Tuesday, 16 April 2013
New Article F&C Magazine
The latest Furniture and Cabinet Making is out with an article on my Oak bench. The cover shows the technique I used for wedged tenons which I was shown at the Barnsley Workshops.
That furry thing to the right is one of our dogs letting me know it's time for a walk.
The bench was too big for my photographers studio, hence the poor quality picture. I must learn how to take better photos
The board for the curved top came from this 8' board of figured oak, it weighed a ton!
These pictures show the angled saw cuts and the trial fitted wedges. The wedges are carefully made to fit the angle of the flared mortice perfectly.
Here's the result, a strong as well as good looking joint.