How To Create Precise Joints In Reclaimed Lumber
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It fits.A board with a straight, flat face with one square edge is widely considered a fundamental requirement for precision work such as joinery.Given this basic condition, all good things are possible (at least, in principle): accurate measurements, square shoulders, straight tenons.
But a current dining table commission challenged how I think about this set of conditions and forced me to come up with an alternative that would facilitate solid work.This story begins with a client for whom I've been building furniture and cabinetry over the past dozen years.
She has extraordinary taste, in the true sense of 'extraordinary'; every job becomes an adventure.And every piece I have made for her has proved to be something I'm honored to have had a part in making.
We started the design discussion at the table she's currently using, a roughly made potting bench pulled out of her garage.She pointed out features she loves: the texture of the planks that form the top (joist material from a builder's yard; the texture she loves comes primarily from the contrast between early and late wood); the uneven joints between those planks, which are simply nailed or scr*w*d to the base; the long, narrow...