Skill Builder Tired Of The Look Of Flat Doors On Your Cabinetry And Furniture Maybe It S Time To Incorporate Curved Panels Into Your Woodworking It S Not That Hard And It Adds A Whole New Dimension To Your Woodworking
Skill builder tired of the look of flat doors on your cabinetry and furniture maybe it s time to incorporate curved panels into your woodworking it s not that hard and it adds a whole new dimension to your woodworking is bookmark about Magazine bookmarked by larry with ID 1448483711 was uploaded on 25-02-2019 and has been viewed 214,671 times.
Curved Panel Veneering Illustrations by James Provost My interest in curved panel veneering began several years ago when I decided to add curved panel doors to an entertainment cabinet I was designing.
Originally I decided to make coopered doors, which I felt would add an exciting design element to the cabinet.However, I quickly realized that they would require a significant investment in both time and materials.
After some research I decided to try making the curved panels with a vacuum veneering system.A vacuuming system is quite affordable for the small shop, is easy to store in a small space when not in use, and more importantly, enabled me to quickly and efficiently make curved panels.
In this article I'll describe the equipment required and walk you through the process I follow in making these curved panels.What You NeedVacuum veneering requires three basic things: a mould upon which the veneered panel will be formed, a bag into which the mould and panel materials will be placed, and a pump to generate a vacuum inside the bag.
Fortunately, manufacturers have responded to the demand for vacuum veneering and offer kits and systems that are both reliable and relatively inexpensive, vacupress.com or vac-u-clamp.com....