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Cabinet Maker Abby Zucatti Mrs. Wilson January 8, 2013.

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1 Cabinet Maker Abby Zucatti Mrs. Wilson January 8, 2013

2  Started as apprentices, then journeymen to become skilled craftsmen  Got wood from nearby trees  Used a drawknife to pull towards and shave off any small portions of wood  Used the lathe to carve into desired shapes  Used a hammer to put it all together

3  Used sand or steel wool to shave portion of wood to make saw dust that made the cabinets smoother  Used a plane to put a very specific angle and to make the wood smooth  Used a glue that became very hard to put all the pieces together  Put a finish on fancy pieces

4  Wood  Caliper  Chisel  Gimlet  Lathe  Mallet  Saw  Squares  Folding rules  Files  Hammer  Drills  Spoke shaves  Drawknives

5  Fine furniture  Boxes  Cabinets  Closets  Chairs  Tables  Drawers

6  Furniture was produced all over Virginia Colony.  They mostly used oak.  They also used maple, ash, walnut, and mahogany.  The simple chair might have required 30 to 35 hours.

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