By Treena M Crochet
The vintage American bungalow is as renowned this day as whilst brought within the Victorian period. Bungalow Style images a large choice of inside info and describes tips on how to upload or repair parts that recommend a ancient aptitude whereas protecting the house cozy and sensible. universal difficulties similar to integrating glossy conveniences or gaining wanted area also are addressed.
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Kugihiki The kugihiki saw (pronounced C O O gee-HEE-kee) is another specialty saw that you might find useful. In Japanese, kugihiki means "to cut nails," as in wooden nails or dowels. The super-thin blade does n o t have a back like the dozuki, so it's extremely flexible, b u t also prone to kinking. And just as important, the teeth on this style saw have no set. This means that the blade can rest on a surface without scratching it (middle photo). The downside to this is that binding can occur if you're removing a lot of wood, such as when cutting off a through tenon.
14° Profile The teeth of a crosscut saw act like tiny knives to cleanly sever the cross-grain wood fibers and to clear out the waste between the points (middle drawing). The teeth are usually sharpened at around a 14-degree angle and often have an aggressive set to prevent binding. Crosscut Teeth Act Like Knives to Sever Wood Fibers LEFT-HANDED Version RIGHT-HANDED Version Bench hook anatomy For accurate cross-cutting (with any saw), I r e c o m m e n d using a bench hook. You can't find these in any catalog; you'll have to make your own.
In cases like these, try one of the variations of the old "bent stick" trick described below. Bent stick The boat-builder adage "If it looks fair, it is fair" certainly applies here. Just grab a thin strip of wood that's long enough to create the desired arc, and have a helper flex the stick from start point to finish. Once the desired arc is obtained, draw along the wood strip with a pencil to mark it on the workpiece (top photo). Plexiglass strip One disadvantage to using a wood strip is the grain of the w o o d can and will affect h o w the strip flexes—often in an uneven arc.