, 80, 84, 85, 88, 89, 151

Staples, 25, 26-27 Steaming, dent repair, 99 Steel tape rule, 21, 41 Steel wool, 79, 99, 105, 106, 107, 109, 118, 120 Sterno, 98

Strap and web clamps, 19, 43, 61 Stick lacquer, 80

Stick shellac, 66, 80, 97, 98; using, 98 Stripping, 14-15, 83, 102-107, 108, 113; how-to, 104-106; professional, 102-103; restoring or retaining stain, 107; safety measures. 103-104

Stringer, 54, 59 Sugar maple, 31 Superfine cane, 133 Superfine sandpaper, 46, 48, 49, 80 Surface stain removal, 79 Synthetic finishes, 77, 78 Synthetic resins, 78 Synthetic varnish, 78, 114-115

T-joining joint, 34 T-joint, 33 T-square, 21, 41

Tabletops, 19, 47, 65, 71, 78; broken corner repair, 66; broken edge repair, 66; chipped plywood, 67; disassembly. 54; veneer repair, 65 Tack cloth, 48, 88, 89, 108, 117 Tack hammer, 17 Tacks, 26 Teak, 30, 32

broken, 62; loose, 62 Through bridle joint, 34 Through dovetail joint, 35 Tipping, 117 Tongue depressors, 17 Tools, 16, 17-23 Tooth, 116. 154 Toothbrush. 48, 52, 77 Toothpicks, 17, 79

Tung oil, 114, 120. 134; applying. 120

Turpentine, 121

Tying off cane, 137-138

Unfinished furniture, 16, 113, 148-154;

upgrading, 154 Unstained furniture, 113 Upholstery, 25, 26, 27 Upholstery nails, 26 Upholstery lacks, 26

Varnish, 16, 45, 52, 77, 78, 80, 90, 92, 97, 99. 110, 113-114, 131, 142; applying, 115-118; identifying. 78 Varnish, colored, 101, 109 Varnish, drying time, 116 Varnish stains, 111 Varnish thinners, 115 Veneer, 44, 45, 50, 52, 55, 58, 62, 81, 83-85, 102, 125-131; applying, 105-131; bubble repair, 65, 85; edge repairs, 65. 85; patch repair, 65, 83-85 Veneer jig, 127

Veneer roller, 21, 65, 126, 131 Veneer saw, 21, 84, 126, 127, 128, 131 Ventilation, 103-104 Very fine sandpaper, 48, 109, 151 Vise, 21, 58, 59, 60

Wallpaper seam roller, 65 Walnut, 30, 111, 113, 119 Warped surface repairs, 71 Water putty, 97

112, 116, 119, 121 Waterproof sandpaper. 46, 49 Wax finish, 77, 91, 114, 118, 120;

applying, 120 Weaving cane, 133-134, 135-141 Webbing tacks, 26 Wedge clamps, 20 Wedges (caning), 143, 146 Wet-and-dry sandpaper, 91 White oak, 31 White shellac, 121 Wood dough, 97

Wood patch, 97

Wood putty, 60, 68

Wood screws, 24

Wooden mallet, 17

Woodworking vise, 21

selecting, 15 Work plan, 13-16

Yellow birch, 31 Yellow poplar, 31 Yield House, 150

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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