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Fabric
 for chair seats, 93:71–72, 93:108
 velvet self-adhesive, 93:108
Fabricut, for lapping plane irons, 5:28
Face frames
 with plate joinery, 98:47, 100:48–50
face frames for cabinets
 aligning, 59:41, 79:75
 hardware for removable, 70:22
 jointing options, 59:40–59:41
 making, 59:40
 mitered, 81:78–81:79
 rabbeted edging for, 77:21
Face frames, with plate joinery, 98:47, 100:48–50
Faceplate Cabinetmaking, review, 12:66
FAS lumber. See under lumber
FascoBeck
 nailer F26CGN-50SSCT
  reviewed, 102:74–75
FascoBeck, nailer F26CGN-50SSCT, reviewed,
  102:74–75
FastCap
 glue bottle
  reviewed, 99:32
 glue bottle, reviewed, 99:32
 tape
  reviewed, 104:38
 tape, reviewed, 104:38
fasteners. See also knockdown fasteners
 shop-made caddy for, 65:34
 tabletop
  shop-made, 80:26
  sources for, 74:41
Favorite, Mary Jane
 Noah's Ark toy by, 17:47
 Shaker rocker, 1:18–1:33
 whirligig, 7:31–7:37
Featherboards
 adjusting, 112:66
 clamps for, 110:23
 for router tables, 85:82, 85:83, 92:26
 for tablesaw, 92:64, 97:14, foldout
 from scrub brushes, 106:20
 hold-downs for
  T-slot, 112:68
 making, 99:46, 112:66–67
 plastic
  reviewed, 98:38
 plastic, reviewed, 98:38
 types of, 112:66–69
 with rabbets, 96:83
featherboards
 adjustable, for miter slots, 31:27, 44:24
 anatomy of, 68:79–68:81
 for auxiliary fence, 47:28
 for working boards vertically, 71:36
 making and using, 68:78–68:79
  for clamping to a fence, 68:81
  router-table, 68:80
  tablesaw, 68:78–68:81
 polycarbonate, 40:42
 reinforcing, 32:6
feed rollers, renewing rubber, 30:18
Feet
 bracket, 109:58
  making, 93:86–87
 brass
  source for, 87:89
 brass, source for, 87:89
 bun
  with bandsaw and router, 101:48–49
 bun, with bandsaw and router, 101:48–49
 for small boxes, 105:54, 105:55, 105:56
 round
  installing, 89:60, 89:63–64
 round, installing, 89:60, 89:63–64
feet, furniture
 bracket feet, strengthening, 59:16
 ogee bracket feet, 25:43
 plastic for outdoor use, 72:44
 sealing end grain for outdoor use, 84:30
 spade feet, cutting on jointer, 6:51
 Spanish foot in baroque style, 16:58–16:59
 trifid foot, carving, 38:47–38:51
Fein
 cordless mid-sized drills
  reviewed, 91:52–53
 cordless mid-sized drills, reviewed, 91:52–53
 router RT-1800, 106:63
 shop vacuums, 97:8
  recommended, 90:124
Felder
 dust collectors
  reviewed, 90:46–47
Felder, dust collectors, reviewed, 90:46–47
Fences. See also T-track
 as extension-table supports, 104:31
 auxillary dust-collecting, 88:95
 choosing, 96:42
 commercial, 95:43
 easy-adjust, 99:40, 99:44–45
 end plug for, 103:87
 Euro-style, 106:12
 featherboards for, 112:67–69
 for router table, 88:95
 for tablesaws, 104:59–50
 magnetic micro-adjustable, 97:16
 micro-adjustable, 91:40
 on new tablesaws, 96:51
 router, 92:65–67
  layout, 85:54
  zero-clearance, 111:57
 router-table
  making, 92:87–91
 router-table jointer, 85:38–42
 router-table, making, 92:87–91
 sacrificial, 91:78
  for miters, 93:83
 shims with
  102:55
 shims with, 102:55
 spring boards for, 92:26
 sub-, 92:66, 92:67, 99:40, 99:44
 T-tracks for, 99:40, 99:43
 tall, 99:47, 108:78
  clamp-on, 102:20
  for drill-press tables, 102:22
  with stops, 108:59
fences. See also specific machine
 micro-shift, 43:96
