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INTRODUCTION
1 WOODWORKING MATH
2 Basic Geometry for Woodworkers
19 Fractions to Decimal Equivalents
20 Fractions to Metric Equivalents
21 Metric to Decimal Equivalents
22 U.S. Weights and Measures
23 Metric Weights and Measures
24 U.S. and Metric Equivalents
25 Conversion Table
30 Miter Angles for Polygons
32 Determining Side Lengths for Polygons
33 Compound Angles
35 Enlarging Grid Patterns Using a Photocopy Machine
37 Circle Templates Around the House
2 FURNITURE DESIGN 
39 Common Woodworking Joints
44 General Rules for Joinery Design
46 Standard Furniture Dimensions
53 Understanding a Shop Drawing
54 Common Woodworking Abbreviations
56 Common Woodworking Symbols
56 Particleboard Shelf Spans
59 Factory-made Pine Moldings
63 Wood Screw Shank and Pilot Hole Drill Sizes
64 Lag Screw Shank and Pilot Hole Drill Sizes
65 Threaded Insert (Rosan Nut) Pilot Hole Drill Sizes
65 Clear Glass
66 Acrylic Sheet
66 Plastic Laminate
3 WOOD
68 Commercial, Common, and Botanical Names for Domestic 
Commercial Hardwoods
71 Standard, Forest Service, and Botanical Names for 
Domestic Commercial Softwoods
73 Common and Botanical Names for Some Imported Hardwoods
75 How to Calculate Board Feet
76 Board Footage Chart
77 Softwood Lumber Grades
81 Softwood Lumber Standard Sizes
83 Typical Softwood Lumber Grade Stamp
84 Examples of Softwood Lumber Grade Stamps
85 Pressure-treated Lumber Retention Levels
86 Typical Quality Mark for Pressure-treated Lumber
86 Hardwood Lumber Grades
88 Standard Thicknesses for Hardwood Lumber (Rough and 
Surfaced)
88 Recommended Average Moisture Content
89 How to Determine Wood Moisture Content
90 Equilibrium Moisture Content
93 Wood Shrinkage
97 Time Required to Air-dry Lumber To 20 Percent Moisture 
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100 Working Properties of Some Hardwoods
101 Approximate Relative Heartwood Decay Resistance
102 Steam Bending Table
4 MANUFACTURED WOODS
104 Softwood Plywood
109 Hardwood Plywood
117 Particleboard
118 Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF)
119 Hardboard
5 ADHESIVES
121 Wood Bonding
122 Commonly Used Wood Adhesives
124 Properties of Common Woodworking Adhesives
6 TOOLS
127 Drill Bit Speeds
128 Suggested Wood Lathe Speeds
129 Band Saw Blade Minimum Cutting Radius
130 Band Saw Blade Tooth Styles
131 Determining Band Saw Blade Length
132 Scroll Saw Blades
134 Saber Saw Blades
135 Pulley Formulas
136 Common Router Bit Profiles
138 Common Molding Head Cutter Profiles
140 Table and Radial Arm Saw Blades
142 Table Saw Coving Cuts
144 Manufacturers' Customer Service Telephone Numbers
7 SHARPENING
146 Sharpening Angles
149 Types of Bench Sharpening Stones
149 Comparison of U.S. and Japanese Grits
150 Selecting a Bench Sharpening Stone
8 FASTENERS
152 Wood Screw Head Options
152 Wood Screw Shank Diameters
153 Wood Screw Lengths and Commonly Available Screw Numbers
154 Drywall (Sheetrock) Screws
154 Particleboard and Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) 
Screws
155 Converting Penny Size to Nail Length
155 Nail Gauges and Equivalent Diameters
156 Nails Per Pound
157 Standard Machine Threads
158 Machine Bolts
158 Machine Screws
159 Hanger Bolts
160 Dowel Screws
160 Lag Screws
162 Carriage Bolts
163 Brads
163 Plain Washer Dimensions
164 Common Butt Hinge Sizes
165 Knock-down Hardware
9 FINISHING
168 Coated Abrasives
173 Steel Wool Grades
174 Thinning Shellac
175 Choosing a Stain
176 Choosing a Topcoat
177 Topcoat Dry Times
177 Making a Tack Rag
10 SAFETY
179 General Safety Rules
181 Safe Extension Cord Lengths
182 Noise in the Workshop
184 Working With Pressure-treated Wood
185 Hazardous Woodworking Chemicals
11 SOURCES OF SUPPLY
195 Hard-to-find Woodworking Supplies
198 General Woodworking Suppliers
199 Hardware Suppliers
200 Hardwood Suppliers
203 Wood Finishing Suppliers
203 Clock Parts Suppliers
204 Comprehensive Index

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Woodwork -- Amateurs' manuals.