How To Make A Sapele And Birch Trivet
How to make a sapele and birch trivet is article about More Woodworking Projects bookmarked by melvin with ID 13676870150 was uploaded on 06-02-2019 and has been viewed 400,808 times.
Here's a simple project that looks great, and could easily burn up some of that scrap wood you've been hoarding for years.This elegant trivet will grace your table, and you can be sure friends will be asking for trivets for their tables, too.
Download this as a PDF herePREPPING THE WOOD Check the drawing for the dimensions of the feet, and make up blanks that size.If you glue stock face to face to make up the pieces, keep the glue joint vertical on the finished blanks.
This makes the fingers stronger, since there are different grain patterns reinforcing each side.The slots are spaced evenly with the help of a box joint jig.Check out WWGOA's shop-made box joint jig here.
CUTTING THE SLOTS Cut the slots in the sapele slat supports with a box-joint jig.The jig will ensure that the spaces between the slats will be even.Be sure to cut the supports about 1-1/2″ longer than shown in the drawing so you've got extra wood to grip as you feed the workpieces through the dado blade.
Hold the workpiece firmly against the jig to minimize tear out.Cut sixteen slots into each of the three slat supports.The sixteen birch slats...