DiResta’s Cut: Vampire Spike Table

By Core77 on September 2, 2015 in Design - Other

Jimmy recently got his hands on a killer, and historical, piece of equipment: A vintage South Bend lathe. Manufactured in 1944, Jimmy’s model was undoubtedly created for the war effort, as the famous South Bend Lathe Works served both the Bureau of Ordnance and the U.S. Navy; but here he’s using it to produce something more in keeping with peacetime (unless your name is Dracula), his “Vampire Spike” table. Experiments with a tapering jig led to the following piece of furniture: