Plans and instruction provided by Steve Hamilton and Jeff Headley at the Woodworking Workshop of the Shenandoah Valley in Winchester, VA
Legs: Cabriole, cut with bandsaw and shaped with rasp, file, spokeshave, scrapers.
Feet: Trifid, carved with...
Students who decide to take the footstool workshop will start to work and understand wood in a way that just is not a part of mortise and tenon or dovetail joinery. In fact, the footstool is not about joinery in the way that the toolbox is. It is about shaping: take a square...