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The TSC Subject Index

Volumes 1 (1976/77) - Volume 20 (1995-1996)

For a listing by Author, please see the Author's Index

Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5
Part 6
Part 7
Part 8
A-B
C-D
E-F-G
H-I-J
K-L-M-N-O
P-Q-R
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K

Kits and Kitbashing (see, also, Projects, kitbashing)

  • additions to kit bashed house: 3:1 (8)
  • beginners guide to: 9:2 (18-21)
  • differences between saw cut and die-cut: 9:1 (6)
  • distressed finishes: 8:2 (10-11)
  • planning a kit bashed house: 3:1 (5-10)
  • masking tape, use of: 3:1 (6)
  • technique, furniture: 6:1 (10-14)
  • troubleshooting: 5:1 (33-34)

Kitchens, design, history of 20th Century: 9:1 (4-6)

Kluger, Phyllis: 2:1 (21)

L

Ladders

  • extension ladder, 20 foot: 18:2 (17-22)
  • rung locks: 18:2 (23-24)

Laminate, Laminating, and Veneer

  • banding, inlay: 13:1 (7)
  • banding, lamination: 13:1 (7-10)
  • banding stock, construction of: 13:1 (10-12)
  • gluing jigs: 6:4 (38-39)
  • sled runners: 3:1 (35)
  • techniques: 6:4 (38-29)
  • veneer, introduction to: 5:3 (44-45):13:1 (11-12)
  • veneer, use of in 18th Century: 6:3 (13-15)
  • veneer, use of walnut burl: 13:1 (11-12)

Lampshades, construction of: 7:1 (27)

Latch handle, colonial: 1:3 (21)

