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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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S

Safety googles, use of: 8:3 (15)

Sanding and sanders

  • abrasive selection: 19:3 (40)
  • adhesives, choice and use of: 11:1 (27)
  • crepe rubber, use of: 11:1 (27)
  • discs, conical, making: 14:2 (25-27)
  • drum sanders, cutting contours: 16:2 (28)
  • electric rill, use of as a sander: 7:2 (13-19)
  • finger saver: 14:3 (19-20)
  • glue, use of: 17:1 (36
  • hacksaw blade, use of: 16:1 (15)
  • increasing grit: 16:4 (38)
  • oversanding: 5:1 (33)
  • sanding block, chamferring: 17:1 (36)
  • sanding jig, use of (29)
  • sand paper grit, choice of: 5:1 (33); 11:1 (27)
  • techniques, belt sanders: 5:1 (33)

Sanding Surfacers: (see disc sanders)

Sawdust

  • combating: 7:2 (20-25); 7:3 (50-54)
  • collector: attachment, construction of: 9:3 (46-47)

Saws (see, also specific type of saw)

  • All-Purpose Shaper/Saw Table: 2:4 (37-42)
  • bushings: 11:4 (3-4)
  • circular saw, mounting blades with oversized holes: 11:3 (28)
  • drawer slides, source of (Dohzuki): 15:1 (4,12)

Scale (See, also, Measurement and Plans & Patterns)

  • architect's: 2:1 (2)
  • comparative: 6:1 (21, 44)
  • conversion chart: 17:1 (3)
  • definition of: 2:1 (1)
  • full dimensions, use of: 15:1 (4)
  • non-standard scales (1/2”, 1 1/2”) (letters): 6:1 (2)
  • thinking in: 11:3 (35-37,44)
  • translating full dimensions: 2:1 (1)

Scale Modeling,

  • differences in approach: 15:3 (4)
  • "Why Scale": 1:1 (1-3)

Scales: platform scale (c. 1880-1930): 18:1 (25-35)

Scratch Tools:

  • construction of: 6:3 (48-51)
  • creating: 19:3 (42)
  • grinding profiles: 10:1 (9)

Sewing needles, use of: 6:3 (51-52); 10:1 (9-11)l 13:3 (25-28)

Screenprinting

  • decals: 13:4 (45-46)
  • introduction to: 13:3 (25-28)
  • photographs: 13:4 (47)

Scroll-Saw

  • adjustable fence assembly (scroll saw): 13:3 (43,46)
  • blade block (Anker), substitute for AMT block: 12:4 (3)
  • blade holder, modification of (AMT scroll saw): 13:2 (43-44)
  • blade holding jig and bracket: 13:2 (41-43)
  • changing blades: 12:4 (3)
  • cross cutting w/: 13:3 (40)
  • cutting straight line: 11:1 (27)
  • hinged resilient base (Micromark): 14:1 (43-44)
  • hold down shoe: 9:3 (43-46)
  • modification of ATM scroll saw: 9:3 (42-47)
  • legs, cutting steps: 19:2 (37)
  • ripping w/: 13:3 (40-43)
  • sliding miter gauge: 14:1 (44-45)
  • sliding table assembly: 13:3 (42-43)
  • use of: 6:2 (42-45); 17:2 (21-22); 17:3 (48-49)
  • vibration: 13:4 (43-44)

Shaker (c.1850's to 1880's)

