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Roubo Schmoobo- A hybrid approach to that massive dovetailed bench #2: How about them dovetailed legs.

02-08-2013 03:26 AM by BigRedKnothead | 11 comments »

“Simpler is better, except when complicated looks really cool.” Besides, I try to challenge myself every project. The dovetails/mortises are time-consuming, but they make the bench. After milling up the 8/4(2in)walnut, I picked the best looking pieces for the face/dovetails. In a bonehead move, I milled the walnut exactly the width of the dovetail/mortises. I should have made them a little wider to give myself some play when I had to laminate the legs later. They turned out alr...

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