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Make it! don't buy it: Home furnishings and accessories to make with wood, metal, and fiber
Make it don't buy it Home furnishings and accessories to make with wood metal and fiber
Author: Edited by John Warde
ISBN-13: 9780878574506
ISBN-10: 0878574506
Publication Date: 5/1984
Pages: 448
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Publisher: Rodale Press
Book Type: Unknown Binding
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Very detailed guide to makeing all types of home funishings, thick hardback edition!
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This book contains an amazing amount of information on a wide variety of subjects; below is the FIRST PART of the table of contents. The second part is the "List of Skills Boxes," which is LONGER, and lists the boxes scattered throughout the book that show how to make all the projects shown in the book. The wood section starts with "Felling a Tree"!!


--List of Skills Boxes
--Acknowledgments
INTRODUCTION
----About This Book
----Safety
FURNISHINGS TO MAKE WITH WOOD
--WORKING WITH WOOD
----Obtaining and Preparing Lumber
----Basic Procedures
----A Place to Work
--Modular Boxes
--Bunk Beds
--Laminated Hat Rack
--Mudroom Boot Bench
--Partition Screen with Hand-woven
--Panels
--Clothes Drying Rack
--Wall-Mounted Telephone Cabinet
--Dining Table
--Dining Chairs
--Double Bed
--Cedar-Lined Blanket Chest
--WOOD FINISHING
--Preparing the Surface
--Choosing a Finish
--Rubbing and Polishing
--Repairing the Finish
FURNISHING TO MAKE WITH METAL
--WORKING WITH METAL
----Materials
----Setting Up Shop
----Tools and Equipment
----Basic Procedures
--SHEET METAL
----Setting Up Shop
----Tools and Equipment
----Basic Procedures
--Candle Sconce
--Chandelier
--Brass Hinges
--Watering Can
BLACKSMITHING
----Setting Up Shop
----Tools and Equipment
----Basic Procedures
--Hooks and Chain
--Towel Bar
--Nails and Rivets
--Slide-Bolt Latch
--Hinges
--BRAZING AND WELDING
----Setting Up Shop
----Tools and Equipment
----Basic Procedures
--Brazed Stool
--Table Lamp
--Weathervane
--Fireplace Tools
FURNISHINGS TO MAKE WITH FIBER
--HAND WEAVING
----Buying Equipment
----Fiber
----Planning and Design
----The Ways of Color
----The Language of Weaving
--Tapestry/Pillow on a Small Frame
--Loom
--Building an Upright Frame Loom
--Rya Rug on an Upright Frame Loom
--Welt-Faced Rug on an Upright Frame
--Loom
--Table Runner on a Rigid Heddle Loom
--WEAVING ON A MULTI-HARNESS LOOM
----Estimating Material
----Winding the Warp
----Warping the Loom
----Plain Weave on a Multi-harness Loom
--Untangling Problems
--Curtains on a Multi-harness Loom
--Chair Seat Fabric on a Multi-harness Loom
--Woven Screen Panels on a Multi-harness Loom
--NONWOVEN RUGS
--Latch Hook Rug
--Punch Needle Rug
--Braided Rug
--Index