By John A. Nelson
Old scroll observed clocks promote for $5,000 to $8,000. This new trend assortment outlines the stairs and methods essential to reflect those appropriate collectibles. Full-sized styles for every clock are supplied and every development is proven in complete colour.
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It is prized for its figures: stripe, roe, curly, blister, fiddleback, and mottle. Big leaf mahogany works extremely well and is the wood of choice for pattern makers: New cars are often made entirely out of this mahogany- every partthen the parts are used as patterns. t\ 4' ;1 I $ $$$ reddish brown to deep red. The grain is straight to interlocked, and DENSITY , . f(l •J ] Light Dense medium to moderately coarse in texture. It can be highly figured woRKABILITY 1 r:h\:J~A 1 when sliced into veneer.
It paints, stains, and polishes beautifully. U nequalled as a base for enameling, it virtually guarantees a permanent, smooth finish. Yellow birch steam-bends well and is a common choice in making upholstery frames. The sapwood of yellow birch is white, while the heartwood is cream or light brown tinged with red. When stained, the difference between CHARACTERISTICS heartwood and sapwood is barely noticeable. -,J$I close, and even, and it has a fine texture. ----' Light Dense strong. In addition to its primary use in plywood, it's also popular for WORKABILITY furniture, interiors, and cabinetEasy Difficult work, and for door skins on flush FINISHING doors and interior and exterior Easy Difficult panel doors.
It also exhibits excellent steam-bending qualities. The sapwood of American red oak is grayish white to pale reddish CHARACTERISTICS brown; the heartwood is pinkish to light reddish brown. ,s'"s"'I straight with a coarse texture. It is heavy, hard, and strong. :'~ plywood. ercus alba What makes this wood significantly more valuable than red oak? Not only is it very resistant to wear, insects, and fungi, but it's also practically waterproof American white oak is found along the eastern half of the United States.
Advanced Scroll Saw Clocks: Measured Drawings for Five Antique Samples by John A. Nelson