Saturday, July 17, 2021

a live edge table

 we delivered this interesting live edge table a few weeks ago 

it was made from a bookmatched pair of slabs from berkshire products

the clients decided to use the extra length on the slabs for the base and 
i had some spalted maple on hand from a previous project. 
the table was 8' long, and the slabs were almost 11'

straighteneing and gluing the pair of 20 " wide 
8' slabs was a bit of a wrestling match
but we got it eventually

all in, all done ... the clients were happy and aactually went back to berkshire and 
purchased another slab for their breakfast area ... one good deed leads to another

Thursday, July 15, 2021

some more ladderbacks

 we delivered this table to the clients in december of 2016,
and they recently ordered 6 of our ladderback chairs to go with it ... 
fortunately, we made 6 of these recently in novemeber of 2020, 
and we still remembered how
essentially, you start with a bunch of walnut,
make some parts, fire up the cnc and have at it.
over the  years we have made several hundred of these
and we recently converted the files from our old cad/cam
to our new program ... tricky, but, manageable
at some point in the past, we decided to make the mdf seat blanks
which are way faster and way stronger than individual glue blocks
in the corners .. dominoed, glued, pocket screwed, and added
as the front legs and stretchers are glued to the back leg assemblies.
male up some seat blanks for the leather and drop them off at
bespoke upholstery in manchester, vermont. and 
we're all set ... off to see the wizard ...