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My Maloof lowback #7: Armrest blanks

06-17-2012 01:02 PM by Antti | 1 comment »

I’m not sure if this little progress even warrants a blog post, but still: Not having a bandsaw nor enough clamps, I’m doing (also) this bit at this communal workshop. And since I can’t hog all the clamps to myself, I’m doing the sawing and gluing one by one; when I pick up the previous one, I saw and glue a new one. Since the workshop is open after “normal business hours” only on Mondays and Thursdays, it takes some weeks (as I also have to get the star...

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Mission Dining Build #5 - Armrest Fitment

10-11-2011 01:21 AM by pintodeluxe | 3 comments »

Here are the steps I use to fit an armrest to the armchairs. As usual start with a mortise. Use a sanding stick that is nearly as wide as the mortise. Attach 100 grit sandpaper to only one side of the sanding stick. Use the sanding stick at a slight angle to clean up the mortise. The angle in the picture is exaggerated for clarity. A slight angle will prevent damage to the exposed side of the mortise, as well as make assembly easier. Fit the tenon as you go until you have a nice sn...

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