Home Project Although The Design Of This Table May Appear Complicated The Construction Is Remarkably Straightforward Simple And Reliable Techniques Make It Easy To Taper The Legs And Flow Them Into The Side Stretchers
Home project although the design of this table may appear complicated the construction is remarkably straightforward simple and reliable techniques make it easy to taper the legs and flow them into the side stretchers is bookmark about Magazine bookmarked by karl with ID 11281380848 was uploaded on 02-04-2019 and has been viewed 415,380 times.
21st Century Writing Desk: Transform Simple, Straight Lines into an Elegant Flowing Form Photos by Chris Wong; Illustration by Len Churchill INFO: DIFFICULTY - 3/5, LENGTH/TIME - 3/5, COST - 2/5SPECIAL TOOLS: SHARP CARVING GOUGESSPECIAL TECHNIQUES: TEXTURING, PATTERN ROUTING The table can be broken into three sets of components: the top; side assemblies (each consisting of two legs and two side stretchers); and two long stretchers.
Let's revisit the build to see how I did it.An inspiring topMaking the top was the most enjoyable part of the build.It was also the starting point, and I later designed the base to complement it.I started by milling two mahogany boards 3/4" thick and gluing them together to make a 13" × 26" surface.
Using a #7/12 gouge across the grain, I took small scoops out of the surface, creating a random pattern across the entire surface from corner to corner.Working across the grain eliminated any tendency for the wood to want to tear out, and the sharp gouge cut cleanly with little force required.
To prevent the workpiece from sliding backwards as I carved, I clamped a scrap of wood to my bench directly behind it.I used a scrap the same thickness as the...