 refacing, 39:20
 shooting board, hand-plane, 7:46–7:49
Ferencsik, Robert, choosing and using chisels,
  68:46–68:49
Ferge, Leslie, powder-post beetles, 44:14
ferrules, sources for, 58:20
Festo
 cordless mid-sized drills
  reviewed, 91:52–53
 cordless mid-sized drills, reviewed, 91:52–53
 random-orbit sanders
  reviewed, 90:88
 random-orbit sanders, reviewed, 90:88
Fiberboard
 cabinets from, 87:33–43
 gluing, 104:14
 medium-density (See MDF)
  for jigs, 98:66
  laminating, 98:67–68
 qualities of, 105:26–33
 split
  repairing, 87:38
 split, repairing, 87:38
 toxicity of, 105:33
 vs. particleboard, 105:26
 widths of
  for cabinets, 87:38
 widths of, for cabinets, 87:38
fiberboard
 characteristics of, 43:54–43:56
 cutting techniques for, 53:29–53:30
 formaldehyde-free panels, source for, 71:22
 in raised panel construction, 68:71
 joint design for, 53:26–53:31
 reference information on, 75:83
 substrate for laminates, 4:6
Fiberboard, medium-density
 for jigs, 98:66
 laminating, 98:67–68
fiberglass
 translucent cloth, source for, 60:63
 unidirectional, source for, 32:49
Fibral
 abrasive wool, 98:36
Fibral, abrasive wool, 98:36
fiddleback figure. See figure
figure
 and layout of carving bowl, 36:50
 bee's wing, 71:50
 bird's eye, 71:51 (See also bird's eye maple)
 burl, 71:51 (See also burls)
 curly, 71:51
 cutting planks for, 32:55, 71:49
 definitions and visual guide, 46:41, 63:98,
   71:48–71:51
 designing to show off, 32:52–32:57, 50:28–50:33,
   74:76–74:79
 detecting in logs and stumps, 46:10, 47:18
 enhancement during finishing, 63:98–63:100
 factors that determine, 71:48
 feather crotch, 71:49
 fiddleback, 71:50
 horsetail, 71:49
 mooncrotch, 71:49
 moonshine swirl, 71:49
 mottle, 71:50
 quartersawn fleck, 71:51
 quilted, 71:51
 ribbon, 71:50
 sawing veneer for, 32:57
 stripe, 71:50
 swirl crotch, 71:49
 tearout in, preventing and controlling, 29:51, 50:12
 tigerstripe, 71:51
file cabinets and holders
 desktop, 80:36–80:38
 four-way, 77:64–77:71
 oak, 8:34–8:35
Files. See also Rasps
 for plastic laminate, 102:44
files
 auger-bit
  source, 78:65
  using, 78:65
 converting to scrapers, 63:32, 70:18 (safety note)
 flexible, source, 37:18
 golf ball as handle for, 44:24
 reciprocating, from cast-iron jigsaw, 38:24
 scrapwood, 27:14
 specialty, source, 19:11
filing cabinet. See file cabinets and holders
filler. See metal filler; pore filler; wood filler
Fillers
 epoxy
  source for, 86:51
 epoxy, source for, 86:51
 for melamine, 109:48
 for plywood edges, 87:57
 in tubes, 98:30
fillets, as design element, 70:63
fillister planes, source, 6:8
filters, air. See air filtration systems; dust collectors
Fine Tuning Your Radial-Arm Saw, review, 8:57
Finger joints
 on tablesaw, 108:59
Finger joints, on tablesaw, 108:59
fingerboards. See featherboards
Finials
 ball
  source for, 86:51
Finials, ball, source for, 86:51
Finish
 in tight spots, 89:14
Finish, in tight spots, 89:14
Finishes. See also Dyes; Glazes; Refinishing; Stains;
  Varnish; Wax
 applicators for
  lintless, 93:24
 applicators for, lintless, 93:24
 cherry-aging, 93:58, 93:108
 colors for, 93:56, 93:108
 contaminating
  with tack cloths, 86:10
 contaminating, with tack cloths, 86:10
 ebonizing
  stain for, 86:76
 ebonizing, stain for, 86:76
