Designing Proportional Woodworking Projects – WOOD magazine

The difference between a beautiful project and a mediocre one is often in its proportions. The ancient Greeks figure out that many things humans find attractive and appealing have proportions that conform to the Fibonacci Sequence, also sometimes called the Golden Section or the Golden Mean. In this video, you’ll learn to design furniture that pleases the eye using a very simple shop-made device called a Fibonacci Gauge.

Download plans to build your own Fibonacci Gauge here: http://www.woodstore.net/plans/shop-plans/hand-tools/1332-Fibonacci-Gauge-and-How-to-Use-It.html

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