The Progress of a Couch

First step was to get it on paper.

Then cutting and assembling the veneers for the main panels.

… and then pressed.

Dry fit of the major panels and legs

Tiny lap joint for the cherry trim-  thanks to Chad and Ti’Anna for the idea and demo on this gorgeous detail.

sixteen tiny lap joints make a back trim piece

And final assembly begins.

This one should be ready for the finishing and upholstery by the first of the new year.

The finisher says that he can take it a week from today and the upholsterer came to measure today. Soon to be bound for its forever home.

And now it is finished and headed to its home. This set has been a great joy to work on.

back and side panels