LumberJocks

The Craftsman's Path #67: Sculpted Rocking Chair - Sculpting the Leg Joints

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by Mark Mazzo posted 1633 days ago 1169 reads 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 66: Sculpted Rocking Chair - Front Leg Transitions and Gluing the Legs Part 67 of The Craftsman's Path series no next part

Time to break out the angle grinder again. After fitting the arms to the rear leg joints I did the sculpting of the leg to seat joints in my latest post on my blog. Contrary to what you might thik – you can be delicate with an angle grinder and a 36-grit disk!

Take a look an let me know what you think. Thanks for reading!

Sculpting

-- Mark, Webster New York, Visit my website at http://thecraftsmanspath.com



2 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112000 posts in 2178 days


#1 posted 1633 days ago

Looks interesting

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View Mark Mazzo's profile

Mark Mazzo

352 posts in 2513 days


#2 posted 1632 days ago

Jim,

Yes, it’s a bit interesting to work with what you would assume would be a very coarse tool especially after so much work on the chair. But, you’d be amazed at how precise you can be with it. The key is fluid motions, not jerky ones. If you use the bigger muscles in your body to move the tool rather than just the small ones (like in your hands) you can actually attain a very flowing surface that just needs to be refined from there.

-- Mark, Webster New York, Visit my website at http://thecraftsmanspath.com

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase