Woodworking Awards - Winter 2022 - are open for votes

cat tree

I think one of the most eye-catching details of the Albini bookcase are the tapered blocks that form the feet and mounting points for the 4 vertical slats per upright (I'm going to call the top ones feet, too.) and their wide round pressure pads. Fro
The term "slats" doesn't seem quite right.  Standards?  Pillars? Our Thanksgiving was shifted to Friday this year, so before all our guest arrived, I had some time to start cutting the slats.  It was comfortable weather to work out on the driveway. 
Our family includes a couple house cats.  We also foster kittens for a local shelter to get them socialized prior to adoption.   So it's not uncommon for there to be 4 cats in the house at any given time.  While the kittens are getting acclimated to t
Each upright has four slats, with each having a set of evenly-spaced holes along their entire length.  Each hole has a counterbore, some on outer facing side the slat, and some on the inner facing side: [MODLIB0000197_8.JPG] It took me a bit of head