Federal Details Transform a Simple Table
Tapers, veneer, and inlay give this table style to spare
Synopsis: A Federal piece doesn’t have to be big or complicated to stand out. Combining details in a smart way can enliven even the simplest form. Without the banding on the legs and waist, and the stringing and cock beading on the drawer, this table by Steve Latta is rather plain. But add those Federal details to the mix and the piece goes from simple to stylish. Learn how to use these Federal details to transform your own furniture.
Since i began building period furniture more than 30 years ago, I’ve developed an affinity for the Federal style. The neoclassical lines and detailing in the furniture really speak to me.
A Federal piece doesn’t have to be big or complicated to stand out. Combining details in a smart way can enliven…