Beginner's Guide to Berlin Woolwork by Jane Alford

By Jane Alford

Analyzing Berlin woolwork, this consultant enthusiastically explores the attractive embroideries of a bygone period. utilizing the transparent colour charts, readers can recreate the vibrancy and sweetness of the unique floral designs, from lily of the valley and pansies to beaded poppies and roses. This beginner's advisor covers all that crafters want to know, from getting ready the canvas and becoming a member of threads, to blockading, mounting and framing an embroidery.

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Then saws will cut an extremely smooth miter that needs position the molding on the cabinet (D) and mark the no further handwork before assembly. miter at the opposite end (E). Now attach the front When attaching molding to a cabinet, such as the small, dovetailed box in these photos, I begin by molding first (F). Then apply glue (G) and attach the planing the joints flush at the intersections. Position side returns (H). the plane at a 45-degree angle to avoid tearing out A B C D E F G 36 Outfitting the Shop H SECTION 2 OVER VIEW site where clean crosscuts or miters are needed.

Between the head and tailstock. Before purchasing this specialized machine, SECTION 2 OVER VIEW ➤ HOR SEPO WER Consider motor horsepower when shopping for machinery. When you’re making a heavy cut or during extended periods of use, motors can overheat and temporarily shut down. This can sometimes be avoided by keeping blades and cutters sharp and using a slower feed rate. But underpowered machines are no bargain. Skimping on horsepower can limit the potential use for a machine. It’s important to compare horsepower when shopping for machines.

Trammel points, the compass, and dividers are useful for layout of circles and arcs. 28 Outfitting the Shop A reliable square is a tool that no shop should be without. My favorite is a 12-in. combination square. This multipurpose tool serves as an inside square, outside square, 45-degree square, depth gauge, and straightedge. Get the machinist-quality square; those sold at home centers lack the quality and accuracy for fine work. The sliding-bevel gauge is used for laying out and checking angles other than 90 degrees.

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