Furniture & Cabinetmaking [UK] (June 2016)
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Overview: The UK's friendliest Woodworking magazine containing project ideas, technical tips, product tests and top advice from real woodworkers.
Hours) 07834767543 (Evenings + Weekends) email@example.com 4/15/16 11:55 AM PROJECTS & TECHNIQUES Library steps Westminsterstyle folding library steps Matt Morse takes on a challenging project for a client’s library PHO T OGR A PHS B Y M AT T MOR SE O www.woodworkersinstitute.com F&C_245_41_47_PROJECT_LIBRARY_STEPS_MORSE.JRDJMM.indd 41 ver the summer last year I was asked if I could make a set of steps for a client’s home library. Picturing some kind of step stool I said that: “Of
to determine library step angles and dimensions 6mm bead to front inside edge All treads with through wedged tenons 3mm bead top and bottom to front edges of treads 42 F&C245 F&C_245_41_47_PROJECT_LIBRARY_STEPS_MORSE.JRDJMM.indd 42 Back support with crossed braces, lapped dovetailed into back edges of verticals, half-lapped across each other www.woodworkersinstitute.com 14/04/2016 15:40 PROJECTS & TECHNIQUES Library steps Design Breaking down the design is relatively simple. There is a
sections… For routing in the dado into the straight aprons make an angled jig that works the same way with a straight edge block screwed into the edge of the jig that the router follows. To make the dovetail spline, first cut on the tablesaw a piece of hardwood the thickness of the dovetail router bit (which is a ½in for the bit that I used for this joint) times the length total of both cuts into the ends of the aprons (which is 25mm) making the spline 1220mm long. This is plenty of length to
this Art Deco cocktail cabinet were made of Bakelite. Some of the long profiles were broken and parts were missing. It was possible to cut and glue some of the broken parts together to form new handles, but it still left a number that were missing completely. One option was to make a mould and create the handles using modern resin, but this would most likely still have had to be coloured and aged in some way to match the old ones. A second option was to form the handles out of a fine grained wood
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