Next Kitchen Project #4: LONG day in the shop

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Blog entry by bandit571 posted 10-21-2018 05:20 AM 669 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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But, got a few things done. Had a Barn Sale to go check out….not so much for the old tools, but maybe get enough old Pine to help the build along…..1×10 x 8’ and a pair of 1×3 x 8’ pine boards…$15….

So..first task for today..after lunch, was to plop the sides onto the bench….and do a trim..

Almost just a slab….edge back by the tool well, was close enough of a match, that just a jointer plane would be needed….the edges closest to the camera? needed something a little more drastic..

Steel straightedge to lay out a straight line..just missing the divot….went to test the circular saw…went ahead and made the cut…figured I could joint the sawn edges later…

Got the other edge jointed….then checked for gaps..

Stick that will be part of the face frame. Then the ends needed squared off. One end was fairly easy, just had to slide a few things around..

Cleaned the saw marks with the beltsander. The other end? Needed a guide for the saw to follow..

Guide is spaced from the side of the saw blade to the outside edge of the saw’s base…couple clamps to hold things steady, run the saw through, pushing it against the guide..

Then separate the two sides for a bit….will make the next job easier…

1/2 pint paint can to draw a curve….while each side was flat and held down, I also sanded and planed the “show faces”. Sabre saw to make the cuts….this side wasn’t too bad..

This side….this is marked “Inside” for a reason…that joint line?

One board has a dippity-do…for the sawmill…even they have bad days… Flattened the rest of the side, sanded the other side..

Set up the tablesaw for a rip cut….these will be parts for the face frame…one goes under the drawer, the other two, longer ones go down the front edge of each of the side panels….While the saw was out, and handy…ripped a few cleats, cross cut the 1×10 to length..had to rip a couple pieces to get the correct width..

I install the cleats, then set the panels in place on them….bottom shelf, and the middle shelf….then cross cut and rip parts for the web frames..

Mortise and tenon for the corner joints. Attached to the case via slotted screw holes. one frame gets a kicker. The other the drawer will ride on…will need wider runners for it….will need those corner blocks to attach the top to the case with….
Which leaves one more task for today…

I only needed to joint one edge, the rest were right of the saw. here, only glue is holding this together….almost didn’t need clamps..but…

Added them anyway…along with a couple cauls….

This will be the underside of the top….decided to sweep the floor, and call it a day….

Later, I went to check on the dryer…one thing led to another, waiting on the dryer, and one webframe is sitting clamped up. I took the clamps of the top, set the top other with the rest of the parts. Made all the tenons (8) and half the mortises (4)....and glue and clamps…while checking for square….maybe tomorrow, I can get the other frame done?

Stay tuned..getting close to doing a bit of assembly…

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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#1 posted 10-22-2018 12:17 AM

Coming along nicely!

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