By Tom Begnal
Anyone who works wooden understands that the craft veers into math, biology and chemistry. you regularly need to compute a few peculiar joint perspective, calculate the quantity of wooden move in a panel, decide upon acceptable steel undefined, or pick out the correct adhesive or end for the task to hand, to call quite a few examples.
Fortunately, you now not need to spend hours laboring over magazines and books for this type of info. a brief examine the desk of contents during this little compendium exhibits that it truly is full of precisely the type of solutions a woodworker must have available. It contains universal geometry equations, math conversion tables, average furnishings dimensions, shelf load restrict charts, a word list of joints, houses of assorted woods, adhesives, finishes, and many extra. the easiest factor is that every one the data is at your fingertips and simple to discover, making this one of many toughest operating little store helpers you'll desire to have.
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S. S. 0161 metric tons Conversion Table Note: British imperial measure (liquid and dry measure) is not shown. S. gallons. 9144 44 CHAPTER ONE Miter Angles for Polygons (when all sides are equal length) For polygons not shown, use the Miter Angle Formula on page 47 to calculate the angle. Equilateral Triangle A = 60° B = 30° ! " Square (also Rectangle) A = 45° B = 45° ! " ! Regular Pentagon A = 36° B = 54° " Regular Hexagon A = 30° B = 60° ! " WOODWORKING MATH 45 Regular Octagon A = 221 ⁄ 2° B = 671 ⁄ 2° !
At the bottom of the leg, the taper reduces the thickness of the leg by 3 ⁄ 4". You need to determine the angle of the taper so you can use a tapering jig to cut the tapers. 06977 = about 4° WOODWORKING MATH 29 How to Draw an Ellipse Various methods are used to create an ellipse. The method shown here, often called the trammel method, is relatively simple and you can use it to make an ellipse of just about any size. Draw a horizontal line slightly longer than the length of the ellipse, then draw a vertical line slightly longer than the ellipse width.
Can) bottom end of Minwax Wood Finish (1 ⁄ 2 pint can) bottom end of Borden’s condensed milk (12 oz. can) bottom end of Minwax Wood Finish (1 pint can) bottom end of Folger’s coffee (12 oz. can) bottom end of Butcher’s Wax (16 oz. can) compact disc bottom end of Cabot’s Wood Stain 3⁄ 8 3⁄4 7⁄ 8 7 ⁄ 16 1 13 ⁄ 8 11 ⁄ 2 1⁄ 2 15 ⁄ 8 23 ⁄ 4 13 ⁄ 16 13 ⁄ 8 27 ⁄ 8 17 ⁄ 16 3 11 ⁄ 2 33 ⁄ 8 4 41 ⁄ 4 43 ⁄ 4 63 ⁄ 4 111 ⁄ 16 2 21 ⁄ 8 23 ⁄ 8 33 ⁄ 8 11 ⁄ 16 3⁄4 WOODWORKING MATH 53 chapter two furniture design 54 CHAPTER ONE Common Woodworking Joints Butt (end to end) Butt (edge to edge) Through Dado Stopped Dado Groove Rabbet Rabbet and Dado Cross Lap FURNITURE DESIGN 55 End Lap T-Lap 56 T-Bridle Tongue and Groove Flat Miter Edge Miter Rabbet Miter End Miter CHAPTER TWO Lap Miter Biscuit (end to edge) Biscuit Round Mortise and Tenon Stub Mortise and Tenon Blind Mortise and Tenon Haunched Mortise and Tenon Through Mortise and Tenon FURNITURE DESIGN 57 Pinned Mortise and Tenon Open Mortise and Tenon 58 Finger or Box Joint Through Dovetail Blind Dovetail Half-Blind Dovetail Half-Dovetailed Dado Dovetailed Dado CHAPTER TWO Keyed Dovetail Half-Lap Dovetailed Half-Lap Dowel (end to edge) Doweled Miter Spline (end to edge) Spline (edge to edge) Splined Miter Miter With Spline Key FURNITURE DESIGN 59 General Rules for Joinery Design A number of general rules, or rules of thumb, apply to the design of woodworking joints.