As a project for my furniture making course I decided to make a couple of nite stands for our bedroom. I have a good supply of air dried cherry for the carcass and some spalted maple for the drawer fronts. I drew up the plans myself and am ready to dive in.
Since I’ve been skiing a lot lately, I needed to get myself in the right frame of mind so I.m doing the fun part first.
I posted some pictures of possible veneer layouts for the drawer in the design forum and this was the overall winner:
I’ve begun to trim the pieces square and tight using some jigs made a few years ago:
This fixture works well for edge trimming thin stock
For flattening thin stock:
And squaring using a shooting board;
I’ll post a scan of the drawing in the next part if I can make it clear enough
Thanks for looking, kevin
-- I'm a man, but I can change, If I have to, I guess..(possum lodge men's prayer)......Kevin, Leeds, MA