Learn the art of cabriole leg making with professional woodworker and freelance author Dave Munkittrick. Dave will show you how to design and create a Queen Anne style cabriole leg. This Class takes you on a step-by-step journey through the entire process; from initial design to the final transition block that joins the flowing curves of the cabriole leg to the flat table or apron.
Along the way you’ll learn about the power and hand tools you must have, the tools that are nice to have, and how to use them all.
The Class is full of tips and tricks that help you smoothly navigate the process of creating this iconic leg design, including:
- How to choose the proper grain selection for your leg stock
- Tips for successfully drawing free hand curves
- Rules of thumb that guide you in laying out your own cabriole leg design
- How to safely cut a curved three-dimensional object on a bandsaw
- Sure-proof guides for successfully hand shaping the rough cut leg
- How to cut and fit a transition block with a perfect grain match
If you’re anxious to get right to the leg making, you can skim the design and layout section and use one of the three ready-made templates included as extra material in this Class package. Simply print out the desired leg profile and transfer the shape directly to your template stock. No drawing or measuring is required.
This Class is sure to add a new dimension to your woodworking skills and capabilities.
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