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By Jane Alford

Analyzing Berlin woolwork, this advisor enthusiastically explores the gorgeous embroideries of a bygone period. utilizing the transparent colour charts, readers can recreate the vibrancy and sweetness of the unique floral designs, from lily of the valley and pansies to beaded poppies and roses. This beginner's advisor covers all that crafters want to know, from getting ready the canvas and becoming a member of threads, to blockading, mounting and framing an embroidery.

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Quartersawn white oak ⁄8 in. × 7⁄8 in. long Sand ends before installation 1 Leather scrap 6-in. com *Length includes 1/32-in. cleanup allowance at each end. A Ru s t i c Tr e a s u r e B ox 25 Cut the parts to size The most important thing in cutting the parts to size is that opposite sides of the box match in length. To achieve this level of precision, use a crosscut sled with a stop block clamped in place. If you don’t already have a crosscut sled, it’s worth investing the small amount of time it takes to make one.

After selecting the stock I use a tablesaw sled to cut the box parts to size, but you could also make these cuts using only the fence and miter gauge on your saw. That said, a good crosscut sled quickly becomes a go-to jig in your shop, so it’s worth taking the time to make one (See “Making a Crosscut Sled” on pp. 28–29). To make multiple cuts of exactly the same measurement, I use a stop block clamped to the tablesaw sled. Cut it to length Using a stop block clamped 1. Rip the stock for all four sides of the box to width at the tablesaw.

Lid, 3⁄ 8 in. x 21⁄4 in. x 101⁄ 8 in. Brass pin acts as a stop. Ends, 23⁄ 8 in. x 19⁄16 in. x 23⁄4 in. 2 in. 1⁄ 8-in. 23⁄4 in. box joint Bottom, 1⁄4 in. x 21⁄ 4 in. x 91⁄4 in. 8 3⁄4 in. Sides, 3⁄ 8 in. x 2 in. x 8 3⁄4 in. Bottom detail Tongue, 1⁄ 8 in. , fits into grooves on box sides and ends. materials Quantity Part Actual Size Construction Notes 2 Sides 3 2 Ends 3 1 Lid 3 1 Bottom 1 Brass pin 1 1 ⁄8 in. × 2 in. * 3 ⁄8-in. mesquite ⁄8 in. × 19⁄16 in. * 3 ⁄8 in. × 21⁄4 in. × 101⁄2 in. 3 ⁄8-in.

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