 exterior, 105:87, 110:63–64
  water-based, 94:36
 food-safe, 94:15
 for exterior doors, 88:58
 for figured wood, 93:104
 for mahogany, 93:90, 93:104, 93:108
 for restorations, 96:78
 fumed oak, 85:79–80, 85:79–80, 85:81, 85:81
 lacquer
  spray-on, 93:55
 lacquer, spray-on, 93:55
 mixing
  cups for, 98:22
 mixing, cups for, 98:22
 nontoxic, 87:80
 oil
  applying, 93:54
  over shellac, 107:79, APR 04:79
  spotting with, 90:128
 pipettes for, 99:27
 polyurethane
  rubbing out, 88:16
  sanding for, 101:14
  spray-on, 93:55
  toxicity of, 94:15
 pre-applying
  masking for, 109:10
 pre-applying, masking for, 109:10
 pre-assembly, 99:54
 rags with
  treating, 101:10
 rags with, treating, 101:10
 removing, 96:78, 101:10
 screw props for, 99:56
 shellac
  spray-on, 93:55, 93:108
  with glaze, 93:56–58
 shellac under, 107:79, APR 04:79
 sources for, 93:108
 spray
  straining, 101:30
  waterborne, 101:28–38
 spray-on, 93:108
 testing, 85:106
 touch-up kit for
  portable, 86:76
 touch-up kit for, portable, 86:76
 varnish
  coloring, 111:10
  drip removal for, 85:108
  over dye and glaze, 102:59
  skin on, 112:10
  straining, 85:106
 waterborne
  spray booth for, 101:64
 waterborne, spray booth for, 101:64
 wire hangers for, 86:78
finishes. See also finishing; paint
 "tie coat," using for adhesion, 77:108
 adhesion, testing for, 80:98
 ammonia fuming, 12:54–12:55, 32:46
 amyl acetate, source, 32:47
 antique crackle, 40:28–40:30, 72:18
 antique-looking, 18:54, 53:34, 54:38, 54:40, 56:43
 applying evenly, 42:100–42:102
 automotive, characteristics and uses, 58:82
 banana oil, 32:47
 books about, 42:44, 75:64 (See also specific title)
 bubbles in, reducing, 27:10, 77:111
 candy apple, creating, 63:100
 characteristics of, 47:90
 choosing, 47:90–47:92
  grain-vs.-color tradeoffs, 56:16
 cleaning and maintaining, 53:68–53:70, 61:22
 coloring wood, 54:88–54:90, 64:50–64:51
 cordovan mahogany, 38:57
 drying slowly, 57:30
 dye (See dyes)
 evaporative, 11:36–11:37
 exterior, 34:12, 51:72–51:74
 flammables cabinet for, 82:122–82:124
 food-safe, 37:74–37:76, 68:77, 78:104
 for African blackwood, 61:22
 for durability, 68:44
 for jigs, 29:10
 glazes (See glazes)
 golden oak, 38:58
 hard, creating, 40:12–40:13
 heat-resistant, 68:22
 lacquer (See lacquer)
 limed oak, stripping, 18:6
 multi-step, 38:54–38:58
 oil (See oil finishes)
 oil-varnish blend, 35:32–35:33
 on floor, restoring, 43:12–43:14
 padding, 15:48–15:51, 36:59–36:61
 penetrating, 12:6
 pigments (See pigments)
 preserving, 45:22, 52:10, 54:6
 reactive, 11:36–11:37
 repairing and restoring
  antique, 6:7–6:8
  burn-in sticks, 49:82–49:84, 57:18
  color matching, 73:17
  common problems, 60:44–60:47
  insect removal, 65:22
  restoration supply sources, 6:8, 36:60
  techniques, 36:58–36:61, 66:20
  white spots with alcohol, 56:8–56:10
 rubbing out, 11:40–11:41, 25:6, 39:68–39:70
 Sam Maloof's, 13:41
 satin, rubbing out, 38:76–38:78
 sealing (See sealers)
 shading and toner, 54:90
 slip-proof, 61:18–61:20, 63:12 (safety note)
 stains (See stains)
 Stickley, recreating, 32:46
 stripping, 8:8, 22:48–22:53, 36:61, 50:72–50:74,
   52:6, 73:54–73:57, 78:18
 toymaker's nontoxic, sources, 58:20
 type, determining, 36:59
 varnish (See varnish)
 walnut, 38:56
 waterborne (See waterborne or water-based
