Kerf Bending Plywood – DIY Ottoman Table Build

The predicament: Ottomans absorb area, no room for coffee desk. Ripping 16" section off birch plywood panel. Marking the middle to find where the corners shall be. Seven kerfs spaced 1/4" apart. Raising blade to depart just 1/8" of material. Scariest phase! Strolling the plywood to cut the kerf. Phew! Cutting the relaxation of the kerfs. Experiment bend. Set depth of circular noticed to just about chew by way of. Plunge cut. These create house for hidden splines. Scan bend. Scrap hardwood ripped to fit in the circular saw kerf. Cutting out splines. Competent for the glue up! Apply quite a lot of glue! Clamp and investigate for square. Insert splines and let dry for just a few days. Ancient desk leg, follow adhesive and sandpaper. Best for cleansing up the within curves. Fill any left over voids. Sand tender. Not bad! Placing collectively leaves a void. Let’s fix it! Marking so it will be flush with the flat surfaces. Cut out on the bandsaw. Round edges on disc sander. Developing the core strip. Atmosphere blade to reduce 15 cutting one facet. Flip and slice different aspect. I went so far as wanted, killed the table saw and took out the piece instead than run it totally via unsafely.That’ll do. Marking out the profile for a lap joint. Slicing out on the bandsaw. Gluing in position. Apply polyurethane. Line inside of with a slippery material. Trim flush with razor blade. It suits! This one suits too! Move two together so as to add the flush insert. Glamor shots..