Finer Details Learn The Secrets To Making This Unique Part
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Inspired by Icicles Photos by John Glendinning If you're like me, the first thing that came to mind when you saw this leg was 'How was that made? Was it turned? Was it carved entirely with hand tools? Maybe it was made with a CNC machine?' John Glendinning, a studio furniture maker from Montreal, designed this leg for use on a small hall table but started incorporating it into other pieces as well.
He was inspired by the asymmetrical form of large, hanging icicles, yet the task of developing it into a strong, beautiful furniture component was a tricky one.The process uses the lathe and hand tools - not to mention a healthy dose of careful planning - to produce this intricate component.
Like everything else in woodworking, there's a process to be followed, and after learning a few secrets it doesn't seem impossible.Let's take a detailed look at how Glendinning made this leg.The process might surprise you.
Start by breaking out two halves of the leg.Whether resawing from one thick piece or from two thinner pieces, they should be at least four or five inches longer than the finished part so that there is enough material to hold...