This tutorial will show you how a tiny canterbury. You will need:
- one standard length of 1mm thick bass wood (bass wood is available in most craft stores);
- PVA wood glue;
- Standard craft blade & assorted small carving blades;
- fine sandpaper.
**Note: the measurements given below are for 1:24 scale. If you would like to make the canterbury in 1:12, double the measurements (including the wood thicknesses).
1. Begin by carving the four legs of the cantebury as shown above left. This should be done with a sharp blade.
2. You must then cut the base, top and four sides of the drawer base of the canterbury. The top and bottom will be notched for the legs to be inset into the four sides.
3. Glue the base together as shown above. Be sure to place a support peace inside as shown above left, to increase the strength of the box.
4. Glue on the four lets into the slots provided for them in the base box as shown above left. Then add side supports as shown above right.
5. Cut five curved cross bars which will form the compartments for the sheet music or magazines.
6. Add a drawer handle and cross supports to the front and back panels.
7. Insert the cross supports evenly. When you add each one, also add additional perpendicular support in the centre as pictures above.