Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'dimensioning'

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Cedar Gate Build #1: Rough Dimensions for a Cedar Gate

09-04-2016 06:57 PM by Benchworx | 0 comments »

I promised my better half that I’d complete the outdoor projects this summer and so far, haven’t been able to hold true to my word due to a wet and unpredictable summer. I did want to get a healthy start on the projects though and started by planning a simple gate for our seldom used side of the house. Simple but appealing is what I was looking for, so I started with rough dimensions for the gate. As I had some new & stained cedar, some old, weathered cedar and scraps to ...

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redimensioning hardwood in the amazon forest (bolivia)

06-06-2012 09:37 PM by marcosvillamontes | 5 comments »

this is the working conditions for preparing the wood for your solid ipe flooring:

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Holtzapffel Bench #5: 8/4 < 2 (Lessons in Math)

12-03-2007 06:03 PM by Olaf Gradin | 5 comments »

My grade school arithmetic left me with some rather incomplete lessons in the basics. I learned yesterday that 8 / 4 is not equal to 2 in the real world. I took my rough-dimensioned ash over to a friends shop yesterday to get some time on his 8” jointer and planer. As we began to surface the slightly more than 8/4 boards, it quickly became apparent that I was not going to get the thickness on these boards that I had hoped. A small amount of bow and twist on a board nearly 4’...

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