   finishes)
 wax (See wax)
 wipe-on/wipe-off, 32:64–32:66, 57:78–57:80
 wood conditioner, 42:100–42:102
finishing. See also finishes
 ammonia fuming, 12:54–12:55, 32:46
 avoiding drip shadows, 81:90, 82:104
 bars and countertops, 58:82–58:84
 before assembly and glue-up, 66:59
 dry brushing, 38:55–38:56, 65:70–65:72
 drying booth, shop-made, 65:34
 ebonizing, 3:7, 39:30, 53:51, 59:78–59:80
 end grain, 75:62, 81:90
 final rubout, 82:8
 flooding and wiping technique, 78:106–78:110
 French polishing, 7:50–7:54
 grain enhancement, 63:98–63:100, 64:86–64:88
 ground staining, described, 38:55
 levitating your workpiece for, 80:100
 lighting for, 52:14
 on lathe, 44:61–44:63
 pad sponges, 81:90
 padding-lacquer techniques, 15:48, 36:59–36:61
 painted decoration, 4:52–4:53
 plywood, 63:16
 pore filling, 27:62–27:63, 38:55, 74:86–74:89
 prefinishing techniques, 70:98–70:100
 preparing wood, 36:74–36:76
 raised grain
  as a prefinishing step, 78:106
  avoiding, 77:110
 safety practices
  respirators, 15:50
  when using flammable products, 57:78
 sanding before, 2:10
 sealing (See sealers)
 spalted wood (See spalted wood)
 supplies, sources, 38:58, 74:57, 75:37
 toning, defined, 57:40
 touch-up supplies, sources, 28:68, 73:102
 touch-ups and repairs, 28:68–28:69, 73:98–73:102
 varnish techniques, 61:52–61:55
 wet glazing, 38:55–38:58
 wood bleaching, 4:27–4:29, 72:34–72:38
 wood, treated with polyethylene glycol (PEG),
   46:14
 woodgraining (See woodgraining)
fipple (mouthpiece on a wind instrument), making a,
  75:26
fire hazards, flammables cabinet for finishing
  supplies, 82:122–82:124
fire hose, source, 32:49
Firewood
 rack for, insert
First aid. See Bandages
Fisch Precision Tools
 mortising chisels
  reviewed, 89:98
Fisch Precision Tools, mortising chisels, reviewed,
  89:98
fish eyes (finishing flaw), correcting, 56:92, 68:100
Fisher, John
 cyclist toy, 5:24–5:25
 riding toy, 11:33–11:35
Fisher, Timothy, animals by, 28:44–28:45
Fiske, Milan, micro-shift fence, 43:96
fixtures. See jigs
Flashlights
 cordless 18v
  reviewed, 91:28
Flashlights, cordless 18v, reviewed, 91:28
flat bevel, 52:33
flatsawn lumber
 defined, 60:18, 74:76
 effect on figure, 71:49
 movement in, 45:62
Flexner, Bob
 aniline dyes, 5:52–5:54
 bleaching rust stains, 26:10
 gel stains, 31:38–31:39
 glue-up in chilly conditions, 34:14
 loosening glue joints, 27:8
 oil finishes, 28:46–28:52
 padding lacquer, 15:48
 paint strippers, content and use, 22:48–22:53
 painting over clear finishes, 28:10
 pigment stains, 17:52
 preventing bubbles in water-based finish,
   32:10–32:12
 replacing chair spindles, 25:8
 rubbing out finishes, 25:6
 sealers, 58:41–58:42
 shellac and varnish finishes, 11:36–11:41
flipper doors. See pocket doors
flocking gun, source for, 14:6–14:7
flocking supplies, source for, 49:12
floor locks, machine, 75:16
Floors
 concrete
  staining, 86:8
Floors, concrete, staining, 86:8
floors, mapping uneven, 78:57
flush-cutting saws, sources for, 78:45
Flutes
 with router, 85:82, 85:85
Flutes, with router, 85:82, 85:85
fluting, arched, 71:24
fly rod cases, 71:22
fly-cutter. See also hole cutter
 drill-press speeds, 11:6
 safety, 7:24
 using, 7:24–7:25
folder hangers, sources and using, 77:70–77:71
Follette, James W.
