|Project by alexsutula||posted 06-03-2010 04:10 AM||1817 views||6 times favorited||11 comments|
In attempts to make money this summer I have made these plant/lamp stands as a cash and carry item. I have built some small $10-$30 objects that I will post later. I thought it would be a good idea to have less expensive pieces of furniture, seeing as that I want to be a furniture maker and not small box and coaster maker.
The one on the right inspired by the latest FFW with Ted Blanchey ( I think thats his name). I have a duplicate of the stand on the right. The 3 of them went together pretty fast, just 2 days in the shop. I really like the curved legs on the left stand but you need 12/4 stock to cut them, which is difficult to find especially in walnut.
I read in a photography book that some furniture makers only will put one coat of finish on the piece so that when it is photographed the finish wont reflect as much light. I think that might account for some of the variances in colors between the legs and aprons.
Honest opinions please.
-- You can't stand apart unless you're prepared to stand alone. Alex, Cleveland