created all the tenons, he connected a clamp to the foot of
every leg and staged just a few choices for leg places: nearer to
one another, additional aside, and so forth. After just a few trials he settled
on the configuration that appeared essentially the most compelling in phrases
of general stability – each metaphorically and actually.
Then he traced the placement of the mortises on the underside of
the leg, turned excessive and carried it to the drill
press to drill the mortises.
Colm started by drilling 9 preliminary holes
coming from the underside of the highest.
He then turned over the
slab once more to reveal its coronary heart wooden, and used the holes as
indicators to stipulate the borders of the mortises with a knife.
After this, he used a large Forstner bit to bore most
of the mortises out. He grabbed a chisel and cleaned the
mortises, working from the highest all the way down to roughly half the
depth, then labored from the underside of the slab to scrub out
As soon as the mortises had been
prepared, he lower kerfs on the prime of the tenons and made
three wedges. Then he sanded the legs, adopted by a two coats
of white milk paint. At this level we had been prepared to connect up the
Subsequent time I’ll present how Colm completed his
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