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Lacer, Alan
 lathes, selecting, 83:78–83:83
 on lathes, 98:88–97
 sharpening gouges, 80:16–80:23
 spalted wood, 77:50–77:53
 turning a rolling pin, 79:24–79:34
 turning bocce balls, 81:18–81:23
 turning table legs, 82:42–82:46
 vessel by, 87:50
Lacewood
 qualities of, 94:96
lacewood, characteristics and uses, 28:62
Lacewood, qualities of, 94:96
lacquer finishes
 adhesion, 2:10
 catalyzed, 58:82
 compared to enamel, 71:94
 crackle, creating, 72:18
 cracks in, 53:68, 60:46
 lumpy (orange peel), 60:44
 nitrocellulose lacquer
  blush repairs, 56:62, 56:92, 70:26
  characteristics, 56:90
  fish eyes (finishing flaw), correcting, 56:92
  troubleshooting, 56:92
 padding, not a true lacquer (See padding lacquer)
 pre-catalyzed, 40:13–40:14
 spraying solid color, 71:94–71:96
 stripping, 50:72, 73:56
 volatile organic compounds in, 77:110
Ladders
 rolling
  source for, 86:66
Ladders, rolling, source for, 86:66
Laguna
 bandsaw
  reviewed, 110:79, 110:84–86
 bandsaw LT 14SE
  reviewed, 104:37, 104:79
 bandsaw LT 14SE, reviewed, 104:37, 104:79
 bandsaw LT 16-in.
  recommended, 97:26
 bandsaw LT 16-in., recommended, 97:26
 bandsaws
  recommended, 90:26–27, 90:118
  reviewed, 88:88–89, 88:90–91, 111:75,
    111:78–79
Laguna Tools
 bandsaw
  reviewed, 91:24
 bandsaw, reviewed, 91:24
 bandsaws, recommended, 90:26–27, 90:118
 contest winners, 109:12
 machine giveaway, 105:24
lamb's tongue carving pattern, 13:32–13:37
Lamb, David, furniture design, 42:52
Lamello
 plate joiners
  reviewed, 90:83
Lamello, plate joiners, reviewed, 90:83
laminates, plastic. See plastic laminates
laminating. See also bent lamination
 compatible wood combinations, 1:6
 dissimilar woods, 52:10
 glues for, sources, 38:32, 75:12
 oily woods, 1:6
 resinous woods, 1:6
 slippage during, preventing, 44:26
 veneers, 46:29
 waterproof glues for, 1:6
 wood to Du Pont Corian, 10:7–10:8
Lamination
 bent
  process of, 86:49
 bent, process of, 86:49
 for veneer, 87:86
 gang, 95:78
 press for, 89:73
Lamont, Brian, portable power miter saw stand, 66:96
LaMontagne, Armand, 8:72
Lamps
 Arts-and-Crafts style, 110:40–50
 shades for
  stained-glass, 110:44–46
 wiring, 110:48–49
lamps. See lights and fixtures
Lancelot wheel, source, 46:55
Landis, Scott
 dust collection, 41:16–41:18
 dust collectors, 24:46–24:53
 ecological wood use, 38:68–38:71
 profile of Cecil Pierce, 43:41–43:43
 profile of Tom Lie-Nielsen, 43:41–43:45
 safety, 41:18
 workshops
  heating, 27:10
  layout for, 41:13–41:15
  lighting, 30:22–30:26, 41:16
  location, 41:12–41:13
  setting up, 41:12–41:18
Landon, Gene, on ***-beading drawer fronts, 75:11
Landrey, Greg, secret compartments in furniture,
  51:48–51:51
Lang, Robert
 Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture, 94:18
Lang, Robert, Shop Drawings for Craftsman
  Furniture, 94:18
Langsner, Drew, carving bowls, 36:49–36:53
Lap joints
 half-, 110:44–45
 test cuts for, 85:79
 with tablesaw, 92:56, 92:57
Lapping
