Monthly Archives: May 2016

John Townsend Cabinet Maker Free Download

  Who don’t love free. Thank you met museum of art. Goddard and Townsend were Quaker cabinet makers from Newport, Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, who made furniture so exquisite it is now in the Met. More about them here: … Continue reading

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Use a string along the centerline to draw an arc.

Or… The Mothers day chairs made from old pallets with help from some crusty 2×4’s. So, as you can see I was unhappy with the first arc. Right by my hand you will notice it runs off the edge of … Continue reading

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Fig. 79 Workman and Bench

Is this all you need. I love the stretchers. I wish I had enough time to read all the old books.   https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uiug.30112002672613;view=1up;seq=33   Checkout the hinge used as a bench stop. I could do that!     https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uiug.30112002672613;view=1up;seq=37 I’m … Continue reading

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