LumberJocks

build log, a shop made rustic version of a " fine furniture coffee table" #3: day 2's morning progress

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by hobby1 posted 376 days ago 719 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: cont. day 1, cabriole legs rough cutout Part 3 of build log, a shop made rustic version of a " fine furniture coffee table" series Part 4: one picture, to update day 2's progress »

Hi Mike,
One step at a time, and it is starting to take shape.

Since this is my work in progress build log, I’ll post my progress as it continues, rather than waiting for the completion to do any posting.

This mornings progress, I started shaping the legs, I used my hand drill with a sanding drum, and started carving away at the leg blanks.

Since I’m going to rustic this table, I don’t have to be very careful with the fine sanding of the contours, in fact the contours having some flat facets, help give it a hand hewn appearance.
the foot area was not yet done, they will be done after, with a smaller sanding drum.

the before and after ,shaping the top of the legs.

all four shaped

and another dry fitting

Next up, I’m going to cut out the contours for the apron, I’m not going to duplicate the original, I want to make this an original piece, so I’ll sketch out on cardboard some sort of contouring, then I’ll need to bandsaw the entire apron pieces with a curvature, so that will be the next process in this build.

have fun shoppin…



2 comments so far

View stefang's profile

stefang

12568 posts in 1932 days


#1 posted 376 days ago

A great project. I cut out a cabriole leg from a piece of pine on my bandsaw just for fun a few years ago and I shaped it with my spokeshaves. I just wanted to see how it would come out. Your project has taken this quite a bit further and so even more interesting to see what emerges at the end. The legs look good!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

View Buckethead's profile

Buckethead

1901 posts in 466 days


#2 posted 376 days ago

Looking good! I’m interested to see your progress.

I’ve been watching, so I thought I should chime in. Cool project.

-- Bucket, any person that spends 10k on a bicycle is guaranteed to be a $@I almost started to like you. -bhog

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