 machines for
  reviewed, 89:76–81
 machines for, reviewed, 89:76–81
 process of, 89:76, 89:77
lapping plates
 characteristics and using, 52:36
 sources for, 63:16
Larson, Travis, crosscut sled, shop-made,
  75:38–75:43, 78:17 correction
laser guides, 74:16, 83:26
lathe chucks
 adjustable type (See adjustable chucks)
 buyer's guide, 43:62–43:67
 cup, 1:44–1:45, 13:20, 13:54, 18:63, 19:37
 for conical interiors, 13:20–13:21
 for making birdhouses, 13:19–13:21
 for napkin rings, 1:44–1:45
 Glaser Screw Chuck, source, 2:6
 glue, for turned frames, 3:49–3:51
 hollowing, 29:55
 jam type (See jam chucks)
 mounting wooden, 12:8
 rim chucks, 78:102–78:104
 screw type (See screw chucks)
 three-jaw, shop-made, 74:96
 types, 43:63–43:67, 55:91, 62:97
Lathe tools
 gouge
  using, 85:62, 85:64, 85:65, 85:100–103
 gouge, using, 85:62, 85:64, 85:65, 85:100–103
 parting tool
  using, 85:62
 parting tool, using, 85:62
 skew chisel
  using, 85:62–63
 skew chisel, using, 85:62–63
Lathes. See also Turning
 16-in. variable-speed
  reviewed, 91:32
 16-in. variable-speed, reviewed, 91:32
 bed height of
  raising, 91:45
 bed height of, raising, 91:45
 bowl heavy-duty, 96:32
 centers for
  live, 91:44
 centers for, live, 91:44
 chucks for
  4-jaw, 91:44
 chucks for, 4-jaw, 91:44
 cushions for, 91:45
 direct-drive, 95:33
 drawer for, 109:28–31
 dust collection for, 91:44
 features of, 97:60–63, 98:88–94
 height for, 98:93
 live centers for, 99:12
 mini-
  heavier, 111:51
  recommended, 90:120
 mini-, recommended, 90:120
 motors of
  by brand, 98:90
 motors of, by brand, 98:90
 parts sources for, 91:45
 recommended, 98:95–97
 recommended 2001, 92:104
 reviewed, 98:88–97
 sanding on, 103:22
 sliding-headstock, 97:14
 small
  recommended 2003, 97:64
 small, recommended 2003, 97:64
 stabilizing, 98:91
 steadying, 85:100
 stiffening, 109:28
 tool stand for, 109:28–31
 weight for, 91:45
lathes
 buyer's guide, 41:94–41:95, 48:102–48:105,
   55:90–55:94, 62:96–62:100, 69:102–69:106,
   76:86–76:90, 83:78–83:83
  bowl lathes, 76:90
  duplicator lathes, 76:90
  mini lathes, 58:12, 59:12, 62:100, 69:106, 76:90
  mini lathes reviewed, 52:55–52:59, 78:68–78:71
 buying advice, 38:16, 53:12, 54:10 correction,
   83:78–83:80
 cutters, formed, making and using, 16:19–16:23
 developments in, 83:81
 direct current (DC) drives for, 7:8, 34:68–34:69
 disc sander for, 26:52–26:53
 drive belts
  leather, 16:6
  vibration problems and, 54:20, 56:10
 drive center, shop-made, 36:24
 dust collectors, shop-made, 80:65
 faceplates
  centering on burls, 81:16
  for turning small objects, 47:30
  mounting, 47:14
  reverse mounting, 74:30–74:32
  screwless attachment for, 47:14
 foot-powered, 8:38, 9:3, 54:68–54:71, 60:14
   correction
 French polishing on, 44:61–44:63
 gauge for, shop-made, 44:26
 Jet Professional Woodworking Lathe reviewed,
   77:94
 jigs
  "crotch center," using, 13:52–13:55
  for horizontal boring, 52:20
  for tapered pegs, 16:34–16:35
  for turning beads, 46:22
 mini lathes, 58:12, 59:12