  • bed stand: 11:2 (33-35)
  • bench: 11:3 (23)
  • bench, utility: 16:3 (16)
  • candle holder: 16:1 (36,40)
  • chair, ladderback (c.1875): 1:3 (2-15)
  • commode chair (Pleasant Hill, KY): 8:5 (25-29)
  • cradle (c. 1810-1830): 18:3 (30,32)
  • cupboard desk (c. 1852): 11:1 (22-26)
  • design innovations: 16:3 (6-7)
  • design standards: 11:1 (22)
  • hanging spool rack: 16:3 (14-15)
  • history of Shakerism: 16:3 (5-7)
  • Mount Lebanon (New York): 16:3 (5-6)
  • pedestal stand: 1:3 (29-30)
  • sewing desk, Mount Lebanon (c. 1786-1900) 16:3 (7-11)
  • step stool: 17:1 (47)
  • stool, swivel sewing (c.1850): 16:3 (11-14)
  • wall rack: 11:3 (23)
  • wood box (Pleasant Hill, KY, 19th C.): 8:6 (14-17)
  • writing desk (c. 1810-1830): 18:2 (117-20)

Shaper Table,

  • adapting for Curved Work: 6:2 (47-49)
  • adjustment of: 2:4 (41-42)
  • bits: 2:4 (42)
  • continuously adjustable fence: 3:2 (19-20)
  • fence, rise and run ratio: 3:2 (20)
  • fences, in and out feed: 2:4 (39-40)
  • fine adjustments for: 7:1 (23-26)
  • general plans for: 2:4 (37-40)
  • molding cutter: 3:3 (25)
  • plans for (Dremel): 5:1 (22-27)
  • safety precautions: 3:3 (28); 5:1 (26)
  • saw attachment, use of: 3:3 (26-28) use of: 5:1 (26-27)

Shooting board, construction and use: 11:2 (21-23)

Sharpening

  • bench grinder safety: 2:1 (26-27)
  • copier bit: 4:3 (2)
  • form tool: 2:2 (48-49)
  • gravers: 2:2 (5)
  • hand-turning chisels: 5:4 (46-49)
  • lathe tool bits: 2:1 (27-28)
  • leather strop, use of: 19:4 (14)
  • table saw blade: 3:3 (26)
  • wet-dry paper (400 & 600 grit): 11:1 (27)

Sheraton

  • desk, lady's writing (American, c. 1800): 13:3 (35-39)
  • night table (c. 1793): 2:2 (22-27)
  • Sheraton, Thomas: 2:2 (22)
  • Sheraton, Thomas Drawing Book (1793): 2:2 (22)
  • swinging cradle (c. 1810): 8:4 (18-19)

Sideboards: See Cabinets

Siding: (see, also, Architecture)

  • clapboard: 1:4 (9-13)
  • corner facia: 1:4 (9-10)
  • jig: 1:4 (10)
  • stucco: 11:2 (20,23)

Siegler, Susan: 2:1 (20, 21)

Sinks

  • dry sink (X-Acto): 1:3 (55-59)
  • sink/pump, kitchen (Realife): 1:4 (44-46)

Sizing & filling

  • gesso: 2:2 (41); 4:4 (39)
  • hide glue: 4:3 (9)
  • shellac: 4:3 (9, 13)
  • sprackling compound: 5:4 (38)
  • talc & dope: 1:2 (12)
  • use of glue for: 19:2 (24)
  • walls: 4:2 (23)

Sleds & Sledges

  • Swell Bodied Cutter, J.J. Deal & Sons (c. 1891): (Part 1) 17:3 (5-14); (Conclusion) 17:4 (25-36)

Slotting Saw:

Dremel drill press, use of as: 8:2 (27-28)

Smithfield Plantation: 1:2 (26-30)

Soldering

  • basic tools & techniques: 4:2 (25-26); 9:2 (42-44); 13:3 (14-15)
  • clothes pins, use of: 9:2 (42-43)
  • flux: 4:2 (25); 9:2 (42)
  • heat dams: 9:2 (42)
  • irons: 13:3 (14-15)
  • liquid, solder, use of: 13:3 (16)
  • pencil soldering iron, use of: 9:2 (42-44)
  • stranded electric wire: 2:3 (34)
  • sweating: 3:1 (39-40)
  • tinning: 4:2 (25)
  • tubing: 9:1 (40)
  • types: 9:2 (41,42);13:3 (13-14)

