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Glossary D

Dado, also Dado Blades, Dado Head, Dado Set, Dado Plane

Another entry, on Woodworker's Joints, such as Dado, Mortise and Tenon, Rabbetts, treats together, comparatively, many examples as Woodwork Joints

Deal

Dentil

Design

Diamond Match

A veneering term, it applies to the manner in which veneer is laid. When the face veneer of plywood is so laid as to form a diamond figure it is called a "diamond match."

Source: Home Craftsman 4 November- December 1935, page 94.

Distributive Education

Do-It-Yourself Movement

Dovetail

Dowel

Dowel, Biscuit, Floating Tenon, all serve a similar function: See also glossary_woodwork_joints.htm

Dowel Screw

A Dowel threaded on both ends.

Source: Home Craftsman 4 November- December 1935 page 94.

Drawknife

Drill Bit

under construction 2-4-11

Drill Chuck

under construction 2-4-11

Much more to come, but briefly, a component part of a Lathe or Drill Press for holding securely the shank of the drill bit while the bit itself bores holes into wood or metal.

Drill Press

Drivescrew

A screw that is driven home or nearly home with a hammer instead of a screwdriver.

Source : Home Craftsman 4 November-December 1935 page 94.

Dust Free

A finish on a woodworking project -- i.e., chair, table -- is dust free when it has sufficiently dried that any dust collecting from the surface will not adhere. Ex: Four-hour varnish will be dust free in four hours.

Source: Home Craftsman 4 September October 1935 page 44.