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Nakashima Inspired Walnut Slab Table #4: Finished (Almost)

01-22-2015 03:31 PM by Marshall | 7 comments »

I spent the better part of the last two weeks applying Arm R Seal to the table. The table top got four brushed coats of full strength Arm R Seal on each side. Between each coat I buffed with a 1000 grit festool platin pad. I then wiped on a 50/50 mix of Arm R Seal and Naphtha on each side. Here is the top after the fourth coat: And after the final wipe on coat: The base got five coats of wiped on Arm R Seal/Mineral Spirits 50/50 mixture: Finally, it was time to attach the b...

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Wood Gloat #1: African Mahogany (Khaya), Black Locust, and Purpleheart

04-17-2012 09:09 AM by GlennsGrandson | 5 comments »

Had to make one, everyone wants to…right? Anyhow I got a piece of African Mahogany (Khaya), some Purpleheart scraps from my uncle who says they, believe it or not, use this “stuff” for they’re trailer beds to haul equipment on. He said they typically burn the scraps!!! Lets call that group the modern day Minute Men. Anyhow, he got me some scraps, man is that stuff heavy, and real purdy! I also got two pieces of live edge Black Locust that are about 7 1/2’ l...

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Milling Cherry Logs #2: Cedar and Cherry Logs cut, time to dry

10-16-2010 02:28 AM by Matt Pec | 3 comments »

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Boxes #2: Bookmatched Box

02-11-2008 07:21 AM by gizmodyne | 20 comments »

I felt like building something small and box-like this weekend. (Time to play with the new saw too). So I headed to the scrap pile. My goal was to chase the grain around the outside of the box. Just for fun. After a false start I got the hang of it. It is kind of mind twisting. How it workedI found a nice specimen.A piece of neglected walnut. After jointing Resawn to bookmatch. A cool little pattern. Checking out the grain pattern after cutting 45 degree miters. It actually wra...

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