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This section concerns history of various firms, and their founders/ owners, as well as catalogs of the products of the firms.

Berkey & Gay

cover Late 19th Century Furniture by Berkey & Gay
(Schiffer Book for Collectors)
by Brian L. Witherell
Paperback: 320 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.50 x 11.00 x 8.75
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.; (September 1998)
ISBN: 0764306561

R Bliss Manufacturing Co

Available from Amazon

Gustav Stickley

Limbert Furniture

048627120X_01.jpg (2K)Limbert Arts and Crafts Furniture:
The Complete 1903 Catalog
Publisher: Dover Books on Antiques and Furniture (June 1992)
ISBN: 048627120X

Limbert Furniture:
Mission Furniture Calogue Ser No 4
Author: Stephen Gray Paperback:
ISBN: 0940326043
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Limbert Holland Dutch Arts and Crafts Furniture:
Editor: Stephen Gray Paperback:
ISBN: 9999242634

How To Make and Use Clamps

Making Screw Threads in Wood

Title: Making Screw Threads in Wood
Author: Fred Holder
Publisher: ?
144 pages. 8-1/4 x 10-3/4. Fully illustrated in color. Soft cover. $??. (2017)

A good understanding of screw threads, and the techniques for cutting them, will aid you on just about any project you undertake. Take the mystery out of the process with this thorough focus on exactly what a screw thread is and how it functions. Not only does it cover cutting on a lathe with jugs and handheld chasers, it addresses using taps and screw boxes to hand carve as well as: * cutting coarse and fine threads * laying out and cutting external threads with a chisel, as well as making internal ones * utilizing commercial tools and making your own alternatives. Specific projects -- including a wooded bolt, threaded spindle, twist-top box, and walking-stick join -- illustrate alternative methods of exploiting threads in wood.

Fine Woodworking Techniques 2

This is a selection of articles from Fine Woodworking magazine

Publisher: Taunton Press, Newtown, CT: (January 1980)
ASIN: 0918804078

Article Title: "Wooden Clamps", pp. 42-49,
Author: Richard Showalter
Topic: this article on wooden screws and clamps gives detailed information about their construction.

How To Identify Tools

Dictionary of Woodworking Tools

Author: R. A. Salaman
546 pages. Thousands of illustrations. 7 x 10. Soft cover. $39.95. (1997)

Since its first publication in 1975, R.A. Salaman's Dictionary of Woodworking Tools has come to be recognized as a definitive pioneering reference work, one of unparalleled value to craftsmen, collectors, antique dealers and all who are interested in the subject of woodworking tools and their uses. His rich language describes and explains the tools, not only of the more obvious woodworking trades (such as the cabinetmaker, chairmaker, joiner, coachbuilder, cooper, shipwright, plane maker, wheelwright and instrument maker) but of the less obvious trades as well, such as broom and brush makers, tree feller, hoop maker, upholsterer, millwright, coffin maker and window maker. The present edition is a substantial enlargement of the original work, revised and updated by Philip Walker, himself and authoritative historian-collector of tools.

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