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Fancy Corners, for a box #5: Bad lid, good lid

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Blog entry by bandit571 posted 10-23-2021 01:37 AM 895 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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The more I looked at that lid…the less I liked it. Even a coat of stain didn’t help all that much..

Giving off “Casket” vibes….did NOT really fit the rebates , either…

In the Dungeon Shop, we try to be “Mistake-free” so, any mistakes are very soon headed to the Fire Pit…Lid was too thick, rebates weren’t right…removed both…rebates took a couple passes, being stubborn?

And a second try…

Was taking a blade with at a time. Even removed the way too big beveled edges….will start over.

Resawn Ash was cut to almost the right size….made into a glue-up..as one strip was too narrow…

Let that sit a day, or so…clamps came off ( SLOWLY…) this evening…panel needed a little work..

Millers Falls No. 15 Jumbo Jack seemed to be available….got fairly close to flat…

Squared the ends a bit better….

Found some better hinges to use. Decided a small bevel around the top of the box might work….trimmed the panel to fit the bevels….corners needed a miter..

To better show off the spline’s beads….had a couple high spots….only way to remove those?

Millers Falls No. 9 smoother…

Knee said it was time to stop….went back upstairs, try again tomorrow….

Stay tuned…

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



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#1 posted 10-25-2021 05:33 AM

Come on Bandit, we have all got to go sometime.

-- Regards Rob

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