Marudai

Marudai

Marudai

A Marudai is a type of loom for weaving Japanese ropes, braids, and ribbons.  Kathy wants one for Christmas so I am going to try and make one.  It looks like a lot less work and cost to just buy it but I gotta justify all those woodworking tools.

 

Base glue upGluing the top

 

Cutting topCutting the top into a circle

 

Glued on bossAdding a boss for the lathe chuck

 

Turning topTurning the top

 

BaseBase mount

 

Stock for legsTiger stripe maple for the legs

 

Initial cut for steady restNotching spindle for steady rest

 

Turning legsTurning the spindles

 

Legs half doneHalfway done!

 

Leg gluingGluing the top

 

Trial fitGluing the base

 

Figured TopFigure on top

 

Finished 2Finished

 

Finished 1Finished

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