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By Editors of Popular Woodworking, Scott Francis

Simply based furnishings for any home!

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

modern furnishings has an understated beauty that's fitted to with reference to any room despite adorning sort. This booklet offers 17 modern furnishings initiatives hand-picked from the pages of Popular Woodworking Magazine and American Woodworker journal. every one comes with step by step directions, fine quality diagrams, slicing lists, colour pictures and certain, easy-to-follow meeting strategies. inside of you will find:

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

From basic drawer pulls to gracefully beveled edges, modern furnishings deals a refined beauty that could rather carry the room jointly. permit this booklet be your advisor, and create your individual modern items today.

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E). Adjust your miter gauge to 30° ( Photo 4). Note that I’m using a left-tilt saw; if your saw tilts to the right, set your miter gauge in the opposite direction. 5 Mark the forward-leaning ends of all the arms. Keep track of which way these marks go in the steps ahead. At this point, it’s a good idea to mark your pieces so you won’t cut a notch in the wrong place ( Photo 5). 6 Saw two notches in the top arms. Trap the arm between two angled stop blocks. After cutting one notch, flip the arm around to cut the second notch.

On the router table, shape each piece of plywood all the way around to match the template ( Photo 8). 9 Add a solid-wood “buildup” piece to each of the three parts, then use a pattern bit to make the buildup flush with the plywood. The subtop (E1) and the two fixed shelves (F1 and G1) have front edges that are thicker than 3⁄4" ( Fig. F). To achieve this look, glue “buildup” pieces (E2, F2, F3, F4 and G2) to each part. Trim the front buildups flush ( Photo 9). 10 Saw 1⁄16" thick pieces of front edging for the shelves and subtop.

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. Position the back panel first, flush with the leg at the top and the layout line at the back. Then install the shelves, followed by the remaining leg. Stand up the assembly to clamp it together. Make sure everything is straight and square and remove any squeezed-out glue before it dries. (Note: You’ll be able to clamp the bottom shelf to the back panel, but not the top shelf.

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