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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
S-T
U-V-W-
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P

Paints and Glazes: (see, also, finishing)

Duro white porcelain glaze, use of: 2:2 (28)

Paneling:

  • molded wainscot: 1:2 (56-57)
  • rail & stile 1:2 (13-14); 5:2 (24-27)
  • simulated: 2:4 (23-24)

Paper

  • history of marbling: 2:1 (13)
  • marbling techniques: 2:1 (13-14)

Parquetry (see, also, Marquetry and Inlay)

  • hexagon false cube parquetry design: 15:4 (3)
  • techniques for simulating: 14:4 (25-30)

Pattison, William & Edward tin work factory owner, 1740, Berlin CT: 2:3 (5)

Peabody, Kansas

  • The Democrat Rocker, c. 1850-1860. 5:1 (28-31)
  • Democratic National Committee, 1890s: 5:1 (28-29)
  • Johnson, J.G: 5:1 (28)

Pencil Engraver (Power Wood Carver)

  • power wood carver, construction of: 8:4 (31-34)
  • power wood carver, use of: 8:4 (34-35)

Pediment, broken: 1:2 (13);3:4 (10)

Pepys, Samual: 11:4 (2)

Perspective

  • exteriors: 19:3 (47-48)
  • false: 2:4 (10-14); 3:1 (9)
  • illusions, creating: 19:2 (25-33)
  • introduction to: 19:1 (5-15, 21)
  • katty wampus furnishings: 19:2 (31-33)
  • one point and two point furnishings: 19:2 (25-30)

Philadelphia Tin Toy Manufactory: 2:1 (7)

Photocopier:

use of in reducing plans: 10:2 (41)

Photoetching:

  • basic techniques: 3:1 (39)
  • drawer pulls, Chippendale: 7:2 (4-45)
  • introduction to: 6:1 (30-33)
  • metals for: 6:1 (32-33)
  • one-sided, preparation of artwork: 7:2 (41-45)
  • two-sided, preparation of artwork : 7:4 (52-55)

Photography:

  • approaches to, for miniatures: 6:3 (36-39)
  • cameras (110): 3:3 (56-57); 3:4 (1)
  • depth of field: 3:3 (57)
  • exposure & light: 3:3 (56-57)
  • incident light meter, use of: 6:3 (39)
  • light diffusion: 6:3 (37-38)
  • perspective distortion: 9:3 (40)
  • Pinhole Lens, use of: 9:3 (40-41)

Phyfe, Duncan

  • window bench, lyre back (c. 1815-1825): 7:1 (13-15)

Pin Driver

  • construction of: 7:4 (21-23)
  • use of: 7:4 (23,28)

Pin Router

  • Dremel drill press, use of as pin router: 8:2 (28)
  • edge molding, cutting: 8:2 (34)
  • introduction to: 19:4 (4)
  • table, use of: 14:3 (36)
  • use of: 19:1 (17-18)

Pin Vise

use of: 8:2 (14); 13:1 (15); 14:1 (41); 17:2 (40-41)

Plans & Patterns

  • developing plans from catalogs: 15:4 (25)
  • elevations, understanding 5:3 (30)
  • introduction to reading: 5:3 (28-37)
  • proportional dividers, use of: 8:5 (29-35)
  • reference edge: 7:3 (38)
  • reduction, using photocopier: 10:2 (41)
  • registration mark, use of : 15:3 (36)
  • technique for laying out pattern: 7:3 (38)
  • transferring, techniques for: 16:3 (25)
  • twelve times projector: 15:3 (33-37)

Plastics

  • acrylic plastic, cutting: 11:3 (34)
  • basic techniques: 5:3 (48-51)
  • canning jars from: 5:3 (51)
  • cement: 5:3 (49)
  • lamps: 5:3 (50)
  • modification of: 6:2 (22-26)
  • pipe, ABS, use of: 2:4 (54-55)
  • polishing: 5:3 (49)
  • sheet plastic: 5:3 (49)
  • sharp edges, removal of: 11:1 (27)
  • solvent cements, use of: 2:4 (54-55)
  • styrene, use of: 5:3 (48-49); 15:3 (3)
  • wood stove from: 5:3 (50)

Playing Cards:

  • history of: 16:2 (25, 27)
  • patterns: 16:3 (44)

