A crown in the making – Atelier Espenaer

A crown in the making

In the process of making a crown for the liquor cabinet in the atelier.

Shaving endgrain on padauk @ Atelier Espenaer

Creating a crown for a cabinet @ Atelier EspenaerCrown for a cabinet @ Atelier Espenaer

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Liquor cabinet in the making

The earlier prepared styles and rails are now fitted. Meanwhile also making shelves out of reclaimed timber and dowels from some scrapwood.

Glue-up of cabinet @ Atelier Espenaer Making shelves for the cabinet @ Atelier EspenaerShopmade dowels @ Atelier Espenaer

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Spring!

It’s spring! Shot of the Japanese maple in front of the atelier.

Japanese Maple @ Atelier Espenaer

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Continuing a project for the atelier in the meantime. These decorative grooves were added with a combination plane.

Decorative grooves in wood @ Atelier Espenaer Decorative grooves in wood @ Atelier Espenaer Record combination plane @ Atelier Espenaer

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Further adjustments to the vintage table

The modification process is going well. The hand-shaped round tenons now have a split through the middle to allow for a wedge. Meanwhile, I have filled in the old screw holes and created new ones in the table legs.

Predrilling new holes for the screws @ Atelier Espenaer Through tenon with split @ Atelier Espenaer Filling in holes @ Atelier Espenaer

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Shortening the legs

The second step in the modification of the table is the actually shortening of the table legs from the top. Since the table legs fit into the aprons with wedged through tenons, these need to be cut into the shortened legs too.

Shortening table legs @ Atelier Espenaer Cutting a through tenon  @ Atelier Espenaer Shaping a through tenon by hand  @ Atelier Espenaer

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A vintage table

A different project this time. The customer wishes to modify the height of this vintage Thonet table. Since we would like to keep the shape of the legs at the bottom, shortening the legs from the bottom is not an option. The table needs to be disassembled in order to shorten the legs from the top.

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Glimpses of the March courses

Glimpses of the final classes of the March courses

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