Furniture Design For Schools And Shops

An octagonal construction is illustrated in the drawings on Plate ii. As heretofore +

general proportions are dependent larg the shape and size of the article to I upon the taboret- Good proportions w, lie secured wit It a heigh th of almut inches and a top distance between the si top, rather than across corners, of appn sixteen inches. These dimensions wi

*'bulky" taboret suitable for a large pi ™

the heighth increases the width should decrease but less rapidly. The width of the legs, also, which may well be five and one-half or six inches for the 1aln>ret above specified, should decrease width as the heighth increases. En A the rails run around the taboret both nt i top and bottom, Presumably their ends 1 be cut to butt against the edges of the legs, e construction in B is similar to that in A at t top, hut half-lap eroB»-boards arc used to tie ! legs together at the bottom. This half-lap ist ruction is used in one form or another in 1) and E; that used at the top in C involves a double rather than a single cross. In F the rails at the top and the cross tie boards at the bottom butt against the edges of legs.

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i mmz i and size of the article to be placed iboret. Good proportions would here with a heighth of about eighteen a top distance between the sides of the than across corners, of approximately ihes. These dimensions will give a aboret suitable for a large plant. As h increases the width should decrease apidly. The width of the legs, also, well be five and one-half or six inches the top and bottom. ± its will be cut to butt against tl The construction in B is sim the top, but half-lap cross-bo the legs together at the bot construction is used in one C, D and E; that used at tl a double rather than a sing rails at the top and the cro bottom butt against the edg

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