Plexiglass

  • cutting: 8:2 (37-38)
  • gluing: 8:2 (39-40)
  • smoothing, use of smoothing plane: 8:2 (38)
  • use of: 8:2 (37-42)

Plumbing rain spigots: 15:3 (16)

Plywood

  • cutting: 12:4 (25-28)
  • kerf clamp, construction and use of: 12:4 (27-28)
  • safety: 12:4 (27-28)
  • sanding: 16:1 (38-39)
  • saws, choice of: 12:4 (25-26)
  • scroll-cutting: 16:1 (38)

Porch and Yard Furniture

  • arm chair, (Contemporary cottage: 10:2 (6)
  • chair, Adirondack: 1:4 (30-31)
  • chair, folding deck: 1:4 (32)
  • lawn swing, Wards, c. 1895: 14:4 (31-37)
  • love seat (Contemporary cottage): 10:2 (6)
  • patio furniture plastic pipe: 2:4 (54-55)
  • porch swing, flat woven: 1:4 (24-39)
  • swing, lawn stand: 1:4 (26)
  • tea table, garden (Contemporary cottage: 10:2 (8)

Power Supplies: see Wiring

Porch

  • rail detail, Colonial: 4:4 (44)
  • roof and trim, Colonial: 4:4 (42-43)
  • Italianate: 9:4 (10-13)
  • Victorian: 10:4 (5-11)

Post-depression (1940-1959)

  • arm chair, oak (c. 1950): 4:1 (32-35)
  • bathtub, bench (Kohler, c. 1940): 8:5 (22-23)
  • bed stand, Cushman (c. 1941): 12:1 (10-11)
  • bed stand, Haywood-Wakefield (c. 1949): 7:4 (30,32)
  • bed, panel, Cushman (c. 1941): 12:1 (9-10)
  • bed, panel, Haywood Wakefield (c. 1949): 7:4 (37-38)
  • bench, phone and stand (c. 1940s): 14:1 (37-39)
  • chair, folding (Wegner, c. 1949): 1:1 (11-13)
  • chair, upholstered wing (c. 1950): 3:3 (6-12)
  • chest-on-chest, Cushman (c. 1941): 12:1 (6-8,10)
  • desk, Weiman (c. 1950s): 9:3 (35-38)
  • dresser bench, Cushman (c. 1941): 12:1 (14)
  • dresser, Cushman (c. 1941): 12:1 (11-13)
  • interior design: 6:3 (4-9)
  • ottoman (c. 1950): 3:3 (6-12)
  • record changer, V-M (c.1949): 6:3 (33-34)
  • sink (lavatory), Kohler (c. 1940): 8:5 (22-23)
  • sofa , oak (c. 1950): 4:1 (32-35)
  • sofa, Early American (c. 1950): 3:3 (6-10)
  • table, coffee (1940s Federal): 6:4 (48-50)
  • table, end, (1940's Federal): 6:4 (48-49)
  • television antenna (c. 1949): 6:3 (33-34)
  • television stand (c. 1949): 6:3 (34-35)
  • television, Stewart-Warner Custom Deluxe (c. 1949): 6:3 (29-33)
  • toilet (stool), Case & Sons (c. 1940): 8:5 (22,24)
  • vanity bench, Haywood Wakefield: 7:4 (36-37)
  • vanity, Haywood Wakefield: 7:4 (30-36)

Pre-Raphaelites: 6:4 (13-14)

Pre-Revolution (Colonial)

