New Twist On A Sleigh Bed
New twist on a sleigh bed is post about Beds bookmarked by jeffery with ID 13537836319 was uploaded on 07-02-2019 and has been viewed 6,274 times.
Synopsis: With its X-shaped back slats and hand-carved curls on the legs, this bed belongs to a family of furniture that Charles Shackleton designed as an homage to the fork-back chairs of his native Ireland.
Making the bed requires a combination of handwork and machine work.The legs are cut on the bandsaw using templates, which also help to position the mortises.The curved design at the top of the legs is carved by hand.
The X-shaped slats are cut on the bandsaw and beaded either by hand or with a router, and are joined to the upper and lower cross rails with dowels.Jigs and templates simplify construction and make assembly easier...