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Paper and Cardboard Construction | by G. F. Buxton, F. L. Curran



An analysis of the scope of paper and cardboard construction for primary grades of public schools. An outline of a course with directions for making the problems. Information regarding courses, equipment, supplies, and methods of handling the work. A bibliography of the subject, book problems, box problems, card problems, envelope problems.

TitlePaper and Cardboard Construction
AuthorG. F. Buxton, F. L. Curran
PublisherThe Manual Arts Press
Year1916
Copyright1911 G. F. Buxton and F. L. Curran
AmazonPaper and cardboard construction

George Fred Buxton, Director of the Manual Training Department of the Stout Institute, Menomonie, Wisconsin.

And Fred L. Curran, Supervisor of Elementary Manual Training at the Stout Institute.

-Foreword
Realizing that teachers of primary handwork need definite directions for handling paper and cardboard construction in public school classes, with such supplementary information regarding the selecting...
-Preface To Revised Edition
The authors of Paper and Cardboard Construction have been pleased with the comments and extended use the book has been given in its first edition, and have carefully gone over the text and made an eff...
-Analysis Of Contents
I. Introduction ....................................page 11 The purpose of the book is to arrange typical paper constructions in sequence for class use,-there is an evident need for this handy form,-...
-I. Introduction
Books on paper and cardboard work for public schools have appeared from time to time and are in many cases serving a good purpose. There still remains, however, one field which does not seem to be ade...
-II. Book Problems
Problems in the making of folders, small pamphlets, portfolios and bound books are described on the following pages and arranged in a sequence representing work of increasing difficulty for each of th...
-II. Book Problems. Part 2
b. Cut from white paper several representations of common objects, of flowers, leaves, trees, tools, workmen at typical occupations, or children at play. These may be cut from memory or direct observa...
-II. Book Problems. Part 3
Typical Pages Of Mounted Colors. Directions: a. Fold gray paper inside of colored paper. b. Sew and tie as in number 113. If more space is wanted between pages, extra pieces of gray cover paper 1...
-II. Book Problems. Part 4
d. Tie square knot at first hole. Note: - Cut units of design suitable for borders or all over repeat patterns from white paper and paste in the book when complete. Front cover of book may have a s...
-II. Book Problems. Part 5
d. Fold right edge to left edge. e. Fold bottom to top. f. Unfold sheet and place in such a position that A is in the upper left hand corner, and B in the lower left hand corner. g. Number pages as...
-II. Book Problems. Part 6
Other sections may be added to these if desired in the same manner as C is added to B in step 5. A larger pamphlet may be made in the same manner as above, but bringing in an extra stitch to each sec...
-II. Book Problems. Part 7
Cloth Board And Print Paper Glued To Binders' Cloth. Laps Glued Over Edge Of Case And Sections Ready To Glue Into Case. Sections Glued Into Case And Lining Paper Being Pasted Inside Of Covers. ...
-II. Book Problems. Part 8
c. Place the two pieces of strawboard 1/2 apart over binders' cloth as shown at B B. Draw lines on cloth to indicate exact position of pieces of strawboard and cut corners as illustrated. d. Spread ...
-II. Book Problems. Part 9
c. Glue strip of canvas to the back of the book, as in number 316. Place a narrow strip of paper upon the canvas to take up the glue as it comes thru. d. In making the cover use the same method as in...
-III. Box Problems
In the selection of problems for elementary construction in paper and cardboard, the small box takes a place second only to the booklet. Both are important industrially and both furnish good drill in ...
-III. Box Problems. Part 2
g. Fold laps up, and fold front and back. Shown in fifth drawing. h. Fold ends up, and paste or glue to laps. Shown in last drawing. Note: - A great variety of rectangular-shaped boxes or trays may b...
-III. Box Problems. Part 3
c. Paste colored paper over box with lap around the corner and end pasted over lap. d. Fold cover and try on box to see if size is correct. e. Fasten corners of cover same as box with manila paper 3...
-III. Box Problems. Part 4
e. Make pencil marks heavy to show where to cut away. f. Cut on heavy lines. g. Fold on light lines, considering the form and how it is to be glued together. h. Glue with all tabs on the inside. ...
-IV. Card Problems
Card mounts furnish a good field for a study of proportion in simple and effective arrangements of rectangular shapes, and they give a good place for the study of color relations. In the study of pict...
-IV. Card Problems. Part 2