  • baby tender: 8:3 (17-18)
  • arm chair, wainscot (c. 1690): 14:1 (6-11)
  • armoire, French Canadian (c. late 18th C.): 12:4 (5-13)
  • bed, Chippendale canopy (c. 1770-1785),
  • half inch: 7:3 (39-42)
  • bed, four-post (Colonial, plans only): 11:2 (31)
  • bed, Slaw (c. 1700) 1:2 (1-9)
  • cabinet, corner, serpentine-front, French Canadian (c. 18th C.): 11:4 (7-13)
  • candlestand, cross-base: 5:1 (40-42)
  • candlestand, rachet (Colonial): 8:6 (12-13)
  • cellarette, mahogany (c. 18th C): 8:3 (23-25)
  • cellarette, walnut (c. 1750-1775): 8:3 (19-22)
  • chair, arm, French Canadian Louis XIV: 11:4 (13-17)
  • chair, commode (Chippendale): 5:3 (8-11)
  • chair, continuous arm Windsor (c. late 17th C.): 12:4 (18-23).
  • chair, easy (Chippendale, c. 1740-1750): 14:2 (13-22,48)
  • chair, loop back Windsor (c. 18th C): 12:3 (33-38)
  • chair, rocking horse chair, child's, French Canadian (c. 18th C.): 11:4 (17-18)
  • chair, roundabout (c. 1770): 1:2 (27-30)
  • chair, windsor, side (c. 1750-1780), half inch: 7:1 (11-12)
  • chest and drawers (Colonial, plans only): 11:2 (32)
  • chest of drawers, kneehole (c. 1790): 10:1 (24-28)
  • chest with drawers, Jacobean (c.1680): 14:1 (12-19)
  • corner shelf (c. 1759): 4:1 (4-9)
  • cupboard, Colonial corner (c. 1740-50): 9:2 (32-37)
  • desk, ladies cylinder (c. 1790): 9:2 (23-28)
  • desk, Queen Anne: 11:1 (17-21)
  • dresser, Colonial: 5:3 (18-20)
  • dressing table, Philadelphia (c. 1755-1795): 2:2 (5-16)
  • ecoinear (corner shelf, c. 1759): 4:1 (4-9)
  • high chest of drawers, Connecticut (c. 1740-1760), half-inch: 6:4 (9-12)
  • highboy, step-top (c. 1750-70): 10:2 (15-19,23)
  • kettle stand, Chippendale (c. 1760-1780): 14:1 (23-24,48)
  • library ladder/table, George III (Campbell, c. 1793): 14:4 (5-15)
  • lowboy, Queen Anne (c. 1760), half inch: 7:4 (50-51)
  • lowboy, William & Mary (c. 1710): 14:1 (19-22)
  • slaw bed (c. 1700): 1:2 (1-9)
  • spice box on frame, Philadelphia Queen Anne (c. 1740-1750): 14:3 (11-15)
  • spice chest, Queen Anne (c. 1740-1750): 8:4 (4-8)
  • table, gateleg (c. 1690): 1:3 (2-15)
  • table, handkerchief corner, Queen Anne gateleg (c. 1750-1790): 15:4 (31-33)
  • table, Jacobean Hutch, w/ commercial spindles: 8:1 (15-16)
  • table, Pembroke (c. 1790): 12:1 (20-23,48)
  • table, Queen Anne corner: 12:2 (19)
  • table, tea, Queen Anne (c. 1755): 2:1 (35-36)
  • trunk & stand (c. 1672): 4:1 (10-14)

Profile of a Craftsman /Artists

  • Cook, Harry : 2:2 (15)
  • Cosgrove, Barbara: 3:1 (31)
  • Friedman, Marie : 2:4 (47)
  • Heuer, Marie: 4:4 (19)
  • Hillhouse, Jim & Shirley : 2:3 (13)
  • Jedlicka, Jim & Harriet : 2:3 (36-37)
  • Korb, Donna: 2:4 (47)
  • Sobers, Kay C.: 2:1 (24)
  • Sevebeck, Bill: 1:3 (16)
  • Sinnett, Doreen: 2:2 (37)
  • Williams, Judee: 3:2 (50-51)

Profiling Tool Bit (see, also, lathes)

  • use of, metalworking lathe: 2:2 (51-52)

Proportional dividers

  • construction and use of: 8:5 (30-35); 16:1 (25)

Prototypes, working with: 1:3 (3)

Protractor, use of, chair leg angles: 8:2 (14)

Push Sicks

  • Anderson style: 13:4 (3)
  • eraser: 14:1 (3)

Putty

  • Synthetic, use of: 4:3 (7-8)

Q

Queen Anne

  • cabriole leg: 1:2 (23-25); 11:1 (21)
  • corner table: 12:2 (19)
  • desk: 11:1 (17-21)
  • difference with Chippendale: 2:4 (33)
  • dressing table (lowboy), Philadelphia, c. 1755-1795): 2:2 (4-16)
  • day bed, fixed head (c. 1730-1750): 6:2 (17-20)
  • high chest of drawers (c. 1740-1760): 6:4 (9-12)
  • secretary (Scientific, kitbash): 1:1 (6-10); 1:2 (13-16)
  • settee (kitbash): 6:3 (27-28)
  • table, tuck-away (c. 1740-1765): 16:1 (22-24,46)
  • spice chest, (c. 1740-1750): 8:4 (4-8)