 dovetail puzzle box, 67:58–67:61
 emergency first-aid, 64:67
food safe, portable, 82:20–82:23
food utensils, wood for, 47:14
food-safe finishes, 37:74–37:76, 68:77, 78:104
Forest Stewardship Council, 38:70–38:71
formaldehyde, fumes, 4:6
Forstner bits, box for, 5:29–5:31. See also drill bits
Foster, Hugh, plunge router buyer's guide, 5:32–5:39
Frame and panel
 for cabinet backs, 98:79, 98:82–83
 for chest, 99:50–54
 with plywood, 109:64–66
frame-and-panel construction
 anatomy of, 70:67
 assembling, for desk, 9:36–9:38
 carcase, for file cabinet, 8:29–8:33, 77:64–77:69
 defined, 51:53
 doors, 31:22–31:25, 33:6, 65:42–65:43,
   79:76–79:77
 for briefcase, 5:47–5:51
 joint position and proportion, 51:54
 making curved, 67:51
 on box lids, 14:20–14:22
 reversible stile and rail cutters for, 78:72–78:74
 tablesaw jigs for, 70:66–70:69
 wood movement in, 34:39–34:41
Frames. See also Face frames
 mini-biscuits for, 85:54
 wedges for, 85:81
frames. See picture frames
framing square
 buyer's guide, 62:14
 converting to a try square, 73:63
 truing, 82:10
Framing squares
 markings on
  repainting, 85:24
Framing squares, markings on, repainting, 85:24
Frank, George
 obituary, 63:26
 on "World's Best Woodsman," 15:72
 on the Roycroft Workshops, 8:8–8:9
 recipe for bleach, 35:12
Franklin International
 extended-time glues
  reviewed, 87:28
 extended-time glues, reviewed, 87:28
 hot-melt glue gun
  reviewed, 91:26
 hot-melt glue gun, reviewed, 91:26
 polyurethane glue, 108:24
free-edge wood. See natural-edge wood
Freedman, Dave
 cabinet hinges, 60:54–60:56
 jewelry box, 61:72–61:74
 tablesaw safety, 64:62–64:63, 64:66
French curves, 62:16, 73:60
French dovetails. See dovetails, sliding
French polish
 alternative to, 15:48–15:51
 applying, 7:50–7:54
 materials, 7:51–7:52
 on lathe, 44:61–44:63
 pads, making, 7:51
 shellac mix, 5:6–5:7, 7:51, 60:80
 sources, 7:54
 techniques, 7:50–7:54
French walnut. See walnut
fret rules, source, 17:7
fretsaw, using, 48:8
fretwork
 sanding, 66:32
 supplies, source, 26:10
Freud
 bits
  tongue-and-groove, 95:75
 bits, tongue-and-groove, 95:75
 dado blade SD608
  reviewed, 104:35
 dado blade SD608, reviewed, 104:35
 dado stacking blades
  recommended, 90:124
 dado stacking blades, recommended, 90:124
 glass-door bits
  reviewed, 87:26
 glass-door bits, reviewed, 87:26
 jigsaw FJ85
  reviewed, 93:34, 93:108
 jigsaw FJ85, reviewed, 93:34, 93:108
 plate joiners
  recommended, 90:83, 90:121
 plate joiners, recommended, 90:83, 90:121
 router FT2000E
  recommended, 97:86
 router FT2000E, recommended, 97:86
 router FT2000EP, 106:65
 router table-router combo
  reviewed, 99:30
 router table-router combo, reviewed, 99:30
 routers
  recommended, 90:98–99
 routers 3-HP
  recommended, 90:123
 routers 3-HP, recommended, 90:123
 routers, recommended, 90:98–99, 90:123
 sawblade thin-kerf 50, 111:47
 sawblades, 97:12
  combination, 95:28
 tongue-and-groove bits
  reviewed, 92:31
 tongue-and-groove bits, reviewed, 92:31
Frid, Tage, 9:43
Fuji
 sprayers
  reviewed, 101:62–63
Fuji, sprayers, reviewed, 101:62–63
Furniture
 maneuverability of
  testing, 90:128
 maneuverability of, testing, 90:128
 period
  society for, 88:8
 period, society for, 88:8
 repairing, 103:48–55
 rustic, 99:6
furniture. See specific item; specific part
furniture design. See design
furniture makers, sources for designs by, 47:24
furniture repair. See restoration

 

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