Heirloom Project Curves Make This Box Stand Out They Also Will Allow You To Work On Some New Techniques On A Small Scale Though Curves Can Add Difficulty To A Project As Long As You Patiently Follow These Steps The Results Will Speak For Themselves
Heirloom project curves make this box stand out they also will allow you to work on some new techniques on a small scale though curves can add difficulty to a project as long as you patiently follow these steps the results will speak for themselves is bookmark about Magazine bookmarked by robert with ID 11006667485 was uploaded on 22-04-2019 and has been viewed 101,067 times.
Box of Many Curves Photos by Rob Brown; Illustration by Len Churchill INFO: DIFFICULTY - 3/5, LENGTH/TIME - 3/5, COST - 2/5,SPECIAL TECHNIQUES - CURVED PANELS/PARTS I usually start a project with some sketching and a mock-up, and this was no exception.
The small scale of the project allowed me to go right to a full-size version made of 2x4 material.After a few quick trials, in which I realized the curves in my initial design were far too dramatic, the main details were sorted.
I had some African mahogany handy, as well as some lightly figured maple veneer for the lid and bottom panel, for contrast.The mahogany was 1-1/8" thick, and I needed all of it to obtain the sides.Practice First - During the design stage, don't be afraid to grab some scrap softwood and make a few test side pieces.
Sometimes a design looks good on paper, but not in real life.You can also check the practice piece while you're working on the real piece.The lidIt's easier to shape the front and back to match the curve of the lid than vice versa, so I started by making a form for my vacuum press.
I broke out the ribs of the...