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The Teacher's Hand-Book of Slojd; As Practised and Taught at Naas Containing Explanations and Details of Each Exercise (Paperback) Loot Price: R402
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The Teacher's Hand-Book of Slojd; As Practised and Taught at Naas Containing Explanations and Details of Each Exercise...
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The Teacher's Hand-Book of Slojd; As Practised and Taught at Naas Containing Explanations and Details of Each Exercise (Paperback)

Otto Aron Salomon

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 Excerpt: ... in the case of gouges of large size, by the mallet. 3. The Spoon Gouge and the Spoon Iron. Ordinary gouges are often used in forming the bowls of spoons and similar articles, but the tools specially adapted, and best for the purpose, are the spoon gouge and spoon iron The larger illustration (Fig. 52) shows the spoon gouge. In construction, and in the way it is used, it somewhat resembles A (Fig. 51); but it differs from it in having the blade curved lengthwise, to facilitate the work of hollowing out. The spoon iron is different in form. It is shown in the smaller illustration Fig. 52. Spoon Gouge and Spoon Iron.. with a lancetshaped blade, with two edges, curved like a bow, and tapering to a point at the end. It is worked with both hands, and cuts to either side. 4. Carving Tools. A number of tools, more or less like the preceding, are used in wood-carving. Some of these carving tools are flat, with rectangular edges; others are oblique to the direction of their length, with a bevelled edge on both sides; others are concave, with a circular edge, or have two edges meeting in a point. They are straight in some cases; in others, curved. As only a few of these tools are used in slojd carpentry, to any extent worth mentioning, no description of them is given; but those in most common use, with their names, are shown in Fig. 53. The full size of the edge is given in the outline beside the representation of each tool. Fig. 53. Carving Tools, i. VI. Planes. The edge tools hitherto described consist of a single steel blade, with a cutting edge of various descriptions, and a handle for one or both hands. The inclination of the edge to the surface of the wood may thus be altered at will, as the circumstances of the case require. Narrow surfaces, or surfaces of gen...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Otto Aron Salomon
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 60
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-44032-2
Barcode: 9781231440322
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LSN: 1-231-44032-5

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