Friday, June 28, 2013

Burl Slab Tables: the Base

     My guiding principle in creating these slab tables is to allow the top speak.  I looked for a simple  and substantial design for the legs.  Working with cuts from longer slabs I chose the following shape for the legs:

Dadoing the underside of the slab gives us a solid seat for the tenons on the end of the legs. With the legs dry fit into the top, I laid out the shoulders for the cross lap on the stretcher:

No comments:

Post a Comment