  reviewed, 52:55–52:59, 78:68–78:71
 plywood, 27:48–27:49
 replacement parts, sources, 42:39
 sanding drum, 22:12
 scrapers, from files, 23:6
 speed and power, 83:80
 speed-changing on, 34:12
 spring-pole
  history and use, 8:36–8:41
  plans, 8:40–8:41
 steadying, 7:8 (See also steadyrest, lathe)
 techniques for using
  a foot-powered lathe, 54:69
  making clean cuts, 37:44
 tool rest, supporting wood on, 37:44
 tool trays and holders, 7:10, 34:20, 71:38
 tuning and maintenance, 42:36–42:39,
   51:14–51:16, 54:20
 vibration problems, 54:20, 56:10, 60:32, 67:16
Lattice
 building, 86:46, 86:47
Lattice, building, 86:46, 86:47
Lauan
 discussed, 103:36, 103:42–44
lauan
 finishes for, 64:86–64:88
 not a true mahogany, 58:78
Lauan, discussed, 103:36, 103:42–44
Lavadie, Roberto, 39:43
Lawton, David, dust collection system, 61:84–61:85
Layout
 tools for
  storing, 88:96
layout. See also specific shape
 dividing a board, 73:58
 quick grids, 73:59
 tips for accurate, 73:58–73:63
layout tools
 buyer's guide, 62:14–62:16
 TriScribe reviewed, 82:98
Layout, tools for, storing, 88:96
Layport, Ron
 furniture design, 36:42–36:45
 hall table, 36:46–36:48
 hot linseed oil finish, 36:48
 making bull's-eye knobs, 44:49
 post-office type desk, 44:44–44:49
Lead
 embedding
  for weight, 87:86–87
lead paint, reclaimed lumber and, 77:85
lead shot, source, 18:33
Lead, embedding, for weight, 87:86–87
leaf supports, alternative to turnout, 31:4
leather
 drilling holes in, 53:22
 for pool cue tips, sources for, 58:20
 veneering with, 68:54–68:55
LeCoff, Albert, 7:72
 on International Lathe-Turned Objects exhibit,
   38:52–38:53
LeDrew, Lloyd, edge-jointing jig, 57:72
Lee Valley
 air cleaners
  reviewed, 103:82–83
Lee Valley, air cleaners, reviewed, 103:82–83
Lee, Leonard
 honing with waterstones, 52:34
 sharpening drill bits, 49:71–49:75
Leeke, John, Shaker sewing desk, 4:16–4:23
Legs
 adjustable, 107:82–85, APR 04:82–85
 angled
  cutting, 105:78
 angled, cutting, 105:78
 exterior
  water-proofing, 86:49
 exterior, water-proofing, 86:49
 half-lap
  making, 102:55–58
 half-lap, making, 102:55–58
 laminated
  making, 94:60–61, 94:64
 laminated, making, 94:60–61, 94:64
 leveling, 98:57, 98:86
 lumber for, 89:52
 marking system for, 92:78, 94:75
 rounding over, 94:64
 screw props for, 99:56
 Shaker candlestand, 106:53–56
 tapered
  making, 92:50–51, 92:53
  rabbeted, 103:59–62
 tapering, 110:61
 templates for, 105:77, 106:54, 106:56
 uneven
  fixing, 94:65
 uneven, fixing, 94:65
 wood selection for, 102:57
Leigh
 dovetail jig, 109:52, 109:54–56, 109:59
 mortise and tenon jig
  reviewed, 104:81–83
 mortise and tenon jig, reviewed, 104:81–83
Leigh Industries
 router jig FMT, 100:35
Leigh Industries, router jig FMT, 100:35
Leigh Jigs
 router dust collector
  reviewed, 85:36
Leigh Jigs, router dust collector, reviewed, 85:36
Lemieux, Smiley, table hockey set, 54:72–54:73
Lemmer
 sprayer T-55
  reviewed, 101:62–63
Lemmer, sprayer T-55, reviewed, 101:62–63
Lenox
 bandsaw blades
