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Arts and Craft shoe draw #1: Prep and Joints

08-28-2016 01:37 PM by Jeff2008 | 1 comment »

It was a cold wet day. I locked myself in my shed and kept myself very busy. I cleaned, sanded and oiled my bench. Then I completed some more drawings, including the new design ideas. After all that, I got down and dirty dressing up the timber for the frames. Jarrah is a brown timber which will leave you very dusty even with a good extractor. I managed to cut some slabs of jarrah with an Alaskan saw mill about 10 years ago. Like all my timber, I have scored trees which have fallen/blown over in my neighbourhood. The styles and rails are finished at 65×25. I spent a lot of time marking out the 4 styles and the side rails to make sure they were all correc...

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