A design with a circular closet in the center of the house calls for some special techniques.
Synopsis: An interesting discussion of how the author makes curved frame-and-panel doors for both a circular storage closet and cabinets. Rails are steam-bent to a form, and he has a clever and easy way of making tenons. Illustrations give a good overview of the process.
Several years ago, I was hired to redesign a small, single-story house to accommodate a family of three. The bungalow had been chopped up into a number of little rooms, and the new owners wanted more convenience and openness. It was obvious from the start that storage was going to be a big problem in this 24-ft. by 28-ft. space, and I wanted to make use of spots that might otherwise be wasted.
I began by dividing the floor plan into quarters and drawing in corner cabinets. Then I sketched in the bathroom and a short hall to get to it, a process that transformed…