Oval Chippendale Stool
Oval chippendale stool is post about Carving bookmarked by mathew with ID 14197337287 was uploaded on 15-03-2019 and has been viewed 412,863 times.
Synopsis: Period furniture maker Randall O'Donnell shows how this small stool doesn't require a lot of material, but it shows off a lot of Colonial Philadelphia hallmarks: finely carved feet on graceful legs tenoned into a thin curved frame, topped off with an upholstered slip seat.
He starts by making full-sized patterns and a rabbeting template (template drawings are included in the article).Next, he joins a rectangular frame and shapes the oval.He uses a bandsaw to cut the cabriole legs and turns the tenon on a lathe.
A photo sequence details how he carves a ball-and-claw foot.He then fits the knee blocks and fairs the upper legs before finishing the piece...