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...
Is the information for this product incomplete, wrong or inappropriate?
Let us know about it.
Does this product have an incorrect or missing image?
Send us a new image.
Is this product missing categories?
Add more categories.
Review This Product
No reviews yet - be the first to create one!