SHELVES. With the template flipped, tne author will roul through-mortises for posts and rout grooves for dowels. The lauan overlay strips allow foi the thickness of the guide bushing. The inserts are removable
FUMING WITH AMMONIA ADDS DRAMATIC COLOR and highlights the grain of oak but requires a chamber. A polyethylene-covered frame holds trays that will be partially filled with concentrated ammonia and the door will be sealed
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Craft5man-style furniture is traditionally made of fumed, quartersawn white oak. Gustav Stickle)1 was one of the champions of the Craftsman movement, and his name is synonymous with a distinctive style ol blodcy, muscular furniture. In Sriddcys 1909 Craftsman H , he talks about native woods and how to use them. "Oak is i robust, manh sort i>f wood and i-* most it home in large rooms which arc meant lor coi st in use, such as tin living room. reception hall, library or dining room"
The oak version of tin table shown lieu-was first featured on the cover of Ftm
nn inicie t building an Arts-and-Crafts side chair. After the article was published. I received manv calls—not about the chair, bin i. girding the table.
Oin Ii. v nted a lighter, more ft mini ne pick of uixxi: figured maple. She chose a design I had alreadv used for an oak table. Its inspiration came from Stickler 's No. 657 libran table and Frank Lloyd Wright's nvtiiuu it* furniture. With a top measuring 48 in. by 110 in,, it's meant for i nu 11 iinm Moups Even v\ jtl- bulkv legs to support mass. tin- use of curh
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