|No, the not-so Hobsonian lattice work won't be part of the look. I wonder if those window shade Bruce made are still in use..?|
|The shaping on the left front leg is sort of what will happen, only less severely than this.|
|All six chairs are going to be arm chairs. It's a departure from traditional dining sets but that's the beauty of custom furniture. You can ask for whatever you want and all of your guest can sit in as much comfort as the hosts!|
|The seat rails are curved both top and bottom. This weave of the seat will therefore not be flat, but slightly bowled which I think will look unique.|
|My "scrub-plane". I never liked scrubbing and with so much needing to be done, this kicked ass. Time saved here can be better spent later on something that will make a difference to the project.|
|Photo 1 :My piece is nice rift, almost perfectly 45 degrees but as you can see, the grain is not running parallel to the edges of the board.|
He said, "What's a bigger waste? Getting two beautiful legs out of that piece and wasting half, or getting four ugly legs out of it and wasting the whole thing?"
I think that was when I stopped worrying about the "waste". Besides, I've made a nice end-grain cutting board out of all those types of scraps, and now our Chirstmas shopping list is shorter.
Joinery has begun and I had an exciting realization about floating tenons that I'll post about next. Bye!