- Build a Louisiana Creole Table
This table, a close reproduction of an original built around 1800, is a wonderful example of Louisiana Creole style. The legs are cabriole and the bottom edge of ...
- 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 ...
- Smoothing the Top Blocks on Cabriole Legs
- 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: 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: 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
- Three Federal Legs
This article demonstrates how to build a square tapered leg with three different styles of feet. Once the leg blank is milled square, virtually all the shaping ...
- 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
- 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 ...
- Video: A Simple Tapering Jig
This no-frills tablesaw jig makes easy work of cutting accurate tapered legs
- Arts and Crafts Side Table
Inspired by the designs of Gustav Stickley, this small table is made from quartersawn white oak, fumed to an authentic Arts and Crafts finish. Pegged through-tenons ...
- Video: Shaping Tapered Legs
Shape elegant tapered legs by hand