LumberJocks

Ladder for Towels? #3: Started on the sides

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by bandit571 posted 04-18-2021 12:26 AM 463 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Beads....just...beads Part 3 of Ladder for Towels? series Part 4: Mortises? »

Foot ends were laid out..

Turns out I’ll have to come back and make a second cut…

Anyway, top ends were sanded to match each other’s curves…which left the edges to joint so they also matched..

Hmm, I don’t think that little smooth plane will do this job…..so

Time to bring out the real jointer….sides are 49-1/2” long…Stanley No. 8 is 24” long….should work..

However, it is not much of a smooth plane….and I wanted the faces to be smooth for lay out work..

And..this will no do…so…

Shorty came back out, and smoothed this out…needed to clear the bench top..

So I could do the mortise layouts..

That should do the trick….

Next up? Compound Mortises…..

Stay tuned…

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



5 comments so far

View pottz's profile

pottz

16954 posts in 2071 days


#1 posted 04-18-2021 01:53 AM

lookin good bandit.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

View TopamaxSurvivor's profile (online now)

TopamaxSurvivor

20899 posts in 4762 days


#2 posted 04-18-2021 07:55 AM

You make that look too easy ;-)

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

View Peteybadboy's profile

Peteybadboy

3393 posts in 3036 days


#3 posted 04-18-2021 09:38 AM

What you make n Bandit?

-- Petey

View 987Ron's profile

987Ron

1130 posts in 403 days


#4 posted 04-18-2021 12:51 PM

Nice merging of the angles, no gaps. Impressed. Nice.

-- Ron

View bandit571's profile

bandit571

28518 posts in 3770 days


#5 posted 04-18-2021 04:37 PM

Those are 2 sides of the ladder. treads/rungs will go between them, to make a 4 foot tall ladder to hang towels on.

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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com