LumberJocks

Large Roubo Frame Saw #2: stretchers complete. rough draft assembly just to get a look at what can be

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by Holbs posted 05-22-2018 01:44 AM 622 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: Parts arrived from Blackburn Tools, 8/4 white oak purchased. Getting ready. Part 2 of Large Roubo Frame Saw series Part 3: working on the arms and handles. rasp, rasp, and more rasp/filing »

Finished up the end arms and worked on the stretchers. Started off with hand planing to a large extent with winding sticks and try square. I did give it a go but ended up using jointer/planer machinery in the end. I’m just not good enough (yet) for 100% hand tooling. Arms are suppose to be 3” deep but I come in at 2 3/4” because of my hand planing mistakes. Added 1/2” to the stretchers to make up the difference. And then a dry fit run just to see how big this frame saw will end up :)

-- The Carpenter Bee is derived from the Ancient Greek word wood-cutter "xylokopos/ξυλοκὀπος"



0 comments so far

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com