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Ron Aylor

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#1 posted 01-26-2018 12:30 PM

Having spent years drawing exploded isometrics for various cabinet shops, I can now see a photo, or imagine a piece of furniture, and see the exploded isometric drawing with the mind’s eye. I may make a few rough sketches if I want to change a particular detail, but mostly I just visualize and go for it. However, just recently I had to produce a full size drawing in order to make templates for a rather complicated door panel.

It is my contention that plans can sometimes be a hindrance. We need to be able to visualize particular joinery, based on our tools and skills. I address that here: Plans or No Plans ...


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