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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 72

15—Carpentry and Joinery

15—Carpentry and Joinery.

Instruction will be given in the use of the Carpenter's rule, methods of measuring and ordering timber; what tools to buy, and how to sharpen and use them; the different kinds of saw's, and how to set and sharpen them; in roofing, the names and forms of the various kinds of roofs, the bevel cuts of common, jack, and hip rafters; also methods of notching, cogging, dowel-ling, scarfing, &c.; developing of surfaces, sections of solids, &c, with their practical applications, manner of taking dimensions, setting out sashes and frames, and other work.

The instructor has prepared a series of lessons on stairs and hand-railing, showing some improved plans of stairs, and the one-plane method of finding the face-mould.

The workshop measures 39ft. by 30ft., and is fitted with six double benches, saw-sharpeuing bench, grindstone, &c.

Technical School.

Monday and Wednesday, 7 to 9 p.m.

Fee: 7s. 6d. per Quarter.