Title: Canadian wood products industries
Year: 1916 (1910s)
Subjects: Furniture industry and trade Woodworking industries
Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : Southam-MacLean Publications
Contributing Library: Fisher – University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto
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skewers, chair parts, broom handles, clothes pegs,brush-backs, birch squares for spools, handles, andturned wooden boxes. These articles, with the exception of tool and im-plement handles, are made almost exclusively frombirch, poplar, beech, maple, basswood or spruce. Thehandles are made chiefly from hickory and ask. Thefollowing articles are imported in large quantities fromthe United States and to a small extent from Canada:Birch squares, lJ4-inch, lj/j-inch, Us-incli. 2-inchsquare, and 2^-foot, 3-foot, 3 J/-foot, and 4-foot long.These are used for manufacturing spools and bobbins,and for chair legs and the cabinet trade. Dowels are imported chiefly from the Unit-ed States. Thev are all birchand maple preferably, varyingfrom 3 16 to 1 inch in diameter,and 12 inches to 108 inches inlength. The best sizes arc -sinch diameter, 36 inches to 48inches long. Broom and mophandles are imported from Fin-land, Sweden, and the UnitedStates, the varieties beingspruce, basswood, maple, orbeech.
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34 CANADIAN WOODWORKER September, 1916 Brazing Band Saws l! Y. Martin great many young bandsawyers look upon braz-ing handsaws as a very difficult piece of work, andeven some of the older ones regard it as a very uncer-tain operation. These are mistaken ideas, and 1 willendeavor to show how easy it is to make a braze. l«irst cut the blade to a line squared across fromthe tooth edge. l»e sure and square it from the frontedge, as the back edge is crowned and would not do tosquare from. \ hen the saw is cut, see that both ends,when laid on the leveling block, lie Hat. This is essen-tial to make a good braze, because if one corner shouldnot tit down closely the lap could not be ground even-Is all the way across, and this is necessary to make agood braze. When the ends have been llattened down properly,joint them until the} are square and show the fullthickness of the blade. If a cold chisel was used to cutthe saw . be sure you get all the chisel marks out, and,above all, be sure an
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