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Mark Kornell

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#1 posted 02-24-2013 11:03 PM

I’m with Lee on that – that piece of wood looks like it wants to be the feature, and an attempt to add adornment via styling would detract. Maybe even use it without rails/stiles.

I like pic #1 – the proportions look “right” to me. But depending on the style of the pull, pic #2 might work better.

As far as brackets – Chapter 9 in Peart’s book is all about the style of double brackets found in the Blacker house. He shows how to construct a double bracket, but given the scale of the each door, I’d think a single bracket would look better. Peart gives templates for brackets, but the curves and proportions look a bit odd to me – refer to the picture of the chair on page 43 or the xray pic on page 51 and compare that to his templates to see what I’m talking about…

G&G used a couple of different styles of single brackets. Check out the Tichenor chair on p. 17 and compare that to the Robinson chair on p. 66.

Oh – the curio cabinet I mentioned is also pictured in Peart’s book on page 61.

-- Mark Kornell, Kornell Wood Design


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