Lathes

  • bed, review of: 13:1 (28)
  • beginning techniques: 4:2 (41-45)
  • bits, honing: 10:3 (48-49)
  • blanks: 2:2 (48-53)
  • carriage, review of: 13:1 (29-30)
  • centers: 10:4 (20)
  • chisels, woodturning: 1:4 (49-50)
  • copier:
    • modifications for Taig: 4:3 (2)
    • modifications for Unimat: 5:3 (2,27)
    • needle bearings, use of: 5:1 (2)
    • problems/solutions: 4:3 (2)
    • spindles as patterns: 4:2 (48-49)
    • use of: 18:2 (43-44)
  • copy attachment:
    • adjustment: 3:3 (22-23)
    • fluter plans: 3:4 (17-22)
    • plans: 3:3 (15-24)
    • templates for: 3:3 (23)
    • use of: 3:3 (23-24)
  • copy cat, Bell, adaptation to Unimat: 11:3 (19-22)
  • cutters, single flute molding: 4:4 (cf1-4)
  • cutting tools, introduction to: 10:3 (47-48)
  • Dremel Moto-Lathe, using: 1:3 (31-34)
  • drill chuck, use of: 10:4 (20-21)
  • drilling: 10:4 (20-21)
  • duplicator templates, use of: 8:2 (32-33)
  • electric drill, use of as lathe/sander: 7:2 (13-19)
  • faceplates,
    • turning sequence: 11:3 (38-39)
    • use of: 5:3 (46-47)
  • form tools, making form tools, use of: 2:2 (48-53); 16:1 (32-35)
  • hand held turning tools: 5:4 (46-49)
  • headstock, review of: 13:1 (27)
  • helical fluting attachment: 4:1 (39-47)
  • honing: 7:4 (27-28)
  • indexing: 11:2 (43-44)
    • indexing attachment: 3:4 (18);12:3 (45-48)
    • indexing disk: 12:3 (46)
  • introduction to: 13:1 (26-32)
  • lathe chucks
    • Jacobs: 1:4 (50)
    • mounting: 10:3 (47)
    • socket, Dremel: 4:2 (11-14)
    • socket, Unimat: 4:2 (15-18)
    • three-jaw, soft jaws: 5:2 (23)
  • metalworking lathe
    • 4-jaw independent chuck, use of: 11:1 (51-52)
    • boring: 11:1 (51)
    • collets, use of: 11:1 (52-54)
    • fixture plate, use of: 11:1 (54)
    • indexing: 11:2 (43-44)
    • introduction to: 10:3 (43-50)
    • metal lathe, small, use of (Part 1) 10:3 (45-50); (Part 2) 10:4 (20-24); (Part 3) 11:1 (51-56); (Part 4) 11:2 (43-44)
    • milling, vertical attachment: 11:1 (54-56)
    • woodturning on: (Part 1) 1:4 (49-55); (Part 2): 2:1 (26-31); (Part 3) 2:2 (48-53)
  • micro lathes
    • curved moldings: 5:2 (32)
    • tool rest, micro lathe: 5:2 (28-30)
    • use of: 5:3-28-33
  • Moto-Lathe, Dremel, use of: 7:1 (19-22)
  • motors: 13:1 (31-32)
  • profile and cutting edges: 2:2 (51); 16:1 (35)
  • profiling techniques: 2:2 (52-53)
  • profiling tool
    • curved moldings: 5:2 (31-32)
    • grinding: 7:4 (26-28)
    • use of: 16:1 (35)
  • reamers and reaming: 10:4 (21-22)
  • reviews of: 13:1 (25-34)
  • right hand turning tool: 2:1 (27-28)
  • rigidity: 5:1 (49)
  • slender spindles: 4:2 (9-19)
  • spindle, review of: 13:1 (27)
  • spindle indexer (Dremel): 12:3 (44-48)
  • spindle speed requirements: 13:1 (31)
  • steady rest: 4:2 (18-19)
  • Taig/Unimat comparison: 5:1 (47-49)
  • tailstock,
    • attachments: 10:4 (20)
    • introduction to: 10:4 (20-24)
    • review of: 13:1 (27-28)
    • use of: 10:4 (24)
  • techniques, plunge cut: 2:1 (29-31)
  • techniques, turning: 2:1 (26-31)
  • threads and threading: 10:4 (22-24)
  • tool bits (cutters),
    • relief Angles: 2:1 (27)
    • cutting edge angles: 2:1 (27)
    • making: 2:1 (26-28)
    • rake angles: 2:1 (27)
    • roundnose: 2:1 (29)
    • spearpoint: 2:1 (29)
    • use of: 2:1 (28-31)
  • tool block: 2:1 (26-27)
  • tool posts, review of: 13:1 (30-31)
  • tool rest
    • review of: 13:1 (28-29)
    • Sherline: 9:4 (27-28)
    • Taig: 5:1 (44-49); 5:2 (29-30); 5:3 (1)
    • Unimat, construction of: 9:4 (26-28)
  • tool steels, types of: 2:1 (26)
  • turning tools,
    • creating: 5:4 (46-49)
    • types of: 5:1 (44-45)
    • use of: 2:2 (48-53)
  • vertical template duplicating, mechanics of: 11:3 (20)
  • water-cooled (Unimat): 5:2 (49-50)
  • wheel hubs: 16:1 (9)
  • wood, qualities of: 2:2 (50)

Library of Congress: 11:3 (4,18)

Lighting (see, also, wiring)

  • access panel (electrical blind): 1:4 (12)
  • as design element: 5:2 (40)
  • blind wiring: 1:3 (18)
  • different approaches to: 5:2 (40); 5:3 (27)
  • globes, glass, use of automobile headlight lamps: 9:4 (23)
  • introduction to: 1:3 (18-20)
  • lamps
    • 1.3v micro: 2:4 (60); 3:2 (13-14)
    • 5w, 120v: 2:4 (59)
    • l72, 120v: 2:4 (59)
    • comparative scale size: 2:4 (60)
    • fluorescent, 4-8w: 2:4 (58); 4:3 (33-38)
    • fluorescent, recessed: 4:1 (16-17)
    • flourettes: 4:1 (18); 5:3 (16)
  • planning: 2:4 (10,15)
  • plugs and sockets: 5:3 (37)
  • roomboxes: 4:1 (14-18); 5:3 (16)
  • shadows to scale: 2:4 (56-61)
  • Thorne Rooms: 5:4 (1)
  • transformer selection: 1:3 (19)
  • transformer voltage differences: 5:1 (1)
  • troubleshooting: 5:2 (40); 5:3 (37)
  • voltage & resistance in: 3:2 (11-15)

Linoleum Blocks

  • printing, use of: 2:3 (20-21)

Locks and clasps:

