Download Contemporary Furniture : 17 Elegant Projects You Can Build by Editors of Popular Woodworking, Scott Francis PDF

By Editors of Popular Woodworking, Scott Francis

Simply stylish furnishings for any home!

Matching furnishings on your domestic decor could be a tall order. vintage furnishings types with problematic info can overpower a room or conflict with different types within the standard domestic. that is one of many the explanation why modern furnishings is so popular--and why woodworkers like to construct it.

modern furnishings has an understated beauty that's fitted to near to any room despite adorning sort. This e-book provides 17 modern furnishings tasks hand-picked from the pages of Popular Woodworking Magazine and American Woodworker journal. each comes with step by step directions, fine quality diagrams, slicing lists, colour photographs and certain, easy-to-follow meeting concepts. inside of you will find:

  • Elegant part tables
  • An open-construction bookcase
  • Sleek smooth cabinets
  • A mid-centruy encouraged espresso table
  • A urban sideboard
  • And different fashionable projects

From easy drawer pulls to gracefully beveled edges, modern furnishings deals a refined attractiveness which can particularly deliver the room jointly. enable this e-book be your consultant, and create your personal modern items today.

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Assemble in Stages Start by gluing together the two bookshelf ends ( Photo 6). Sand all the parts by hand, using a block. Start with #120-grit sandpaper, then switch to #150-grit for final sanding. Be careful not to sand through the veneer. Remove any layout lines that won’t be covered by the joints. Working on a flat surface, dry-assemble the parts to make sure everything fits properly. Then use a flux brush (available at hardware stores) to spread glue into the slots and on the plywood edges.

So I simply applied two coats of clear finish and let the beauty of the wood shine through. For me, the two rules of making sound compound miter joints worked perfectly again. Yes, I had to fine tune my setup after I made my mock-up, and I didn’t change any settings once I had it right. The results were dead on and my frustration from not “getting it right” was virtually nonexistent. Follow these simple rules and you’ll get the same results. After attaching the lid strips to the lid, trim any overhang on the miters with a chisel.

I used a satin finish wipe-on urethane from General Finishes), sanding between the first and second coats. The last two coats are rubbed out with a fine aluminum oxide 3M Rubbing Pad. The base is stained with a dark walnut dye that is rubbed out and allowed to dry before applying the same wipe-on varnish used for the top. After wetting down the tabletop, gently remove the tape with a scraper. After trimming, a detail file cleans up and softens the edges. CHAPTER FOUR Bow Front Corner Cabinet by Chad Stanton If you’re looking for a bit of a challenge and some practice creating furniture with irregular shapes, give this handsome corner cabinet a try.

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