Quilting:quilting frame (c. 19th C): 18:1 (16-24)

R

R.F. Stevens, Reed Organ Builders

  • history of: 16:3 (17)
  • reed organ, protable (c. 1853): 16:1 (17-20)

Rabbet (see Joints and Joinery)

Razor Saw

  • desired size: 2:1 (10)
  • mitering: 3:1 (48)

Reeding Legs: Federal: 16:4 (9-10)

Refinishing, ready-made furniture: 4:3 (40)

Regency

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

Resin, Polyester

  • introduction to casting: 10:2 (10-14)
  • molds, types of: 10:2 (12-13)
  • painting: 10:2 (13-14)
  • plaster mold, use of: 10:2 (10-11)

Riffle Files, use of in carving: 2:2 (11)

Ripping

  • with hobby knife: 3:3 (45)
  • with table saw: 3:3 (46)

Roofs and Roofing

  • collar beam: 1:4 (4-5)
  • colonial framing: 1:4 (4-9)
  • common rafter: 1:4 (4-7)
  • framing: 11:2 (16-20)
  • plywood: 4:3 (23-25)
  • porch: 4:4 (42-43)
  • purlin: 1:4 (8-9)
  • roof and gable framing: 1:4 (4-9)
  • roof boarding (sheathing): 1:4 (8)
  • shakes, fabrication and installation: 1:4 (8-9)
  • shingles: 4:4 (44)

Roomboxes (see, also, Projects, Roomboxes)

  • access design: 7:2 (9-12)
  • basic construction: 5:3 (4-5)
  • corner viewing panels: 1:2 (20-22)
  • creating a moment in time: 5:2 (4-8)
  • depth and scale: 6:1 (21,44)
  • design of: 2:3 (26-29)
  • details of (c. 1700): 1:1 (44-47)
  • figures, use of: 5:2 (4-8)
  • frame & panel construction: 5:3 (4-5)
  • illusion, use of: 6:3 (9)
  • interior box, construction of: 5:1 (17-19)
  • molding types (c., 1700): 1:1 (46)
  • outer shell, construction of: 4:1 (15-18) 5:1 (17-20)
  • parlor, description (c. 1875): 5:4 (4,34)
  • period, designing: 6:3 (4-9)
  • perspective, use of: 19:1 (5-15, 21)
  • planning: 1:1 (45-47); 2:1 (45-51); 6:2 (22-26)
  • plywood construction: 5:1 (17)
  • realism in: 6:3 (4-9)
  • stenciled: 5:3 (4-7)
  • wiring: 16:4 (46-47)

Routers and Shapers

  • adjustable pin-mill, construction of: 15:2 (3-4)
  • All-Purpose shaper/saw table: 2:4 (37-42)
  • attachment for Dremel Moto-tool: 8:2 (43-48)
  • bits, use on a drill press: 8:2 (24)
  • cutters: 2:4 (41-42)
  • dado fixture for Dremel: 10:2 (37-38)
  • hacksaw blades, use of: 16:1 (15)

Rugs

  • block printing: 2:3 (20-21)
  • braided: 2:3 (17-18)
  • chenille: 3:2 (15)
  • clipping pile: 2:4 (48-49)
  • color, to scale: 2:3 (22-25)
  • fabric: 2:3 (19-20)
  • geometric, needlepoint: 2:2 (31-33)
  • graphing techniques: 2:2 (31-32)
  • lithographic prints: 2:3 (18-19)
  • modern needlepoint: 2:1 (22-25)
  • pile-surface stitches: 2:2 (29-30)
  • punch-needle: 2:2 (34-37), 2:4 (45)
  • rug knotting, Oriental: 1:1 (14-15)
  • Sarouk: 3:1 (27-32); 3:2 (41)
  • silk oriental punchneedle: 2:4 (44-49)
  • stenciled: 2:3 (19-20)
  • substitute rugs: 2:3 (18-21)
  • transfer patterns: 2:4 (46-47)
  • use of decals: 2:3 (19)

Rulers (see Measurement)

Rungs

  • chair drill and assembly jig: 8:2 (14)
  • leg assembly: 8:2 (12-15)
  • rung hole jig: 8:2 (13)

Rushing (see also caning)

  • chair bottoms: 8:1 (15)
  • introduction to: 1:3 (53-54)
  • woven fiber: 1:1 (13)

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