Furniture Project Build This Elegant Stand To Display Your Favourite Plant Or Sculpture
Furniture project build this elegant stand to display your favourite plant or sculpture is article about Magazine bookmarked by freddie with ID 12007087400 was uploaded on 21-01-2019 and has been viewed 193,194 times.
Display Stand Illustration by James Provost I enjoy building small tables.They don't require a lot of wood, they don't take much time to build, and they provide a nice canvas for exploring design options.
The wood for this table came from project leftovers.Makore for the top panel, apron trim and feet, Garry oak for the panel frame and apron, and ash for the legs.Makore (also called African cherry) is one of my favourite woods, (forloversofwood.
com).It's straight grained with a fine texture, and very dimensionally stable.It machines well, is easy to work with hand tools and takes a finish beautifully.In veneer form you can also get it mottled, blistered, curly, and fiddleback.
The lighter Garry oak complements the makore, while the ash lightens the overall appearance of the table.From the Ground UpThe rough stock I had on hand was 1 ¾" x 2 ⅞" x 46", which effectively determined the dimensions of the table legs.
Cutting the board in half lengthways gave me 23" legs, somewhat too short for what I had in mind.Gluing 4" blocks of makore onto the ends of the legs resolved the issue.I often use feet on table legs, sometimes joining foot...