  • Bride's Chest Lock Set with Key: 6:4 (7)
  • Trunk: 4:1 (13-14)
  • Working Desk Lock: 7:3 (11-14)

Louvered Panels, simulated: 3:3 (50)

Lowboys (see chests and dressers)

M

Machinists Square use of: 17:3 (42)

Mailing twine, use of: 10:3 (15-16)

Mandrel (see Joints and Joinery)

Mantles (see, also, fireplaces)

  • Arts & Crafts (c. 1880): 11:3 (6)
  • Fireplace Federal, construction of: 2:4 (10-13)
  • marble, Keystone Slate Mantle and Slate Works: 14:2 (35-42,48)

Marbling book paper: 2:1 (13-14)

Marblizing, introduction to: 10:3 (41)

Marquetry, introduction to: 19:3 (12-18, 38)

Masking Tape:use of, in Kitbashing: 3:1 (6)

Masonite, finishing: 4:4 (39-40)

Measurement

  • 1” and 1/2” Scale Conversion Chart: 6:4 (28); 13:4 (iii)
  • angle finder: 18:1 (3)
  • architect's scale: 1:1 (24); 3:4 (2-3cf)
  • caliper, use of: 3:4 (cf 1-4)
  • conversion of: 1:2 (33-34)
  • conversion to decimal inches: 10:3 (10)
  • curved line reduction: 1:2 (32-33)
  • curvilinear: 1:2 (31-33)
  • dial caliper: 1:1 (26); 3:4 (3-4cf)
  • linear: 1:1 (23-26)
  • linear, sources of error: 1:1 (24)
  • machinist's scale: 1:1 (23)
  • measurement conversion chart: 17:1 (C3)
  • micrometer: 1:1 (26)
  • miter gauge: 17:4 (3)
  • parallelism in: 1:1 (25)
  • parts layout: 3:3 (45)
  • proportional dividers, use of: 8:5 (29-35)
  • ruler, Clare Bell, use of: 3:3 (52)
  • scale conversion chart: 1:2 (33-34); 3:4 (1cf)
  • scale rule, use of: 5:1 (2);11:3 (37-39,44)
  • squareness in: 1:1 (24-25)
  • thinking in scale: 11:3 (37-39,44)
  • tools: 1:1 (23-26); 1:2 (31-34)
  • transferring measurements 19:1 (26-28)
  • twelve times projector: 15:3 (33-37)

Metals & Metalworking

  • aluminum: 5:2 (15)
  • bending brass: 3:1 (40-41)
  • burnishing & polishing: 3:1 (40)
  • carbon, hi-speed drill rod: 5:4 (46-47)
  • cast iron: 5:2 (12-13)
  • cuprous metals: 5:2 (14-15)
  • drip pans, use of stove bolt and nut: 16:4 (24)
  • dry sink liner: 1:3 (57-58)
  • epoxy metal putty, use as filler: 11:3 (16)
  • ferrous metals, definition: 5:2 (12)
  • fluorescent lamp base: 4:3 (33-34)
  • folding suspension mechanism (bed): 4:4 (15-16)
  • lead: 5:2 (15)
  • metal brake, use of: 18:1 (29)
  • nature of metals: 5:2 (12-15)
  • pewter: 5:2 (15)
  • prepunching holes in sheet metal: 15:3 (12)
  • removing enamel: 9:1 (37)
  • scribe, use of: 9:1 (39)
  • single flute molding cutter: 4:4 (1-4cf)
  • steel: 5:2 (13-14)
  • strapping tape, uses of: 3:3 (23); 4:4 (26)
  • tempering steel: 2:2 (49)
  • tin: 5:2 (15)
  • tin, pierced panels: 5:1 (1)
  • tin, soldering: 19:2 (15-18)
  • tinning: 10:1 (20)
  • tool steel, types of: 2:1 (26)
  • wrought iron: 5:2 (13)
  • zinc: 5:2 (13)

Metamorphosis Furniture

  • library chair/steps (Regency, c. 1811-1820): 18:1 (36-43)

Millwork (see, also, moldings)

  • crown molding: 17:3 (43)
  • curved: 6:2 (47-49)

Mirrors & Looking Glasses

  • looking glass, Federal Architectural (c. 1830): 4:1 (24-25)
  • mylar hobby mirrors, use of: 8:3 (6)

