- Stretchers Add Strength
In Strong Tenons in Skinny Legs (FWW #236), I illustrated my techniques for maximizing mortise-and-tenon joinery in narrow legs. Two cabinets featured there incorporate ...
- Video: Tablesaw Tapering Jig is Safer and Faster
Learn how an adjustable leg tapering jig can easily cut two, three, and four-sided tapers on the tablesaw
- Video: Level Uneven Tablelegs
Remove the wobble from out-of-level table with this smart technique on the tablesaw
- Video: A Lesson in Grain Direction
A College of the Redwoods instructor shares some important insights into reading grain direction when making a curved foot
- Video: Shaping Tapered Legs
Shape elegant tapered legs by hand
- Perfect Tapers on the Tablesaw
Found across a range of furniture styles, tapered legs are popular because they are good-looking. They break up a square, boxy piece of furniture and direct the ...
- Video: Fast Fix: Leg Tapering Jig
Learn how to build a jig for safe and simple tapered legs
- Masterful Production
The evolution of Brad Smith's ax-handle stool
- A Faceted Ruhlmann Leg
This torpedo-shaped, multisided leg is the signature design of Emile-Jacques Ruhlmann. Woodworker Aaron Radelow details how to make a Ruhlmann leg by breaking construction ...
- Joining Legs to Aprons
The life of a table is not easy. All the stress concentrates on the leg-to-apron joint, which holds a table together. Here, Garrett Hack offers step-by-step directions ...
- How to Dress Up a Basic Box
A pair of bedside tables prompted Roger Holmes to explore methods of enhancing the basic box that woodworkers so often face building. This article shows how to ...
- Shaping Cabriole Legs
Nothing symbolizes 18th-century furniture more than the cabriole leg, and it’s easy to make, says Lonnie Bird. In this article, he shows how to establish proportions, ...
- Designing Table Legs
Legs are often defining features of a table, writes Graham Blackburn, who explains in this article how to select the right legs for your table from the bewildering ...
- Where Furniture Meets the Floor
Careful base selection is critical to a successful piece. In this article, Mario Rodriguez builds a simple chest and alternatingly adorns it with bun feet, saber ...