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Hummel, Charles F. / With hammer in hand; the Dominy craftsmen of East Hampton, New York (1968)

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Illustrations

I. Motto of the New York Mechanick Society vii
II A. Fireplace wall of the Dominy House Parlor, 1940
II. Northeast corner of the Dominy house, with the woodworking shop at the right 6
III. First floor plan of the Dominy house 7
IV. Southeast corner of the Dominy house, with the clock shop at the left 8
V. Interior of the Dominy woodworking shop 9
VI. Interior of the reconstructed Dominy woodworking shop 10
VII A. Broadside advertising for N. Dominy, Daguerrian Artist
VII. East and south interior of the Dominy clock shop 11
VIII. East interior of the Dominy clock shop 12
IX. Interior of the reconstructed Dominy clock shop 12
X. Another view of the interior of the reconstructed Dominy clock shop 13
XI. North interior of the Dominy clock shop forge 14
XII. Plan and elevation of the Dominy clock shop forge 16
XIII. Nocturnal made by Nathaniel Dominy IV ca. 1765 21
XIV. Detail of a design for a nocturnal 21
XV. Fitting or beginning ax 52
XVI. Interior view of a woodworker's shop 54
XVII. "Gentlemens Iron Braces" 63
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XVIII. Tools suited to the joining and gluing of wood 72
XIX. "Bright Gimblets" 83
XX. Detail of a stock or block knife 90
XXI. Lathe bed suitable for cabinetmakers 93
XXII. Saws 132
XXIII. Manner of sawing wood veneering lengthwise 134
XXIV. Detail of a lengthwise or quarter spring saw 136
XXV. Screw tap and screw plate in wood, suited for cabinetmakers 139
XXVI. Detail of different types of hand anvils 156
XXVII. Detail of a "Borachoir" 166
XXVIII. Several types of vises and pliers or nippers used by cabinetmakers 201
XXIX. Detail of the tool used to put watch springs on their barrels 207
XXX. Map of the communities in Long Island and Connecticut served by the Dominy craftsmen, with an inset of East Hampton, N.Y. 217
XXXI. Watch paper of Nathaniel Dominy IV 227
XXXII. Engraved copperplate for watch paper of Nathaniel Dominy IV 227
XXXIII. Watch papers of Felix Dominy 228
XXXIV. Shot mold made by Nathaniel Dominy IV 230
XXXV. Counterweight and seine net sinker mold and patterns for shot and counterweight and seine net sinker molds made by Nathaniel Dominy IV and Felix Dominy 231
XXXVI. Counterweight and seine net sinker mold made by Felix Dominy 231
XXXVII. Plan and elevation drawn by Nathaniel Dominy IV, ca. 1769, possibly for Joseph Ellis's house, East Hampton, N.Y. 237
XXXVIII. Letter seal used by Felix Dominy in 1847 to advertise Dominy's Hotel, Fire Island, N.Y. 241

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