b Consider the spaces left at the sides and top and bottom, consider also the proportion of these spaces with the spaces occupied by the picture and pad. c. When picture and pad are satisfactorily lo...
-IV. Card Problems. Part 3
Note: - Two of these may be made, or one may be changed to other proportions. If the 3x 6 stock be used, only one can be made of the given size. The use of the page holder as a marker in a book or m...
-V. Envelope Problems
Envelopes and paper bags are typical problems for paper construction and are varied enough in shape to suit the abilities of pupils of different ages. The making of envelopes is of importance industri...
-V. Envelope Problems. Part 2
Paper Bag Cut To Size Envelope Problems b. Fold the left edge to within about one inch of the right edge and crease. c. Fold the remaining one inch to the left and crease. d. Fold the bottom up ab...
-V. Envelope Problems. Part 3
Steps In Making Paper Bag With Folds e. When the paste is sufficiently dry move the lap joint to the right 1 1/4 and crease edges in this position. This is shown in B, and in end view y. f. Note...
-VI. Planning Of Courses
While the preceding chapters describe what may seem to be desirable sequences for use in schools, the authors do not wish to recommend that all teachers who use the book shall follow such an arrangeme...
-VI. Planning Of Courses. Part 2
The point of view may be that of the thought side involved and the projects be so planned that they will become a part of an organized study of details of selected industries. Handwork becomes in this...
-A. Problems Grouped For Each Grade
Groups of problems for each grade are outlined below as suggested at A. The full arrangement of problems with a statement of the new processes or those especially emphasized in each problem, by grad...
-B. Problems Selected From Groups
The selection of problems from the book group, the box group, the card group, and the envelope group in regular rotation has at least the advantage of adding the interest which comes from variety. The...
-C. Problems Arranged According To Difficulty
In the following, the problems are arranged in a sequence according to the difficulty of handling, regardless of groups of kinds of problems, as indicated at C on page 137. First Grade I. 111. Mount...
-Planning Of Courses. D. Problems Selected From One Group
Another way to arrange paper and cardboard problems having peculiar advantages is by concentration of attention and effort upon a more limited field of work, taking for instance the third grade for on...
-Stock Room Equipment
If the school system be large enough to warrant it, a supply room for the supervisor should be provided with the following: Equipment And Supplies 1 Case containing sliding shelves for full sized sh...
-Sizes Of Paper
The following table is given for convenient reference to stock sizes of some of the more common writing-, drawing-, and printing papers: Writing Drawing Printing Flat ca...
-Paper Manufacture
It is believed that a word or two regarding the manufacture of paper may be of value to teachers of primary handwork, so Equipment And Supplies the following brief description of the process is insert...
-Table For Ordering Paper Suitable For Primary Handwork Classes
Materials Kinds Desirable Sizes Costs Quantities Cover paper Plain, laid, smooth, rough, gray, or colors 20x25-25 to 20x25 - 70 (35 to 60 lbs...
-Equipment And Supplies
Materials Kinds Desirable Sizes Costs Quantities Blotting-paper White or colored, plain or enameled 19x24-60 to 19x24-100 ...
-Stock Required Per Grade
On this and three following pages are listed the number of pieces of paper stock 9x 12, with the totals per pupil added at the bottom of each page. First Grade Thin tag board ...
-VIII. Hints To Teachers And Supervisors
The value of careful daily preparation in the work of teaching need not be emphasized here. It is no less important in the teaching of handwork than in any other subject. In some ways it is different....
-Hints To Teachers And Supervisors
Next to seeing that orders are properly placed and deliveries properly made, the supervisor must see that materials are conveniently assorted and stored, and that paper requiring to be cut is attended...
-IX. Bibliography
Books and reports and magazine references are listed below for further study of some of the details suggested in this book and for further discussions on certain of the points of view and methods brie...
-Book And Book Binding. Paper And Paper Making. Printing And Printing Presses
Encyclopedia Britannica, Encyclopedia America, New International Encyclopedia, Nelson's Encyclopedia, American Cyclopedia, Apple-ton's Cyclopedia of Applied Mechanics, Century Dictionary and Cyclopedi...
-Paper And Paper Making. Book And Book Binding. Printing And Printing Presses. Continued
Problems in Furniture Making. By Fred D. Crawshaw. The revised and enlarged edition of this well-known book contains 43 full-page working drawings of articles of furniture. Every piece shown is suita...









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