|Project by Oldtool||posted 07-12-2016 02:34 PM||1292 views||4 times favorited||13 comments|
These two desks are for my two youngest granddaughters, this project being the same as my previous build for my oldest granddaughter, and also from Glenn Huey’s book ”Building Fine Furniture”.
With this project as with all my previous projects, I try to go old school more & more, utilizing as many of my old “antique finds” from stores & eBay as possible. This time I discovered out of necessity that a standard plow plane iron fits an “old women’s tooth” router plane that I’ve had laying around for several years. I used it for the quarter inch rabbets for the interior shelving:
I used my homemade kerfing saw / plane, to define the shoulders for the lid lips (rabbets), the breadboard tenons, and many of the tenons for the apron, etc. I then plowed out the remainder of the waste with either a rabbet or moving fillister plane:
The finish on these desks is H Behlens Cherry dye, and General Finishes Arm-R-Seal, the wood is all cherry with cherry for the secondary wood as well.
Thanks for viewing.
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