More progress on the green oak story teller’s throne.

SAMSUNG CSCAll the members of the front and back frames are now prepared, subject to sawing off some horns on the crest rail and the tops of the front legs.  I’m afraid the floor level in the bodgery is rising alarmingly, and I don’t expect these oak chips/shavings to rot away quickly.  I’ll have to bring some home to burn I think.

I’ve done a couple of scratch stock mouldings on the front rail and rung.  I’ll be adding some patterning with a gouge later.

 

SAMSUNG CSCWhile planing up the side rails I was struck by a thought that the ray patterning reminded me of bees in flight:

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