Mission

  • Billiard Table and Davenport (c. 1909): 3:2 (4-10)

Miters & Mitering

  • miter box: stop blocks, use of: 8:2 (12); 12:1 (32)
    • use in joinery: 8:5 (16-21); 8:6 (18-24)
    • use of: 10:3 (40-41); 14:1 (40-42); 15:2 (36-39)
  • miter gauges, use of: 12:4 (23)
  • miter jig, construction and use of: 15:2 (39-41); 19:1 (28)
  • miter saw
  • the Chopper
    • modification of: 6:2 (36-41)
    • use of: 3:3 (47-48)
  • mitering using hand tools: 15:2 (36-41)

Model Engineer, The: 15:4 (38-40)

Model in a Minute

  • bed wrench: 11:3 (23)
  • bench, Shaker: 11:3 (23)
  • books, multi-volume set: 1:2 (25)
  • books, single volume: 1:2 (9)
  • cabbage cutter, operating: 12:2 (23)
  • candle shelf, Colonial: 8:1 (11)
  • chenille rug: 3:2 (15)
  • coffee sack rugs: 1:3 (30)
  • Colonial style child's rocker: 17:1 (47)
  • easel, parlor (late Victorian): 13:3 (iii)
  • edge-molded plaques for decoupage family room accessories (c. 1970s): 3:3 (13-14)
  • niddy-noddy: 17:1 (48)
  • open wall box (Colonial): 8:2 (18)
  • pen wiper (Victorian): 1:2 (41)
  • picture frame: 11:3 (23)
  • pipe box (New England): 8:2 (18)
  • plastic pipe patio furniture: 2:4 (54-55)
  • Shaker step stool: 17:1 (47)
  • spoon rack with box: 8:3 (56)
  • straight pen, 19th C.: 1:2 (19)
  • table, Lincoln (c. 1850): 13:2 (40)
  • tired broom and dustpan: 13:1 (23)
  • wall rack, Shaker: 11:3 (23)
  • wastebasket, split bamboo (cardstock): 1:3 (16)

Modern (See, also, 20th Century)

  • introduction to: 7:4 (29-30)
  • chair, low (c. 1929, half inch): 11:4 (30-31)
  • chair, upholstered (c. 1929, half inch): 11:4 (31-32)
  • coffee table, round (c. 1929, half inch): 11:4 (30-31)
  • magazine rack (c.1929, half inch): 11:4 (29-30)

Molding:

  • bolection: 5:2 (33-34)
  • chair rail: 4:3 (27-28)
  • commercial, use of: 9:2 (32-37); 9:4 (12-13)
  • compound: 3:2 (29)
  • cornice: 4:4 (39); 5:3 (14-16);12:4 (12-13)
  • cornice, compound: 1:1 (10); 5:3 (14-16)
  • crossetted frieze: 3:3 (39)
  • curved, how to make: 5:2 (28-33); 8:2 (28); 15:2 (32)
  • dentil, production steps: 14:4 (30,42)
  • dentil cornice, interior: 4:4 (51-52)
  • door casing, broken pediment: 3:3 (39)
  • hat section: 4:4 (6)
  • introduction to: 10:3 (36-40)
  • joining straight & curved: 5:2 (32)
  • ogee: 16:2 (29,31)
  • panel border: 5:2 (32)
  • shaped: 3:3 (25-26)
  • shiplap: 2:1 (48-49)
  • tambour slats: 3:4 (35)
  • thumb molding strips: 14:1 (21-22)
  • turned, grain direction: 5:2 (30)
  • two-step rabbets: 18:4 (34)
  • veining bit, use of: 5:4 (38)

Molding Cutter

  • edger, with pilot: 3:1 (19)
  • single flute, how to make: 4:4 (1-4cf)

Moorish (see Colonial Spanis)

Morris, William: 6:4 (13-14)

Moto-Lathe (Dremel), working with: 1:3 (31-34)

Moto-Tool (Dremel),

  • cutting burr, use of: 12:3 (36-37)
  • drill press adapter, modifying: 11:3 (28)
  • lathe-mounted tool holder: 12:4 (41-42)
  • routing attachment for: 8:2 (43-48)
  • speed, drilling: 11:3 (28)
  • types: 11:3 (29)

