Round Bistro Table Puts A Spin On Brick Laid Curved Aprons
Round bistro table puts a spin on brick laid curved aprons is post about Tables bookmarked by micheal with ID 13620836820 was uploaded on 13-03-2019 and has been viewed 397,676 times.
I occasionally do repair work on antiques, which has given me the opportunity to examine up close the construction techniques used centuries ago.One that really intrigues me is the old method for making curved table aprons.
These days, with modern power tools, vacuum systems, and high-tech adhesives, curved work is often accomplished using bent lamination.Without the benefit of these modern methods, the craftsmen of yesteryear used a straightforward bricklaying process to form curved aprons; then they applied beautiful veneers on the show side to hide the brick wall.
I've used this process on circular and elliptical aprons, and it can even be used in forming compound curves.In this article, I'll show you how I've modernized this traditional technique using a router and router table, plus a little MDF, to build a circular table apron.
I'll also show you how I cut the bridle joinery to attach the…...