Finer Details Some Projects Call For A Whole New Approach When It Comes To Joinery
Finer details some projects call for a whole new approach when it comes to joinery is article about Magazine bookmarked by bradley with ID 11721432299 was uploaded on 15-03-2019 and has been viewed 279,907 times.
Stone Age Joinery Photos by Rob Brown I often work with stone because it adds another element to a piece of furniture.Whether it's an interesting texture, colour or shape, all will add to the finished piece.
When stone is square, it's fairly easy to work with, but in the case of this table the stone I was using was anything but square.It took some 'outside-the-box' joinery to produce a strong table that would stand the test of time.
I started by creating a full-sized drawing on a piece of plywood.This gave me something to reference when choosing and cutting the pieces.I then cut the three top pieces to rough size and shape.Once joined together, these three pieces would keep the stone from shifting during use.
I carefully traced the contour of the stone onto each piece then cut the inside of each piece to mate closely with the stone's edge.When all three pieces were fitted to the stone nicely, I cut them to proper length and at the proper angle so they would allow the stone to sit in the cavity.
The joint near the narrow end of the stone is mainly side grain, so I could just...