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By John Nelson, Joyce Nelson

Each woodworker probably want to personal this colourful, information-packed, massive source for weekend crafting. it is packed with one hundred fifty vintage initiatives, and contours an introductory part that walks readers during the a variety of making plans phases. it is all lined: selecting the best wooden, operating with styles, gluing, and completing. beginners can without difficulty make uncomplicated mirrors, cabinets, clocks, and jewellery bins, whereas people with a bit extra complex talents can try out the small cabinet, blanket chest, or part desk. For open air, there are whimsical weathervanes, whirligigs, vegetation stands, and trellises. many of the sweetest goods are only for children, akin to animal pull toys, wheeled automobiles, puzzles, a winged rocking chair, and vintage-style doll add-ons. each venture contain finishes or floor ornament concepts, plus drawings and styles.

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Indd 46 4/9/10 12:48:15 PM G U S TAV S T I C K L E Y P O P P Y TA B L E THICKNESS mahogany 13 ⁄ 16 21 (mm) 2113 ⁄ 16 554 225 ⁄ 16 567 429 (mm) 1 shelf mahogany 13 ⁄ 16 21 161 ⁄ 16 408 167⁄ 8 5 legs mahogany 13 ⁄ 16 21 5 127 225 ⁄ 8 575 1 hub mahogany 13 ⁄ 16 21 31 ⁄ 16 78 31 ⁄ 4 83 5 stretchers mahogany 13 ⁄ 16 21 2 51 613 ⁄ 16 173 COMMENTS STOCK top LENGTH PART (mm) 1 WIDTH QUANTITY GUSTAV STICKLEY POPPY TABLE • INCHES (MILLIMETERS) DTBE = dovetail both ends Hidden lapped dovetails. The stretchers connect to the hub and the leg with 1 ⁄ 2"-thick lapped dovetails.

It will need to be secured. 15 Next, mill the pieces for the column. Make the 11 ⁄ 2"radius cut at both edges of the column center and one edge of each of the column wings. It is easy to create a simple jig and use a router and pattern bit to complete this step. 14 When the cutting is complete, clean up the recessed top with a scraper. indd 35 4/9/10 12:47:48 PM PROJECT 5 17 16 Use a chamfer bit and router on both edges of the two column spacers. Stay short of the ends for appearance. 18 Attach the wings to the center of the spacers with glue and 11 ⁄4" screws.

After darkening these thin lines with a pencil, I used a 60˚ V-tool to establish the depth and sides of the lines. indd 48 4/9/10 12:48:24 PM G U S TAV S T I C K L E Y P O P P Y TA B L E lowed that with a 1∕8"-wide No. 11 gouge. The profile of the lines is mainly the profile of the U-shaped tool, so the only real challenge in carving was getting smooth, consistent lines. The lines that define the lobes were rounded slightly at the top with a skew chisel. The central portion of the carving is slightly domed.

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