Learn how to make this quintessential Queen Anne leg. This series covers turning a pad foot with minimal tooling. Rough out the leg shape. And fairing the leg to completion with hand tools.
Download a PDF plan of the cabriole leg from this series
Join award-winning woodworker and teacher Philip C. Lowe in this video workshop, building a bookcase with adjustable shelves. You'll get two options for the base. The basic case has a flat-bracket base, with simple curves cut on the bandsaw. Or, you can substitute an ogee bracket foot. Highlights include:
More than 1 hour of video instruction.
Useful techniques that simplify how you edge the plywood, handle large sheets of plywood, and shape moldings.
Master craftsman Philip C. Lowe of the Furniture Institute of Massachusetts shows how to use a burnisher to sharpen cabinet and card scrapers.
Phil Lowe of the Furniture Institute of Massachusetts carves a shell at the site of a Revolutionary War-era joiner's shop in Duxbury, Massachusetts. This element of natural beauty would adorn many chests of drawers and desks assembled by an 18th century cabinetmaker.
Phil Lowe of the Furniture Institute of Massachusetts carves a Ball and Claw foot at the site of a Revolutionary War-era joiner's shop in Duxbury, Massachusetts.