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By Danny Proulx

This outstanding ebook is a follow-up to Proulx's how one can construct vintage backyard furnishings. Readers will locate many extra initiatives, starting from basic weekend designs to intermediate point initiatives that require extra funding in time and fabrics. the entire initiatives are clean, invaluable and cutting edge - certain to please either the builder and the consumer. Readers also will locate the entire specified steps had to construct those nice outside initiatives with out utilizing a store packed with instruments. The 15 tasks variety from flower planters, chairs and backyard benches to loveseats, swings and tables, compatible for any yard deck, patio or backyard. this is often the precise booklet for the weekend woodworker and do-it-yourselfer.

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4 Spread glue along one of the side rabbets, join the bottom to it at right angles and flush at both back and front, and nail the two together with two or three 1 V2" finishing nail s (setting the heads below the surface). Follow the same procedure for all four corners. It 1 Figure your cabinet's finished size. Don 't neglect to consider the thickness of overlapping doors (page 42), if you plan to add them, and any other joinery alternatives that will affect the cutting dimensions. For example, if you don 't inset the back, its thickness will add to the depth of the cabinet; buttjoined sides, top, and bottom will have different lengths than rabbeted or mite red ones.

Because they are not dependent upon the threads' ability to grip wood, bolts are very strong and don't chew up the wood when removed. Bolts are made from steel (carbon, stainless, and zinc-plated), titanium, bronze, brass, and aluminum. Zinc-plated steel bolts are most commonly used. The heads of bolts come in several shapes. Consider two factors when choosing among them : their appearance (if they will be visible) and the tools necessary for tightening them. You'll need screwdrivers (regular or Phillips) for slotted-head bolts, wrenches or pliers for hex or square-headed bolts and nuts.

Y. --- types : side-frame pivot hinges that attach to a door's top and 'bottom edges, side-frame pivot hinges that attach inte rmediately along a door's side edge, and top and bottom-mounted " knife" hinges that are quite difficult to install. The three types are shown above. The ---- -~-::j Q/ __ -~~ / ~'-_ / PIVOTHINGES (TOPVIEW) INVISlgLE HINGf IS OUT OF SIG+IT --W ~~~~ __ ~-:I / lao"- 180' _/ TOP SECTION VIEW pensive. They can be used for both flush and overlapping doors. A template and set of instructions should be included in each package.

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