Therefore, I was happy (and a little miffed because the prices will surely go up!) to read Graham Haydon's post about wooden smooth planes on the Popular Woodworking website.
|The original, muted with age.|
|No dovetails are used in this piece, just lots of rosehead nails.|
|My case interior|
|Photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|The lines delineate bands which will be painted red. All other parts of the feet will be black|
|Original piece after its 1994 cleaning / varnish removal. |
Photo courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art