Finer Details Add Texture And Visual Interest To Your Next Project With These Techniques
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Pierced Carving Lead Photo by Ingeborg Suzanne; Photos by Jason Klager I believe, if done sensibly, playing with such things as prismatics, colour, proportions or asymmetry can add visual interest to a piece of furniture.
The introduction of texture takes this one step further, turning something that is visual into something tangible as well.One way to add texture is with pierced carvings.They can be used in a number of ways on a piece such as a door, lid, panel, table leg, etc.
Using a panel from a recent vanity I built as an example, I will show the steps involved and share a few tips along the way to ensure your efforts become successful.When designing this vanity, I decided to place a panel between the two drawers in the table to add visual interest and provide a way of accessing the secret box hidden behind.
I wanted the image on the panel to be a simple continuation of another pierced carving of a tree silhouette located in the chest above, which balanced nicely with the leaf marquetry of the chest.After completing the drawing, I considered possible wood choices and decided to use East Indian Rosewood.
I knew the rosewood's density...