Furniture Project A Table Like This Is At Home In A Living Room Entry Hall Or Even A Bedroom With Lots Of Free Hand Shaping You Will Want To Sharpen Your Hand Tools Before Starting
Furniture project a table like this is at home in a living room entry hall or even a bedroom with lots of free hand shaping you will want to sharpen your hand tools before starting is article about Magazine bookmarked by gregory with ID 13717212906 was uploaded on 10-04-2019 and has been viewed 204,269 times.
Build a Side Table Photos by Junior Brake The design always comes first.Except this time.I stumbled upon a great plank of Newfoundland red birch, which I had never used before.To be honest, I didn't think there was a large enough hardwood tree in this province to be used for furniture.
Guess I was wrong.The plank had a soft pink colour, was 10' long and was clear.It had been double-kilned to try and improve its steadiness; birch is notorious for warping.I rarely get to keep any of my creations, so these tables may wind up in my own home.
These tables were designed to fill a function in our front room, but all I had was a general shape in mind.I like the strength an arch denotes, so I played with that a bit.I wanted the design to be something I could sketch in under a minute, and be recognizable.
The scale was decided mainly by the wood, but with the function obviously taken into account.A model was mocked up, and I altered the height of the second shelf until I was happy.With all the details figured out, a cut list was formulated.