The square wooden baluster is used at times as supports for stalls and furniture.

Square Wooden Baluster

The square wooden baluster is used at times as supports for stalls and furniture.

The square wooden baluster is used at times as supports for stalls and furniture.

Square Wooden Baluster

The square wooden baluster is used at times as supports for stalls and furniture.

An illustration of a wooden barrel.

Barrel

An illustration of a wooden barrel.

An illustration of an empty small wooden box.

Empty Wooden Box

An illustration of an empty small wooden box.

An illustration of a wooden rocking chair.

Wooden Rocking Chair

An illustration of a wooden rocking chair.

A common type of stair.

Cut String Stairs

A common type of stair.

"Wooden dolls for children have also been discovered of various fasions, some of them precisely similar to those in use among us, and others of a different shape." — Goodrich, 1844

Egyptian doll

"Wooden dolls for children have also been discovered of various fasions, some of them precisely similar…

An illustration of a wooden box filled with eggs and hay.

Eggs in Wooden Box

An illustration of a wooden box filled with eggs and hay.

Framed and braced doors consist of of a frame of strengthened by a middle horizontal piece, or 'rail', and by diagonal braces, and filled up with narrow vertical boarding.

Framed and Braced Door

Framed and braced doors consist of of a frame of strengthened by a middle horizontal piece, or 'rail',…

A kitchen cabinet from the late 19th century.

Kitchen Cabinet

A kitchen cabinet from the late 19th century.

A Lap Dovetail Joint is a type of dovetail joint in joinery.

Lap Dovetail Joint

A Lap Dovetail Joint is a type of dovetail joint in joinery.

'Ledged and Braced' Doors are similar to ledged doors, but strengthened by diagonal braces between the ledges.

Ledged and Braced Door

'Ledged and Braced' Doors are similar to ledged doors, but strengthened by diagonal braces between the…

Only suitable for inferior purposes, Ledged Doors are made of narrow vertical boards, connected by three horizontal members termed 'ledges', to the uppermost and lowest of which the hinges are fixed.

Ledged Door

Only suitable for inferior purposes, Ledged Doors are made of narrow vertical boards, connected by three…

A mallet is a type of hammer with a head made of softer materials than the steel normally used in hammerheads, so as to avoid damaging a delicate surface.

Mallets

A mallet is a type of hammer with a head made of softer materials than the steel normally used in hammerheads,…

A mortise and tenon joint is a type of joint in the art of Joinery. These joints are commonly used in forming framework, the tenon (projecting piece) fitting tightly into the the mortise (hole), and then glued in place.

Mortise and Tenon Joint

A mortise and tenon joint is a type of joint in the art of Joinery. These joints are commonly used in…

A woman polishing her wooden chair with oil.

Polishing

A woman polishing her wooden chair with oil.

The plain wooden railing post is a staircase railing that is formed of rows of upright posts.

Plain Wooden Railing Post

The plain wooden railing post is a staircase railing that is formed of rows of upright posts.

The four fundamental forms of resistance: A, to tension; B, to compression parallel to fiber; C, to compression at right angle to fiber; D, to transverse tension; F, fiber of wood. Arrows indicate direction of force.

The Forms of Resistance

The four fundamental forms of resistance: A, to tension; B, to compression parallel to fiber; C, to…

"A cartridge containing shot instead of a bullet, and intended to serve various purposes. a, copper case; b, primer; c, wooden capsule filled with shot; e, powder charge; d, paper partition between the rear end of the capsule and the powder." —Whitney, 1889

Short Cartridge - Copper Case

"A cartridge containing shot instead of a bullet, and intended to serve various purposes. a, copper…

A six-panelled door is used mostly in the construction of housing the uppermost pair of panels are termed the 'frieze' panels, the other panels being respectively 'middle' or 'bottom', according to their position, the horizontal frame members taking the names  of 'top rail', 'frieze rail', 'middle' or 'lock rail', and 'bottom rail'.

Six-Panelled Door

A six-panelled door is used mostly in the construction of housing the uppermost pair of panels are termed…

"A circular box used for covering and protecting a seal. Old documents were commonly sealed by means of a ribbon which passed through the parchment, and to which was affixed a large circular wax seal, not attached to the parchment itself, but hanging below its edge. The skippet used to protect such a seal was commonly turned of wood, like a shallow box, with a cover formed of a simple disk of wood held to the box by strings passed through eyelet-holes." -Whitney, 1889

Skippet - Open Box with a Seal Inside

"A circular box used for covering and protecting a seal. Old documents were commonly sealed by means…

An illustration of a wood statue of a man dated back to 2600 B. C.

Statue of Man

An illustration of a wood statue of a man dated back to 2600 B. C.

The wooden terminus is a Renaissance design is a pilaster-like support.

Wooden Terminus

The wooden terminus is a Renaissance design is a pilaster-like support.

The wooden terminus is a Renaissance design is a pilaster-like support.

Wooden Terminus

The wooden terminus is a Renaissance design is a pilaster-like support.

The wooden terminus is a Renaissance design is a pilaster-like support.

Wooden Terminus

The wooden terminus is a Renaissance design is a pilaster-like support.