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Blog series by Zuki updated 11-16-2009 02:16 AM 3 parts 3667 reads 9 comments total

Part 1: What is she looking for?

11-14-2009 12:26 AM by Zuki | 2 comments »

The other day DW said that her mother was looking for a vase to put some tall dried flowers. It had to be 22” – 24” high and 6”-8” square. MIL could not find one any where so DW asked me to make one from scraps. I scanned the shop and found the following:- 10 piece of ¼ pine panelling- some 1×4 band sawed pine- a quantity of short 1×4 D4S pine- some ¾ poplar The only plans I had are the ones in my head. It gonna be one of those projects that you build as you go. I like tho...

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Part 2: A frustrating moment . . . or two

11-14-2009 09:44 PM by Zuki | 1 comment »

A beautiful day today. Sunny and 5 degrees. A great day for in the shop. I ripped the band sawn pine into 1 5/8 strips to use as the vase base. I wanted mitred corners so I broke out the mitre saw, set the angle to 45, set up a stop block and started cutting. When I had them cut I laid them together on the bench . . . the angle was not 45 . . . it was less and it left me with a fair gap in one corner. I was not impressed. At this point in time DW needed some crushed stone and topso...

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Part 3: Done and done

11-16-2009 02:16 AM by Zuki | 6 comments »

This morning DW told me that she was heading to her mother’s around noon. So I had a deadline for my most recent client. Two sides attached. View of the inside. When I got to this point I though . . . “I wonder if those arrows will show when I’m finished.” This it the top made from a piece of 1×4 D4S pine. It was ripped, a groove cut along the inside edge for it to fit over the top and a 45 on the outside edge to make it match the base(s). It was at this ...

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