500 Cabinets A Showcase of Design & Craftsmanship by Ray Hemachandra

By Ray Hemachandra

From a closed hutch and bedside desk to cabinets, curios, and a waterfall chest of drawers, those 500 remarkable modern cupboards show off the artwork and craft of good furnishings making. those newly made works have fun form, joinery, detailing, colour, or the sophisticated blend of all these characteristics. primarily, every bit testifies to the layout and technical abilities of its writer, and has that the majority worthy component of all mind's eye.

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From the lower end clear to the top, after which the corners are to be beveled off in the manner shown. The four angle brackets are now to be sawn out and trimmed up to a perfect right angle, after which the center post should be placed in position and the brackets attached by means of glue and screws. In the matter of staining, the other furnishings in the room should be considered. Details of Piano Lamp Piano Lamp The shade is of octagonal form and will necessitate a sheet of cardboard about 28 by 29 in.

The putting together may now be proceeded with. The two top blocks should be first glued together, and then the lower notched block fastened to the base. Place two diametrically opposite vertical sticks in position and secure them to the blocks with glue and a nail at each end. Place the small center block in position and then the remaining two verticals. To cover the nail heads, procure a dozen upholsterer’s nails with large brass or copper heads and drive them in as shown. The projection on the end of the socket should be tightly fitted into the top block, and the cord passed downward through the base and out at one side.

The wooden bracket and the small connecting blocks (supposed to represent a link of a wooden chain) are all so clearly shown in the drawings that the reader will have no difficulty in working them out. After the bracket is complete with the upper portion of the shade fastened in place, the cord should be run up through the center and along the top of the bracket arm. Screw the globe into the socket and adjust the lower portion of the shade, and our lamp is complete. General Dimensions One-Light Bracket Pattern for the Shade Pattern for Top CHAPTER XII PIANO LAMP THE piano lamp is by no means limited in its usefulness to the reading of music.

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