Pare the curve from each end with a chisel, holding the spring endwise in the bench-hook.
In sawing, the wood may be held either in the vise or on the bench-hook.
These should be laid out similar to those on the bench-hook, by means of the mitred try-square or the bevel.
Lay the model flat on the bench-hook and saw off the corners of the square.
The piece to be planed with the block-plane may be held either in the vise, end up, or on a bench-hook, Fig. 109.
The bench-hook is the best device for holding a great deal of small work for sawing and for planing sides, corners, and ends.
The slanting lines at the top, also, can be sawed while held down on the bench-hook.
If the cleat is a little wider than the height of the block on the bench-hook, the bench-hook serves well to hold it.
The two handles can be planed best if held in the bench-hook and the plane turned with its side on the top of the bench.
The portion cut off between the doorways can be sawed with the tip of the back-saw if the board is laid flat on the bench-hook.