Spindles

  • arrow back, 12:3 (37)
  • commercial, use of: 8:1 (12-17); 8:2 (16-18); 9:1 (14-22)
  • drilling spindle holes: 15:4 (27-28)
  • duplication, techniques for: 6:4 (15-17); 15:4 (28)
  • hobby knive, carving with: 9:1 (49)
  • locating and drilling: 17:4 (11)
  • moto-tool (Dremel), turning with: 12:3 (37-38)
  • preparing stock: 15:4 (28)

Spinning Wheel, Norwegian (c. 1800s): (Part 1): 7:4 (4-13); (Part 2) 8:1 (40-52)

Spray Booth, construction of: 4:4 (16-19)

Square, use of: 19:1 (27)

Stairs and Stairwells

  • architectural detail, introduction to: 12:3 (25-28)
  • exterior, Italiante: 9:4 (10-15)
  • interior, circular: 9:4 (16-18)
  • stairwell, Colonial: 1:2 (51-55)

Stands (see Tables)

Stenciling and Stenciled Decorations

  • brass stencils, use of: 8:2 (7-8)
  • floor cloth: 8:2 (7-8)
  • history of: 2:3 (4-7)
  • powders, application of: 2:3 (14)
  • stencil cutting: 2:3 (13-14)
  • stippling: 8:2 (8)
  • surface preparation: 2:3 (11-12)
  • tinting: 2:3 (16)
  • wall, methods and stencils: 5:3 (5-6)

Stevens, Zachariah tin work factory owner, Maine, 1793: 2:3 (5)

Stickley, Gustav. 14:1 (25); 15:4 (5-6)

Stonework (see Bricks and Stonework)

Strapping Tape, uses of: 3:4 (18-19)

Sydney, Sylvia: 2:1 (16, 21)

T

Table Saw

  • adjusting: 8:4 (13-14)
  • auxiliary, stationary-angle table: 15:4 (3)
  • blind cut: 16:2 (40)
  • brass miter slides, modification of (Micro-Lux): 15:1 (3)
  • cross cut fence (miter gauge fence): 8:4 (15-17)
  • cross cut sliding table for Microlux: 14:4 (22-23)
  • full size, Delta 10": 14:1 (4)
  • ence, Jarmac: 9:3 (2)
  • Jarmac, source of: 3:4 (1)
  • micro-adjust fence, use of: 4:4 (47-48)
  • miter cut sliding table for Microlux: 14:4 (23-24)
  • miter gauges for Preac, use of: 12:4 (23)
  • mitering: 5:3 (46-47)
  • mitering jig: 17:2 (24)
  • push stick: 14:1 (3)
  • pushers, use of: 8:3 (16); 10:4 (43)
  • rip fence: 8:4 (14-15); 14:4 (20-22)
  • safety: 3:3 (46); 8:3 (12-16); 10:4 (35-39); 14:4 (24); 16:2 (30)
    • Dremel, problems with tilting arbor) 14:1(4)
  • safety guard, use of: 8:3 (14-15)
  • sawdust eliminator/ collector: 10:4 (42)
  • saw guide extension (Micro-Lux): 10:4 (40-42)
  • shooting board, construction and use: 11:2 (21-23)
  • sliding mitering jig: 8:5 (43-45)
  • sliding tables for Micro-Lux and Preac Table Saws: 16:1 (3)
  • slitting blade: 3:3 (26)
  • slot-cutting jig: 15:4 (4)
  • tapering jig: 12:3 (39-43)
  • types of cuts: 8:4 (14)
  • use in carving projects: 10:3 (36)

