Category Archives: Charles H. Hayward at The Woodworker

FEATURES IN FURNITURE: CARVINGS AND TURNINGS

This is an excerpt from “The Woodworker: The Charles H. Hayward Years: Volume IV” published by Lost Art Press. From the earliest pre-historic ages man has tried to express himself in some form of decoration, first in flint and then in wood. To … Continue reading

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Some Interesting Lesser Used Joints

This is an excerpt from “The Woodworker: The Charles H. Hayward Years: Volume III” published by Lost Art Press.  CROSS HALVING WITH HOUSED SHOULDERS The cross-halving joint, with notched or housed shoulders (Fig. 1), is only rarely used in actual practice. In ecclesiastical woodwork … Continue reading

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The Pace

Are we becoming adjusted to speed? I was talking a few days ago to a factory worker who thinks we are and that men are changing and will go on changing under its influence. “Everybody is working,” he said, referring … Continue reading

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Sliding Doors

This is an excerpt from “The Woodworker: The Charles H. Hayward Years: Volume IV” published by Lost Art Press. Although there are many occasions when sliding doors can be used with advantage it should be pointed out that they should not be fitted … Continue reading

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Drawer Runners

This is an excerpt from “The Woodworker: The Charles H. Hayward Years: Volume II” published by Lost Art Press. That drawer runners must be strong is fairly obvious, but there are other equally important considerations to be kept in mind. For example, they must … Continue reading

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The Mentors: Hayward & Roubo

It was never supposed to happen like this, but I’m a believer in fate. During the last seven days we have closed the books – so to speak – on two of the projects that have dogged us every day … Continue reading

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It’s Early! ‘The Woodworker Vol. IV’

“The Woodworker, The Charles H. Hayward Years, Vol. IV, The Shop & Furniture” wasn’t supposed to arrive in our warehouse until next week, but it’s here now. And, according to the photos John sent me, it looks fantastic. Our warehouse … Continue reading

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