Tag Archives: proportions

Tables and Seating in Hillbilly Proportions

I’m a big fan of designing my projects based upon proportions.  Not that I have an issue with a dimensional approach, I just find proportions give me a framework within to work.  Up to this point my designs have begun with … Continue reading

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Nightstand Design-Part 3

In my last post I finished up with a front elevation for the nightstand and a promised to explain how I arrived at the final decorative details.  Before I go into that, I think I should move forward and show … Continue reading

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Nightstand Design-Part 2

I ended my last post with a final sketch that was ready for refining into a workable design.  Before I go into the next stage I want to talk a little bit about proportions. I design all of my projects … Continue reading

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Nightstand Design-Part 1

In a recent post, OK rant, I addressed a complaint that Mr. Sellers does not go into enough detail as to the design of projects. Like I said in that previous post, design is not part of his promised package. … Continue reading

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Chinese Gate Bench-Progress 2

As promised or threatened, depending on how you look at it, I have completed the formal proportional drawing for the Chinese Gate Bench.  When I design a project I first establish the controlling distance/dimension.  In this case, the height of … Continue reading

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