Measuring A Period Piece

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A couple of weeks ago, my colleagues and I spent the morning poring over the details of an early 19th century tool chest.This is typical behavior for Kaare Loftheim, Brian Weldy, and I as we make our living at Colonial Williamsburg studying original pieces—either copying them or using them to inform our understanding of period woodworking practices.

While our position as cabinetmakers in a museum gives us access to an incredible collection and credentials that open doors to other museums, this privilege is not ours alone.Many museums, collectors, and antiques dealers welcome furniture makers looking to learn from or even replicate their stuff.

This past winter at Colonial Williamsburg's annual Working Wood in the Eighteenth Century conference, we collaborated on a presentation about how to study and measure museum pieces.This is a big topic and we had many techniques to share, but for now I'll focus on three basic rules for museum study and share our list of essential tools to bring along...

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Tips On How To Use A Tape Measure And Other Measuring Device For Woodworking Diy 150 x 100

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Source What could be more frustrating than being on the few final steps of your work and finds out there is a little discrepancy on the measurements when you cut the wood? Little as it might be, but that may basically cost you to redo few processes or make necessary ... Tips on how to use a tape measure and other measuring device for woodworking is article about Diy bookmarked by nicholas with ID 1304673507 was uploaded on 27-01-2019 and has been viewed 318,623 times.

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Measuring Tips And Techniques For Diyers

Use these clever tricks to work faster and better Measuring tips and techniques for diyers is bookmark about Woodworking Tips bookmarked by tyrone with ID 14219281545 was uploaded on 12-01-2019 and has been viewed 107,226 times.

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Measuring Moisture

Synopsis: Problems that result from using wood at the wrong moisture content are among the most common frustrations and failures plaguing the woodworker, writes wood technologist R.Bruce Hoadley.Such woes can be avoided by using modern moisture meters, which give immediate and highly accurate readings.Hoadley details two principal types of meters ... Measuring moisture is post about Accessories bookmarked by jeff with ID 12277274836 was uploaded on 20-01-2019 and has been viewed 372,059 times.

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How To Sculpt A Contemporary Piece

Synopsis: Learn how to shape curved chair parts that are attractive and comfortable.Danny Kamerath breaks his technique down to three steps: rough out the shape at the bandsaw, shape the concave and convex surfaces with an angle grinder, then refine and smooth the curves using a power sander.A grid layout ... How to sculpt a contemporary piece is article about Construction bookmarked by dave with ID 12237178860 was uploaded on 07-04-2019 and has been viewed 271,657 times.

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11 Essential Measuring And Marking Tools

Synopsis: Careful layout is crucial to a woodworking project.Measure or mark a part inaccurately and it almost certainly will cause problems.With that in mind, Chris Gochnour gives the lowdown on his 11 favorite measuring and marking tools.These are the tools he keeps within easy reach and uses almost every day: ... 11 essential measuring and marking tools is bookmark about Construction bookmarked by roger with ID 11369051265 was uploaded on 29-03-2019 and has been viewed 14,176 times.

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Dress Up Any Window With Period Trim

Synopsis: Window trims usually bear the brunt of last-minute cost-cutting in construction and renovation projects, yet they often get the most scrutiny.Mario Rodriguez explains the anatomy of a window and various techniques and compositions in trimming out a window in Arts and Crafts, Federal, and Victorian styles.Detailed drawings reveal the ... Dress up any window with period trim is bookmark about Construction bookmarked by jerome with ID 12252086553 was uploaded on 28-02-2019 and has been viewed 144,821 times.

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How To Develop A Piece Of Furniture In Sketchup

CHAPTER NINE of my Fine Woodworking eBook ' SketchUp Guide for Woodworkers' steps through the modeling process of the Chamfered Post Table.This table, made in about 1700, is one of the pieces in the 'Furniture Treasury' by Wallace Nutting.The title of Chapter Nine is 'How to Begin and Develop a ... How to develop a piece of furniture in sketchup is post about Design bookmarked by marcus with ID 12871388912 was uploaded on 08-02-2019 and has been viewed 199,670 times.

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Measuring A Period Piece

A couple of weeks ago, my colleagues and I spent the morning poring over the details of an early 19th century tool chest.This is typical behavior for Kaare Loftheim, Brian Weldy, and I as we make our living at Colonial Williamsburg studying original pieces—either copying them or using them to ... Measuring a period piece is article about Design bookmarked by herbert with ID 11910380541 was uploaded on 15-02-2019 and has been viewed 333,124 times.

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Period Perfect Bracket Feet

Synopsis: One of the most recognized forms in furniture, ogee bracket feet were traditionally made with hand tools.But shaping the distinctive S-curve on the faces and ornate profiles on the ends using hand tools alone is a labor-intensive process, so Dan Faia uses a technique that combines the best of ... Period perfect bracket feet is bookmark about Design bookmarked by kevin with ID 13906909005 was uploaded on 28-03-2019 and has been viewed 129,861 times.

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Measuring Antiques

Synopsis: There's a seemingly insatiable demand for historical and construction notes on vintage pieces, and D*ck Burrows spoke with Carlyle Lynch, who has devoted years to measuring furniture, to find out how it's done.This article covers reassuring nervous owners, systems that help ensure noting all vital details, making freehand perspective ... Measuring antiques is post about Design bookmarked by chester with ID 13594776176 was uploaded on 14-02-2019 and has been viewed 213,981 times.

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Easy Finish Ages A Classic Cherry Piece

Synopsis: Dan Faia's first goal when finishing his porringer-top tea table was to tone down the brightness of the new cherry wood.Cherry's tendency to blotch can make dyeing tricky, but this staining method helps to minimize the problem.He started with a shellac washcoat, then applied water-based aniline dye.Unthinned varnish completed ... Easy finish ages a classic cherry piece is post about Finishing bookmarked by daryl with ID 12577994990 was uploaded on 27-03-2019 and has been viewed 90,804 times.