Tables, Stands, and Pedestals

  • accessory (c. 19th C): 15:3 (27-28,32)
  • backgammon: 17:3 (36-38, C3)
  • bed side, French: 10:3 (5-11)
  • bedside breakfast table (20th C. Chippendale, c. 1900-1920): 20:1 (20-24)
  • bed stand (Shaker): 11:2 (33-35)
  • bed stand, Cushman (c. 1941): 12:1 (10-11)
  • bed stand, Mission Oak (Stickley, c. 1910, Half Inch): 14:1 (27-28)
  • billiard table, contemporary: 17:1 (41-46)
  • book trough (c. 1930's): 15:4 (37,44)
  • butler's: 14:2 (23-24)
  • butterfly dropleaf (c. 1920's): 13:3 (22-23)
  • canterbury racks (c. 1800-1825): 7:4 (14-20)
  • card table, Empire (c. 1840): 16:2 (25-31)
  • Celandine Tea Table (Stickley Arts Nouveau c. 1900): 15:4 (6-10)
  • Chippendale Tea Table (c. 1755): 2:1 (35-36)
  • center table, Victorian Renaissance (c. 1865-1885): 5:3 (44-47)
  • coffee table, Canterbury Shaker: 19:3 (22-24)
  • coffee table, oak: 4:1 (26-28)
  • coffee table (Queen Anne Style, 20th C.): 12:4 (36-38)
  • conservatory, c. 19th C.: 14:3 (45-48)
  • console, John Hall, (c. 1840): 4:1 (21-22)
  • corner, Quenn Anne: 12:2 (19)
  • cricket (c. 17th C): 17:4 (39-43, 47)
  • dressing Table (lowboy), Philadelphia, c. 1755-1795): 2:2 (4-16)
  • dropleaf, Sears breakfast (c. 1930s): 9:1 (14-18)
  • dropleaf, support pivots: 16:4 (18)
  • end, with book trough (c. 1920's): 13:3 (47-48)
  • end table, Canterbury Shaker: 19:3 (20,22)
  • extension dining table (Sears, c. 1927): 18:3 (6-11)
  • fern stand (Greene and Greene, c. 1907): 20:2 (23-24)
  • gateleg (c. 1690): 1:3 (2-15)
  • gateleg (c. 18th C Spanish): 16:3 (33-37)
  • gateleg (William & Mary, c. 1695): ECK (26-28)
  • handkerchief corner, Queen Anne gateleg (c. 1750-1790): 15:4 (31-33)
  • Jacobean hutch, w/ commerical spindles: 8:1 (15-16)
  • kettle stand, Chippendale (c. 1760-1780): 14:1 (23-24,48)
  • kitchen (Upper Canadian, c. 1800-1830): 16:2 (21-24, C3)
  • kitchen utility: 1:4 (47-48)
  • lamp table, Cottage, spool turned (c. 1860): 17:4 (13-15)
  • lamp table, French Restoration (c. 1833): 17:2 (20-23)
  • legs, shaping with hand tools: 19:2 (8-10)
  • legs, tapering: 15:1 (14)
  • library ladder, George III (Campbell, c. 1793): 14:4 (5-15)
  • library table (c. 1920s): 20:2 (46-48)
  • library table (Craftsmen, c. 1907): 20:2 (13-16)
  • library table, Stickley, ( c. 1905): 15:4 (10, 17-19)
  • library table and bookcase, apartment (c. 1920): 13:2 (32-33)
  • library table and ladder , English Gothic (c. 1830): 15:2 (5-11,22)
  • Lincoln (c.1850): 13:2 (40)
  • lyre (18th C): 10:4 (17-19)
  • magazine table (c. 1930's): 15:4 (36-37)
  • modifying height: 6:2 (21)
  • octagonal card: 16:3 (41-43)
  • octagonal legs, tapered: 15:2 (6-8)
  • ogee feet: 16:2 (31)
  • ornamental table, Gold Oak (c. 1900): 16:1 (37-40)
  • oval side (half inch, c. 1780-1810): 12:4 (39-40)
  • Parsons: 1:2 (17-19)
  • pedestal centre, Late Empire (c. 1830's): 13:4 (7-11)
  • pedestal extension, Empire (c. 1810): 7:1 (36-44)
  • pedestal stand, Shaker: 1:3 (29-30)
  • Pembroke (c. 1790): 12:1 (20-23,48)
  • phone stand and bench, Mission (c. 1900): 15:1 (46-48)
  • pier: 10:2 (47-51)
  • pivot blocks and points: 16:2 (31)
  • pivot points, locating: 16:4 (4)
  • Porringer (c. 18th C.): 17:4 (37-39)
  • pub, Irish: 18:3 (20-24)
  • Regency, French Canadian (c. 18th C.): 12:4 (14-15)
  • rolling cart (c. 1930's): 15:4 (34-36)
  • serpentine: 6:2 (4-7)
  • server, Sears (c. 1930s): 9:1 (19-20)
  • Sheraton night table (c. 1793): 2:2 (22-27)
  • side, Chinese Ch'iao-t'ou: 10:1 (14-17)
  • sofa table, Federal (c. 1820): 16:4 (14-19)
  • sofa table (c. 19th C.): 13:2 (19-23)
  • stand, basin, Chippendale (c. 1770-1780): 16:1 (21-24, 48)
  • step table, single drawer (Colonial): 19:1 (43-44, 46)
  • step table, two drawer (Colonial): 19:1 (45-47)
  • step table, two shelf (Colonial): 19:1 (47)
  • tennis (ping pong): 17:3 (33-36)
  • trestle, Shaker style: 13:2 (45-48)
  • trestle (Spanish Colonial, New Mexico): 16:4 (25-28)
  • trestle table, breakfast nook (c. 1920's): 15:2 (42-44)
  • tea poy: 7:3 (15-18)
  • writing desk, Shaker (c. 1810-1830): 18:2 (17-20)

