Tag Archives: carpentry

Home Carpentry

Originally posted on Lost Art Press:
The woman who indulges in carpenter-work seldom does much harm. She contents herself with trying to drive nails into the wall, and with experiments with mucilage. She drives her nails with great caution, and…

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Joining Techniques for Building Houses, Barns, etc.

A selection of simple construction framing joints for building construction. These are all really just mortises or forms of notching.  These simple techniques can add a lot of value to your repertoire.  The internet shows so much excitement when these … Continue reading

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A Selection of Joining Techniques

A selection of simple lapping-joints for various purposes.  An essential part of any builder’s mental tool-kit.

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Låg arbeidsbenk på Sogn Folkemuseum

This gallery contains 4 photos.

Originally posted on Høvelbenk:
De Heibergske Samlinger – Sogn Folkemuseum har ei veldig rik samling av gjenstandar knytt til ulike handverk. Dei har ei flott utstilling av snikkarverktøy som er lagt til rette som ein verkstad med arbeidsbenkar og…

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Carpenter, 15th-16th Century

Prior to power sawmills and corporate lumber production, much of the carpenter’s project time was filled with simply making trees into boards.  Most illustrations I have found of preindustrial carpenters feature someone hewing, planing, or chiseling with the occasional scene … Continue reading

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