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Blog series by Tmanpdx updated 06-06-2019 10:23 PM 2 parts 1516 reads 2 comments total

Part 1: Joining two slabs at endgrain

06-06-2019 10:11 PM by Tmanpdx | 0 comments »

Before I get to the waterfall, I needed to join two medium sized (3.5 ’ long each) together. As the slabs were cut from the same tree, my hope was a symmetrical result. Note: All this was done on my CNC First I need to cut out the butterflies: Then I need to position / place the butterflies Now I get to cut the spline And then glue the spline Then cut out the butterflies And glue them in Not shown: Flipping it over and doing it all over ag...

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Part 2: How to cut a waterfall slab with no straight edge

06-06-2019 10:23 PM by Tmanpdx | 2 comments »

You can get on Youtube and see a lof of waterfall slabs. What you won’t find on Youtube is a way to cut a slab where you don’t have two straight edges on a REALLY LONG slab – like almost 7’ long. In my testing with my Festool track saw and an 8’ track, I was not satisfied with the straightness of the 45 degree bevel. Two things occurred – one, I was getting some flex in the track and two, the 45 degree was not as tight as I’d like it. So I decid...

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