Tack Rags, use of: 19:3 (43)

Tambour Curtain, desk: 3:4 (33-34)

Taps and Tapping, introduction to: 16:3 (12-13

Thicknessing:

  • drill press & milling table: 3:4 (24,26)
  • techniques: 3:2 (20-21)

Thicknessing Sander

  • adjustable fence for: 6:2 (46)
  • jointing with: 4:4 (20,24)
  • modifications of: 16:2 (3)
  • planing with: 4:4 (20)
  • plans for: 4:4 (20-28)

Thorne Rooms, DMC embroidery floss colors used: 2:3 (24)

Tin & tinwork

  • bending brake, use of: 11:3 (11)
  • clear cement, use of: 9:3 (33)
  • duckbill pliers, use of: 11:3 (11)
  • introduction to: 11:2 (29)
  • materials: 7:4 (43)
  • preparing tinstock: 7:4 (43)
  • screenwire, use of: 9:3 (33)
  • sources of: 8:3 (6)
  • tools: 7:4 (43)

Tools

  • cutting edge, understanding: 10:2 (42-46)
  • dual cutting edge: 10:2 (44-46)
  • introductory guide to: 9:4 (49-56); 14:4 (4,15)
  • handtools introduction to basic set: 19:1 (26)
  • use of, general introduction to: 19:1 (25-28)

Toys

  • “Balky Pinto” pull toy (Wards, 1929): 8:1 (10-11)
  • boy's two-wheel pull cart (c. 1886): 2:1 (11-12)
  • checker & chess boards: 6:4 (38-40)
  • cradle, “Three Bears” (Wards, 1929): 8:1 (10-11)
  • Crandall doll carriage (c. 1867): 2:1 (9-11)
  • dart Board and Cabinet: 17:2 (37-39)
  • dollhouse, fiberboard (c. 1938): 6:1 (23-28 +insert)
  • greiner doll (c. 1870): 2:1 (7-8)
  • hobby horse riding stick: 16:3 (39-40)
  • horse Pull Toy (c. 1840): 2:1 (6-7)
  • kaleidoscope, operating (c. 1870): 8:3 (6-11)
  • kitchen, Nuremberg (c. 1800s): 7:1 (9-10)
  • Noah's ark: Nuremberg (c. 1800s): 7:1 (8-9)
  • train, operating tinplate (1/12 scale, c. 1920s): 6:1 (29-44)
  • twirling boy & girl toy (c. 1904): 8:2 (9)

