Finer Details This Set Of Three Side Tables With Delicate Curved Stretchers Resides At Rideau Hall In Ottawa Learn How Peter Coolican Made The Stretchers And Secured Them To The Table S Legs
Finer details this set of three side tables with delicate curved stretchers resides at rideau hall in ottawa learn how peter coolican made the stretchers and secured them to the table s legs is post about Magazine bookmarked by ian with ID 1593316019 was uploaded on 19-03-2019 and has been viewed 403,438 times.
Curved Stretchers Photos by Peter Coolican The stretchers connect legs kitty-corner to one another, so it's important to have an accurate elevation drawing in which the table is oriented 45° from the usual front view.
From this drawing you can see the angle at which the stretcher meets the inside corner of the tapered leg.You can also see the total length of each stretcher.Be sure that the stretcher in your drawing doesn't stop at the inside edge of each leg.
The angled shoulders of the stretcher extend passed the inside corner to mate with two inside faces of each leg.Just underneath the stretcher, between the two bottom corners of the part, draw a horizontal line.
This line will later become a registration block on your shaping jig.Hit the machinesTake the dimensions from your drawing and mill your stock into a blank that is wider than the elevation of the stretcher, but thickness-planed to its final size.
Using a wedge and the tablesaw, cut each piece to length at the angle that it meets the leg.Both leg and stretcher are mortised and joined with a dowel.Using a drill press and a simple jig to hold the leg on edge,...