Finer Details Instead Of Installing Store Bought Handles To Doors And Drawers You Could Use Carefully Designed Wood Panels
Finer details instead of installing store bought handles to doors and drawers you could use carefully designed wood panels is post about Magazine bookmarked by henry with ID 11713108073 was uploaded on 25-01-2019 and has been viewed 196,391 times.
Circular Wood Handles: Beautiful and Functional Photos by Reed Hansuld Lead Photo by Janelle Falconer Lately I have noticed my aesthetic in furniture moving towards pieces with subtle contrast.So, when commissioned to design/build a sideboard entirely out of walnut, I couldn't pass up the opportunity to create a subtle contrast using a single species and my knowledge of how grain reflects light.
How the light reflects off the grain direction in the board is what gives it certain tones, and why woods such as curly maple have that striped pattern throughout.Those dark/light contrasts are segments of the board where the grain switches direction.
It's also what makes planing figured boards without tear-out so difficult.The brief on the commission was a sideboard of a certain size containing doors and drawers without visible handles.The circular cut-out pattern was a way to incorporate handles into the design, as well as add some curvature to an otherwise rectilinear piece.
Switching the grain direction inside the circle cutouts from horizontal to vertical produced a subtle contrast in tone; the result is what gives this piece its identity.When broken down, the process for this detail was rather simple, but the order imperative: 1.
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