Tri Squares: 1:1 (25)

Trunks

  • history of: 4:1 (10-11)
  • Leather Bound, Dome Top, with Stand (c. 1672): 4:1 (10-14)

Turn-of-the-Century (Golden Oak)

  • dining room set (c. 1900): 13:2 (36-39)
  • side chair (half inch): 13:2 (37-39)
  • table, extension (half-inch): 13:2 (36-37)
  • table, occasional (c. 1900): 16:1 (37-40)

Turntable, Apartment: (Part 1) 13:2 (25-35)

Turning: (see, also, Lathes)

  • ball & bead: 1:3 (2-12)
  • bone: 5:2 (51-52)
  • burnishing: 1:3 (33)
  • chisels, use of: 1:4 (53-55)
  • chisels, from old files: 11:1 (27)
  • commercial turnings, use of: 8:2 (16-18)
  • copy attachment templates: 3:3 (23); 5:4 (51)
  • copy attachment, use of: 3:3 (23-24)
  • Dremel Moto-Lathe, use of: 1:3 (31-34)
  • elbows, turning jig: 8:2 (33)
  • faceplate: 1:3 (33-34); 5:3 (45-47)
  • faceplate, curved molding: 5:2 (28-30)
  • faceplate, table apron: 5:3 (46-47)
  • fluting: 4:1 (46-47)
  • gauge board, use of: 16:3 (13)
  • hand methods, files: 5:1 (41); 5:3 (42)
  • hand-tool rest (Taig): 5:1 (46)
  • indexing: 3:4 (18,20)
  • jacob's chuck, use of: 8:2 (33-34)
  • knobs, Shaker: 16:3 (10-11)
  • lathe methods: 1:3 (12-13, 32)
  • molding cutter: 4:4 (2cf)
  • non-machine methods: 1:2 (29)
  • profiling: 2:2 (48-52)
  • quarter round molding: 17:4 (12-13)
  • repetitive turning: 6:4 (17)
  • rosettes: 5:3 (47)
  • spindle speed: 1:4 (49)
  • spindles, Cottage Victorian: 8:2 (31-34)
  • storyboards, use of : 17:4 (11)
  • styrene & acrylic: 5:3 (49)
  • table tops, using a Unimat: 3:1 (1)
  • turning blanks, centering: 14:1 (17)
  • vase & ring: 1:4 (53-55)
  • wheels: 6:1 (37-39 )
  • with machine tool bits: 2:1 (29-31)

Turning chucks

  • centering: 14:1 (17)
  • collet: 5:1 (46,49)
  • drill chuck & spur drive: 1:4 (50)
  • faceplate, Dremel: 1:3 (33-34)
  • jacob's chuck, use of: 8:2 (33)
  • socket: 4:2 (10-18)
  • spur drives and live centers: 14:1 (17-18)
  • three-jaw: 5:1 (46,49)
  • wrench socket: 5:4 (52)

Turning tools (see also: Lathes)

  • bits, right & left hand: 2:1 (27-28)
  • chisels: 1:4 (49-51)
  • copy attachment cutter: 3:3 (22)
  • dental chucks/picks: 1:4 (50-51)
  • duplicator bit: 4:2 (46)
  • duplicator tracer: 4:2 (47-48)
  • form tool, making: 2:2 (48-50)
  • form tool, use of: 2:2 (50-52)
  • hand held chisels: 5:4 (46-49)
  • half-round files, use of: 17:4 (9)
  • machine tool bits, use of: 2:1 (29-31)
  • profile cutter: 5:2 (31-32)
  • profile templates, use of: 9:1 (30)
  • round nosed chisel, use of: 17:4 (14-15)
  • X-Acto knife: 4:2 (41-42)

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