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Lumber Making #1: A "Mini" Series - up to present

06-26-2007 07:10 AM by Dorje | 19 comments »

I’m posting these pictures as a means to get bloggin’…and, because I’m interested in milling and drying lumber (on a scale that I can accommodate – in the backyard). I’m also brand new at it, so it’s just fun to share! I would have liked to have photos or video of this ‘small time’ sawing in the backyard, but wasn’t quite there yet! Inspired by Bob’s forum topic post the other day on the craigslist cherry crotchwood, I took some pics of some crotchwood I cut in April… A couple p...

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Thorsen Table Challenge #14: A Video of my table entry

06-03-2007 06:52 PM by Dick, & Barb Cain | 18 comments »

I now have a video-cam, so I tried it out with this Video of My Table.This is a first time for me with the new camera, so I hope you’ll enjoy this.

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Thorsen Table Challenge #8: Working my way down !!

04-26-2007 12:16 AM by Dick, & Barb Cain | 14 comments »

Today I cut & fitted the shelves. Dry assembled the whole table. Now I’ve got a lot of sanding, & pegging to do. This should keep me busy for awhile.

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Thorsen Table Challenge #7: Going for the Top !! Also pegging joints info.

04-25-2007 04:30 PM by Dick, & Barb Cain | 33 comments »

The last couple of days, I’ve been working on the tabletop. I mortised out the breadboards, & cut the tenons. I kind of fell for the cloud lift theme, so I incorporated into the top. You might want to call this a sideways cloud lift. I decided to try something from the latest issue of Fine Woodworking, They call it draw bored pegging on the breadboards. This is something I’ve never tried before, so we’ll see what happens. Check out my latest Video, hope you ...

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Thorsen Table Challenge #6: Joining the Table Top, & Shelves

04-19-2007 10:20 PM by Dick, & Barb Cain | 19 comments »

My Walnut board was 6 3/4” wide, but it was dished a little, so I ripped it in half, & joined it in 4 sections for the top, I also glued some Ash to the edges. The Top clamped up.Now I have to go out, & start with the breadboard ends for the Tabletop. This is one of the Shelves, using my new Irwin Clamps

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Thorsen Table Challenge #5: Another Wee Bit of a Peek !!

04-18-2007 12:37 AM by Dick, & Barb Cain | 17 comments »

Today I removed a little excess weight with my router. More to come in the future.

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Thorsen Table Challenge #4: The Dry Fit !

04-13-2007 01:34 AM by Dick, & Barb Cain | 23 comments »

Today I cut all the tenons, & dry fit the parts. “A lot more work to look forward to.” Now you can see the shape.

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Making a Carved Fireplace Mantel #1: Getting Started

11-14-2006 01:38 AM by Dick, & Barb Cain | 5 comments »

Hi,This is my first attempt at Blogging. I’ve been planning on building a fireplace mantel for quite a few years now. So late this fall I started on this project. The cold weather got an early start this year , so I couldn’t finish it, so I brought it to town to work on it this winter.My sweetheart has been snapping pics. of my progress. They turned out pretty good, so I’d like to share some with you. The shelf is made of 3/4” Birch plywood, with a Black Ash fascia...

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