Motors

  • electric ceiling fan, built-in: 8:1 (18-23)
  • source of mounts: 4:3 (45)
  • tinplate train: 6:1 (39-43)
  • used, tests & purchase of: 4:3 (44-47)

Musical Instruments

  • clavichord dolce (Sabathil): 15:1 (12-20)
  • keyboard scribing jig: 16:3 (20)
  • piano console: 11:2 (5-11)
  • English upright grand (c. 1802): 19:3 (32-38)
  • grand, drawing room: 12:2 (5-19)
  • history of: 11:2 (5-11)
  • studio: 11:2 (5-11)
  • upright: 11:2 (5-11)
  • Victorian Renaissance, c. 1878 (kitbash): 3:2 (44-46)
  • reed organ, protable (c. 1853): 16:1 (17-20)

Muslin, use of (stenciled floor cloths): 8:2 (7-8)

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Needle Files: use of : 2:2 (7); 10:2 (48-49)

Needlework:

  • Appleton and Patermayan Wool: 2:1 (18,21)
  • bargello: 1:3 (46-48)
  • basic techniques: 2:1 (16-21)
  • blending colors: 6:3 (23)
  • blocking techniques: 2:3 (25)
  • butterfly design: 4:2 (20-22)
  • candlewick spread: 3:3 (53-54)
  • canvas: 2:1 (16-17)
  • canvas count, determining: 3:1 (30)
  • chart/project organization: 3:1 (30-31)
  • crewel bed curtains/spread: 1:2 (6-9)
  • designs (patterns and charts): 2:1 (18)
  • DMC colors used in Thorne Rooms: 2:3 (24)
  • Dollfus-Mieg & Cie (DMC): 2:1 (18,21)
  • draperies: 3:2 (49-50)
  • egg beater, use of: 6:3 (24)
  • embroidery floss, use of: 2:3 (25)
  • finishing: 2:1 (20-21)
  • frames: 2:1 (18-20)
  • fringe, silk: 3:1 (32)
  • graphing, introduction to: 2:2 (31); 3:1 (27,30)
  • mini hooker, use of: 2:2 (36-37)
  • muting thread sheen: 2:3 (25)
  • needles, types of: 2:1 (18)
  • petit point Christmas stocking: 3:1 (22-25)
  • pleating: 3:4 (5)
  • project planning: 3:1 (27-30)
  • punch-needle: 2:2 (34-36)
  • punch needle tool, use of: 2:2 (36-37), 2:4 (45)
  • repair of: 6:3 (22-24)
  • rugs, hooked: 2:2 (29-30)
  • rug fringe: 3:1 (32)
  • russian needle: 2:2 (36-37)
  • sheering: 2:4 (48)
  • stitches,
    • basketweave or diagonal tent: 2:1 (19); 3:1 (31)
    • bargello: 1:3 (46-48), 2:3 (24)
    • continental/tent stitch: 2:1 (19); 3:1 (31)
    • counted cross stitch: 3:2 (16-17)
    • embroidery stitches: 2:1 (19-20), 2:2 (29-30)
    • rug binding stitch: 2:1 (20); 3:1 (31)
    • slipstitch: 3:1 (26)
    • straight gobelin stitch: 2:1 (19)
    • turkey work stitch: 3:1 (24)
    • yarn-sewn rug stitch: 2:2 (29)
  • supply sources: 2:1 (16-18, 21)
  • thread, types of: 2:1 (18)
  • translating full sized rugs: 3:1 (27,30)
  • valances: 3:2 (49-50)
  • yarn, types of: 2:1 (17-18)
  • Zwicky Silk Floss: 2:1 (18,21)

Newport, Rhode Island, cabinetmakers: 14:2 (13)

Nibblers use of: 17:3 (22); 17:4 (4)

Night Tables and Wash Stands (see, also, cabinets and tables)

  • history of: 2:2 (22-23)
  • night table, Haywood Wakefield (c. 1949): 7:4 (30,32)
  • Sheraton Night Table (c.1793): 2:2 (22-27)

Nuremberg Ware, history of: 7:1 (7)

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Oil Cloth, simulation of: 7:2 (39)

Oriental Lacquer Work

  • history of: 2:3 (5-6)
  • Japanning: 2:3 (5-6)

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