Join period furniture maker Charles Bender as he teaches you how to lay out, cut and shape cabriole legs. His woodworking techniques for creating proportioned designs are shared in a step-by-step process in simple contexts woodworkers of any skill level can understand. In this video download, you will learn the following:
- Cabriole leg history
- Tricks to making perfect patterns
- Why lathe work comes before the shaping process
- How to use spokeshaves for quick and accurate shaping
About the host:
Charles (Chuck) Bender has been a woodworker since the age of 12. He’s renowned for his period furniture reproductions, which can be seen in museums and private collections. In 2007, he started the Acanthus Workshop. To find out more about Chuck and his work, visit acanthus.com.