But clamps aren’t the only way to hold your work in place while glue dries. Especially for miniature furniture items that need to be square, I love my magnetic jig.
Nothing says Chippendale to me like a cabriole leg with a ball-and-claw foot. There are other treatments that are common, like the pad foot, but claw stirs up images of gargoyles and other ornate designs.
In a previous article I mentioned that using miniature working bale hardware in place of the standard kit hardware is a great way to upgrade The House of Miniatures™ kits. In this article I demonstrate the use of the spade eyelet style of bale and mention the cotter pin type in contrast. Two Styles of Working… Continue reading Miniature Working Bale Hardware