  reviewed, 91:110
Lenox, bandsaw blades, reviewed, 91:110
levelers for furniture, 17:10
levels, accuracy as a straightedge, 83:128
Levine, Aaron
 commode by, 86:116
Levine, Aaron, commode by, 86:116
Levine, Paul
 concealed cabinet hinges, 46:50–46:53
 face frame vs. frameless cabinetry, 46:53
 frame-and-panel doors, 65:42–65:43
Levine, Ray, kerf-bent box, 52:31–52:32
Levy, Raymond
 building wooden cams and mechanisms,
   10:34–10:39
 making wooden gears, 36:14
 puzzle pattern, 23:46–23:48
 xylophone, 17:31
Lewin, Howard, colored-dowel turnings, 26:32–26:35
Lex-Aire
 sprayer LX-30C
  reviewed, 101:62–63
Lex-Aire, sprayer LX-30C, reviewed, 101:62–63
lid supports
 for toy box, source, 11:72
 inexpensive, 67:28
 sources for, 78:45
lids, for turned boxes, 51:36–51:39
Lie-Nielsen
 planes
  reviewed, 104:92
Lie-Nielsen Bronze Beading Tool, review, 37:69
Lie-Nielsen, planes, reviewed, 104:92
Lie-Nielsen, Tom, profile of, 43:41–43:43
Light fixtures
 for workbenches, 105:36
 mobile magnetic, 101:18
Lighting
 for display cabinets, 98:79, 98:84
 for shops
  designing, 87:12
 for shops, designing, 87:12
 under-cabinet, 95:61, 95:69
lighting. See also lights and fixtures
 artificial, in shop, 30:23–30:25
 energy-efficient, in shop, 30:25–30:26
 for finish work, 52:14
 in workshops, 30:22–30:26
 natural, in shop, 30:22–30:23
 planning a system, 30:26
 task, in shop, 30:25
 types, 17:42–17:43, 30:22–30:26
lights and fixtures. See also lighting
 designing wooden, 17:40–17:46
 hardware, 17:44–17:45
 parts, sources, 9:8, 19:6, 22:8
 quartz-halogen shop lamp, 34:6
 rice-paper floor lamp, 30:37–30:41
 supplies for making, source, 38:18
 wiring, 17:44
Lignomat
 moisture meters
  recommended, 94:88–89
Lignomat, moisture meters, recommended, 94:88–89
lignum vitae, characteristics and uses, 71:92
Limbert, Charles P.
 table after, 102:50–61
Limbert, Charles P., table after, 102:50–61
link belts. See drive belts
Linn, Charles
 purple martin birdhouse, 25:48–25:53
 wooden lights, 17:40
 wooden riding locomotive, 23:20–23:25
Little Wizard Metal Detector
 reviewed, 88:30
Little Wizard Metal Detector, reviewed, 88:30
load, shelving and, 75:79
Lobo
 bandsaws
  reviewed, 88:88–89, 88:90, 90:26–27, 90:118
 bandsaws, reviewed, 88:88–89, 88:90, 90:26–27,
   90:118
 drill press DP-016F
  reviewed, 86:68–75
 drill press DP-016F, reviewed, 86:68–75
 drill presses
  reviewed, 90:36–37
 drill presses, reviewed, 90:36–37
 jointers
  reviewed, 90:54–56
 jointers, reviewed, 90:54–56
 planer SD-0612
  reviewed, 108:48–49
 planer SD-0612, reviewed, 108:48–49
 planers
  reviewed, 90:79
 planers, reviewed, 90:79
locks
 anatomy of a half-mortise, 70:73
 cam, sources, 81:65
 double drawer, 77:70–77:71
 drawer, sources, 77:70
 half-mortise, sources, 70:74
 installing a half-mortise, 56:43, 70:72–70:74
locomotive
 graphics, source, 23:25
 wooden riding, 23:20–23:25
Logosal
 chainsaw mill
  reviewed, 104:40
Logosal, chainsaw mill, reviewed, 104:40
Logosol
 sawmills, 112:73, 112:76
logs
