Here is the finished piece. The cherry wood has received a coat of orange de-waxed shellac to enrich the colour and depth of the wood then the entire piece was finished in a clear waterborne topcoat. All that remains is to rub it down and then polish it with furniture wax. Over time, the contrast
Here are some images of the legs for the cherry Queen Anne hall table, as well as initial work on the faux central linen runner sculpted from maple. The legs have been made in the traditional manner, first cutting them to shape and then using hand planes, a spoke shave, chisels, and scrapers to smooth
This cherry Queen Anne hall table will have a faux central linen runner sculpted from maple. It stands 29” high, 15 inches deep, and 30” long. I have always liked elements of furniture made during the federal period and the late 18th century, as well as much of the art from the contemporaneous neo-classical period.