Finer Details Figured Wood Would Have Looked Great But This Technique Adds Texture And Line To This Pair Of Drawer Fronts
Finer details figured wood would have looked great but this technique adds texture and line to this pair of drawer fronts is article about Magazine bookmarked by ricky with ID 1626880960 was uploaded on 11-01-2019 and has been viewed 375,020 times.
Top-Notch Drawer Photos by Rob Brown These two small drawers provided me with an opportunity to try something completely new.I considered many ideas, but what drew me to this approach was the rich texture that would be left.
I also liked the strong effect a simple piece of contrasting veneer would add.I broke out the walnut blank about 6" longer, 1" wider and 1" thicker than the finished face required, so I would have some wiggle room if something turned out different that I had anticipated.
I bevelled the blank so the cut would occur slightly beyond the center of the lower face being cut.I then cut a piece of maple veneer and glued it between the blank and the offcut.This was tricky, as clamping pressure is usually applied perpendicular to the glue line.
In order to get around this unwritten rule, I made a number of blocks from a jointed 2x4, then notched their faces so the veneer could protrude into them.The blocks held the front face of the two walnut pieces even, while the glue dried.
I then trimmed the excess veneer, bevelled the opposite side of the block and glued another piece of veneer between...