Turned Furniture This Well Proportioned Small Early 18Th Century Candlestand Table Presents An Interesting And Easily Made Turning Project
Turned furniture this well proportioned small early 18th century candlestand table presents an interesting and easily made turning project is post about Magazine bookmarked by tyler with ID 11462481922 was uploaded on 20-01-2019 and has been viewed 24,809 times.
Candlestand Table Illustrations by Lee Gabel Stock SelectionAlthough this table is made of walnut, other hardwoods such as cherry, mahogany, beech, maple, etc., would be quite satisfactory.Softwood is not recommended for this project.
Construction is straight forward.The legs and stretcher are simple turnings, the feet are shaped with a band saw or scroll saw, table top edges are routed and assembled using glue, drywall screws, and #20 biscuits.
Getting StartedLay out the 3/4" thick boards to form the table top.Joint the gluing edges for a good fit.Glue and clamp up the top using #20 biscuits for a strong joint and good alignment.Scrape off excess glue and allow to dry overnight.
Glue up sufficient stock to make the remaining parts as per the materials list.When planing to the finished thickness, run all pieces through at the same time to maintain accuracy.TurningsThe only turning tools you need are a 1/2" gouge, a 1/2" skew chisel and a 1/8" parting tool.
Leave the 1 1/2" blanks for the legs and stretcher about 2" longer than the finished dimensions in order to have extra stock for lathe mounting.They can be cut to finished length after turning.Use the long point down of the...