 cutting and drying, 21:47, 64:20, 81:49–81:50
  slabs, 43:59
 handling equipment, sources for, 15:40
 hewing, 15:37–15:40
 milling on bandsaw, 44:10, 58:32, 63:34
 squaring on a bandsaw, 56:32
 turning, 67:16
Lohr, Jeffry
 knockdown armoire, Arts and Crafts style,
   46:26–46:32
 milling logs on bandsaw, 44:10
 seasoning green wood, 45:14–45:16
Louisville Slugger bats, dimensions, 78:12
louvers
 jig for drilling shutter-pin holes, 59:72
 making, 59:70
 sources for, 59:69
lovespoons, 50:62–50:63
lowboys, 38:46–38:51, 66:22
Lubricants
 dry, 108:20
Lubricants, dry, 108:20
lubrication, using wax for, 51:26
Lumber. See also Racks; Wood; Wood drying
 amounts of
  allowances for, 89:48, 89:49
 amounts of, allowances for, 89:48, 89:49
 beetles in, 105:8
 board-foot formula for, 89:47, 108:10
 bowed, 89:51
 case hardening of, 94:54, 94:55
 certified source for, 95:32
 color of, 89:53
 construction-grade
  preparing, 98:10
 construction-grade, preparing, 98:10
 crooked, 89:51
 cupped, 89:50
 figure in, 89:53
 for exterior use, 88:57, 105:75–76, 105:79
 grades of, 89:48–49
 grain direction in, 89:52, 98:8, 102:83–88
 marking system for, 94:75
 planed
  hit-and-miss, 89:49
 planed, hit-and-miss, 89:49
 plantation-grown
  reviewed, 102:31
 plantation-grown, reviewed, 102:31
 pre-milled, 89:52
 quarter measurements for, 89:47
 quartersawn
  making, 112:63
 rift-sawn
  for legs, 102:57
 rift-sawn, for legs, 102:57
 riftsawn, 89:52
 sources for, 96:92
 sticker stains on, 94:16
 storage for, 104:36, 107:10, 112:86, APR 04:10
 twisted, 89:51
 warped, 89:50
 wet
  gluing, 112:12
 wide
  "creating," 106:55, 106:57
 wide, "creating," 106:55, 106:57
lumber. See also wood
 air-dried
  buying, 4:7–4:8
  making, 9:6, 21:52–21:53
 calculating board feet, 82:12
 checking in, 5:7–5:8, 84:32
 curved, joining, 77:6
 distinguishing flat-, rift- and quartersawn, 60:18,
   74:76
 exporting, 31:10
 FAS (firsts and seconds), 4:8
 figured (See figure)
 flatsawn (See flatsawn lumber)
 glossary of terms, 28:26
 grading, 28:24–28:25, 84:34–84:42
 importing, 10:72
 insects in (See insects, removing from lumber)
 kiln drying, method, 21:53–21:54
 knot and void repairs, 72:16
 long pieces, bench support for, 19:12
 mail order, 28:27
 making on a small scale, 21:44
 quartersawn (See quartersawn lumber)
 reclaimed (See reclaimed lumber)
 riftsawn (See riftsawn lumber)
 selecting and buying, 28:22–28:27, 74:76–74:77,
   84:34–84:42
 spalted (See spalted wood)
 storing (See storage, for the shop)
 structural strength, 5:7–5:8
Lumber racks
 shelf shims for, 87:94
Lumber racks, shelf shims for, 87:94
Lutter, Joseph, 47:22
lye. See also bleach
 aging wood with, 51:12–51:14
 carbide saw blades and, 56:18
 using safely, 50:74, 52:6, 73:56
Lynch, Carlyle, 13:3
 country breakfast table, 2:46–2:49
 hanging corner cupboard, 8:17–8:21
 Moravian candle stand, 11:42–11:47
 obituary, 13:80
Lyptus
 reviewed, 102:31
Lyptus, reviewed, 102:31

 

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